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The Kitchen

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329 N Cedar Ave, Owatonna, MN 55060-2307
+1 507-451-9991
05:00 - 14:00
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Mon 05:00 - 14:00
Tue 05:00 - 20:00
Wed 05:00 - 14:00
Thu - Fri 05:00 - 20:00
Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States
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115 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I used to have breakfast with my father almost every Sunday at The Kitchen when he lived in Owatonna. Linda the owner is a real sweetheart and she does a great job cooking up some quick tasty food. There's nothing really fancy about the cafe but it's very comfortable. When we'd stop in on Sundays before playing a round of... More 

Thank MrHappyTravels
Rochester, Minnesota
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Downtown Owatonna holds this quaint little Eatery. Old fashion breakfast, like the 50's style. Great prices too. The kids LOVE to eat here, so different to enjoy. Hot pork and beef sandwiches to die for! Fun owners...go visit and enjoy!

Thank mugga49
medford, MN
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Went here a short time ago for a brunch. friendly staff and average food. The price was right for the quality.

Thank charlesarthurs
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, good stop for brunch on I35 ! On our way south from the cities.. Opted to get out of town, then look for a place to eat. This is where we ended up. Comparable to Perkins.. Sandwiches, eggs, pancakes, meat and tators, etc. Comfort food 👌🏽. PS It took me forever to find on Trip Advisor...

Thank Rose B
Rochester, Minnesota
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95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Were here at about 11:30 on a Sunday morning and we both ordered steak and eggs. For the price we paid it was a perfectly good meal and I would recommend this restaurant. Friendly help and a small-town atmosphere.

Thank GroovyZ06
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Tried to order an everything omlet without mushrooms, but low and behold that's a 3 dollar charge. Don't go here, please.

1 Thank William P
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We really like going here to get some great home cooking. Everything is made from scratch. Easy to find right downtown Owatonna.

Thank ekhomme
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Our waitress, Kailie, was excellent. Very flavorful food, good price, quick service, we will definitely go back! The California burger was delicious!

Thank Patty F
New York City, New York
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123 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I am pretty sure this is my first visit to this restaurant, and was pleasantly surprised. I'd heard not-great things in the past, which probably deterred me. But, I had a great time. Staff was awesome. Super friendly and attentive. Food was really really good. I had an open face steak sandwich and tried my sisters Minnesota Melt! Yum! My... More 

Thank A_Miracle_Day
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

I use TripAdvisor for most all of my travels if I'm going to an area where I do not have friends or family they are very reliable this particular restaurant I was downtown almost frozen in time that's not a bad thing we got there just as they opened on a Sunday morning with my wife and kids and the... More 

Thank Dave S

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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 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 N Cedar Ave, Owatonna, MN 55060-2307
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Owatonna
  • Phone Number: +1 507-451-9991

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