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Minerva's Restaurant and Bar

2211 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701-7872
+1 605-394-9505
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2211 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701-7872
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Minerva has a varied menu, but most of the entrees are a little heavy for me, so I concentrate instead on the wholesome and creative appetizers. The service is always good, and the restaurant and bar is good for group gatherings either in the bar...More

Thank Mat P
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was late when we got done sight-seeing for the day, as it was Father's Day we didn't have many options for dinner. We drove past Minerva's and there weren't too many people so we decided to try it out. We were unprepared for the...More

Thank sazach8016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove 400 miles from Denver to Rapid City...Ready for a relaxing evening with libation...This was the property! Perfect server attention, fantastic appointments, even the MOD stopped by to welcome us. Food was suburb!

Thank retiredchuck
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are staying in Rapid City tonight on our way from Minneapolis to Boulder Colorado. Chose Minerva's based on Trip Advisor reviews and because it is close to our hotel. We were amazed at the seafood risotto, which we both ordered, which was cooked perfectly...More

Thank lbo
Reviewed 1 week ago

we've eaten here twice. breakfast this morning when hubby had eggs, sausage, hash browns and toast. i had the twigs and fruit, which was kashi, yogurt and fruit. hubby's meal was good, but the toast was very thick sliced and dry. my breakfast was good...More

Thank dmc50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my aunt and uncle here as a thank you....i was very impressed by the salad and soup bar .....had the caprese pasta it was good but the pasta was over cooked...my aunt had the chicken risotto and she enjoyed it....the specialty cocktails were fun....good...More

Thank 77mockmotorspitcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I went for lunch one day and it was really good! The salad bar was delicious and fresh!

Thank the4bruces
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there the day we checked in. Not a lot of food choices but nice that they have the option for half sandwich and salad bar that had a lot to choose from as well as soups. Wateriess was very nice and on top...More

Thank Tamara K
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your post, Tamara K. - it sounds like we mis-stepped with our service during your last visit, and we hope to see you again to earn back your patronage the right way. Cheers to you and yours, and have a wonderful start...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here on our last night in South Dakota thanks to a recommendation from our hotel. My husband had the special of the evening, a sirloin tip plate, and I had the seafood risotto. It really hit the spot after frequent on-the-run meals...More

1  Thank skoc50
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, what a wonderful review from a lovely guest! Our team is thankful for your kind words, skoc50 - it was our pleasure to host you and your husband, and we hope to see you both again whenever you return to town!

Reviewed May 22, 2017

Referred here by hotel & SO thankful! Our dinners were delicious and the service was top notch and friendly too.More

1  Thank Ticolover
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minerva's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate your post and rating, Ticolover! It sounds like we were able to provide some refuge during a long travel day - we love being able to accommodate our guests like that here at Minervas: great food, relaxing and comfortable environment, and consistent, charming...More

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My son is scheduled to arrive at Charles DeGaulle Airport at 0700 on May 27th. He is staying at your hotel on the night of May 27th. What time is check-in? What is the best way to get from the airport to the hotel? Merci. Pam Vandenberg
October 25, 2015|
Response from Sharon R | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what hotel you are referring to as I haven't posted a Paris hotel review. But, most Paris hotels usually have a 3 PM check-in time, unless you've made prior arrangements. That depends upon the hotel--have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2211 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701-7872
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Rapid City
  • Phone Number: +1 605-394-9505
  • E-mail
A Highlight in the Hills!

Whether you're visiting the beautiful Black Hills on vacation, staying here for a conference or you're a local who loves great food, Minervas is the go-to-place for fine dining in Rapid City. Located inside the Best Western Ramkota Hotel, Minervas offers an upscale dining experience and a menu that's truly inspired. Our Happy Hour is always hopping, thanks to amazing wings, pizza and appetizer and drink specials that make Friday night worth the wait!
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