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Keys Cafe - Nicollet Avenue

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114 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3308
+1 612-339-6399
06:30 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our breakfast. Our food came faster than any restaurant where we have ordered breakfast! The chorizo scramble with tortillas was a featured special and simply delicious. We had one of their famous cinnamon rolls and enjoyed it. Good coffee. Overall great experience!

Thank stevenrealife
Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

Enjoyed several breakfasts at the Keys Cafe while in Minneapolis. Tried the Belgium waffles, omelet, and poached eggs. The Cafe is larger than it appears and has very good fresh bakery items.

Thank BeaMcde
Portland, Oregon
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200 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

What a great spot to enjoy breakfast. Don't be put off by the line. There are lots of tables hidden away in the back.

Thank Portlander
Rensselaer, New York
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2014

Headed out to Minneapolis for the weekend and since our plane arrived at 8am we were looking for a good place to get breakfast downtown near our hotel (Hyatt) - had a party of 9 - got seated right away and even before 10am they were serving alcohol. Lots of good choices for breakfast - great Italian sausage patty, excellent... More 

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Lutz, Florida
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264 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

Great place. Wine and sharing prices amazing....Staff was great.. Can not wait to go back when we visit Minneapolis have fun

Thank havingfuntraveling
Norwalk, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Had breakfast there one cold, windy, rainy Sunday morning. It was just what to doctor ordered! We were told they have homemade caramel rolls and breads to we couldn't resist. Split a caramel roll, plenty for 2, and each ordered a full breakfast. We requested the homemade sourdough toast and homemade strawberry jam. It was yummy but the bread could... More 

Thank Theresa7759
Victoria, Minnesota
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Work downtown MSP and went here for lunch a couple of weeks ago. First time. The others in my group had club sandwiches and both gave them good marks. I had the huevos Rancheros and was very dissapointed. Rather than the traditional base of two eggs over easy, this was just some scrambled eggs a few vegetables thrown in. I... More 

Thank Midnightdiner
Zimmerman, Minnesota
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

I love the big portions here the food is wonderful. I love this Cafe every time I'm in minneapolis I make a point to have breakfast here. The home made corn beef hash is my favorite.

Thank Elise A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014

Some of the best service and food we have had in the Minneapolis area. The food is always wonderful and the bloody Mary's are the best in town.

Thank Coolerthanlegos
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

Party of 4 for breakfast. Servers had a hard time keeping up and a couple of errors were made in the order. Beautiful setting but a bit pricey for what we received.

Thank rjandmj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3308
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-339-6399

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?