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Al's Breakfast

413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
+1 612-331-9991
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the fastest, nor the most impressive place to eat but it feels like old-style mid-America. Be ready to wait and to sit on a stool at the counter, but the food is filling and the atmosphere is unique. Cash only!

Thank travlenman2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Al's is the historic and top rated breakfast diner in the Twin Cities. What a fantastic experience! With like 30 stools lined up to the counter, I and my couple friend couldn't sit together, but the waitress scooted everybody over one, so we could dine...More

Thank robert b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A delightful little diner that offers up delicious breakfasts. Portions are generous and fresh, to go along with the funky old-school diner atmosphere. Staff is friendly and attentive. At peak hours the wait can be long, but once you're seated you won't be disappointed.

Thank Drew297
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cramped yet charming. We stopped in on a weekday morning after 10:00, but there was still a 20 minute wait for this popular breakfast nook. The only seating is at the counter, and the line forms directly in back of the bar stools, which...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 14 stools at the counter, that's it! You may be waiting a while but it'll be worth it. Funky and fun and unique in every way. Blueberry walnut pancakes and hash with applesauce outstanding. Happy trails.

Thank Claude F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the Eggs Benedict with hash browns today. They do great Eggs Benedict here and the hash browns are just as good. My granddaughter has two blueberry pancakes and one chocolate chip pancake. She raved about them. I have been here before and never been...More

Thank Sailuver
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for breakfast and were not disappointed. This place is not for the claustrophobia or clean freak. It is a dive! But with great food and a unique character , the hash browns are awesome, the pancakes were so fluffy and full and...More

Thank darrell f
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I'm a huge fan for nostalgic reasons. My visiting son and I waited 35 minutes for a stool. My eggs were covered in grease and the wally blues were so flat. Food was just mediocre and that disappointed me. Not sure if was an off...More

Thank PlanetR
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Be prepared to wait a bit if you go on weekends, but it is worth it, the place is really cool, the staff entertaining, the food delicious!

Thank Renata A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

i thought I would pop over and have breakfast on a Sunday. What a treat. There are only 14 stools as I am told. There is a line that starts on the sidewalk and goes to the back of the diner. From there, you are...More

Thank Bob S
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-331-9991
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