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Minervas Restaurant & Bar

) #3 of 55 Restaurants in Aberdeen €€ - €€€ American, Steakhouse,
1400 8th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, SD 57401-2602
+1 605-229-4040
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“penne” (3 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“top sirloin” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1400 8th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, SD 57401-2602
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Minerva's is usually a first choice for my family when it comes to having great food and service. Our most recent visit was extremely disappointing. We chose Minerva's to celebrate a special occasion. To start off, the cocktail I ordered was made with the wrong...More

Thank _robemmet_7
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reaching out to us, _robemmet_7! We have sent you a private message in order to communicate further about the mishaps during your recent visit - many apologies for what transpired. We hope to hear back from you soon so we can invite...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food, the service and the atmosphere. What more can be said. I took the server's advice and had the evenings special: a Bloody Mary Flanksteak. It was marinated in a tangy and somewhat spicy tomato sauce and cooked to a perfect med rare....More

Thank rschmitt73
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We love being at the top of the go-to dining destinations here in Aberdeen! Thank you for this wonderful review and rating, rschmitt73 - we loved having you as our guest, and thank you for trying the Bloody Mary Flanksteak! Please come back to visit...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I was a a business meeting and we had lunch at Minervas, great lunch menu, get two selections for $10, I had Caesar salad and Cajun chicken alfredo, just right!

Thank Peggy B
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you, Peggy B.! We are proud of our Lunch Menu, as our guests love the tasty food combinations as well as the value of the meal! Cheers to you!

Reviewed 23 April 2017

My wife and I ate here while on vacation. I wanted the walleye dinner, but they were out. The fish that was substituted was great. A european fish that I can't remember the name. My wife had the steak with cream pasta. Very delicious, and...More

Thank pygmytraveler
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

What a lovely review - many thanks to you and your wife, pygmytraveler! We appreciate how you detailed your dining experience, as we are proud of the cuisine and service we provide to our guests. Please visit us again, we would be honored to be...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Dave is an awesome bar tender and makes the absolute best martini's! Love the blackened salmon salad, fried pork wraps and their salads are delicious!!! desserts are great too.

Thank tarahall2017
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

What a cool review! Thank you for the shout-out, tarahall2017! We hope you will stop in again soon to see us - Cheers from the team at Minervas Aberdeen!

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a nice visit with Nathaniel, the dining room manager on 4/6/17. He was very welcoming to us coming into a quiet bar later in the evening and allowed us to enjoy ourselves without feeling like we needed to leave so...More

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Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you! We are so fortunate to have Nathaniel on our team - he is a talented individual, and we are proud of his leadership! It sounds like you and your husband had a good time with us, we do hope to see both of...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

the steaks are excellent and the service even better. The Hunter's Ribeye is above and beyond expectations. Tell them to leave the juice/gravy off and you will enjoy it more. The house salad is just so tasty and plenty of it. Served in this giant...More

Thank 946geraldk
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

We love our Hunter's Ribeye, too, 946geraldk, and we love hearing you rave about it! Thank you for the review and rating, it sounds like you had a great time with our service staff! Cheers to you!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stopped in to spend a gift card. We each had steaks. Mine was too small for the value. I got the 8 oz. Top Sirloin for $20. Just wasn't worth it. My girlfriend got the hunters ribeye with a lovely sauce. It was excellent. Drinks,...More

Thank 803troy
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you for visiting us, 803troy! We are fortunate to earn your patronage, we do hope to see you and your girlfriend again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

breakfast was great hot and ready for ya to eat something for everyone give am breakfast a 10. recommended best western to stay and eat am

Thank smilingmom02
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Thank you, smilingmom02! We appreciate you!

Reviewed 25 February 2017

The location, attached to hotel made it worth the trying. The service was pretty good, but the food was not nearly as good as what I was expecting. Started off with a good salad, but main course was like dried out and only warm. Would...More

Thank icecream2017
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Hello icecream2017! Thank you for your rating, and we hope you will reach out to us via private message if there is anything we can do to rectify your recent visit - we take pride in the exceptional food and service we provide here at...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 13:30
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 8th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, SD 57401-2602
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Aberdeen
  • Phone Number: +1 605-229-4040
Description
Elegance on the South Dakota Prairie!

You'll find Minervas located inside the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Aberdeen, where you'll enjoy a comfortably elegant atmosphere and an inspired menu. Guests look forward to our hand-cut, in-house aged steaks, fresh seafood, chops, classic pasta dishes, the freshest salads, and house-made desserts.
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