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Best All-Day Breakfast Restaurants In Minnesota

Having the option to order off of the breakfast menu at any time of the day is what being American is all about. What was once a treat limited to diners and mom-and-pop shops has become a popular trend among many other restaurants around the country. In Minnesota, breakfast options are served open to close in many fine establishments that don't just "do" breakfast, they do it well. Sit down during the morning, afternoon or evening and enjoy the most important meal of the day in any of these fine Minnesota establishments.
Tobies Restaurant & Bakery
404 Fire Monument Road
Hinckley, MN 55037
(320) 384-6174
www.tobies.comTobies Restaurant & Bakery has become a Minnesota institution. Located on the road to the north, many travelers stop at Tobies on the way up to their cabins or their weekends on Lake Superior. Housing a bakery that pumps out all kinds of sinfully delicious creations, Tobies is a diner, coffee shop, tavern and bakery under one roof. Try their famous caramel rolls alongside homemade pancakes, seasonal selections and great breakfast choices. For those into more healthy fare, their seven-grain oatmeal is a fantastic choice for your superfood fix.

Pannekoeken Huis
4995 Excelsior Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 920-2120
www.pannekoeken-mn.comThe Dutch version of the Pancake House, Pannekoeken Huis is the best place to grab a traditional pannekoeken with a side of hash browns anytime of the day. The pannekoeken is a Dutch pancake filled with fruit, ice cream, meat or whatever your heart desires. These delicious treats can be gobbled down all day, served from an ongoing breakfast menu. While breakfast is the highlight of this family-owned gem, there are some lunch and dinner options if you are dining with a traditional type of restaurant-goer. However, breakfast is highly recommended and passing on the pannekoekens would be a big mistake.

Mickeys Diner
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Mickey's Diner
36 7th St. W.
St. Paul, MN 55102
(651) 222-5633
www.mickeysdiningcar.comYou can get breakfast anytime at Mickey's Diner! Literally. They are open 24 hours, 365 days a year. Have a 2 a.m. craving for the perfect pancake? Mickey's Diner is there for you. Designed in the style of an old dining car, Mickey's is a fantastic and fun place to visit at any time. They have been family-owned for over 70 years now and have made the list of historical landmarks for the unusual building and famously good food. Order up anything from an omelet to a waffle with a side of toast and really enjoy this traditional greasy spoon. Also noted by the Food Network for one of America's hidden gems, Mickey's is a sure winner.

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Good Day Cafe
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Good Day Cafe
5410 Wayzata Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(763) 544-0205
www.gooddaycafemn.comThis place is so good they made a show about it. The Food Network featured the Good Day Cafe on its special program, "Best Breakfast. Ever." This can be easily verified by dining here anytime during business hours and enjoying a great meal. Everything on the menu is homemade and full of perfection. The classic eggs benny is certainly one of the favorites, but it's hard not to try the housemade corned beef hash too. Juices are squeezed daily and the coffee is amazing, rounding out the best breakfast. Not concerned with calories? Go for the apple souffle pancake and enjoy a sugar rush for breakfast at any time of the day.

The Lowry
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The Lowry
2112 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55405
(612) 341-2112
www.thelowryuptown.comComfort food served in a great place. The Lowry is a trendy and fun restaurant to hang out in and get a delicious meal of pancakes or any other breakfast staple. The Lowry serves classic breakfast fare as well as menu items laced with their own creative twist. The full breakfast menu is available until 4 p.m. and the most popular breakfast dishes stay on the menu until they close at 2 a.m. So grab your Nutella waffle before 4 p.m. and stay for the breakfast burrito well into the evening. Fun drinks and clever cocktails round out your meal.

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Andrea Wodele is a freelance writer who has lived in the Twin Cities for the last 10 years. Her hobbies include exercising, driving kids around, watching Minnesota sports, and reading self-help literature.
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