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500 Robert St N, Saint Paul, MN 55101-2246
+1 651-222-4083
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been taking my son, who lives downtown, to lunch here for years. The staff is always friendly and professional. The food is consistently good. I appreciate the gluten-free options. Once I left my jacket in a booth but didn't realize it. More than a month later, I walked in, a staff member recognized me and said, "You forgot... More 

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Caledonia, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In town with friends for a birthday celebration. Stopped for breakfast on Saturday morning and had biscuits and gravey. Very generous portions and delicious. Prices were good for the portion sizes. Try the carrot cake and ho-hi cake, you won't be disappointed. Good luck finishing all your food and cake.

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Thank CJF2731
Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
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138 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Good place with good service. I don't know if they were out of meatloaf or I made a mistake in ordering but I thought I'd ordered a hot meatloaf sandwich with toasted bread with mashed potatoes. What I got was a hot beef instead. Not complaining cause it was great and much more than I could consume. They said thy... More 

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Tavares, Florida
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was friendly, but other than that it was a typical diner. Nothin special. The food was decent. Salad was good as well as the soup. I had the "Hen-burger". It was not what I was expecting. It had bacon and egg on it which sounded delicious. However, the patty was just breakfast sausage grilled. I would not get... More 

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Thank chanson13
Imperial, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I found this restaurant through my hotel. We wanted a good, down home breakfast and did this place really deliver. The sausage is hand made there as well as the Strawberry jam. I never tasted sausage that good. Seasoned perfectly. The strawberry jam has no preservatives and was to die for. I ended up buying 5 to-go containers of the... More 

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Thank Wanderlust1967_02
Columbia, South Carolina
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Key's on Robert is a smallish cafe with a very cozy feel. My trial team and I spent almost a month in St. Paul, and after a couple of weeks of free breakfast at the hotel, we needed to venture out Key's was a great choice. The signature Hobo breakfast was a feast of hash browns with onions and peppers... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This café was just up the street from our hotel. We were able to get right in, even on a late Sunday morning, and were seated in their backroom, which appeared to be a new space they had annexed and hadn't fully integrated into the café. That said, they were closing for three days for renovation so that may change.... More 

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Thank 651MichelleJA
Prior Lake, MN
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Went there on a Sunday morning. Lots of people came after church. Homemade food like mom used to make. I still cook like mom so for me it wasn't that special. But I'm sure many people will really enjoy it. Both my husband and I had the turkey dinner

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Thank Taxifour
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Tonight, my friend & I stopped in to Keys Cafe on Robert St in St Paul. Past experiences I had there were good so, I was disappointed when the food was warmish. It still tasted okay but, I expected the dinner to be warmer, if not steamy. Also, had to remind the wait person that I had asked for a... More 

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Thank LennyKuku
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

I have been here before and was happy. I was there today. The bad service overshadowed the good food. I ordered a waffle, my companion the soup of the day. My waffle didn't come. He was finished with his soup when the server came over. (I had been unable to locate her previously) She said someone took her waffle that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Robert St N, Saint Paul, MN 55101-2246
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-222-4083

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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?