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108 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082-5122
+1 651-430-2319
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07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a Saturday breakfast, the waitress recommended the French toast. It was very good , the used special cinnamon bread .

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Thank SpiderJ_12
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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507 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Typical cafe/diner fare. All the locals flock downtown to this long lasting establishment. Standard menu items for breakfast all expertly prepared and delivered in short order. Pancakes have just the right density and buttery flavor. Eggs sunny side up cooked to perfection and not runny. Potato side orders were disappointing and average. Overall, a solid establishment.

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Thank t-bonetraveller
Huntsville, Arkansas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff and great food, served extremely fast! Their cream of wild rice soup and sandwich was excellent!

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Thank Patty C
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We decided to try a new spot for breakfast heard good things about this place so we decided to try it and was very surprised the food was good the service very quick prices reasonable would like to go back and try their lunch it's an older place but would highly recommend to friends and family.

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Thank JOHN M
Stillwater, Minnesota
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This cafe has been in Stillwater since before I was born in the early fifties. It is under new ownership which once owned a Greek resturant so you can get a good Gyro too. Breakfast and lunch.

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Thank rrmckeever
Lakeland, Minnesota
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539 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 364 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Main never disappoints. It's been around for more 25 years. I've mostly been here for breakfast but every once in awhile for lunch. It's right downtown Stillwater on Main Street. Parking is on-street. Sit at the counter or take a booth or table. Service is always with a smile and the food comes out quick and hot. Early bird... More 

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Thank AdventureLass
Antigo, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped on on my at through Stillwater for some breakfast. They have amazing pancakes and hashbrowns.

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Thank nsennholz
Burnsville, Minnesota
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81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We spent Sunday in Stillwater, one of our favorite day trips we used Trip advisor to select a great place for a late breakfast. If your looking for ambience, this isn't your place but your looking for really good food ( and a lot if it) reasonable prices , and superb service, this is you place. Located right in Town... More 

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Thank Qcdriver1
Stillwater
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Home cooking, the cooks are the owners, fair prices, tasty food. No hesitation to go there again. Good place!

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Thank Maynard K
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We ate here while we were staying in Stillwater 2 mornings in a row for breakfast! The food was good, try the pancakes or the sausage and gravy biscuits! The staff was fantastic and it was a cozy spot for coffee and a morning meal!

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Thank TravelShipp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082-5122
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Stillwater
  • Phone Number: +1 651-430-2319

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