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685 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331-1934
+1 952-470-1800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffle fries” (16 reviews)
“chicken salad” (10 reviews)
“walleye” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
685 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331-1934
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We began coming here last summer and find it just as lovely in the winter. Today our server was Casey who is so pleasant and efficient that he must have been there forever. Except he's too young for that! My favorite entree is the Marine...More

Thank LaDonna01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether we come in for brunch, a casual lunch or dinner, or stop by in our boat (or not) in the summer, Maynard's is one of our local favorites. Charming atmosphere, good food and service......and you can't beat it in the summer. Can be very...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is reasonably priced and has a very wide selection on their menu. All of the food is good and the portions are big. Maynard's is good for any occasion unless it's super formal. It's casual dining but nice as well. Has a giant Deck...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there on a cold night with10 people. It is a big, crowded room with great views of the lake (not relevant at night). The service was deadly slow and inattentive. The food was good but several entrees arrive luke warm rather than hot....More

Thank fredericp378
Jack S, Owner at Maynard's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello - My apologies for the poor experience, I would love to get some more information so we can improve on the shortcomings by providing my staff with some feedback. My name is Jack Stevens and I'm the General Manager as well as one of...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Maynard’s on Lake Minnetonka has always got quality food, drinks, and, of course, atmosphere! Situated right on the Lake their Summer business is always crazy, but the food is always great! Good variety of appetizers, salads and entrees! It’s our go-to place for a good...More

Thank EliteEight
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Went there with 3 other couples before going to Old Log Theatre. Shared a seafood salad and the others had the salmon and walleye and they were very pleased. the waitress was very friendly and accommodating. Made a good vodka martini.

Thank June1994
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Front Desk Staff at Holiday Inn Express recommended this place to eat, and it sure was a great recommendation. Beautiful view and wonderful people. Alex our server was excellent. I definitely would recommend this place to anyone--- the food here is delicious.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Went here for dinner about 6pm. Lots of TVs in the bar area with people watching sports. The dining room was 95% seniors which means the food must be good or cheap. Honestly it was really neither. The food was decent. Not cheap, but not...More

Thank lucycan
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Great staff and food. Our server was Alex, a lovely efficient young lady. We go as often as we can as I love the Marine salad. It includes sliced egg, avocado, olives and tomato plus crab, 12 large shrimp, and more extra large shrimp. Amazing!...More

Thank La Donna K
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Had the Sunday brunch, was very good selections, grilled salmon and sausage were Awsome , service was poor maybe because it was packed with people but overall was good experience

Thank Mike J
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Gay L
12 March 2017|
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Response from Jack S | Property representative |
Yes, we do. Available for 11 & under. Thanks!
Jan L
17 December 2015|
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Response from Jack S | Property representative |
Yes we do.
23 July 2015|
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Response from TJfromMN | Reviewed this property |
No, only service animals
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 685 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331-1934
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Excelsior
  • Phone Number: +1 952-470-1800
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