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Bad Waitress Breakfast Joint & Coffee Shop

) #10 of 37 Coffee & Tea in Minneapolis #363 of 1,590 Places to Eat in Minneapolis ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe,
2 E. 26th St. at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
+1 612-872-7575
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“hash browns” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 E. 26th St. at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
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Reviews (127)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here for a late breakfast with a couple of friends over the weekend. Really cool atmosphere and comfortable seating. Staff was friendly and welcoming. Food was amazing. I had a macchiato, american fries, and "The Matador" (Scrambled eggs with peppers, onions, cheese, chorizo). Good...More

Thank Jessie F
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I can't rave enough about the cappuccino here it was amazing, a small one was definitely not enough. I also had the eggs Benedict where you get to choose your protein. The food here was good. You walk to the counter to order and pay...More

Thank Amach0000
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We were nearby on a late Sunday morning, waiting for the MIA to open and decided to stop in. What a pleasant surprise! We were greeted repeatedly by staff, were given the 101 on how to order and had excellent food. Our party ordered toast...More

Thank MidwestMomTraveler
Reviewed 28 April 2017

My friend and I went here for lunch after a morning at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and were so glad we did. When you are seated, there will be an order pad at your table. Take one and fill it out by using the...More

Thank Theresa989
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I just tried breakfast here after living in the Twin Cities for over 35 years. Don't waste your time at this restaurant. It's overpriced, has a strange ordering concept, is void of any ambience and the food is marginal at best. I would sooner avoid...More

1  Thank Coventryman
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We tried the NE Bad Waitress on a slow weekend afternoon - it's in our neighborhood so hoped for the best. We will not be back. They have been open a few weeks now, and don't have all of the beers that they list on...More

Thank Minneapolis_MNLegs
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This is an awesome place to eat breakfast/brunch. Minimal wait even thou it was Sunday after church time. We had a great meal and a great overall experience.

Thank Angi_Luis
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We had lunch at the new Bad Waitress on Central in Minneapolis. It was our first time. The service was very slow, even though it was not crowded at all. We had a tuna melt and mac & cheese. The mac & cheese was delicious,...More

Thank AlyWaly
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Who's idea was this concept? Terrible service matched with marginal, over priced food. Do not waste your time or money here. Or at their other location. Not only did I have to take my own order, I then had to take that order form up...More

Thank Mmhhiii
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Unique little place, busy but not over crowded. Definitely enjoyed my experience, had the breakfast burrito, very good and reasonably priced.

Thank Justin B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 E. 26th St. at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-872-7575
  • E-mail
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