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Key's Cafe & Bakery

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2208 4th Street, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
+1 651-426-2885
06:30 - 20:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon 07:00 - 15:00
Tue 07:00 - 20:00
Wed - Fri 06:30 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been here several time and never disappointed. Best breakfasts and great lunches. Cooked to order as it should be. Good friendly service. A step back in time.

Thank TheGreatNorthShore
San Jose, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Keys is generally a good place to go for tasty food and good conversation. However yesterday was less than stellar for the Blue & Pecan salad at the White Bear Lake Keys. The size of the salad was generous, sliced strawberries good considering the season, candied pecans overwhelming in quantity and the blue cheese absent. Oh, it was in the... More 

Thank Busygal321
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

You will not be disappointed if you go to any Key's Cafe & Bakery. The food is out of this world. The service is wonderful also. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Make sure to save room for dessert or get it to go. You won't be sorry.

Thank LongabergerLady
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of menu choices along with a kids menu. Large servings. Friendly staff. Very busy on the weekends for breakfast.

Thank Barbara Q
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Key's has been in White Bear Lake as long as I can remember. It is a perfect meeting place for friends as well as family dinners. I love their breakfast menu, especially their omelets. Great coffee with free refills. Their Key's cake or cupcakes are the best I have ever had. We order this cake for all special occasions. It... More 

Thank SueEddy5264
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

A good selection of home-style food. Bakery goods are fresh and tasty. The service is great, set in Downtown White Bear where there are lots of unique shops to visit.

Thank smega9
Woodinville, Washington
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327 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

A cozy diner in downtown White Bear Lake. Lots of home cooking. Sandwiches, burgers, soups, chili, salads, desserts. Everything is really good and the portions are large. They have a wonderful bakery. This place is busy on the weekends, so plan to wait about 15 minutes if there's a line. It's a local hot spot that serves good food and... More 

Thank Brin651
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This place is great if you are hungry and like daily specials. Great food and lots to pick from! My lunch break is only 30 minutes long, but the service here is fast enough, to accommodate a short break period.

Thank crys52
Vero Beach, Florida
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Key's is where the locals meet for breakfast and lunch. The staff is friendly and the menu contains all the comfort food you'd want and expect. Soup and sandwich, all day omelets, meatloaf and mashed potatoes are some of our family's favorites. We've never been disappointed. The bakery case is amazing with lots of goodness available to take home, too.

Thank SELees
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

I just don't understand how one Keys can be SO MUCH better than another. Worth your time to head to the Keys on Randolph Ave.

Thank mrsmaddierose

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 4th Street, White Bear Lake, MN 55110
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  White Bear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 651-426-2885

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