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Amboy Cottage Cafe

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Amboy ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, Soups
Maine Street, Amboy, MN
+1 507-674-3123
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Cafe, Soups
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Maine Street, Amboy, MN
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Reviews (26)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tiny (32-seat) sweet, eclectic café has used locally sourced ingredients since day 1 (10+ years ago), as in herbs and edible flowers clipped from the back garden, meats from just down the road, veggies from as nearby as possible ("why is there a pile...More

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is the best kept secret in southern Minnesota. The drive to Amboy is well worth it. Be sure to call ahead for reservations, even for a weekday lunch. I've never gone wrong with ordering the special of the day, the,smothered yams, or coffee rub...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 3 September 2016

What a real treat the Amboy Cottage Cafe is! This is rural America at its best. You have to know that any place that needs a reservation for lunch is special. Everything is fresh and made daily using the best locally sourced ingredients. It is...More

Thank Tom d
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is a darling Cottage in a small town. Fresh bouquets of flowers Adorn the tables. The bread is baked on-site and is delicious. There are choices for every appetite comma beginning with breakfast and ending with dinner. My husband enjoy the beautiful pork chop...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This tiny cafe has food that is as delightful as its atmosphere. It feels and tastes like home to those of us raised in southern Minnesota. No matter what you order, you'll be happy with the results. I've been there about a dozen times on...More

Thank kari934
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very small cafe with "Down home" quality and flavors. Anything on the menu is a winner. You would not expect to find such a small treasure in such an out of the way location. Reasonable prices too.

Thank Becky134
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Friends took me to this out-of-the way place during a visit to the midwest. Took us about 45 minutes to get there and it was well worth the drive! Very cute place with tons of memorabilia on the walls. Very friendly people, both the staff...More

Thank Haydenbarb
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We enjoyed a day of exploring and had been to the Petroglyps in Comfrey and we wanted lunch. We had been here before and wanted to come back. Food is so good and interesting recipes. The peach pie for dessert was absolutely scrumptious and topped...More

Thank nagel57
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The Amboy cottage cafe is by far the best restaurant you could imagine and is well worth going some extra miles. It is a destination in the small town of Amboy, MN. Whatever the cafe special of the day is, order it and you won't...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 27 May 2016

The German Burger was very well done and too dry for my taste, the onions were a little over cooked also. The bread bun was good. The place was an old gas station, that was moved and turned into a café. Interesting stuff hanging on...More

Thank Carl W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maine Street, Amboy, MN
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Amboy
  • Phone Number: +1 507-674-3123
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