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Charlie's Cafe

115 Main St E, Freeport, MN 56331-4501
+1 320-836-2105
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“caramel rolls” (13 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
“hash browns” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
115 Main St E, Freeport, MN 56331-4501
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

So we were driving through central Minn. and stopped in Freeport for a light lunch. We stopped at Charlie's. It is a slice of midwestern life. It also happens to be the inspiration for Garrison Keillor s Chatterbox Cafe in his monologues/Lake Wobegon books...which was...More

Thank mllohrman
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The cinnamon and caramel rolls are wonderful! It is worth the detour off 94 to stop and grad a roll or two. You can eat them there or get them to go. They have a full menu for breakfast. A word of caution on the...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Finally got to stop at this dandy, little cafe after hearing good things about it from other travelers. A seat yourself, comfortable place with quick, friendly service and very good food. Breakfast is served all day with a great variety from lots to light. The...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I'd passed by Charlie's dozens of times over the years until a group of us decided to stop and check it out. Even in this day of culinary excellence, you just want some comfort food, diner style--and especially when you've been driving for hours! Everything...More

Thank hildeborg
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We stopped twice there recently, on a Friday at noon and, since it was almost too good to be true, we stopped again on Sunday morning to see if it was as good as the first time there. Well, bunky, yes it was. It's all...More

Thank Iowa-Tom
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great small town restaurant with excellent service and food! Service is friendly and fast. Food is made from scratch and delicious! Finish off with a caramel roll or pie. Worth the stop anytime!

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

What a great place! Waitress was friendly, food was good and the place was clean! We stopped for breakfast before a meeting and definitely not disappointed! Good food at a decent price and the waitress did a great job!

Thank Heidi S
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Wow fast great service with outstanding food. This I would chalk up as a small town icon. The place was packed and service was so fast. We will be going back. It is worth getting off 94 to eat here

Thank amorace
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Fast, fresh and delicious! Everything from super biscuits and gravy, chili, the ultimate burger and malts and pies that are to die for!

Thank martynelsonjr
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Biscuits and gravy was good! Super fast. I was in and out in no time. Prices good! Recommend. Everything on menu is quite tasty. Like small town feel of things here.

Thank John C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Main St E, Freeport, MN 56331-4501
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 320-836-2105
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