FYI: they ONLY take cash. Got there around 10 AM had to wait about 25 minutes for a seat, but that gave us a chance to look at what everyone was having. By the time we left the line was out the door! It is...More
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I had "The Jose" with a house-made salsa, poached eggs, on a mountain of Minnesota-style hash browns. My wife had cheddar hash browns with eggs. Al's Breakfast is literally a long counter with stools, and you're right there watching the food get made with a...More
This is a fun and funky small diner with about 20 diner seats lined up along a counter. If seats are filled, you line up behind the diners and wait your turn. It is breakfast fare at its finest with a touch of entertainment from...More
“Can you guys move in some more so we don’t look so busy?!” Words from the one person in charge of keeping the flow of AL’s Breakfast moving. This unique breakfast counter is one of a kind. Since 2006 I have attempted multiple time to...More
This is one of the most famous and tradicionals spots in Minneapolis. The great food is what we always have! The people is amazing and kind; always doing the best to serve you well. I'm loking foward to have a breakfast agains soon!
You are likely going to need to block out about 2 hours of your day and I wouldn't be starving when you get in line as you are only going to get hangrier. I filled the meter for a full 2 hours(the max) and we...More
Arrived at Al's Breakfast about 40 minutes before closing and there were about seven people in line before me. This establishment is small (one counter and about a dozen seats) so waits can be very long as the line is often out the door. I...More
Full disclosure it took almost two hours for breakfast but it was totally worth it. This place is about the experience. We met nice people in line and took in the unique ambiance that is Al's. The food was good too. Can't go wrong with...More
Legendary establishment. There is no doubt this place has atmosphere. The restaurant is a long counter with 14 stools, which explains the long lines sometimes. For this reason, its not really the kind of place you want go to if you have a party of...More
Not the fastest, nor the most impressive place to eat but it feels like old-style mid-America. Be ready to wait and to sit on a stool at the counter, but the food is filling and the atmosphere is unique. Cash only!