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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 21 June 2021 via mobile

Atmosphere was very nice and food was great! Some of our party had breakfast dishes and some had lunch. Everything tasted great. Mimosas were wonderful as well. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 27 February 2020 via mobile

We had a nice family dinner with an out of town relative. Alexander's is a great place to have a meal with family because it is a large restaurant, they have good service and a large varied menu. They serve warm loaves of bread before...dinner which is nice. I had the French onion soup which was baked in a crock with bread and cheese on top. I also had a chicken salad sandwich which was served on toasted white bread. My wife had the soup and a tuna salad sandwich which she said was good. My sister in law had pasta alfredo with chicken in it that looked very good. My son had a fish sandwich that he always gets when he goes there because he likes it so much. All in all it was a great meal plus we brought home slices of pie for dessert.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 26 February 2020 via mobile

I was staying at the Courtyard Marriott behind the hotel and came here for dinner with friends. Being gluten-free I don’t often see gluten-free pancakes as an option, so I went for breakfast for dinner: gluten-free pancakes, scrambled eggs, well done bacon... and Woodford Reserve...Bourbon (it was dinner time after all). The pancakes came and it was 4, huge pancakes! They were light and fluffy and delicious. Service was friendly and my friends enjoyed their dinners as well.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 23 February 2020 via mobile

Excellent spot for breakfast. Pancakes were great. Great service. Great location. Tea selection made breakfast unique

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 17 February 2020

The food, as always, was excellent. They have a Couple's Special on Valentines Day that is incredible. You get an appetizer to share. We had the shrimp, which was great, then two Entrees of your choice and a dessert. If you wanted two glasses of...wine you could add that for an extra $10.00. Great food. We really enjoyed it, as we always do.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2020

wonderful all time family restaurant. very professional, knowledgeable servers. Terrific large breakfast, their breakfast potatoes delish with all meals. Miss going there since we moved but do enjoy stopping there when in town.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 6 February 2020 via mobile

Ever feel like breakfast for dinner? Alexander’s Cafe is the place. Plenary of seating. Semi-quiet ambiance. Service was mediocre (first coffee was cold). Food is outstanding. Order the Butcher Block Skillet - awesome.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 5 February 2020

I traveled to the Elgin area for work this week and as per my usual habit, I wanted to try a local place. I ended up having both dinner last night and breakfast this morning at Alexander's and I could not have been more pleased....The beef stroganoff was excellent and the breakfast special (a 2-egg cheese omelette, hash browns, and pancakes with a wonderful cinnamon butter and syrup!) for just $6.99 was unbelievable. Likewise, the service was amazing as well. I'll definitely be back!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

We were there for lunch, the place was hopping. Nice place, service was prompt and accurate. Food was very good and hot when served. The only real negative was the iced tea, tasted bad like a brewer that needed to be cleaned. Our server on...the other hand happily replaced with other soft drinks.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 13 December 2019

Stopped here for dessert for my husbands birthday. Cherry pie was mile high with gelatin and a couple cherries. Looked like cranberry sauce out and of the can. Sent it back!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Yes, Alexanders Cafe offers takeaway services.

Alexanders Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4