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Porter Creek Hardwood Grill

14201 Burngarten Drive, Burnsville, MN 55306
952-698-1888
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Ranked #3 of 116 restaurants in Burnsville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Californian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

The bone in pork chop was juicy and tender. It came with a scoop of mango chutney which added a sweet kick. The white bean and ham hock soup was delicious and very hearty. Along side JD Hoyt's, this chop is comparable. The service is friendly and the patio is spacious.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I Was at Porter Creek Grill for the first time on 8-12-14. To start with right as I was getting ready to sit down I was dowsed with a glass of water that the waiter dropped. Not only on me but inside my purse and all over my phone. There was glass and ice cubes in the bottom of my... More

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Went with coworkers for a farewell party. Menu was excellent, had options for everyone with a price point for anyone ($10 to $30). Nice atmosphere, nice outdoor seating area. Wait staff was very good considering the large party he had to take care of, but at the end it did take about 20 minutes for him to bring me an... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were a party of four. The hostess seated us within minutes. We had ice water almost immediately, and the waiter took drink orders before we could even start looking at the menu. The food was fabulous. It arrived in a timely fashion, and exactly as ordered. The ambience was very nice for 4 60ish people. We'll definitely return.

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Minneapolis
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176 reviews 176 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I wish Porter Creek was in my neighborhood, but any time I have a chance to meet friends in Burnsville, we go there. The food is very tasty, delicious, flavorful, great combinations, and good portions. The menu is nicely varied. Every time I try something new, and I have never been disappointed. The price point on everything is reasonable. Great... More

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My wife and I recently went her with some friends. Let me just say first that the server was incredible and helped us navigate the menu as this was the first time we had been here. I had there "award winning" Salmon dish and it was amazing. The manager came out when he heard it was our first time there... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Our first visit was fabulous! And to think we'd never been there before last night and we live just 10 minutes away! We had drinks and appetizers---the calamari was delicious. Then my hubby had a burger for dinner and said it was the best he'd had in a very long time. I had a wonderful pasta dish with roasted chicken... More

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Porter Creek has wonderful outdoor seating options. The indoors is also warm and welcoming. The food selection is quite good. I asked to have my entrée made without a tarragon and it seemed as if there was 2x the tarragon included. I did not send it back due to the fact that it took quite a while to come out... More

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MinnesotaUSA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Sat at the outside bar, enjoyed cold beer and a couple entrees. Wish they had more options that they could make vegan. We always only order the same 2 choices, which is getting a little boring. Good food but more options would be great.

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Hemet,Ca
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

visiting relatives & one suggested porter creek. very nice place -close to motels & good food -wine. had steak & fish -the walleye wasn't cooked right but the manager made it good by taking it off our bill. all in all nice help, good service & good food.went back one more night & all was good. will go back again... More

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