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Served w/ wheat toast w/ keys jelly.
Meat $9.75
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
Two fresh eggs, hash browns or American fries, & toast
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
No. 2
Two fresh eggs, Italian, beef, corn beef, or turkey hash, & toast
Meat $9.75
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
No. 3
two fresh eggs & two cakes or two French toast
Meat $7.50
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
No. 4
Two fresh eggs & toast
Meat $6.50
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
No. 5
One fresh egg & toast
The “Two Guys” Breakfast
7 oz. certified here ford beef filet w/ sautéed mushrooms & onions served w/ two eggs, hash browns or American fries, & toast
Breakfast meat $12.50
Potatoes, Etc.
American fries or hash browns w/ vegetables topped w/ mixed melted cheese
keys Italian hash
our famous Italian sausage w/mushrooms, onions green peppers, tomatoes, & hash browns
Breakfast meat $12.75
Veggie Scrambler
3 scrambled eggs, hash browns, mixed melted cheese, choice of 3 vegetables
Eggs Benedict
two eggs, canadian bacon, salmon or florentine on English muffin w/ hollandaise sauce served w/ hash browns
Meatless w/ sliced tomato $8.00
Keys Eggs Wich
You can’t get this at any drive-thru!two eggs fried hard, w/ cheese, & choice of meat on toast or grilled bun served w/ hash browns & fruit
Turkey (W/Dried Cranberries), Roast Beef, or Corn Beef Hash
Grilled w/celery, onions, & hash browns
Grilled Denver Sandwich
Whoa! Diced ham, green peppers, onions, cheese, & eggs stuffed between homemade bread, grilled to perfection. Served w/fruit
Italian $+2.50
Andouille sausage $+2.50
Cajun Breakfast
Two eggs, onions, mushrooms, green pepper served on hash browns topped w/melted cheese, cajun spice, & hollandaise sauce
One slice $3.75
Two slices $5.25
Three slices $6.75
Real maple syrup $+1.95
French Toast
Made w/ homemade keys café bread dipped in our special batter.
Real maple syrup $+1.95
Belgian Waffle
With powdered sugar & whipped cream
One slice $4.25
Two slices $5.75
Three slices $7.25
Real maple syrup $+1.95
cinnamon French toast
Homemade keys café cinnamon bread dipped in our special batter
One cake $4.25
Two cakes $5.75
Three cakes $7.25
Real maple syrup $+1.95
Buttermilk Pancakes
There are omelets, & then there are keys café omelets. For over forty years, the biggest & the best omelets in the country. Served w/ whole wheat toast w/ keys jelly.
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
Keys Original Omelet
Formally known as “the everything” barb hunn created this one 40 years ago a huge omelet loaded w/ ham, bacon, pork sausage, keys Italian sausage, broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, onions, green peppers, tomatoes, hash browns, & mixed cheese
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
“You-Build-It” Omelet
Have breakfast your way! Choose any five keys original omelet ingredients. Or spinach, turkey, sunflower seeds, jalapeño peppers, or cream cheese
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
Loon Omelet
Minnesota wild rice, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, provolone, & our special mushroom cream sauce
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
Garden Omelet
A vegetarian favorite! Broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, green peppers, hash browns, & mixed cheese
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
Spinach Omelet
Spinach, bacon, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, sunflower seeds, & provolone
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
Mexican Omelet
Green‎ peppers, onions, & tomatoes topped w/our delicious keys’ chili & shredded cheese. Served w/tortilla chips, sour cream & salsa
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
85Th Street Omelet
Keys oven roasted turkey, broccoli, onions, hashbrowns, & swiss cheese
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
Farmers’ Omelet
Harvest‎ this one!” two eggs w/ ham, onions, hash browns, & mixed cheese
Cholesterol-free $+0.85 per egg
Cheese Omelet
Two eggs & three cheeses
All cereal includes whole wheat toast w/ keys jelly.
Cup $4.50
Bowl $5.50
Raisins $+1.00
Banana $+1.00
An “Old Reliable” on a Cold Day.
Served w/ brown sugar- whipped cream optional
Choose from these “grew up with” favorites
Raisins $+1.00
Banana $+1.00
Coco Puffs, Total, Cheerios, Cinn. Toast Crunch, & Lucky Charms
Keys Pecan Roll
Keys Cinnamon Roll
Keys Caramel Roll
Ham, Bacon, Link or Patty Sausage, Andouille Sausage or Canadian Bacon
Keys Ground Turkey Patty
Mixed melted cheese $+1.25
Hash Browns or American Fries
Cup $4.95
Bowl $5.95
Fresh Fruit
One Egg
Hollandaise or Loon Sauce
Real Maple Syrup
Served w/ keys wheat bread & butter.
Cup of keys soup $+2.00
Keys chili $+3.00
Spinach Salad
With mushrooms, cucumber, egg, bacon, black olives, tomatoes, onions, parmesan, sunflower seeds, croutons, & our homemade hot bacon dressing. Substitute the bacon w/ mandarin oranges & lemon poppy seed dressing
Cup of keys soup $+2.00
Keys chili $+3.00
Marinated Chicken Salad
6 oz. Grilled chicken breast on salad greens w/ mandarin oranges, black olives, sunflower seeds, tomatoes, onions, croutons, & cheese
Grilled $+2.00
Crispy chicken $+2.00
Cup of keys soup $+2.00
Keys chili $+3.00
Caesar Salad
Fresh romaine, parmesan, onions, black olives, & croutons tossed w/ caesar dressing, & garnished w/ egg, & tomatoes
Cup of keys soup $+2.00
Keys chili $+3.00
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Grilled or crispy chicken served on a bed of salad greens w/ celery, cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, & mozzarella
Grilled $+2.00
Crispy chicken $+2.00
Cup of keys soup $+2.00
Keys chili $+3.00
Robert Street Salad
Sautéed vegetables on a bed of salad greens w/ tomatoes, sunflower seeds, black olives, croutons, & cheese
Cup of keys soup $+2.00
Keys chili $+3.00
Taco Salad
Seasoned chicken beef or vegetarian black bean patty on a bed of salad greens w/ tomatoes, onions, black olives, cheese, sour cream, salsa, served w/ tortilla chips or in a shell
Cup of keys soup $+2.00
Keys chili $+3.00
Minnesota Wild Rice Salad
minnesota wild rice salad w/ Italian mayo dressing w/ turkey, roasted almonds, black olives, onions, dried cranberries, & croutons served on a bed of salad greens
Without meat $10.00
Cup of keys soup $+2.00
Keys chili $+3.00
Chef's Salad
Crisp salad greens w/ ham, turkey, tomatoes, mushrooms, green pepper, onions, cucumber, egg, black olives, croutons & cheese
Grilled $+2.00
Crispy chicken $+2.00
Cup of keys soup $+2.00
Keys chili $+3.00
Bleu Cheese & Sugared Pecan Salad
Salad greens tossed w/ bleu cheese dressing, sugared pecans, onions, cucumbers, & strawberries
Served w/ your choice of fries or fruit rolled in a tortilla wrap.
Fruit rolled in a tortilla wrap
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Grilled or crispy chicken w/ celery, cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, & mozzarella
Fruit rolled in a tortilla wrap
Chicken Caesar Wrap
Grilled or crispy chicken w/ parmesan, black olives, onions, tomatoes, croutons, & romaine lettuce tossed w/ caesar dressing
Fruit rolled in a tortilla wrap
Turkey Club Wrap
Our oven roasted turkey, ham, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mayo, & mixed cheese
Our dinners are served w/ keys mashed potatoes, keys gravy, vegetable of the day, & keys wheat bread & butter.
“Best home cookin”...you’ll swear you’re back in mom’s kitchen when you take a bite of their hot turkey, roast beef,
Oven Roasted Turkey Dinne
Nobody‎ does it better! Voted “best turkey dinner” by st. paul pioneer press. Served w/ keys stuffing & cranberries
Roast Beef Dinner
A‎ healthy portion of that old sunday afternoon delight
Keys Meat Loaf Dinner
The food you grew up with!
Roast Pork Dinner
With stuffing & applesauce
Walleye Pike
Minneso walleye filet, grilled in chablis butter & beer battered deep fried.
Boneless Pork Chops
A delicious pair of center cut chops served w/ keys stuffing & applesauce
4 Chicken Tenders
Choice of potato, cole slaw, toast, or BBQ sauce
Certified Hereford Beef Filet
7 oz. Filet sautéed onions & mushrooms served w/ steamed broccoli & choice of potato
Oven-Roasted Turkey
Mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, cranberries
Roast Pork
Mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing & applesauce
Roast Beef
Mashed potatoes & beef gravy
Meat Loaf
Mashed potatoes & gravy
Smaller portions are available for 1.00 less than full price.
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All reviews turkey dinner omelet pancakes hash fish sandwich twin cities down home cooking clean restaurant large portions great food and service love this place raymond homemade bakery avenue yum minneapolis
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

My wife and I had a late breakfast/lunch last weekend. We came about 2:00 pm to be after the rush. However, that didn't seem to help. First, we waited at the host desk, which was unoccupied, for about 5 minutes before someone at the counter...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richard H
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

All the great food, but quiet. Take your family, spread out. Enjoy. You won't need supper! Turkey dinner is fabulous, ribs were great. I heard the fish sandwich was also very good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RetiredGramps
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Love this place, love the people, love the food. Homemade, fresh, and they always honor my request for meatloaf for breakfast!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 575reidh
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Old school breakfast joints, smiling waitresses and cooks, family photos cover the walls with celebrities who have stopped by. You'll find everyone, even local political leaders, chowing down on their enormous breakfast platters. I usually go to the one on Raymond Avenue in St Paul....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TravelTalkDeborah
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Love this local place, you can have an omelet or a hot open face turkey sandwich, or a grill cheese any time. Top any of them off with a malt. Their cookies are to die for, esp the peanut butter!! Prices are reasonable. Great dinner...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank N3vermore
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Keys is always a good meal in my book. It’s your basic down home cooking, great for breakfast or lunch. The white bear location is not open in the evening. Good food, reasonable prices, great for big groups or families. Close to good shopping in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank amybrushaber
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I now have a new out of town go-to! Keys was out-of-this-world delicious! When my husband, daughter and I first pulled up we were unsure what to expect. So glad we stopped! The eggs benedict is absolutely devine and I now have a favorite breakfast...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CJK920
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Great customer service,really great food. Love it! It’s a really cute to hung out it’s really fun!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chloe t
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Key's restaurant is a good place to stop, if you're looking for a lot of home cooked food, without having to dress up. We stop there for their Chocolate Chip Pancakes from time to time. They are great. As with any restaurant, you have to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kerry55
Reviewed 21 June 2018

My wife and I (along with our daughter) went for dinner here the other night. I'll keep this review short and to the point (even in point form, which I usually eschew): 1.We ordered various burgers, sandwiches, and salads, along with a soup, onion rings,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Staehlin
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