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“Great food & attentive staff” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Axel's Restaurant

Axel's Restaurant
560 W 78th St, Chanhassen, MN 55317-4639 (Formerly Axel's)
952-934-9340
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Ranked #8 of 37 Restaurants in Chanhassen
Price range: $13 - $40
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Laredo
Description: Axel's offers a classy yet casual place for You, Your Family, and Your Friends to remember. With a fun twist to the "American Steak" house of years gone by. SOMETHING NEW FOR YOU! Sunday and Monday nights 4pm-close DINNER FOR TWO $52.00 PER COUPLE Your choices include: An Appetizer to Share, Each receive soup or salad, Each receive an Entree, Choose a dessert to share and Enjoy a bottle of wine. All for $52.00 per couple Axel's always offers mouth-watering charcoal grilled angus steaks, perfectly aged and prepared to order. Wonderful sweet Alaskan King Crab, Cold water Lobster Tails and much, much more! (Please view our menu) Come and relax in our classy yet casual dining room or our bar area, where you will be met and served by our professional, knowledgeable and fun staff. Give us a call at 952-934-9340 or visit us at www.axelsrestaurants.com Axel's "Where people come by Choice, Not by chance" We look forward to seeing and serving you soon
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“Great food & attentive staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

In MN for business so I asked a local where to eat and was not disappointed. Good scotch selection. I recommend the Bull Bites (ap) and Crab/Avocado/Cobb Salad.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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“The Sunday/Monday dinner for two is great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We first went the night before we got married, and now we go on any special occasions and anniversaries, mostly on Sunday and Monday nights. Their special dinner for two (those nights only) has been great each time. It includes an appetizer to share, salad, entree, a desert to share, and a bottle of wine - all for $56. We typically get the "beef bites" for an appetizer - very good. The salads come with a hot pop-over with maple butter. Entrees selections are reduced from full menu, but there's always something great for both of us - a small steak, etc. Always been very good and more than enough to eat. The deserts have been great, or by then you might want to take it home.
We've mostly gone in the summer so we can sit outside on the patio, although inside was nice. All of MN is smoke free which has really helped the dining experience inside.

We'll keep going for this special night as long as they'll have it! Recommend it completely.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chaska, Minnesota
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“Great Food! Great Service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

My wife and I visited Axel's Friday evening. We had a reservation and were seated promptly. Our server, Erin,was with us almost immediately, with water and information on the evening's specials. I ordered the ribeye with bernaise sauce on the side, and my wife ordered bacon wrapped scallops with orange hoeseradish sauce. My steak was cooked perfectly to medium rare and was almost fork tender. My wife's scallops were tender and moist. Axel's serves a green bean vegatable garnish with entrees that is wonderful. They are blanched in hot oil and then tossed with a honey teriyaki sauce. Excellent! They also serve great popovers, salad & a side, included with your entree. This place has become a favorite of mine. Service is excellent, the food is great and the prices reasonable for this type of Restaurant.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Excelsior, Minnesota
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“Quiet place off the beaten path”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

This location is in the heart of Chanhassen and not near the lakes. It's a nice place to go for a quick glass of wine or quiet dinner.

Visited July 2012
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Good food - good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Four of us had dinner before theater. I have seen some negative comments on pricing, but we were pleased that the price of entrees included salad, delicious popovers, and a side - so many restaurants are pricing all of those items ala carte. For a full complete meal, the oprice was reasonable. The scallops were delicious and cooked perfectly. My sister-in-law had the walleye sandwich (hold the bread) and it was a very large piece of grilled walleye. My husband really enjoyed the clam chowder and the chicken alfredo. We'll be back. Decent prices on good wines by the glass.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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