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685 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331-1934
+1 952-470-1800
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
685 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331-1934
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to sit on the outside patio and look out on the lake. Great drinks. Not many GF options tho'. Hard to get seating outside on busy weekends so plan ahead

Thank NSOrlando
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of six female friends enjoyed a matinee at Old Log Theatre and wanted an early dinner together before heading back to out state Minnesota. Maynard's had been recommended, so being close and early, we stopped in without reservations. Before we were seated we...More

1  Thank coffeemug
Reviewed April 11, 2017

You have to be going there to get there, but it is worth the trip. Good selection of food types and view is hard to beat. Great place to take a loved one on a Dinner Drive...

Thank John M
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We have never had bad service or anything but terrific food at Maynard's . The entire staff is friendly, welcoming and eager to see that you enjoy your meal. The menu is full of wonderful selection and the price is reasonable given the quality and...More

Thank hookheath
Reviewed April 10, 2017

the service begins as you enter the front door greeted by friendly hosts and seated with great views of Lake Minnetonka. the service staff are attentive and friendly and topped off by very good food.

Thank in4mation2015
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner and watched the first boat out on the ice cold water. This was my first time at Maynard's. I cant wait to be there in the summer with all the boats and excitement going on. The good is good I...More

Thank MIchelle L
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Came to eat and drink after visiting Prince's home. Was not disappointed! Great happy hour specials (although you MUST sit in the bar area for these specials...boo!) but we made due and ordered about everything on the specials appetizer menu and stayed until our reservations....More

Thank mic02ramp
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

We always have great food at Maynards. Right on the water for inside or outside dining. You can visit by car or docking for your boat.

Thank Tommy D
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Wait times can be long in the summer to sit on the deck yet worth the wait. Food choices are familiar with occasional changes to the menu. Happy hour menu is satisfying. Frannie's Salad is my go to.

Thank PattiCakes28
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Met friends at 11:30 for Sunday brunch. We were seated right away. I did make reservations the night before. Very good food! Nice salad/fruit to start at the buffet. The hot buffet had a wide variety of food. Great flavors! Very good wild rice soup...More

Thank sadieh923
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Gay L
Do you have a children's menu?
March 12, 2017|
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Response from eurekaray | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
Jan L
Do you have any gluten free items on the menu?
December 16, 2015|
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Response from Jack S | Property representative |
Yes we do.
Do you allow dogs on the patio?
July 23, 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
$10 - $20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, 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
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 685 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331-1934
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Excelsior
  • Phone Number: +1 952-470-1800
  • E-mail