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Northwoods Cafe

903 3rd Ave E, Alexandria, MN 56308-1601
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Diner
903 3rd Ave E, Alexandria, MN 56308-1601
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Had breakfast, and lunch here a number of times. Most recent breakfast was last weekend. Northwoods food is consistently good. The atmosphere is almost cliche' small town greasy spoon. You walk in and recognize 3/4 of the people there. Half of them greet you by...More

Thank Greg N
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for fantastic food and the best serving staff in the state of Minnesota then you need to come to Northwoods. The omelettes are definitely the best and filled with lots of fillings. Annita,Kari, McKenzie,and Char will absolutely take the best care...More

Thank BigOle
Reviewed 6 December 2017

First visit here while in Alexandria, great family diner. 2 state troopers cars parked outside so must be a good place to eat. They swopped the normal pancakes for potato ones for my lady-friend, no problem at all for them. Very nice diner, good service,...More

Thank john461212
Reviewed 7 November 2017

If we are going out for breakfast in this area, this is the place. Exploding bear omelet... nummys in my tummys :) Also great waffles.

Thank JMD1958
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We eat at the Northwoods fairly often. There is sometimes a short wait but it moves quickly. GREAT service -- exactly what you'd expect from a small-town café ... the coffee keeps coming, the food is hot and tasty, the pancakes, eggs and hashbrowns are...More

Thank Nebraskatraveler
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Our usual breakfast spot, 'Jan's Place,' was closed on Labor Day, so we stopped at Northwoods Cafe. Scrambled eggs, hashbrowns and corned beef hash were perfectly cooked. Service was friendly. I'd give the place 5-stars if the coffee were stronger. This is a popular restaurant...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had breakfast at Northwoods twice and were not disappointed! The food is excellent. Good basic breakfast with lots of options: omelettes, gooey caramel rolls, biscuits and gravy, eggs, bacon - what more could you ask for? The service is super fast, staff friendly and...More

Thank baba51
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Have been to Northwoods many times and they never fail to deliver on their breakfasts. Had two eggs, toast and bacon three weekends in a row! Service is always top notch!

Thank DRRReview
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The food is great, but it only takes cash. Food is at a good price. Around $7 per item. The service was good, even tho they forgot things a few times, but they were busy. Location is kind of sketchy though.

Thank Luke P
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Came to Alexandria with my fiancé for a funeral and found this gem. Great and fast service and food. They serve breakfast until they close at 2pm and only accept cash at this time.

Thank Derikk T
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Derikk T
5 May 2017|
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Response from mjmiller0715 | Reviewed this property |
I think breakfast is always available but check the hours, I think they close at 2pm, then open back up for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 3rd Ave E, Alexandria, MN 56308-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Alexandria
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