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Olivia's Family Restaurant

1160 W Frontage Rd, Owatonna, MN 55060-5662
+1 507-444-4000
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“french toast” (4 reviews)
“hash browns” (5 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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1160 W Frontage Rd, Owatonna, MN 55060-5662
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In owatonna for business. Me and my co-worker went there for lunch. Nice quiet setting. Clean, comfortable, attentive service. I had the turkey club, it was good. Would return.

Thank Cody K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is an ADULT store next to this FAMILY restaurant. If that bothers you, then you have been warned. Otherwise, this place is terrific. It's located next to the interstate and easy to enter. Also, the staff are friendly and helpful. Unfortunately, I did not...More

Thank d4rkn16ht2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Olivia's Family Restaurant is a hidden gem. It has excellent American-style food and great service, at reasonable prices, and it is quiet. Olivia's is located off of I-35 at Exit 42 in Owatonna, Minnesota. Go west from the exit and Olivia's is on the north...More

Thank KetteringTraveler
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had not been here in a while and decided to try them again on a Sunday morning. I was quite pleased. The portions were quite large and tasty. We had a ham and cheese omelette with hashbrowns and a pancake. Service was very good...More

1  Thank retiredguy2014
Reviewed 10 April 2017

On Monday, April 10, I chaired meeting of about 15 retired educators at Olivia's. The meeting space was functional the food was excellent and the service was special. We were able to conduct our business in record time and had a great meal as well.

1  Thank Marquisman
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is our "fall back" restaurant. Have you ever had a fight between three of your kids on where to go to eat? Well that is always solved by saying "let's go to Olivia's". Everyone can find something to eat and enjoy the proper portions...More

1  Thank gators58102
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy about the outside....put off eating there for breakfast because it looked more like a Mexican restaurant (not my favorite type for breakfast) than an American food type restaurant. Once inside though, it's clear breakfast is what it's all about and apparently a local...More

2  Thank jean k
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Filled up on the breakfast buffet before heading home from a long weekend. The staff were very friendly. The buffet has 4 choices of meat, pancakes, french toast, B&G, eggs, hash browns, fresh fruit. A little bit of everything. It was all delicious. They even...More

1  Thank Lori J
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I stopped for breakfast on the way through for a business trip. The food was very good, prepared well, hot and reasonable price. I couldn't ask for anything more. There wasn't anything unique that I could see on the breakfast menu, but what they had...More

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Saw the sign on the highway, so we stopped. Local family restaurant. Very good food, with inexpensive prices. We had the all you can eat broasted chicken, which was very good. Waitress was very friendly. We didn't try anything else, but I assume their standard...More

1  Thank SlymanChicago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 11
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 1160 W Frontage Rd, Owatonna, MN 55060-5662
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Owatonna
  • Phone Number: +1 507-444-4000
Classic Family Style Restaurant with friendly family pricing for everyone.
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