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Embers Restaurant

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5400 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55421-1211
+1 763-571-8637
06:00 - 23:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. Very old fashion. Food is great portions are big. Price is right. Service is prompt. Family friendly

Thank sbond001
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This place has been in business over 60 years, although recently reopened (I don't know why it was closed, perhaps for remodeling or maybe sold to new owners.) Anyway I always smell the luscious firegrill aroma on my way to our nearby Target, and today I was starving so finally decided to stop. Ordered the Emberger royal. Came perfectly medium... More 

Thank ann marie j
Austin, Texas
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We wanted diner style food (one of us a typical lunch, the other breakfast for lunch) - the kind of thing you'd consider Denny's or IHOP for, but we wanted something better and more individual. This is the place. Ate there twice. The pancakes are exceptional. If you don't like tons of butter though, ask for them to put it... More 

Thank Carl K
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Love the food and staff, owner is very nice, I found this is a very good tasting breakfast in the area!

Thank Winnie N
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Do not dine at this establishment unless you would like food poisoning. I had a cheeseburger and fries. I should have just gone somewhere else. I had two ER visits, unless you would like to see the nearest ER, avoid this place.

Thank Jason W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

I love this place great food really fast and great staff the owner is really great we always go here when we are in the area what is not enough

Thank Dawn S
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Have never been disappointed at Rickey's Embers. Good portions, excellent quality, and a wait staff that is especially friendly and speedy. Been coming here for over 50 years and feel very comfortable.

Thank Ruth J
Boise, Idaho, United States
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Looking for a good bite to eat and this is where we stopped. The chili was good! Unfortunately the place was not clean and the grime by the windows left me feeling sick.

Thank Ariel P
Aberdeen, South Dakota
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We went here for breakfast and were very pleased! The place was packed, but we were seated quickly. The service was friendly and efficient. The food came fast! Portions were large and delicious. We loved the caramel roll and coffee cake. I glanced over the whole menu and though we might check this place out for lunch or dinner the... More 

Thank jensen1
Palatine, Illinois
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Have been eating at Embers for maybe 50+ years when we visit the area... and they never fail with breakfast, lunch or dinner...

Thank SusanStar88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5400 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55421-1211
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 763-571-8637

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