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Jan's Place

American, Cafe, Diner
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612 3rd Ave W, Alexandria, MN 56308-1325
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Alexandria, Minnesota
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a great little place for an honest breakfast at an honest price. The service is excellent and so is the food.

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Thank Michael D
Ramsey, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a quick breakfast before heading back to the cities. The food was excellent, the price was right. It has a great small town feel to it. I would definitely stop back when in the area.

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Thank jesspanipinto
Lowry, Minnesota
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

You won't find a better breakfast in town. The prices are great, the service is super and the food is wonderful. Get here early because it stays busy, and bring your appetite.

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Thank Kristin S
minnesota
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a mom and pop place to have a good, cafe style breakfast. We hit the jackpot! "Best french toast ever - next to dad's" said my 10 year old. "Best hash browns I've ever had" -from my 22 year old.

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Thank vhfam5
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

A Friend who has a cabin in the area suggested we go there for breakfast!! And it was fabulous !! The food was super yummy and a great price and the place is old school !! Great friendly service!! If in Alex it's a must stop!!

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South Dakota
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189 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We came here after not being able to get seated at the brunch buffet at Arrowwood. We were pretty famished at this point. It was so nice to get a table right away and to get waited on right away in a restaurant that was adequately staffed. It was nice to be noticed by the staff. The server was friendly.... More 

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Thank MomMobile5
Perham, Minnesota
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

We wanted a place that had a great breakfast at a decent price and this charming little cafe hit the spot. The waitress was friendly and the owner even came out and said hello. The food was great and the prices affordable. If you need a super breakfast or lunch at an affordable price, this is the spot for you!... More 

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Thank wearmanyhats
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We were staying at Arrowwood Resort and decided to go off-site for breakfast and we were very pleased with this hometown cafe. The kids loved the hot chocolate and the pancakes. We would go back again when going through Alexandria again.

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Thank Keith F
Zion, Illinois
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92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

If rating on pancakes alone, would give it a five. Everything else was good.... not spectacular but not bad. Sausage patty is one big patty with no flavor. That was the only disappointment.

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Thank joydee72
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

We found Jan's Place on TA. It was definitely a local establishment, as the waitress knew everyone! Typical mom and pop shop-lots to choose from on the menu, but we stuck with breakfast. No complaints about the food, but nothing to really rave about, either. Bathrooms didn't have a changing table, but we managed! It's located about 5-6 miles off... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 612 3rd Ave W, Alexandria, MN 56308-1325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Alexandria

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