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Minnesota Nice Cafe

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315 Irvine Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-2923
+1 218-444-6656
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Hastings, Nebraska
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Small place on the western edge of down town. Nice decor for small town restaurant. Good food at reasonable prices. Some interesting items on the menu. We will definitely go back again.

Thank dogapproved
Bemidji, Minnesota
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for breakfast or lunch, lots of locally inspired offerings like wild rice pancakes, wild rice omelets, blueberry pie, and more. Good homemade Bemidji comfort food, definitely served with a smile and in a Nice setting!

Thank bjirns
Canberra, Australia
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198 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely breakfast here on Sunday morning. It was busy, staff were very attentive and the food was great. Would go again and would recommend.

Thank Margo D
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has a small town feel about it, very comfortable, great food (including breakfast food). Great place to go with friends and family. Conveniently located downtown Bemidji and within walking distance of many stores, including the Bemidji Woolen Mill.

Thank Anthony E
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330 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast was fantastic! Service was fantastic ! Not a sad face in the place. It rocked so hard my co worker got into town and I took him there for lunch! Don't be a Schmo and go!

Thank Brian C
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This cafe is an absolute gem! We went on a Sunday morning and only had to wait about ten minutes. The place was packed and the food and service was great! We will definitely go back!

Thank Kelly B
Bemidji, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Have been here several times over the past year and have had wonderful experiences each time. The food is all home cooked using fresh ingredients. Lots of comfort food items on the menu. Service was excellent and food came out fast and hot every time. There is usually a wait to get in as its a popular spot.

Thank Chris K
Bemidji, Minnesota
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place for breakfast or lunch in the downtown area. The food is goo and the service is friendly.

Thank KAP1117
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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507 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Extremely popular downtown breakfast establishment, and for good reason. Very expansive breakfast menu, including omelets, skillets, pancakes, crepes, and hash. I opted for the corned beef hash that was a meal for two. Basic sides. Large portions. Friendly atmosphere and definitely family friendly.

1 Thank t-bonetraveller
Bagley, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Seriously...there really is a line waiting to get in in front ...almost every time we have driven by. We moved to the area April 2016, and while on our way to the Harmony Natural Foods across the street, we noticed this cute little cafe that had people lined up out front to get a table. We thought it must be... More 

Thank pribyl2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Irvine Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601-2923
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bemidji
  • Phone Number: +1 218-444-6656
Small hometown cafe in downtown Bemidji, MN. Fabulous food!

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