Open for Dine-In and Takeout
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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

To-Go Orders*

1) Order by phone 952-808-0500

2) Pay with a credit card & pick up your order at the front host stand when you arrive!

*To go orders are subject to availability. Orders will not be accepted during high volume periods in the Café.


Restaurant Hours

Burnsville's Downtown Cafe

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


Current Hours

Monday 7am - 3pm

Tuesday - Saturday 7am - 8pm

Sunday 7am - 3pm


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.”


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