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Charlie's Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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115 Main St E, Freeport, MN 56331-4501
+1 320-836-2105
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Charlie's was fantastic. We were driving along 94 and looking for a good place to lunch with the kids. We stopped at Charlie's and were glad that we did. All of our food was fantastic and our waitress was amazing with the kids! My husband had a sausage and cheese omelette and kept talking about how great it was. My... More 

Thank Melanie B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Late-morning breakfast time and so glad we pulled off the highway and found Charlie's Care. It's everything a small-town diner should be, with friendly, happy manager, servers and cooks working to keep the crowd of diners happy and well-fed. Great coffee, too. Get there!

Thank LovesZebras
Chanhassen, Minnesota
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109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Charlie's Cafe is a local longstanding classic cafe. Charlie's breakfast food is tough to beat. The atmosphere and service is reflective of the small town which it resides, fantastic. The options are plenty, however no eggs Benedict. I had the basic 2 eggs, toast, bacon, and hash browns super nummy. My wife had the skillet and loved it. My 6... More 

Thank PJ W
Eden Valley, Minnesota
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We have only gone here twice, breakfast and lunch. Always full plates of good home cooked food. If they don't have the combination of a breakfast on their menu, they will put it together for you. Very friendly staff, on their toes to please and take care of their patrons. Sweet rolls are huge and yummy. I didn't have room... More 

Thank Sheree F
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244 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

My daughter and I had a hankering for a down home Sunday breakfast. So we drove out to Charlies. Quite packed. We sat ourselves. Waitresses working hard. Daughter had a pancake and bacon breakfast which she loved!! I had the buffet. Bad salad bar.... shredded lettuce on a salad bar is a shame! Chicken ok. Canned veg. The dressing was... More 

Thank janelje
Harshaw, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

My husband and I were at the end of a two day journey when we stopped at Charlie's Cafe for lunch. Prices were great and we enjoyed our food. The cafe was bursting with both locals and visitors and the service was great. I love lemon meringue pie and decided to treat myself to a piece for dessert. Unfortunately, I... More 

Thank Debby S
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We have stopped here several times on our way to the twin cities. We stopped for lunch this time. My wife had a bowel of their home made soyp. They offered three selections on this day. All were home made. I ordered a bowel of corn choker and it was some of the best I have had. The place was... More 

Thank Michael G
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Service and food was great. Highly recommended. Quick stop of the highway. The food is home cooked too.

Thank Bruce P
St Paul,MN
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

4 of us jumped off the Interstate for breakfast while passing through. Billboards on interstate and good signs as you get off the road make this easy to find. Plenty of parking. Easy on/off of the Highway. This is a small-town cafe with quick, well prepared food, and prompt pleasant service. They have the standard breakfast items, eggs, pancakes, french... More 

Thank ptjohn2
St. Cloud, mn
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

We had lunchl there on July 4th. My family is here from Brazil visiting and really enjoyed a good hamburger. Our waitress was nice, helpful and took our orders quickly. The wait was short and the food hot and tasty. We will be back there again.

Thank leecheater

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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
charliescafe.com/ Best breakfast ever

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