Burnsville's Downtown Café

Learn about our humble beginnings...

The story of Jensen’s Café began in the post-depression era in rural Fremont, Nebraska. Alvin Jensen lived in Fremont and operated a small gas station along Broad Street until taking over the Café across the street. Little did he know how long – and far – this little restaurant would go.

Al Jensen ran the Café in Fremont for over 30 years. They prided themselves on their homemade soup and other home-style delights. And every five years, in honor of their Danish heritage, customers received free aebleskiever (Danish doughnuts). Their recipe for success seems simple “…hire the best people … tell ‘em to buy the best products they can get and cook it the best way they know how … give people the best service you can … and the money takes care of itself.”

Restaurant Hours

Burnsville's Downtown Cafe

Jensen’s Café is located at 12750 Nicollet Avenue South, Burnsville, Minnesota 55337


Sun, Mon, Tues

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Wed, Thurs

7:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday & Saturday

7:00 am - 9:00 pm


The Cafe Bar

Now Open!

Jensen's Cafe has expanded! Introducing The Cafe Bar. Signature Bloody Mary's, craft brews, and a happy hour not to be missed!

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