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Bugaboo Bay

2800 North Nokomis, Alexandria, MN 56308-8674
+1 320-846-1122
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“hummus” (2 reviews)
“wraps” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Caribbean
$$ - $$$
2800 North Nokomis, Alexandria, MN 56308-8674
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Stopped at Bug a boo after a boat ride and had the coconut shrimp salad and the chicken wrap. Both were tasty. Perfect spot to enjoy The lakes area!

Thank DRRReview
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Ok cabin people! Stop in and enjoy cocktails inside or on their awesome patio! Reminds me of a vacation spot in Mexico! Great food and big portions!! Sunfish, walleye, burgers, Italian, vegan, everything!!!!! Or watch a game and chill with a drink! This place needs...More

Thank SnoopiMN
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

It's too bad. I have been here before which is why I brought my fiancé. I will start with a positive... they are dog friendly on the deck! And now for the reality check. Hostess... DUH! She could not seat us because the wait staff...More

1  Thank Elmo3566
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We are so glad Bugaboo is open for the 2017 Summer season, it is one of our favorite places. They have a new item on the menu, humus with pita chips. The humus is some of the best i have had. Location of the beach...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We took a day trip on July 3rd to go here for a meal. We knew it would be busy so purposely planned to arrive between lunch and dinner. We drove over 2 hours to get there, and arrived close to 2:00 p.m. We immediately...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

For a nice summer afternoon, you really can't beat an outdoor patio with a view of a lake. Read mixed reviews about this place but I will say our waitress, Brittany, was spot on and our food was amazingly good. I had the coconut chicken...More

Thank Melinda S
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Had a large party of 14. Handled well and all were served at the same time, not an easy task. Pleasant service and various items from the menu seemed to please all concerned. Had the turkey burger on cranberry bread and it was really good....More

Thank Perry R
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My wife and I were out on the chain and wanted a bite to eat, but did not want to be inside. Stopped by Bugaboo Bay, great choice! We had the nachos appetizer. Jalapenos were good, meat was tender, portions were too much for the...More

Thank Greg N
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view of the lake but the food is not good...dry and tasteless chicken; wilted lettuce; even a hamburger is just okay.

Thank ACT63
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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