Cornerstone Cafe & Catering Co.

Cornerstone Café is a medium sized restaurant welcoming a wide variety of customers.  We have been in business for 15 years and have established ourselves as a popular, local favorite place to eat and enjoy a glass of wine, beer or a favorite cocktail.

Our menu is scratch-made and includes comforts foods such as our Hot Beef Sandwich, Shepherd's Pie or Garlic Butter Steak, Pastas like our Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Hot sandwiches which include our best-selling Caraway Reuben as well as Burgers, Salad, Wrap and Deli Sandwiches.

We are open with a full breakfast menu on Friday's, Saturday's and Sunday's.

Many people come to Cornerstone for our Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup which was voted #1 in the State on the "Best of Minnesota" feature on WCCO-TV!

Our scratch-made pies, cakes, puddings and dessert jars earn rave reviews from our customers and have been voted #1 five years in a row by the Monticello Times/Great River News Readers Choice Awards.

We also feature an awesome Bloody Mary, a 21 bottle wine list, tap & bottled beers and cocktails.

Cornerstone Café is locally owned and operated, employs 27+ people and has the best customers anyone could ask to have.

We are located in the 2nd oldest building in the historic Downtown Monticello area one short block from the banks of the Mississippi.  We frequently have water travelers stop in who are making the long trek down the Mississippi.

All of us at Cornestone have a passion for what we do!




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Latitude: 45.305927 Longitude: -93.795577 Elevation: 925 ft
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Hours Open

Monday - Thursday: 10:30 am - 9 pm, Friday & Saturday: 7 am - 9 pm, Sunday 7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Price Style for this Establishment

Menu items range from $7-15.

Family and Kid-Friendly Dining Notes

We do not have a lot of large party seating, but do the best we can to accommodate.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Cornerstone Café & Catering Co. was created and is owned by Sue & Craig Swiecichowski since 2001.  The owners reside in Monticello as well.

Accessibility Notes

We do have a portable wheel chair ramp that makes us handicap accessible.

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