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Lake Cafe

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2100 Arrowwood Ln NW, Arrowwood Conference Center, Alexandria, MN 56308-9063
+1 320-759-5000
06:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Sun - Thu 06:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

we had a group of 13 adults and arrived at 7:30 PM they had a buffet option which I had and the food was all cold and the salad was warm. I should have known better at that time of night. The prices are definitely resort prices and not cheap, especially considering the size of the portions which for the... More 

Thank TravelerRodUSA
Alexandria, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The food, the atmosphere and the staff made our FABULOUS Sunday Brunch family Birthday celebration one to remember!!!! Thank you so much to the staff especially our waiter, Joe and to Jim Chan!! We will be back very soon!!!!!

Thank carollynnkelly
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

The food was poor quality and unhealthy. There are several good restaurants in town; worth the drive.

Thank erinvarina
Maplewood, Minnesota
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Lake Cafe is at the Arrowwood Resort on Lake Darling. We dined here the night before a meeting. The service was friendly and the food was OK but not quite great. I had a walleye sandwich and didn't each the bread but the fish was good.

Thank Dan43292
Red Wing, Minnesota
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We have been here before and every year we have had the same waitress (Trina) for breakfast and lunch. She is always happy full of smiles. She remembers the group that comes and what they like and want. She goes out of her way to make is a pleasant expiereince for the group.

Thank William S
Woodbury, Minnesota
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99 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was quiet for 6:00 on a Saturday night. That should have been a sign..... In retrospect, we should have dined at the outdoor bar and grill. Business was hopping outside. We wanted to sit outside. Limited outdoor seating. It was a bit of a production to get it set up. But we kinda had to do it ourselves. Waiter... More 

Thank Doug B
Woodbury, Minnesota
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

We ate there twice while staying at the resort. The second night there was a buffet with ribs and chicken wings. It came with a salad bar, which I had been craving after eating out too much. The buffet had lots of desserts, which made the kids happy. The first night we ordered off the menu, and the food was... More 

Thank LovingNewAdventures
McVille, North Dakota
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We had a large group in for Sunday brunch including a large amount of young children. Huge selection of food for everyone. The prime rib was superb. No one in our group left hungry and all the kids found something they enjoyed

Thank Klefstad73
Glencoe, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2016

My husband had a seminar, I had lunch alone. Soup and salad, both very very good, waiter was very friendly and checked my table often if I needed anything.

Thank lkrueger2
Alexandria, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2016

We had Sunday brunch at the Lake Cafe. Food was great (prime rib was superb). Our server, Trina, went out of her way to make it a pleasant experience.

Thank Tri-Lake

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 Arrowwood Ln NW, Arrowwood Conference Center, Alexandria, MN 56308-9063
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 320-759-5000
Relax and enjoy one of the many dining specialties featured daily, while overlooking the outdoor pool, Deck Bar & Grill and beautiful Lake Darling. Tuesday night enjoy build your own burger bar served from 5pm to 9pm. Friday all you can eat build your own Pasta or Stir Fry Bar served from 5pm to 10pm. Sunday Brunch featuring Chef Carved Prime Rib and made to order Omelet Station. Also featuring build your own Bloody Mary Bar. Served from 10am to 2pm.

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