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7181 42nd Ave N, New Hope, MN 55427-1313
+1 763-535-4887
06:30 - 14:00
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Sun 06:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 05:30 - 20:00
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love having breakfast at Pap's! Always great food and service is fast with smiles. It is a great location. They always give you plenty to eat at a great value! We will be back...Very laid back atmosphere...

Thank autoandmarinebuddies
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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305 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an independent restaurant with good American fare (love their pancakes). They have a very loyal clientele.

Thank ACT63
New Hope, Minnesota
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every Friday only, Papa's cooks up several turkeys & serves it over bread, with mash potatoes, gravy, dressing & cranberries. And the cost is spot on. They run out so aim for lunch cuz dinner time, it'll probably be gone. They also serve a good breakfast, burgers etc.

Thank Denise S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

When I decide to go out for breakfast I say go big or go home! This place has great affordable food and is a perfect greasy spoon kinda joint. It's sort of a dive but the food is so good who cares! They are cash or check only (even they even take checks anymore) so make sure to stop by... More 

Thank Nick G
Marquette, Michigan
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87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Went to Papa's when rained out building a deck. It was lunch time. I had eggs, meat and potatoes. The treat was that kielbasa was one of the meat choice. My wife had the people's choice omelet which was delicious and huge. Papa's is a traditional cafe. Service was very good and the food was steaming hot. We will definitely... More 

Thank Snowshoemqt
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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305 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Pretty good place for breakfast. Nice to support a local independent restaurant. The serving sizes are generous. Dinner experience has been uneven.

Thank ACT63
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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132 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

These folks do a really good job on breakfast and lunch. There omelets are 3 eggs with good portions of meat and cheese. AND they have American fries made with thinly sliced potatoes - the way they should be made.

Thank JMP386
Fort Myers, Florida
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244 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

I guess we were hoping for better. Most of our breakfast was good, but the bacon was a little under cooked. The toast my wife had was soggy. I liked my waffle and the eggs were prepared just as I like them. Unfortunately, our waitress was a little aggressive removing our plates. I had not yet finished my eggs when... More 

Thank DickBobG
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

Cozy traditional diner atmosphere with lunch counter, tables and several booths. Busy restaurant any time of day. They quickly serve up a variety of menu choices and are well known for breakfast and the original open face hot beef sandwiches they serve. It's not flashy or modern, just straight up good food at great prices

1 Thank fprandy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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103 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

I had read a couple of great reviews regarding Papa's cafe when looking for a family owned place for breakfast so I though I would try it Yes, it is not your typical chain, so that's a positive. The menu is good for breakfast and prices are reasonable. There were two of us so I thought I go for the... More 

Thank wiminneapolis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
05:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7181 42nd Ave N, New Hope, MN 55427-1313
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  New Hope
  • Phone Number: +1 763-535-4887

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