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About Jensen's Cafe

Jensen's Cafe serves Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner seven days a week. Our specialties include: Fresh squeezed orange juice, baked omelets, thick cut bacon, Club Sandwiches, Meatloaf, and many more. We open daily at 7 a.m. Join us soon for a hot cup of coffee!

12750 Nicollet Ave South
Burnsville, MN 55337
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Dining Style:
Home Style

Cuisines:
American, Breakfast, Café

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 7:00am - 11:00am; Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Dinner: 11:00am - 8:00pm

Cross Street:
Burnsville Parkway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(952) 808-0500

Website:
http://www.jensenscafe.com/

Catering:
We will deliver a minimum of 10 lunches in the Burnsville area Monday through Friday.

Parking Details:
A large Park and Ride lot is located next to the 3 story office building we reside in.

Executive Chef:
Brian Hehr

Private Party Facilities:
A small room that seats between 8 and 14 guests is available daily.

Private Party Contact:
Brian Hehr: (952) 808-0500

Additional:
Banquet, Cafe, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room

Jensen's Cafe Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

4.5

ambience

3.9

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

89% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (3)
Comfort Food (2)
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Disabled Access (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Classic Supper Club menu and ambiance. Food and service were excellent. Our family occasions had been celebrated at a better known restaurant for several years, but the service and experience seemed to be on a long decline. Jensen's will be our new choice for birthdays, anniversaries, etc.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 14, 2017

This is a great "go-to" spot. Always guaranteed a great meal with great service. I love their breakfast no matter the time of day, and the syrup is the best! Love this place!

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Jensen's is always great. Large portions. Covered ramp parking available.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 14, 2017

Dance Recital

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 14, 2017

Very accommodating, i.e., honored my request for a smaller oz. size hamburger. Welcoming reception.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 10, 2017

Nice light dinner. More like a diner. Nothing special. Simple and quiet.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 18, 2017

Great food wonderful staff.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 13, 2016

Our server was not attentive. Food was mediocre. We had to ask for hot water for our tea, received the wrong sandwich.
Not even close to what was ordered. Salads had the wrong dressing.
Never going back.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 3, 2016

Had a nice dinner before a show at the nearby Ames Center. Having a reservation was fortunate--there was a 30 minute wait for a table otherwise. Great food and service. We will be back!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 3, 2016

Difficult and very limited parking options with anyone needing a handicapped spot. Food was nothing special .

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 12, 2016

Always a delight to come here for a great meal. Very friendly staff.

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 4, 2016

Our food was very good, and the server was top notchnotch.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 3, 2016

Wine is no longer available. Reuben sandwich was bland. Chicken enchilada was without flavor despite lots of sauce. Requested salsa but what we got was not really salsa.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 17, 2016

We enjoyed our meals very much. I've had the tuna melt and I've had the walleye dinner - both very good. We have gone for dinner more than breakfast or lunch and have had good service each time.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 4, 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a nice, quiet Friday night dinner. Both of our meals were very good and our service was excellent. It was refreshing to be able to have a conversation without loud background noise interfering.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 22, 2015

We took our 13 year old granddaughter out for dinner before a show at Ames Center.
She had her tonsils out 8 days prior and only had jello, applesauce and icecream since the surgery. She ordered the Swedish pancakes and was so happy that she could eat something solid and that they tasted so wonderful. She even googled the recipe and wants to make them at home. Waitress was friendly and nice. Great food. We live in Plymouth but we will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 17, 2015

Our server was very helpful and didn't bother us every five minutes. We came in for a quiet evening to celebrate our anniversary. Food was good and the price was spot on.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 20, 2015

The food and service was amazing! Excellent as always!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 5, 2015

Fine place for friends from Stillwater, Jordan and St Paul to meet up. Round table for six was excellent size for conversation. Broad but not overwhelming menu had something for everyone.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 19, 2015

The food was good, the service was very good. I was a bit surprised to find out that they did not have a beer and wine license. But it was an enjoyable place to eat.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on April 30, 2015

Great place to eat. Big portions and great food. The only negative would be the parking.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on March 28, 2015

We were in need of good food, in rather short order, due to a dance competition. There were unique items on the menu and quite a variety of choices. You could get anything from breakfast to dinner. We all enjoyed the food and our waitress was kind and accommodating. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 21, 2015

Jensen's is a great place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Really good service, too. Thank You, Jensen's cafe!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 19, 2015

We had excellent service for our large group at lunch the other day. Good food. Very busy, so call ahead!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 22, 2015

Made reservations and noted it was my Moms 84th birthday. She arrived first and was told she gets a free ice cream sundae. When we placed our order I asked for soup before my sandwich. My soup came before sandwich but was only half done when our food came. I had ordered Fajita Chicken sandwich without the chipotle mayo. It came with it on. Our server never stopped to ask how our meal was to mention it. Had to flag down a busboy for water. Server was anxious about a asking if we needed a box for leftovers thou. She stopped by with check and we mentioned it Mom's birthday and said yes she gets a free ice cream sundae and quickly turned to get it. She left so quick not even asking the rest of us if we wanted dessert, which we were thinking about too. The restaurant did not seem busy or maybe understaffed but very poor service. The food was very good thou.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 15, 2014

It feels like an old time neighborhood café. The food was good but really nothing like the other restaurant they own. The quality was fine but lacked creativity. I eat out so much I like me food to reel me in. The server was very personable.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 7, 2014

Had the special - chicken Marsala. Great flavor, but a bit salty. Good service and friendly people.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 4, 2014

The evening manager canceled our reservation because we were 15 minutes late for a 6:15 dinner. The restaurant had numerous and available open tables. He was not able to reward me my 100 points for the reservation and suggested I make a second "fake" reservation and he'd take care of it. Open table reservations would not work after the cancelation so I called manager. He was not helpful!!! I finally went through the OpenTable website and was helped immediately and rewarded the 100 points.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 16, 2014

We've been many times. The service was outstanding and the food was generally good. But a couple things were disappointing. First, the patio wasn't open. Summer evenings in Minnesota are supposed to be spent on the patio! Second, they no longer have wine and beer. Huh? And finally, they serve cafe potatoes with most meals. It's one of their signature items. But they were way overlooked and tasted as if they'd been frozen (and absorbing favors from the freezer) then reheated. And reheated. And reheated. All our entrees were done beautifully and our server was as nice and attentive as could be. We'll be back for breakfast or lunch. But not for dinner. Remember that whole wine/beer/patio thing?

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 25, 2014

This was my second visit and both were great. I would definitely recommend Jensen's and will absolutely return myself.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 25, 2014

Fantastic breakfast menu & it's served all day. Broad lunch & dinner menu. Great walleye.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 24, 2014

we sat on the patio and had a nice evening, all of our orders were hot, correct, delicious

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 21, 2014

Can't get enough of their big slices of French toast, homemade maple and butter syrup, freshly whipped cream, mashed potatoes made with cream and their walleye is out of this world!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on April 12, 2014

We have ate at Jensens may times for breakfast, this was the first time for supper. I have to say I was not impressed at all with supper. I ordered the turkey dinner, the turkey was super dry!!! The rest of the meal with it was okay. My wife ordered the special, it was some kind of fiesta noodle dish. She said that there was no taste to the white sauce, she thought there would of been some zing. It was just a white thick cream. Next time we will only order breakfast.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 28, 2014

As my husband and I get older we appreciate a quiet setting more and more so that you can actually have a conversation with each other. This restaurant was really well suited for that. I had the Cajun Breakfast - really yummy, the only slight ding was that there were a lot of onions, and big chunks of them. Fortunately I could easily pick them off since I don't mind the flavor I just don't need to be consuming an entire onion in one meal. My husband had the stuffed french toast which seems to be a popular item. He liked them, though I would say for a whole meal it would be quite sweet. We went in the evening, so we didn't have to deal with the weekend breakfast/brunch crowd. No waiting on a Friday evening!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 25, 2014

First time diner, found Jensen's a delightful surprise. We went for "breakfast at dinner", and it was not crowded. Easy parking in the adjacent ramp (lot is a little small). The waitress was friendly and helpful with suggestions, but not overly intrusive. Really delightful. The food was excellent: eggs perfectly cooked "over medium", pancakes & French toast to die for, and I recommend springing for the cheesy hashbrowns (well worth an extra $1!).
The ambience was pleasant as well: comfortable clean upscale diner.

New favorite local spot!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 15, 2014

We had the parmesan walleye and strawberry feta salad and the food was excellent. Even the vegetable medley was freshly cooked and still a bit crisp. The senior serving of walleye was more than enough and I took a "doggy bag" home with me. The waitress was attentive in just the right doses and it was overall a wonderful experience. We would definitely try it again. The only issue I had was that the waitress didn't ask if we wanted desert.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 14, 2014

Consequently, food and drink are separate and the cost becomes outrageous

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 14, 2014

I loved my sandwich! Very tasty!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 28, 2014

Thank you! I would prefer Coke products instead of Pepsi. I drank water.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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