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Minervas Restaurant and Bar

$$ - $$$American, ,
1901 9th Ave SW, Watertown, SD 57201-5088
+1 605-882-1777
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (5 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Grill, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1901 9th Ave SW, Watertown, SD 57201-5088
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food, service, and one of the best cocktails I've ever had. The steak, pasta, garlic biscuits, and everything else we tried were incredible, and I would go again in an instant.

Thank kaitlynmac17
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting Watertown from Florida we were looking for "fine dining", not a sports bar, pub, or family type. This was the closest we could find. Overall it was very good, sirloin steak was good, walleye was excellent, and they were featuring German food for Octoberfest....More

Thank Joan h
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I eat here often. Pasta bar on Thursday evenings is always fantastic. Fresh sauces, pasta and ingredients. My favorite item from the menu is the char crusted ribeye. It is phenomenal. I always try the soups and am rarely disappointed. Hampton is...More

Thank mysterygreens
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for this great post, mysterygreens! We love being a go-to spot in Watertown for all types of diners, families included - we appreciate you being our guest!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We ate the first night of their new menu. They had a section named "Craft Pizza". I can think of other words to describe it but it doesn't include "craft" The pizza was a thin crust, not even like a pizza dough with toppings barely...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Minerva's is the place to go for excellent food and service! I have never been disappointed. If you want to enjoy a nice quiet evening, go to Minerva's!More

Thank Nancy M
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Many thanks for this lovely review - we appreciate you acknowledging the hard work our team puts in to provide the best dining experience to our guests here in Watertown SD. Cheers to you and yours, Nancy M., and we hope to see you in...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Tomatoe Bisc and grilled cheese sandwiches. Lunch of champions. Had a great time. Best soup in town!!!

Thank Jonnie H
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

It is one of our favorite combinations! Thank you for this review and rating, Jonnie H. - we are so thankful for fun, positive guests like you! Until next time!

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We had a nice evening with friends in Watertown Sd at Minerva's restaurant. I had steak a ribeye that was made to perfection and my wife had the salmon. Our friends had pasta and pork chops. Very attentive waitress and food was timely as well....More

Thank dkweelborg
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

It sounds like you all had a wonderful evening with us, dkweelborg! We are thankful for your patronage and kind words - we hope to entertain your group again sometime this summer! Cheers to you and yours!

Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a nicer restaurant attached to the Watertown Convention Center. The server was attentive and very friendly. The Cedar plank salmon, with a crunchy mustard and brown sugar glaze, was fantastic. The vegetables were fresh and the garlic mashed potatoes tasty. The only item...More

Thank MinnesotanTraveler
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you for the review and rating, MinnesotanTraveler! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 8 March 2017

Excellent service and good food. Fun place to go! Made reservations and got seated almost right away.

Thank MNGrandmaH
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to post this great review and rating! We are lucky to have such great guests, just like you! Cheers to you, MNGrandmaH!

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Was busy but we Enjoyed our meal and the service was great and done with a smile. Will definitely return again.

Thank BBE356
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

This is wonderful news! We are thrilled to hear of your experience with us - thank you for your business, we are so fortunate to have guests like you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Grill, Bar
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 9th Ave SW, Watertown, SD 57201-5088
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 605-882-1777
  • E-mail
Description
An Attraction Inside An Attraction!

Minervas is located inside the Ramkota Hotel, which is also attached to the Watertown Events Center. Because of this fact, the award winning restaurant is a top choice for catering small and large events in Watertown. The restaurant offers hand-cut, in-house aged steaks, fresh seafood, chops, classic pasta dishes, the freshest salads, and house-made desserts.
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