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306 2nd St NE, Aitkin, MN 56431-1597
+1 218-927-2113
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“breakfast” (15 reviews)
“caramel rolls” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
306 2nd St NE, Aitkin, MN 56431-1597
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Really enjoy the menu. Like home cooking. Good hot beef. Great bakery items. Sizable menu.Great chicken!

Thank Jimok1
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

To start with the staff seems genuinely friendly. It feels like they want you to feel at home. Had the wild rice and chicken soup. It was thick heart and delicious. Followed that up with a hot beef sandwich that was loaded with gravy. Wish...More

Thank sdgrey
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

There were 6 adults. Evening meal. We had 3 omelets which were good. One order of chicken also good. One order of eggs Benedict which looked awful and could not be called good at all. Also a hot beef sandwich. Not great not terrible. “Ok”....More

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Almost every time we go through Aikin, Mn we stop at this nice homey type restaurant. Their food is great and their service is super. They smile and make you feel welcome. The prices are very reasonable. The parking lot is big--easy in and out....More

Thank minneapol
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Really great breakfast. Fresh baked cinnamon rolls. Lunch u have to try hot roast beef sandwitch. Portion large will not level hungry.

Thank Mikenpat3349
Reviewed 22 October 2016

They have someone's Grandma doing the cooking because it tastes like eating at your Grandmas House. Wonderful food. It's OK if you aren't dressed up, everyone is welcomed.

Thank nanapatty407
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a "comfort food" restaurant. Many, many choices on the menu. Friendly staff, quick service, good food. We would definitely go back if in the area again.

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Mid day I ordered breakfast anyway, feeling excited about the hash and eggs. Well, it's canned hash, or tubed, as the waitress called it, but still pretty good. The diners (couple of farmers) next to us had the most enormous plates of hot beef sandwiches...More

Thank Cassyt
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to a golf trip and stopped for breakfast. We had 12 people and we were able to reserve 2 tables. There was a variety of items ordered. I had a pancake that covered my whole plate. One was way too...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We love stopping here every time we come through town. The food is good with big portions and the staff is always friendly.

1  Thank Christy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 2nd St NE, Aitkin, MN 56431-1597
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Aitkin
  • Phone Number: +1 218-927-2113
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