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Minerva's Restaurant and Bar

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American, Bar, Pub
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1901 9th Ave SW, Watertown, SD 57201-5088
+1 605-882-1777
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I often go there for their happy hour food deals. Drinks are fine but the pizzas are really special. Go with an open mind - try something that fits your favorite wines (the house wines are drinkable)

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Thank Barton T
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

This is such a cool review, thank you Barton T.! We are proud of our pizzas, and we hope you continue to visit us and enjoy our fun atmosphere and delicious menu options! Cheers! More 

Watertown, South Dakota
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The food is usually good here but the service is hit and miss. Sometimes you get great service that makes your dining enjoyable and sometimes you wish you just went fast food.

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Thank Don H
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your rating, Don H.! Cheers! More 

Watertown
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Minerva's is great for lunch and dinner. They have an excellent bar to go along with their restaurant with excellent beer and wine options. The menu often changes for the seasons, and the features are excellent. Great service here, too.

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Thank John R
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

What an awesome review and rating, John R.! We are excited you were able to try our feature menu this fall, as it is always nice to keep changing things up a bit! Thank you for taking the time to post, we are so appreciative of your efforts! Cheers! More 

Watertown, South Dakota
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Went on a date night to Minerva's....great burgers, decent lasts and really great salmon. The service was excellent, which is rare these days! My only recommendation would be to steer clear of the house wines. I ordered a house Pinot Grigio and it was the worst wine I've ever had. It had no flavor at all...asked what it was and... More 

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1 Thank ChevyCruise
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, ChevyCruise! It sounds like your date night went well with us here at Minerva's in Watertown! We will look into that Pinot Grigio, as providing a great wine selection is a standard for us at our establishment. We hope to see you and your party again soon! Cheers! More 

Kula, Hawaii
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I have eaten here 3 times this summer and have found it to be the best quality for this small town. The menu is unique, service excellent.

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1 Thank Pamela V
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

You rock, Pamela V.! Thank you for taking the time to rate and review us here at Minerva's in Watertown, SD! Please continue to visit us, we are lucky to have you as our guest! More 

Christiansburg
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104 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were super tired and arrived at the hotel late; so the restaurant in the hotel was our only option. We weren't disappointed at all. We made it in time for late happy hour so we ordered nachos and flatbread pizzas. The nachos arrived in a large bowl for $5 - that's a fair price not sure I'd pay the... More 

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1 Thank Merissa S
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and rating, Merissa S.! We were so excited to hear you and your party were able to get a late-night snack paired with great service with us here at Minerva's after a tiring day. We are thankful for your business! More 

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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Very average food, with average service. I thought it was pricy. I recommend going into town to find something. You won't be disappointed in going elsewhere.

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Dawsonville, GA
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We give Minerva's in Watertown a try about once a year hoping it will live up to the name. Not Yet!! We frequent restaurants from the chain while in Sioux Falls and Yankton and have always been pleased with the food and service. Why can't the store in Watertown measure up? Our food tonight was barely average. Spinach salad was... More 

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Thank Jillngad
Watertown, South Dakota
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Awesome place and food along with atmosphere to go with any special occasion you are having! The food and service is excellent for all whether dinner or supper. Sunday is strictly brunch, but there is not one bad meal on the menu..it us all delicious! The Creme Brûlée is the best in South Dakota!

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1 Thank Marian F
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Marian F.! Please continue to visit us, as we are lucky to have repeat guests like you! More 

Watertown, South Dakota
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Visited on Valentine's Day 2016 and arrived at 1:40pm for a late-lunch before heading down to Brookings for a concert. We were seated and told that breakfast buffet ended in 20 minutes. We elected not to get the buffet as we knew the food would be older and that it would not be replenished. We were given water and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?