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Keys Cafe - Nicollet Avenue

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
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114 S 9th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-3308
+1 612-339-6399
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07:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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580 reviews
417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

Very well organised and efficient place to have breakfast. Very efficient place that leads to little waiting time and food is great and has good value.

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Thank Bambooly
Minnesota
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324 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

Go early on a Sunday for a great breakfast in downtown Minneapolis. A twin cities restaurant chain. The food menu has many good choices. I recommend trying a variety (blueberry, granola and banana) of pancakes.

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Thank rettup
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

They offer a free delivery if you are staying downtown. We ordered food and got it delivered to our hotel. The prices are reasonable. Once the order got delivered we got the wrong order on Sunday morning. We called back to let them know and were on hold for almost 15 minutes. We hung up after 12 minutes because we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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192 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2014

Met friends for a Sunday morning brunch here. The wait can get long, and they will not seat until all in the party have shown up. Other than that, which I fully understand, the food is good. I've also eaten at the location on University and in Roseville. The portions are large and value is excellent. Final note: The service... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

We have been to this restaurant many times, and have always enjoyed it. It is one of a few places to go for a sitdown breakfast in downtown Minneapolis.

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Thank MSS827
Gregory, Michigan
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

I loved that you can get breakfast, lunch, or dinner at any time in this place!! We ducked into this place on our walk in below zero temps to have a quick beer and ended up staying for soup and pot stickers. The happy hour is amazing!! Great deals!

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Thank Leah M
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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167 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2014

Very good food, homemade preserves, italian sausage is great the eggs are nice an fluffy. Service is great.

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Denver
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

Our extended family, ranging from groups of 6 to 10, ate breakfast at Keys at the Foshay three mornings in a row during a recent visit to Minneapolis. Each time, we were seated quickly, we were treated very well by our servers, and we enjoyed good food. The fresh orange juice is definitely recommended. Our group ordered everything from eggs... More 

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Thank THDH
Watertown, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

Keys is one of the best restaurants in downtown! Breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Their portions are huge and so delicious!

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Thank Ivyloo
Owatonna, Minnesota
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

It's been awhile since I've eaten at a Keys Cafe, but while up in Minneapolis for a conference, we found this one while looking for a good lunch spot that we could walk to via the skyway and we weren't disappointed. It was like eating at Mom's! Portions were a little big, but otherwise everything was great. We had lunch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
06:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:00
Thursday
06:30 - 20:00
Friday
06:30 - 20:00
Saturday
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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