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Minerva's Restaurant and Bar

2211 LaCrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701
605 394 9505
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Ranked #9 of 215 Restaurants in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Most restaurants in Rapid City are chain restaurants, and very hit or miss. Minerva's is consistently outstanding in both quality of food and service. My fiance and I frequent Minerva's when we are looking for a nice sit down restaurant. The food is unique to the standard American fare from other restaurants in the area, the ambiance is nice for... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had lunch there recently and was really impressed with the choices on the menu. There was a soup and salad bar in addition to a sandwich menu with available sides. The ambiance was elegant and wait staff was excellent --friendly and efficient. It will be my choice again for lunch soon.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The breakfast buffet was great! The selections were incredible, and the service was stellar! We had dinner here as well, and were satisfied with the food, but it wasn't excellent. I was disappointed with the seafood risotto, because all of the shellfish were overcooked. The service is the real crown jewel of this place. They really made our stay in... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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148 reviews 148 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

You can tell Minerva's has been around a while, but we were really impressed with our dinner last night. Server was a bit slow, which was weird since the dining room was nearly empty, but the food made up for it. We had the crispy chicken risotto and the seafood risotto, both were excellent. Salad bar was good too, some... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were part of a large group, about 50 of us, so I expected our group to have a negative impact on the kitchen but was very happy with my meal and service.

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Rapid City
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63 reviews 63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Service wasn't good. Seating is bad! Plenty of other restaurants near by to go to! Prices are extremely high!

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Rockford, IL
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149 reviews 149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This restaurant is located in the Ramkota Best Western Hotel just off the I-90 freeway in Rapid. After a long drive, we were not interested in exploring other venues so we ate around 4 p.m. on a week day. The salad bar is touted as a favorite but the items had obviously been left out since lunch, a bit crusty... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

great meal, service & atmosphere. had a table by the fireplace so very romantic for my husband & i. service & food were top notch without a huge price tag attached.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My husband and I ate here last week while on vacation. You never know what you'll get at a hotel restuarant but this was wonderful! The atmosphere was very relaxing-a girl played the piano beautifully. The tables were far enough apart for privacy. My husband had a juicy bison burger while I had the pesto pasta (sorry, I can't remember... More 

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Texas
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Arrived at Minerva's around 8PM on a Friday night. There were clearly plenty of open tables but I was immediately offered seating at the bar - funny how they always do that when you're dining alone. I gave my standard answer - "I'm not allowed to sit at the bar," - and was told it would be a 20 to... More 

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Additional Information about Minerva's Restaurant and Bar

Address: 2211 LaCrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: 605 394 9505
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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