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Our Kitchen

American, Diner, Cafe
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813 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-4107
+1 612-825-3718
06:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Stopped in here about noon on a Sunday morning, and we were lucky enough to find three seats together by the window. This is a very small place with big, big heart. Joe is a brother and co-owner of this family-owned business, and he didn't hesitate to strike up a conversation with us as soon as we sat down. You... More 

1 Thank Tamara N
Fridley, Minnesota
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I love greasy, big-portion, barely-any-seats, stand-and-wait-15+minutes style restaurants. Love 'em! Our Kitchen certainly doesn't disappoint. We went on a Saturday an hour before close. Had to wait a minute for a couple Gopher football players to finish up about 3 plates each. Following placing our order there was another wait but by the time the food arrived, it was well... More 

Thank Jonathan G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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155 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This teeny tiny spot only has 19 or 20 seats and we lucked out when we stopped by. Only had a short wait for three seats to open up. We were there about 25 minutes before closing and that was perfect. Had a delicious brunch and will go back. Seemed like everyone knew each-other except us, still friendly though. Be... More 

Thank PurpleMN
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Yup it's small - remember it's our kitchen, and the food is just like you remembered! Sit at the counter or 1 of the 2 tables - no matter what, you are in for a perfect old style breakfast. Grease and butter are main components and make the eggs, bacon, toast, hash browns a feast for the eyes, nose and... More 

Thank Vanessa T
Chaska, Minnesota
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141 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is the classic diner experience with classic diner food... Don't expect anything more or less! If that's your baseline, this place is great! Prices are good and helpings are large.

Thank Michellereneelove
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Was working outside of the cafe and decided to give it a shot since I love supporting the community and small business. Ordered the sausage egg and cheese sandwich on white bread with hash browns, delicious. Everything is cooked in front of you and fresh. Not a lot of room but I was a to go anyway. Will definitely visit... More 

Thank Toddml32
Alta Loma, California
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stopped by here on our way to the airport on a weekday morning. Counter seating for about 12, a few inside tables and some outside tables. Mostly locals coming in for their breakfast. We both had their Kitchen special of sausage, eggs and hash browns with either toast or pancake. The pancake is huge, filling the plate. The breakfast... More 

Thank ClaudiaP107
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

one of the most iconic diners you will ever visit. this looks like a hole in the wall from the outside, but in all reality it is much more on the inside. Really cool to see the food made directly in front of you... and if you came for a fancy meal you are in the wrong place. This is... More 

Thank Darin R
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Our Kitchen is a tiny little restaurant smack in the middle of a residential neighbourhood just a short distance from Lake Calhoun. After breakfast at Our Kitchen a walk down the lake is a good idea. Unless you can scoop one of the 2 or 3 outdoor tables you have to sit at the counter which isn't necessarily a bad... More 

1 Thank Scott177
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We stopped in to Our Kitchen restaurant on our way to the Mall of America. The staff was fantastic and the food was great! It made our travel from Pennsylvania more enjoyable!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 813 W 36th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408-4107
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-825-3718

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