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Daddy-O's Cafe

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709 Main St NW, Elk River, MN 55330-1504
+1 763-241-5595
Today
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Minnesota
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service was good and the atmosphere was fun. I think kids would get a kick out of the atmosphere.

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Thank SOrsucci
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great 50s style restaurant, with great burgers and old fashioned malts! Great family atmosphere

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Thank Teresa K
Elk River, Minnesota
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great burger and family friendly restaurant. We had a three generations out for a week night dinner. There was great service and the food was delicious.

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Thank DeannaA2000
Duluth, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

It's a fifties style diner with the burger/fries and shake type of menu. They are proud of their chili. The inside of the restaurant is meticulously decorated with posters, pictures and newspaper clippings, old records, etc. I liked it there.

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Thank rogerfossum
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Not a bad idea to share here, unless you have a big appetite. Good service, friendly people, cool things to check out on the walls

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Thank IkweWolf
Walker, Minnesota
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

All weekend long we kept trying to find my friend a peanut butter shake. It was her one vacation treat that she wanted to get while visiting the Twin Cities from Chicago. We spent some time trying to find one in the cities, but seemed like no one had just peanut butter on their menu. And if they had anything... More 

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Thank Rachel R
Elk River, Minnesota
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a wonderful family friendly locally owned business. The food is great and has a welcoming atmosphere.

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Thank DeannaA2000
Blackduck, Minnesota
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169 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

They serve large portions so bring an empty stomach!! They serve hamburgers, chicken, fish and Mexican food, and ice cream. Nice decor as well - plus a friendly staff.

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Thank Andithenana
Elk River, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

We love this place. The service is always friendly and the food is good. The atmosphere is fun if you like the 50's.

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Thank gaylem562
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

My husband and I are very happy to have found this gem in Elk River! The food is amazing and the service was outstanding. Everyone here is super friendly and seems genuinely pleased that you chose to dine at their establishment. Being welcoming towards customers is always a plus if you'd like for them to visit with you again. The... More 

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Thank NotAFoodSnobFromNY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Main St NW, Elk River, MN 55330-1504
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Elk River
  • Phone Number: +1 763-241-5595
Description
A restaurant serving classic 1950's style burgers and malts/shakes. Also serving south of the border style items like tacos and monster size burritos. Check out the variety of ice cream, too - there's over 15 flavors! Daddy-O's has won Elk River's best burger for over two years in the Star News! We also accept checks.

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