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Bad Waitress Breakfast Joint & Coffee Shop

££ - £££American, , Cafe
2 E. 26th St. at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
+1 612-872-7575
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (11 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 E. 26th St. at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is different because you write down your order on a piece of paper that you bring to the counter to place and pay for (cafe style) but it has a sort of hipster diner vibe. Breakfast all day and fun coffee drinks make...More

Thank Ali V
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Food was good. My friend's scramble was in her words "the best scramble ever" There is a cool diner vibe. You order via paper and your food is brought to the table. Only reason its not 5 star is a ridiculous alcohol policy. I was...More

Thank jovoscrapper
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Dined here with a friend for brunch. The Mexican mocha was delicious! We split an omelette (which was alright) and the French toast (which was phenomenal!) and left with full bellies. Would definitely return here. It's called "bad waitress" because you don't really have a...More

Thank traveling2013duo
Reviewed 11 September 2018

The Bad Waitress is a one-of-a-kind food spot in Minneapolis! I love the dining format and the quaint space. The decor is quite impressive with the movie and superhero photos around the restaurant. The waiting period wasn't as long as anticipated either. The food had...More

Thank Reesa R
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

A fun, somewhat retro place to chill out. Menu is served all day, so if you’re hungry for a burger at 7 AM, this is it. The tuna melt is very tasty, with a hint of spicy pepper.

Thank augopher
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Not quite what I had envisioned. However the food was good. We got there around 9:30am on Saturday morning and were able to walk right in and get a table for 5. Finding parking for the car was harder. I had the chalkboard special which...More

Thank O2924JAjenniferl
Reviewed 10 February 2018

I have been a couple of times to Bad Waitress. I like the fact that they are open pretty late. The decor is funky. Food is average and on the pricey side. I had their "famous" pancakes and they are all right. It seems that...More

1  Thank Aconcagua2013
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I had the opportunity to visit The Bad Waitress for the first time. The place is nice and quite eccentric in decor and attitude. Retro interior with a modern twist. Menu was varied and accessible for most with food limitations. The food was good but...More

1  Thank Revtigger
Reviewed 28 September 2017

You are each given order tickets to place your orders on & pick up yourself at the bar. The restaurant is not large & you may have a short wait. They have Hamm's beer tall boys for $2. The bent Paddle beer is also a...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I had the carnitas tacos and hash-browns.The hash-brown was AMAZING, just as good as grandmas !! I don't say that lightly .. she makes them so good. The tacos were very flavorful, and it was great. The shop is really cool, and the staff very...More

Thank Brennan R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 E. 26th St. at Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-872-7575
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