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“Great food and service”

Doolittles Woodfire Grill
Ranked #2 of 73 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$22
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Featuring woodfired rotisserie cooking, Doolittles Woodfire Grill is an experience that delights all of your senses! The woodfired rotisserie grills meat over an open flame for a savory wood roasted flavor. The rotation of the rotisserie creates self basting and slow roasting skewers resulting in juicy and succulent meats such as Spit-Roasted Chicken, and Smoked Hanger Steak with Horseradish-Whipped Potatoes and Red Wine Reduction. Doolittles boasts over 60 wines by the bottle and 30 selections by the glass. Gluten Free & Vegetarian menus available. Warm, relaxing atmosphere...come as you are!
Rochester, MN
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great food and service”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Doolittle's has a great menu for grown-ups and kids. The chicken is delicious with yummy vegetables and mashed potatoes.

Visited July 2014
Thank kagardner
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English first
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent all around”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

My first visit to Doolittle's and I can't wait to return! Nice atmosphere, fabulous server, and great food. The restaurant was clean and comfortable; the server was very knowledgeable and personable, and the food was delicious.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank cmg4
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San Francisco, California
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Best All-Around Place for Dinner, Lunch in Alexandria, MN”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Have been here many times while visiting Alexandria over the years. Doolittle's has consistently been very good in menu offerings, atmosphere and service. The salads (both sides and entrees) are the best overall -- varied and imaginative, but also have enjoyed everything else from pastas to meat dishes. Any dish involving some of their rotisserie chicken is a win-win! Also nice is the choice at dinner to order a lunch-sized or dinner-sized meal...lunch sized is very generous. I don't even know anyone who could finish the dinner size at one seating, but would make for good take-home, I guess.

The bar is always lively (you can dine in there, too), with plenty of screens to watch the current game; the cocktail making is generally very good, with an okay wine list and plenty of beer choices. The dining areas offer a quieter scene in which to enjoy your meal (always lots of families on through to senior citizens).

This is one place where it can really help to fill out the comment card that comes with your bill. On the one lone occasion where our meals weren't up to the usual standard, I had a very pleasant and surprisingly response from Doolittle's that made me more than happy to return and try again. Worth noting.

By far your best choice for lunch or dinner in Alexandria, reasonable prices, easy access, very pleasant experience.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Jo B
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Comfortable and delicious”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

While traveling this is always a great stop. Nice atmosphere, wonderful selection of beer and wine, and the menu and specials always has something for everyone. The staff were very accommodating and changed the TV channel to the Stanley Cup for us. Quick service, and the fettucine, shrimp and asparagus special was absolutely delicious. My husband had the parmesan crusted walleye and said it was good, too.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank cellmuus
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Evansville, Minnesota
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great for special occasions!”
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Been eating here for special occasions for years. Sometimes is hit and miss for service - we have had times with long wait times, etc -- but it definitely isn't the norm.

Price wise they are on the higher side in town, but not outrageous.

Food is good, but never 'outstanding'.

We still stop in and eat for anniversaries - still good to make the visit - just not a regular stop for us!

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Brian P
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