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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
LA FERME is a Chef-Owned, casual restaurant, in downtown Alexandria, MN. Chef Matthew supports local farmers & producers with creative, seasonal menus, and accommodates dietary restrictions; including gluten, vegan, dairy, shellfish, etc. We serve craft beer & have an extensive wine selection by the glass, bottle, and our Chef's Reserve. We host monthly Multi-Course events, and have a "Chef's Table" for your special events. LA FERME was voted the "Best Romantic Dinner" in the state of Minnesota and is open for lunch and dinner.
$10 - $25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
American, Seafood, Contemporary, International
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Cuban EVER!! Trust me!! Parking can be a hassle being in the downtown area of Alexandria. But there is parking in the back and a back entry. Enjoy eating in the "vault"- this used to be an old bank, the floor is covered in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a special, chef owned restaurant and I have enjoyed eating here at least a dozen times. And then again, it is hit or miss. We were there the other night and my friend ordered the lamb and it’s not what he expected it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank minnesotajul
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Mathew is an amazing chef, with such attention to detail. It's such a treat having this restaurant in our small town Alexandria, when normally this quality of a restaurant is in a metro area. I've never had a meal I didn't love. My favorite lunch...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lisahD4463VR
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Stopped in for lunch with a friend and was unsure what to expect. It is a sit-down restaurant with charm that you place a counter order at. The food was excellent. I had the Bizzo Burger which was both priced well and prepared to perfection....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Love this place for lunch. The Cuban sandwich is my favorite. I have had them at other restaurants but none even come close. Cookies are also awesome!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Linda R
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Meet friends for lunch. Interesting set up in downtown space. Walked in and was greeted by the hostess. She explained the set up that she would take our order then call your name to pick up your food. So found a table and waited for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank terrya131
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Good food, friendly service and reasonably priced. All the above is a good measure of a fine establishment. I had the Korean sandwich for lunch and probably would not have the kimchi that was part of the blend. The vegetable soup was tasty and service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 1001vis
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

My husband I celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary last night, and oh what a night. Made reservations to be seated in what they call the vault private room. Honestly our expectations weren’t all that high. We had their five course meal prepared by an amazing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Mammagail
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I had a lunch meeting here and it was wonderful. We were able to reserve a side room with a big farm table for us all to gather around. Great food- salads, sandwiches, soup

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank explore2
TDJ10, Owner at LA FERME, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for joining us for lunch. We appreciate your support and are happy you enjoyed the food & private room for your meeting.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We are locals in this Summer tourist town and this was our first visit at this place. Food was good, I would have to try one of their other meals to give a better review. Price was higher than I expected. With the tip it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank chufadog
TDJ10, Owner at LA FERME, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for joining us for dinner. We appreciate your support and are glad that you enjoyed your dish. We hope you can join us again in the future for lunch or dinner.

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Summer Hours Monday-Saturday 11-2 Tuesday-Saturday 5-9 Except for once a month we close for our special 5 Course Dinner (usually third weekend) Facebook and website have specific special event dates. Winter Hours Closed... More
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