Willy T's

Tavern & Grill

Bring your appetite, because Willy T's Tavern & Grill is serving up plenty of delectable dishes and home-inspired favorites. Specializing in homemade roasted, hand-carved meats for sandwiches, burgers and pizzas with homemade sauces, our Minnesota restaurant hits the spot every time. With our newly renovated space we have created a very warm, rustic, creative space that brings a fresh look to the Alexandria Area. You certainly will not be disappointed.


Refuel Your Lake Vacation


Willy T's offers a fun, casual atmosphere perfect for family meals or group dining in the Alexandria, Minnesota Area.

Enjoy a nice meal outdoors on our patio. When you get thirsty, be sure to take a look at our extensive drink list, including a wide variety of imported and domestic beers. Our inviting tavern is the perfect place to refuel during your Minnesota lake vacation.


Fan Favorites


Smoked Walleye Egg Rolls

wild rice | dried cranberries | scallions | cabbage | mushrooms | sweet chili sauce

Walleye Egg Rolls

Loaded House-Made Tater Tots

potato | bacon | chives | cheddar cheese | seasoned sour cream

Tater Tots 2

Chicken Cobb Salad

marinated grilled chicken breast | lardons | sunny up farm egg | field greens | poppy seed dressing | avocado | bleu cheese | tomato

Cobb Salad (4)

Cheese Curd Burger

ham | Swiss | white cheddar cheese curds | garlic aioli | brioche bun

Cheese Curd Burger

Cowboy Cheesesteak

marinated skirt steak | jalapeño cream cheese | roasted peppers | ciabatta

Cowboy Cheese Steak

Grownup Mac-N-Cheese

applewood smoked bacon | scallions | cheddar jack | cream | penne pasta
Add chicken 4 | Add shrimp 5

Mac & Cheese 2

Happy Hour

Monday-Saturday from 3 - 6 p.m. and 9 - 11 p.m.


$2 off Well, Wine, and draft, as well as all single shot drinks


Special event? No problem.


Willy T's has a number of areas to accomodate your large group. Here are a few options.


Willy T's Private Room

Willy T's features a rustic space perfect for small gatherings and celebrations. The area can accommodate up to 50 people.


The Barn

The Barn into the area’s most unique wedding and event venue, with the ability to host up to 325 guests.


The Holiday Inn

The Holiday Inn features seven meeting facilities with 14,000 square feet of conference space.

Live Music


We are happy to provide entertainment at the following times:
Thursdays from 6–9 p.m.
Friday from 7–10 p.m.
Saturday DJ from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.


Work With Us


We are always looking for hard workers to join our growing team. 

Don't Miss Our Family Style Mother's Day Brunch

COVID-19 Update

Willy T's Tavern: open to take-out and room service orders 

The Holiday Inn and Willy T's Tavern & Grill have been following the state mandanted guidelines set by local health officials in order to maintain the wellbing of our community.


The following adjustments have been made to our normal services;

  • The Holiday Inn hotel in Alexandria MN remains Open and welcomes guests.  However, due to the State mandate, the recreation area (pool, volleyball court, arcade, etc.) will be closed.
  • The kitchen remains open every day of the week from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm with a limited menu.  However, due to the State mandate, only to-go and room service orders will be taken.  The dining room and bar areas are closed.

These adjustments are effective beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and are subject to change if additional State mandates are issued.


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