Weston Station
Weston Station

Weston Station

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thewestonstation.com/
  • Phone: 3207636677
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Private party or event coming up? Simply give us a call, we can create a menu sure to please everyone.
  • Private Party Facilities: Whether celebrating a birthday, anniversary, groom's dinner, showers or other special event, every day is a good reason to come home to Weston Station. For larger groups of 25 or more, reserve the Empire Room, our back of the train private room. Call us to see how we can serve your event needs.
  • Private Party Contact: Belinda 3207636677

Getting there

  • Public Transit: N/A
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is free and available in our public lot directly in front of our building.
A word from Weston Station
Your experience begins in a restored 1950 railroad dining car. Imagine fine dining as it was in days of old, or be seated in an open kitchen concept dining room as you watch our chefs prepare your dinner. Our chefs create unique and exceptional food you won't find anywhere else. Located in Alexandria, Minnesota, 3 miles east of downtown on County Rd. 82. Reservations recommended.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Weston Station reviews from OpenTable diners
13 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating3.3
  • Food3.3
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.5
    Noise LevelModerate
55% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (7)romantic (3)neighborhood gem (3)good for groups (2)great for brunch (1)kid-friendly (1)great for lunch (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Very Average dining experience
    LaurieB
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We were staying in the Alexandria area for an Anniversary weekend and I was looking for a special place for dinner. Weston Station looked so good on the website, but the food was pretty average. My husband's baked potato was hard and my twice baked was dry, only lukewarm, and not nearly the flavor I would have expected. Our steak was no better than what we could have grilled at home ourselves. For an average night out, the food was good, but nothing special. I expected a cut above for the price we paid.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Upscale menu that falls short
    jbaum
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The onion soup is very good, however, ours came out just warm. My shrimp was overcooked, as was my wife's pasta. My wife stated she did not like her shrimp and pasta dish. The server (owner?) said they were experimenting with the dish. Why do we have to eat their experiments. The service was very good, as there were only two tables seated. It may be a good value, if you use a restaurant.com deal.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food was good but quite overpriced...plating was very unappetizing. My alfredo side should have been in a separate serving dish so as not to get mixed in with the steak blood/juices. Prices were very high for portion sizes and quality of food. Overall quite dissatisfied with the experience for our anniversary. My wife also felt quite pressured to purchase a glass of wine from our server. We likely will not return. We had been to this restaurant once before about nine years ago and the experience at that time was fantastic...sadly not the case this time.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • vacation highlight
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Smith Lake Resort recommended you they were right you were great. See. You next summer.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Needs improvement
    girl2jazz
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We went for brunch. We were very disappointed. Food appeared to be store bought and reheated. Quiche was small and dried out. Desserts were probably old and not good. A few may have been okay. Not a very pleasant atmosphere. Lower level had a loud fan which made it impossible to have a conversation. upper level was okay for hearing. We won't go back. Too many other good places to eat.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dining experience
    Annie
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    We recently enjoyed a very nice evening meal to celebrate a family members birthday who lives out of state at the Weston Station. So nice to see some unique items on the menu and their home baked bread is THE BEST! If you're looking for a place out of the ordinary, you must try the Weston. Very personalized service and great food!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 7 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 4, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.6
    • Food3.6
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 18 reviews are from the Weston Station reviews archive.
  • Interesting location
    ImpresarioVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Enjoyed meeting the owner and hearing her stories. The fish was good, spinach excellent. Great for an evening adventure as we were from out of town.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprise
    CollegeKid
    Dined on 1/13/2014
    Was looking for a good steak place in an unfamiliar town, and saw this come up on OpenTable with mixed reviews. Decided to take a chance, and was pleasantly surprised. The food was great, service excellent, and atmosphere relaxed. Will go back next time I am in town!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Timers
    Tamtam
    Dined on 12/13/2013
    We made reservations to celebrate a birthday and we weren't disappointed. We all enjoyed the special that evening. The food was very good and the service was the same Wwe have been wanting to try this restaurant and we were happy we did!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Celebration
    Birthday61
    Dined on 11/8/2013
    Hope we didn't get too loud for the rest of the patrons....we had a good time.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food was very good and
    duthedu
    Dined on 10/12/2013
    The food was very good and the service was excellent. The owner of the restaurant came around with appitizer samples the chef had prepared. Great old train car made for a nice atmosphere. Nice menu with something for all appetites.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We brought friends from Texas
    Dogleg
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    We brought friends from Texas for a special birthday dinner. We had terrible service!!! Steaks were not done as ordered and had to be sent back. Do not intend to return to this restaurant.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Back for More
    Kroney
    Dined on 6/11/2013
    We were first time diners at Weston Station, out to celebrate our 47th wedding anniversary. We'll be back several times before our 48th. Great history in the old railroad car, great atmosphere, excellent food (chicken marsala and walleye, and a free dessert for the occasion), and off-the-charts-service.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The service was good, however
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    The service was good, however I ordered the small sirloin steak and it was the toughest steak I have ever had. I would not recommend the restaurant. Food was not worth the price. The soup was good.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This place has gone to the
    dpass
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    This place has gone to the dogs since the Weston's left. I will not spend another dime in that place or any other run by the current owner.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • As usual, great food made
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    As usual, great food made even better by the excellent service in an intimate setting.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great meal and service. Had
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    Great meal and service. Had the walleye and one serving at our table noted a few bones. Our second time at this dining location and will stop again as we travel in this area for sure. Try the augratin potatoes for sure they are special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Highly Recommended
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/13/2013
    If you are looking for good food, this is the place. The steaks are absolutely fantastic, and so was the lobster. Based on a request made in our online reservation, a table to accommodate our needs was in a great location for us. A complimentary dessert was given for our anniversary celebration. There are some obvious regulars who go there, and it is easy to see why. The staff are friendly and helpful. At another table, the waitress remembered favorite orders and preferences. In fact, a week after we'd been there one recognized me in a totally different setting. There are some lovely selections for fine dining. For early bird dining, there are fantastic dishes at very reasonable prices. I highly recommend Weston Station.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We love Weston Station! Always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    We love Weston Station! Always wonderful food and great service. Steaks are out of this world and cooked to perfection each time we come! We brought a couple of newbies this time and everyone left very pleased and satisfied! We will be back:-)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Overall the meal was fine.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    Overall the meal was fine. BUT The garlic mashed potatoes were mealy, watery and flavorless. The grasshoppers were slushy and not creamy (yuck).
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Seemed a little under staffed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Seemed a little under staffed but it was probably the busiest holiday of the year for dining out ( Valentines Day ).
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This has become our favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/1/2013
    This has become our favorite "date night" place. Service is exacting and the food is prepared correctly!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dinning at Weston Station
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Dinning at Weston Station was a great way to kick of our New Year's Evening! Thank you.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A delightful evening with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/17/2012
    A delightful evening with seating in the train car. The food and wine were excellent. One of our party of four, commented that it was the best walleye he had ever eaten. We all enjoyed our meal, excellent service, and dessert was amazing. My birthday celebration dinner will be fondly remembered. We will be "all aboard" for a return visit to the Weston Station. Yes, indeed!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate