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Northwoods Cafe

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903 3rd Ave E, Alexandria, MN 56308-1601
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05:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 14:00
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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

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Thank mjmiller0715
ALEXANDRIA
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87 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank SJS201158
Alexandria, Minnesota
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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

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Thank Scot U
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5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Thank Amber M
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!!

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Thank Lisa N
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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!

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Thank Mammagail
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Bill F
Mankato, Minnesota
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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.

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Thank Becky134
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank LeahoftheLakes
Alexandria, Minnesota
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We eat at Northwoods often. Dine in or carry out these people do a fantastic job! Service is beyond top shelf every time! The food is a super value too!

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Thank Pauljameskruchten

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
05:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 14:00
Thursday
05:00 - 14:00
Friday
05:00 - 14:00
Saturday
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?