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Northwoods Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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903 3rd Ave E, Alexandria, MN 56308-1601
05:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 14:00
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Alexandria, Minnesota
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Morning Breakfast is the crowds favorite. Maybe a bit noisy with a full house but not so you cannot carry forth your own visiting. The food is terrific and the coffee never ends, as the waitress(s) will always refill the cup.

Thank BouncySonnyMac
Chanhassen, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This little family style cafe is a hidden gem! We were greeted by a friendly server and everything you could ask for on the menu.. omelets, steak and eggs and the kids favorites.. chocolate chip pancakes! Huge portions, delivered quickly (great service!) and low prices - served with a smile! The Dads and I will be back for sure!

Thank mjmiller0715
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This small café serves good breakfast and lunch. Service is prompt and prices are reasonable. The dining area is small and open, so it can be noisy.

Thank SJS201158
Alexandria, Minnesota
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast in Alexandria. Excellent portions and great taste! Service is great. Might be hard to find a seat right away because it is busy. Definitely recommend

Thank Scot U
1 review
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Quick eat but good home cooked breakfast. A smaller location so seating is a little limited but worth a stop and try the food!! Big menu, lots of choices

Thank Amber M
1 review
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The food was delish. We had lunch and breakfast during our visit and all was so good!! Definitely worth a stop! The service was exceptional!!

Thank Lisa N
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Hungry for a man size breakfast ? There's no better place in town. Large portions, sure to fill you up, plus it's absolutely delicious!

Thank Mammagail
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a family favorite on Saturday or Sunday. It's a classic small town diner. Their breakfasts are awesome. My favorite are their egg dishes. They are awesome. Service is always great and quick and prices are low. Enjoy!

Thank Bill F
Mankato, Minnesota
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This place is great for breakfast. So many choices at reasonable prices. Not alot of seating - you may have to wait for a table at peak times.

Thank Becky134
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Good find in Alexandria. Love the breakfast all day. Huge pancakes. Would have been 5 stars if there was real maple syrup. Cash only!

Thank LeahoftheLakes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 3rd Ave E, Alexandria, MN 56308-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Alexandria

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?