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13 Spots Serving Breakfast All Day in Mpls/St. Paul

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In honor of Greasy Spoons Week, we're paying homage to breakfast by scoping out eateries that serve that most glorious, eggy, syrupy meal all day long. Whether you're craving gooey pancakes, a crispy fried egg sandwich, or a fluffy frittata, here are 13 all-day breakfast spots, that can provide a breakfast fix morning, afternoon, or night.

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Pannekoeken Huis

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Pannekoeken has been serving its famous Pannekoekens, an oven-baked Dutch pancake, to the Twin Cities for over 20 years. Try the bacon Pannekoeken or opt for the traditional Dutch Pannekoeken, topped with powdered sugar and a lemon wedge

Butter Bakery Cafe

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Butter serves scratch-made breakfast Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by this quaint eatery for cinnamon-swirl French toast, or grab a fresh pastry and check out the daily quiche offerings.

The Lowry

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This popular Uptown eatery serves breakfast daily until 4 p.m. Stop in for the Denver frittata (peppers, onions, ham, Tillamook cheddar, oregano, hash browns, and toast) or the shirred eggs (soft eggs, ham, mushrooms, Swiss cheese, truffle cream, and crostini).

LouAnn's Restaurant

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This family-owned and operated breakfast spot serves up killer pancakes and darn good eggs; try the steak and eggs and the buttermilk cakes. LouAnn’s is open every day until 3 p.m. (2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday).

Hell's Kitchen

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Swing by Hell’s Kitchen for the inventive bison benedict, which pairs charbroiled bison flank steak with a poached organic egg on a toasted English muffin, topped with tangerine-jalapeno hollandaise sauce. Don’t forget to try a side of the fried plantains or the toasted sausage bread (sausage, toasted walnuts, black currants, spices, and coffee). Hell’s Kitchen serves breakfast Monday through Friday until 3 p.m.

Seward Cafe Greenspace & Gardens

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Collectively-owned Seward Café serves breakfast every day until 5 p.m. Try the super green earth (a hashbrown, organic egg, and onion scramble topped with steamed broccoli and melted white cheddar cheese) or a bagel sandwich, which stacks cream cheese, one egg, tomato, and spinach between a sesame bagel. They have many vegan options, as well.

Longfellow Grill

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The Longfellow Grill is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and serves breakfast all day, with one caveat: anything requiring bernaise or hollandaise sauce is not available after 4 p.m. Arrive before 4 p.m. and order the walleye benedict (walleye and shrimp cakes with poached eggs, housemade hollandaise, dill and hashbrowns), or come any time for the killer banana waffle or the breakfast tostadas.

The Uptowner Cafe on Grand

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This Grand Avenue icon is known for its generous portions of mouth-watering breakfast dishes like the Tex Mex (crispy hash browns grilled with diced sausage, smothered with melted cheddar, scrambled eggs, and sour cream, then wrapped in a tortilla and topped with salsa) and the biscuits and gravy. The Uptowner is open every day until 3 p.m. and late nights on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Louisiana Cafe

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The New Louisiana Café has been a St. Paul favorite for years. The chocolate chip cookie dough pancakes are worth a visit alone (buttermilk pancakes packed with cookie dough!), as is the spicy Cajun benedict. Stop in seven days a week (Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

Day by Day Cafe

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This St. Paul hot spot has some of the best pancakes around. Stop in seven days a week for an order of buttermilk pancakes, or go really crazy and create your own omelette. Day by Day is open Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mickey's Diner

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Stop by Mickey’s any time (really, it’s open 24 hours) for an order of “The Two’s” (two pancakes, two pieces of bacon or sausage, and two eggs) or the O’Brian Special, which comes with eggs, toast and potatoes O’Brian (made with green peppers, onions, and ham).

Keys Cafe & Bakery

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Keys Café serves breakfast all day at every one of its locations (note: its Raymond Street location is only open until 3 p.m. on weekdays and 2 p.m. on weekends). Try the Lucy (hash browns, ham, green onions, mozzarella, toast) or the Cajun breakfast (fries, Andouille sausage, green peppers, onions, mushrooms, cheddar cheese, and two eggs, topped off with hollandaise sauce).

The Buttered Tin

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This Lowertown newcomer serves up scratch breakfast every day until 3 p.m. Stop in, take a seat and order the fried egg sandwich, topped with white cheddar, bacon, tomato, onion, and mayo on toasted bread. The banana foster French toast is another great option, served with rum-flamed bananas, maple pecans, and fresh whipped cream.

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Pannekoeken Huis

Pannekoeken has been serving its famous Pannekoekens, an oven-baked Dutch pancake, to the Twin Cities for over 20 years. Try the bacon Pannekoeken or opt for the traditional Dutch Pannekoeken, topped with powdered sugar and a lemon wedge

Butter Bakery Cafe

Butter serves scratch-made breakfast Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop by this quaint eatery for cinnamon-swirl French toast, or grab a fresh pastry and check out the daily quiche offerings.

The Lowry

This popular Uptown eatery serves breakfast daily until 4 p.m. Stop in for the Denver frittata (peppers, onions, ham, Tillamook cheddar, oregano, hash browns, and toast) or the shirred eggs (soft eggs, ham, mushrooms, Swiss cheese, truffle cream, and crostini).

LouAnn's Restaurant

This family-owned and operated breakfast spot serves up killer pancakes and darn good eggs; try the steak and eggs and the buttermilk cakes. LouAnn’s is open every day until 3 p.m. (2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday).

Hell's Kitchen

Swing by Hell’s Kitchen for the inventive bison benedict, which pairs charbroiled bison flank steak with a poached organic egg on a toasted English muffin, topped with tangerine-jalapeno hollandaise sauce. Don’t forget to try a side of the fried plantains or the toasted sausage bread (sausage, toasted walnuts, black currants, spices, and coffee). Hell’s Kitchen serves breakfast Monday through Friday until 3 p.m.

Seward Cafe Greenspace & Gardens

Collectively-owned Seward Café serves breakfast every day until 5 p.m. Try the super green earth (a hashbrown, organic egg, and onion scramble topped with steamed broccoli and melted white cheddar cheese) or a bagel sandwich, which stacks cream cheese, one egg, tomato, and spinach between a sesame bagel. They have many vegan options, as well.

Longfellow Grill

The Longfellow Grill is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and serves breakfast all day, with one caveat: anything requiring bernaise or hollandaise sauce is not available after 4 p.m. Arrive before 4 p.m. and order the walleye benedict (walleye and shrimp cakes with poached eggs, housemade hollandaise, dill and hashbrowns), or come any time for the killer banana waffle or the breakfast tostadas.

The Uptowner Cafe on Grand

This Grand Avenue icon is known for its generous portions of mouth-watering breakfast dishes like the Tex Mex (crispy hash browns grilled with diced sausage, smothered with melted cheddar, scrambled eggs, and sour cream, then wrapped in a tortilla and topped with salsa) and the biscuits and gravy. The Uptowner is open every day until 3 p.m. and late nights on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Louisiana Cafe

The New Louisiana Café has been a St. Paul favorite for years. The chocolate chip cookie dough pancakes are worth a visit alone (buttermilk pancakes packed with cookie dough!), as is the spicy Cajun benedict. Stop in seven days a week (Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.).

Day by Day Cafe

This St. Paul hot spot has some of the best pancakes around. Stop in seven days a week for an order of buttermilk pancakes, or go really crazy and create your own omelette. Day by Day is open Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mickey's Diner

Stop by Mickey’s any time (really, it’s open 24 hours) for an order of “The Two’s” (two pancakes, two pieces of bacon or sausage, and two eggs) or the O’Brian Special, which comes with eggs, toast and potatoes O’Brian (made with green peppers, onions, and ham).

Keys Cafe & Bakery

Keys Café serves breakfast all day at every one of its locations (note: its Raymond Street location is only open until 3 p.m. on weekdays and 2 p.m. on weekends). Try the Lucy (hash browns, ham, green onions, mozzarella, toast) or the Cajun breakfast (fries, Andouille sausage, green peppers, onions, mushrooms, cheddar cheese, and two eggs, topped off with hollandaise sauce).

The Buttered Tin

This Lowertown newcomer serves up scratch breakfast every day until 3 p.m. Stop in, take a seat and order the fried egg sandwich, topped with white cheddar, bacon, tomato, onion, and mayo on toasted bread. The banana foster French toast is another great option, served with rum-flamed bananas, maple pecans, and fresh whipped cream.

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