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Kay's Kitchen

303 College Ave N, Saint Joseph, MN 56374-9828
+1 320-557-0030
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pie” (15 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
££ - £££
303 College Ave N, Saint Joseph, MN 56374-9828
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Everything you want from a local diner. Food is good service is even better. Small town charm and warm welcoming atmosphere. Can be very busy but the line moves quickly.

Thank willtravelforfood86
Reviewed 26 February 2018

this cafe is a true small town restaurant. There is a great selection of all day breakfast items along with wonderful pies. The daily buffet was wonderful - that days was burger buffet w tater-tot hot dish, soup, great baked beans etc.. Two of us...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is an excellent family style restaurant. My wife had the chicken drummies which were very good and I had the cheeseburger which was good but not special. However, the french fry side was as good as any french fries we've ever had anywhere. And,...More

Thank Roger6012
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Brunch was good. Not too fancy. Took a little while to get seated Sunday morning and good for them to have a good business going.

Thank GroovyZ06
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a very good place to go if your in st. Joseph. They have a variety of food from breakfast to dinner foid. They had a lunch buffet when we were there .the patty melt was good. The parking lot is small so we...More

Thank mickey915
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Apparently six people was just too many for them to handle. We came in and stood at the door ungreeted for 10 minutes. Finally a waitress said she's seating people, which I knew was untrue since I was the first one in line and had...More

Thank Ryan_M_77
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were attending a track meet at St. John's and looked on Trip Advisor for a place to eat afterwards and Kay's Kitchen did not disappoint! It is a nice hometown type diner/restaurant with friendly service and good food. I gave it a 4 because...More

Thank MNClean
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Love the history of the cafe. Have visisted since my college days. Great home cooking. Fantastic pie!

Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Known for their pie and Sunday buffet brunch. Prices are reasonable, but quality on the buffet is variable. A local favorite for years.

Thank jweb2017a
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Comfort food with friendly service. This is the place that former students of the two local colleges always come back to 30 years later and the same locals are still there,

Thank Jon P
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$12
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 College Ave N, Saint Joseph, MN 56374-9828
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 320-557-0030
Winner of best breakfast in central Minnesota! At Kay's Kitchen we pride ourselves on home cooked food from scratch, fast friendly service, and homemade pie! Our best breakfast is served all day, along with our lunch and dinner options! Be sure to try our lunch buffet!
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