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Bugaboo Bay

2800 North Nokomis, Alexandria, MN 56308-8674
+1 320-846-1122
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good34%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
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Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
2800 North Nokomis, Alexandria, MN 56308-8674
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were in the restaurant for about 10 minutes. Huge place with a lot of empty tables, 3:00 on a Saturday. We finally chose a table in the bar, watched one waitress run frantically wile the bartender was more interested in checking out her register....More

Thank stevenbI3138ZL
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautiful lakeside restaurant , however there's a busy road between the lake and business. Featuring a nice bar, good sized dining room and large outside seating , it is a tourist hot spot. The food ,to me, is just average . I do find the...More

Thank stephen b
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very quaint local restaurant. We were told music would start at 4pm. We ended up leaving an hour later without the music. Service was slow, but we did stop with a bus load of 17 individuals, and we offered to eat and drink on the...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Good food, good atmosphere. Right on the lake! Had the nachos and they were amazing! They had a few bees around, but not a nuisance!

Thank sarahf2383
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We visited at dinner time on a Thursday. It was not particularly busy and we sat by the garage door where we could see out with the lake making a beautiful view. Our server was very friendly and checked on us regularly. We were a...More

Thank Betti M
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This place could be great. It has such a nice ambiance and location. Unfortunately the food is very average and the service is so below average. I have been here a half dozen times when I'm on the lake because I really want to like...More

Thank pmjennissen
Reviewed 29 July 2016

So many of the menu items at this restaurant are extremely greasy, particularly the sandwiches and hamburgers.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This place is hit or miss. We have a summer cabin in Alex and go here often as you can pull in on a boat! Mostly satisfied with food and service, but we have had some not-so good times here. Great outdoor atmosphere. Lovely interior....More

Thank dan B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had great salads, wraps, and walleye sandwich. Hubby had Cajun pasta that he loves! Such a casual atmosphere and yummy food! My daughter works here and recommends anything on the menu!

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Service was exceptionally slow on a Thursday, cloudy night at 8p. Food delivered luke warm, not what we ordered,I told the very inexperienced waitress, but she just said that it usually did not happen. The food was barely average. There is a lake across the...More

Thank Jodi S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 North Nokomis, Alexandria, MN 56308-8674
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 320-846-1122
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