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Depot Express

104 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1455
+1 320-763-7712
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good28%
  • Average32%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“popovers” (8 reviews)
“honey butter” (3 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
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104 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1455
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought I'd step out of the box by ordering a nice broiled walleye dinner instead of pizza. MISTAKE! It was terrible and the wild rice under it tasted OLD. Off or bland flavors all together. At a table of 6, the only thing that...More

Thank Alicia J
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The railroad depot restaurant sits across from a lovely little lake and the view is nice. I was a little disappointed that there was little inside to remind us of the Depot's original function. We came about 1 p.m. and ordered a large thin crust...More

Thank Dolly3261
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Great food and a nice variety. You can eat inside or out. They have some fun displays and the staff are very friendly.

Thank Scottwalt529
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We went to the depot last monday for the pizza special. It was crowded. It took a few minutes to get seated but after we sat down we didn't see a server for at least 15 minutes. When she gave us menus she told us...More

Thank Silkey51
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

When I read about this place I couldn't wait to visit. Who can say no to award winning pizza in an old train station? First, the advertised hours are misleading. They claim to open at 8, but that's just the bar. The restaurant part isn't...More

Thank d4rkn16ht2
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We were looking forward to dinner at the Depot Express because of the view of the lake. Depot Express was not express service. We waited to be seated on the porch and when finally seated we waited, waited and waited. Several servers walked by but...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch today and had their lunch special which was a beef and cheddar sandwich with side. The beef was more like prime rib, very good. The cheddar could have been improved if it were a slice of cheddar cheese but it was...More

Thank DoxieLover49
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We ate on a Friday night when they have the all you can eat fish meal. They have a wonderful salad bar that gave many choices to add to the baked potato. I had a steak with baked potato and the house specialty, a popover...More

Thank Betti M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My wife and I stopped here for lunch. We had great view of the lake and the old rustic depot atmosphere was very nice. The menu was reasonably priced and the service was very good, but the food was hardly worth eating. If I ever...More

Thank Sergeant56
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Alexandria and used to LOVE the depot! I recently moved back to the area and was excited to go back, but was quickly disappointed. The service was great, but the food was horrible! Popovers were over cooked and cold. My wild...More

Thank Sara55303
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Joyce S
22 September 2016|
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Response from Kristin S | Reviewed this property |
if you call in advance they can do that for you. they have an outdoor patio area and an upstairs.
ReNae N
25 February 2016|
Response from 845katym | Reviewed this property |
You would have to contact the Depot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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