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Depot Express

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104 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1455
+1 320-763-7712
08:00 - 01:00
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North Dakota
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It is a forgettable restaurant with a dark atmosphere, not a great wait staff, and very plain salad bar. Our popovers were burnt and inedible. The garlic mashed potatoes should not have been drenched in butter. The one thing that set out was the huge, juicy piece of prime rib. I would go back if craving prime rib. They are... More 

Thank meegatravels
Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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172 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My husband had a bacon cheeseburger pizza that was pretty tasty. It had interesting mustard with ketchup flavor for sauce. The hamburger was over-cooked and you couldn't taste the bacon at all but overall it was better than average. My husband said he would order it again. I had a chef salad that was just what I expected. I was... More 

1 Thank savytraverlor43323
Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We were waiting for an hour and 45 minutes and still haven't gotten our food. I understand it was busy yet we were starving. So we paid for our drinks and told them to cancle our food order. :(

Thank sb373311
Level Contributor
18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

6 of us went to dinner. 3 had the steak special ok, but medium rare was more like medium well. 2 had fried chicken that was so dry they didn't finish. One pizza cooked to long. Waitress was prompt and served us.

Thank James D
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

Historical building, okay food. Fried chicken was good. Club sandwich was huge. Most of us had salad bar which was decent but nothing special.

Thank LeahoftheLakes
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Depot was "ok" at best. Service was average. Dined with my wife and 2 kids. Three of our meals came out, while my son waited 20 minutes longer for his (ordered a 7" cheese pizza). I had a disappointing Prime Rib. Ordered medium rare, came out medium. It was either a bad cut of prime, or they cooked it too... More 

Thank 842glena
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

My husband and I spent the weekend in Alexandria with our two dogs. We are fans of eating outside in view of water and found surprisingly few options in Alex - especially when you added the complication of dogs. But the team at the Depot were accommodating, allowing us to keep our dogs next to us as long as they... More 

Thank MinnetonkaSunshine
Lowry, Minnesota
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

My husband and I eat here almost every Sunday. Great food, friendly service, nice view. Indoor and outdoor seating, great pizza, nice family place.

Thank Kristin S
Alexandria, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

My Husband and I come here at least once a week. It is our favorite restaurant! We love to sit out on the patio and enjoy the view with our meal. The food is always great and our favorite waitress is the best!

Thank BeckyLynn2472
Alexandria, Minnesota
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We used to go this restaurant fairly often about ten years or so ago. We particularly liked dining on the outside patio in the summertime, especially after a ride on the Central Lakes Trail. It's just not what it used to be. Bees have always been a problem with the outdoor patio at this restaurant. They seem to be worse... More 

Thank Michael D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1455
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 320-763-7712

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