The Mad Hatter Grants Isabella's Make-A-Wish

The Mad Hatter as featured on WCCO's 'DeRusha Eats'

In an age where fast-casual, and take-out food is all the rage, an Anoka restaurant is doing something very different, Jason DeRusha reports (2:46). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 14, 2016

Step Inside The Mad Hatter


The Mad Hatter Restaurant in Minneapolis / St. Paul MN Northwest Metro - Now serving Dinner on Friday & Saturday nights!

Established in 1999, The Mad Hatter Restaurant in Anoka, MN is nestled on the Rum River in the northwest corner of the Minneapolis / St. Paul metro. As of July 2017, they have announced that they are offering Dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Some of their seasonal delicious menu items include "Filet Mignon", "Lamb Lollipops" and "Chicken Piccata". Dishes are carefully designed, beautifully plated and bursting with flavor in every savory bite. The menu also includes Appetizers, Desserts and a Children's menu.

This unique dining experience in the quaint, historic Woodbury House built in 1857 is the perfect setting for that special occasion dinner with your friends or family. The Mad Hatter also offers High Tea Services, Daily Brunch, Private Parties and special events such as Annual Mother's Day Tea, Kentucky Derby Lawn Party, Annual Christmas Tea and Monthly Princess Tea Parties and more.

While dining at The Mad Hatter you are welcome to browse the charming gift shop, walk around the beautiful historic grounds or stroll down the winding walk path to get a closer view of the Rum River. The Mad Hatter encourages interaction with each other and is one of the remaining few establishes left that does not have wi-fi available. They want to create a close community among their guests with a motto,  "Come as our guest, leave as our family." They hope to continue to grow and meet new people to share fellowship, friendship and of course tea ... and now dinner.


The Mad Hatter is Finalist for Two National Awards at 2017 Business Excellence Forum

 Tim (far right) & Liz (second from left) Koch, proprietors of The Mad Hatter and finalists at the 2017 Business Excellence Forum

Tim (far right) & Liz (second from left) Koch, proprietors of The Mad Hatter and finalists at the 2017 Business Excellence Forum

Anoka, MN – March 8, 2017 – The Mad Hatter was nominated Finalists for Best Service and Best Retailer at the 2017 Business Excellence Awards at The Westin Houston, Memorial City, Texas on February 20th, 2017.

The Business Excellence Forum and Awards are hosted by ActionCOACH Business Coaching and honors the best results in businesses from North America and showcases exceptional results for business owners, entrepreneurs, their teams, and their companies. This gala included 16 award categories with over 460 applicants.

Tim and Liz Koch, proprietors of The Mad Hatter have brought a unique dining experience to the City of Anoka in the historic Woodbury House.

“We are humbled and grateful to have been named finalists in these categories as we are so passionate about delivering more than just food.  We want to deliver memories too,” said Liz.  We truly love serving the residents of Anoka as well as so many guests that travel from afar to experience our unique setting and food.”

ActionCOACH MetroNorth, a business coaching firm for Metro Area businesses, is owned and operated by Dave and Tracy Ford.

“Tim and Liz are extraordinary business owners,” said Dave Ford. “They are taking full command of investing and leading a group of team members to be sold out and radical about the vision, mission, and culture of their business. They are definitely redefining the food experience.”

In addition to the awards ceremony, the Business Excellence Forum featured seminars with speakers in the world of business, including Brad Sugars, BNI Founder Dr. Ivan Misner, Hall of Fame Football Player Tim Brown and Entrepreneur and Author Keith Cunningham.

The Mad Hatter serves a daily brunch menu, along with tea service and special events to their customers. Find out more at