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Ole Store Restaurant

1011 Saint Olaf Ave, Northfield, MN 55057-1530
+1 507-645-5558
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“walleye” (15 reviews)
“quinoa” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1011 Saint Olaf Ave, Northfield, MN 55057-1530
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

I have eaten at the most recent version of the Ole Store Café and had mediocre food most of the time recently. The menu is fairly ambitious, though it is very heavy on meat, but the kitchen must not be well-trained enough to turn out...More

Thank Gillian H
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The food when we got it was very unremarkable. The first attempt eventually brought cold soup, so cold there was a skin on top. Apparently the waitress's protracted conversations at the register with her colleagues were more important than serving food. We will not return.

Thank c0lin449
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Cozy atmosphere, great food! I enjoy the variety of typical and unique menu items. Crab cake benedict was so filling, nice flavor. Cider Mimosa was a great addition to my birthday breakfast

Thank Ratpack6
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

It was our second visit and liked it on both visits. The food is tasty and nice portion size. Wine and beer only but a good enough selection. Would definitely return!

Thank Maria L
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Quick Service, tasty food. Got there early, so not too crowded on what is normally a busy night. Had a reservation.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We were in town for only one day for Christmas Festival, waited breakfast until their 11 a.m. opening, only to find Weekend brunch is the only breakfast they serve. Service was OUTSTANDING. Food was solid, margherita flatbread pizza was virtually tomatoless, soup of the day...More

Thank MKPBloomington_IN
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Ole Store is the best in town offering delicious entrees, salads and rustic flatbreads (gourmet personal pizzas). The presentation is beautiful. The Ole Store is classy yet at the same time casual. Patrons can sit in old high-back wooden booths or open tables with...More

Thank bennyjill
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great weeknight date spot. I would also recommend for Sunday breakfast splurge on the Calories for the Ole Roll and the bread pudding

Thank jonnylaw333
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I have had the lunch portion of walleye several times and it was prepared to perfection...NOT overcooked. We ordered the larger portion for dinner one night and it was hard, dry, and tasted old. Very disappointing for the price we paid. I think the chef...More

Thank Cslaught
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I was visiting my son for his fall break, and we called for a dinner reservation. They were booked solid for the evening, so we headed over at 4:30 PM to try to get in before the dinner crowd. They did seat us, and we...More

Thank juliem292017
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31 August 2015|
Response from Q4555QTjamesc | Reviewed this property |
Vegetarian yes - don't recall any vegan items, other than salads and veggies.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 Saint Olaf Ave, Northfield, MN 55057-1530
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Northfield
  • Phone Number: +1 507-645-5558
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