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Al's Breakfast

413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
+1 612-331-9991
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast and were not disappointed. This place is not for the claustrophobia or clean freak. It is a dive! But with great food and a unique character , the hash browns are awesome, the pancakes were so fluffy and full and...More

Thank darrell f
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I'm a huge fan for nostalgic reasons. My visiting son and I waited 35 minutes for a stool. My eggs were covered in grease and the wally blues were so flat. Food was just mediocre and that disappointed me. Not sure if was an off...More

Thank PlanetR
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Be prepared to wait a bit if you go on weekends, but it is worth it, the place is really cool, the staff entertaining, the food delicious!

Thank Renata A
Reviewed 22 May 2017

i thought I would pop over and have breakfast on a Sunday. What a treat. There are only 14 stools as I am told. There is a line that starts on the sidewalk and goes to the back of the diner. From there, you are...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I have to say the pancakes were sub par. Not the best flavor and the presentation looked like something you would find at home. Delicious hash browns but not much else. It has a collage atmosphere, it is really hard to eat there with more...More

Thank Kalina L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Al only has seating for 15 people, however, Al and his staff and the food, makes up for it. Al serves the BEST pancakes, egg's, and combinations you will ever find. People from NY come to Al's for his James Beard Award breakfast. Come and...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

What an experience! Suggested by a colleague and is now my favourite breakfast place. Day 1 had an omelette and a bottomless cup of coffee. Day 2 had the blueberry pancakes (after seeing them on Day 1). Would have gone a 3rd day but had...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

If you like your meal with a row of folks waiting right behind you then this is the place. Limited seating combined with good food makes for a wait & the need to eat quickly.

Thank expressmom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The breakfast was excellent! Food is made to order therefore it is very fresh. Very fun vibe inside as well as outside in Dinkytown. Favorite place of students and U of MN athletes. You will not be disappointed if you eat here.

Thank Elizamaine
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stopped in on a very cold morning, food was great! Fun place with lots of nostalgia and a huge portion.

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown
  • Phone Number: +1 612-331-9991
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