Ideal Diner

1314 Central Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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This claustrophobic and friendly diner is perfect for intimatechats and coffee drinking marathons. Fuel up with hash browns andeggs and sling gossip with the best of them.

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  • Ideal Diner officially re-opened, Social House expands
    July 22 at 12:58 p.m. by Emily Weiss

    Late this morning, owner Kim Robinson confirmed that the Ideal Diner on Central Avenue has officially re-opened for business following a months-long hiatus.Robinson, a longtime server at the diner, bought the restaurant from Kevin K...

  • Ideal Diner remodeling and (hopefully) re-opening
    May 24 at 1:14 p.m. by Emily Weiss

    When news broke in April that Ideal Diner, a Northeast Minneapolis landmark and breakfast institution, had closed, the most common response from local diners was a regretful, "I always meant to stop in there." Well folks, in a few m...

  • Ideal Diner in Northeast: Closed
    April 26 at 1:18 p.m. by Joy Summers

    Sad news for fans of crispy hash browns: The Ideal Diner, which had originally closed under the guise of vacation, now looks to be taking a permanent vacation under owner Kevin Kelzenberg, who has run the tiny spot for 32 years. In ...

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