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Jensen's Cafe

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12750 Nicollet Ave South, Grande Market Place, Burnsville, MN 55337 (Burnsville Parkway)
+1 952-808-0500
07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love going to Jensen's to have breakfast with friends and relatives. The food is delicious and feels homemade. I especially like their pancakes and bacon. The staff is friendly even when you stay for many, many cups of coffee. When friends come to visit, we often stop in!

Thank Leland K
Level Contributor
36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time dining here for breakfast. We can see it's a nice local suburban favorite especially if you like ginormous sized pancakes. Service was friendly and fine. We ate the apple chicken sausage egg skillet breakfast which was underwhelming. Not much egg and chicken sausage amongst the sea of potato and a forgettable gravy type sauce on top which... More 

Thank Beth F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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462 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped off here for lunch while in the area and I'm a fan of breakfast anytime of the day. While my family opted for lunch entrees (and enjoyed them), I really liked the blueberry muffins, eggs and sausage. Also got the cheesy hashbrowns - great taste with crunch on the outside and cheesy goodness on the inside. I'll stop... More 

Thank Tom H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Love, Love, Love this place! Almost everything is made from scratch. The 3 berry Jam is great as is the maple syrup dressing they make. Food quality is top notch and the prices are very reasonable. I had the omelette and pancakes. My husband had the biscuits and gravy. The breakfast potatoes were just ok. I definitely recommend upgrading to... More 

Thank Semira79
Burnsville, Minnesota
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Jensen's Cafe always has great food, a good selection, and friendly service every time. We are gluten & dairy free and always have a number of options to choose from.

Thank Lee P
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We went here several times while working in the area. Very good breakfasts and dinners. The service is always quick and pleasant and the food delicious. Be prepared for a wait on the weekend mornings but they serve their own fresh brewed coffee while your waiting. They serve breakfast all day but their dinner menu is just like home cooking.

Thank BAKmm
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

OMG, soooo awesome! The decisions for breakfast was difficult, to say the least... I tried the Huevos Rancheros with cheesy hashbrowns, and because I heard their Lemon Ricotta Pancakes were great, I got one on the side. Had enough for the next day's breakfast. You will not leave hungry!

Thank Susan N
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Best food. Amazing service! Pato is our favorite server! Strawberry and cream crepes!! Omg, so good and the Cajun breakfast with chorizo!!

Thank Amber B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ordered eggs benedict but didn't realize that to get traditional style you had to specify on an Eng. Muffin or it comes on a pancake. The worst Hollandaise sauce ever. I'll avoid that - if I ever go back. Over priced and quality is slipping.

Thank MaxHamar
Northern VA
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147 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Jensen Cafe reminded us of the First Watch chain, and our meals were served hot. Unfortunately, the sandwich for my wife was a bit tough, and my toast similar. My eggs were hot, which was nice. Service was only average, with few offers to refill our drinks. If we visit Burnsville again, we probably would look for other options.

Thank ndalum

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12750 Nicollet Ave South, Grande Market Place, Burnsville, MN 55337
    (Burnsville Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Burnsville
  • Phone Number: +1 952-808-0500

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