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Minervas Restaurant and Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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Black & Blue Steak Tips
blackened steak tips, haystack onion, tomato relish, gorgonzola cream sauce
Chicken Quesadilla
pulled chicken, black bean & corn salsa, cheese, bell pepper, onion, tortilla, lettuce, sour cream, salsa
Chicken & Bacon Pizza
ranch, peppered chicken, applewood bacon, mozzarella, aged cheddar
BBQ Pizza
bold bbq sauce, pepper jack, bacon, seasoned beef, red onion
House Sliders
ground beef, roast garlic & cheddar mix, american
Asian Lettuce Wraps
sautéed chicken, water chestnut, mushroom, carrot, scallion, crispy rice noodle, sweet soy chili sauce, lettuce wrap
Sub Shredded Beef 2
Grand Slam Nachos
tortilla chips, pulled chicken, cheese blend, jalapeño, black bean & corn salsa, tomato, sour cream, salsa
Kung Fu Tacos
flour tortillas, soy caramel, asian slaw, pickled carrot, wasabi aioli, cilantro; choice of pork belly, pulled chicken, or shredded beef
Blackened Salmon
mixed salad greens, atlantic salmon, applewood bacon, spicy pecan, sautéed bell pepper & onion, egg, roma tomato, honey mustard dressing
With Grilled Chicken 11
With Grilled Salmon 13
Cranberry Spinach
fresh spinach, craisin, applewood bacon, red onion, feta, mandarin orange, spicy pecan, cranberry orange vinaigrette
Cup 4
Bowl 5
Soup of the Day
Cup 4
Bowl 5
Tomato Bisque
Market Cobb
mixed salad greens, crispy chicken, aged cheddar, applewood bacon, egg, carrot, tomato, cucumber, choice of dressing
With Grilled Chicken 11
With Grilled Salmon 13
House Chop
mixed salad greens, tomato, red onion, italian olive, genoa salami, parmesan, house italian dressing
With Grilled Chicken 11
With Grilled Steak 13
Santa Fe
mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, black bean & corn salsa, pepper jack cheese, haystack onion, fajita ranch, bistro sauce
At Minervas, we recognize that choices and eating right are important to an everyday lunch. Create your lunch by choosing one lunch sized portion from each section. $10.25
Choice of one
Half Broadway Club
Half BLT
Half Raspberry Turkey
Half Cajun Chicken Linguine
Half Chicken Asparagus Alfredo
Half Reuben
Choice of one
Minervas House Italian Salad
Cranberry Pecan Spinach Salad
Seasonal Fresh Fruit
Tomato Bisque
Cup Soup of the Day
French Fries
Served with choice of fresh fruit, house seasoned chips, french fries, coleslaw, or minervas house italian salad (+$1). Sub sweet potato fries (+$1.50)
Ranch Burger
double american cheese, applewood bacon, haystack onion, ranch
Raspberry Turkey Sandwich
applewood bacon, tomato, raspberry preserves, dijonaise, provolone, wheat berry
Southwest Chicken Sandwich
grilled chicken breast, applewood bacon, pepper jack cheese, chipotle aioli, lettuce, tomato, grilled bun
With Sautéed Bell Pepper & Onion 12
French Dip
thin sliced roast beef, swiss cheese, artisan roll, beef au jus
Fish Sandwich
lightly seasoned, flaky fish, house tartar sauce, lettuce, tomato, artisan roll
Tandoori Melt
shredded beef, swiss cheese, sautéed mushroom & onion, spinach, spicy mayo
With Cheese 11
With Applewood Bacon & Cheese 12
Angus Burger
lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle; cheese: american / blue / pepper jack / provolone / swiss / cheddar
lean corned beef, dijon remoulade, swiss, kraut, marble rye
Open Faced Burger
sautéed mushroom & onion, swiss, garlic mashed potato, black pepper gravy, sourdough
Broadway Club
roast turkey breast, ham, applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, herb mayo, toasted sourdough
Add minervas house italian salad, cranberry spinach salad or bowl of soup (+$3)
With Chicken 12
With Steak 13
Stir Fry
broccoli, carrot, bell pepper, onion, garlic, cashew, basmati rice
Honey Pepper Salmon
house pepper seasoned, honey glazed, garlic mashed potato, asparagus garnish, sauce béarnaise
Chicken Fried Chicken
deep-fried chicken cutlet, black pepper country gravy, garlic mashed potato, house vegetable
Firecracker Shrimp
hand breaded shrimp, thai aioli, basmati rice, scallion, carrot ribbon
Monday - Burger Night
Tuesday - Pizza Night
Wednesday - Steak Night
Thursday - Art of Pasta Night
Friday & Saturday - Nightly Happy Hour & Chef Inspired Features
An Attraction Inside An Attraction! Minervas is located inside the Ramkota Hotel, which is also attached to the Watertown Events Center. Because of this fact, the award winning restaurant is a top choice for catering small and large events in Watertown. The restaurant offers hand-cut, in-house aged steaks, fresh seafood, chops, classic pasta dishes, the freshest salads, and house-made desserts.
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
American, Grill, Bar
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Table Service
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All reviews brunch pasta steak caramel rolls in town service was great great place to eat staff was friendly downtown
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

This is a great place for dinner or even a business meeting. Food and service was great! There is an intimate quite little bar also.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 680pattyw
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Visit with my family and decided to have early dinner here. Good small wine list and nice menu but not much for vegan/vegetarians. Still, we enjoyed the service...we were not rushed, and atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Daniel S
MollyS1657, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Thank you for your patronage, Daniel - we hope you will join us again in the near future. Cheers!

Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Minerva’s is always a great place to eat great professional servers the food is supreme and very neat and appearance

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tom A
MollyS1657, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Sincerest thanks for this wonderful review and rating, Tom A. - the team at Minervas Watertown feels lucky to have such great guests like you. Cheers to the next time!

Reviewed January 16, 2019

I love their salads they offer for lunch and their caramel rolls are delicious for sure !! as well as their pasta night

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tina E
MollyS1657, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2019

This review is awesome! Thank you, Tina E. - we are proud of what we offer our diners here at Minervas, and our team hopes to see you again soon!

Reviewed November 19, 2018

Minerva's is generally a good restaurant and bar. But not as this location. Go elsewhere. Poor service and bland food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TheSoDakMan
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I just recently wrote a review on the hotel. Hotel is the best your restaurant is very poorly ran. The cooks need to be in charge instead of the staff there. This restaurant is the worst part of Watertown and I feel sorry for who...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank PPGH2018
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hello PPGH2018! Thank you for reaching out, as it sounds like our team dropped the ball during your recent visit. We truly apologize, and we will be touching base with you via PM to further communicate and make this right with you. We look forward...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I hate to admit that this chain type restaurant is the best in town, because I really try to support local, but it really offers the best menu options and best service for couples looking for a romantic elegant night out. The mood is mellow...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Lindsey C
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

This is an amazing review! The Watertown Minervas staff and management truly appreciates your post, Lindsey - please let us know if there is anything we can do to continue earning your business over the years! Cheers!!

Reviewed June 10, 2018

Several friends and I had lunch at Minerva's. Our server was attentive and organized. The meals arrived in a timely manner and the food was delicious.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank brendak872
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post this wonderful comment, Brenda! Cheers to you and yours, and we hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

My wife had recent heart surgery and on a restrictive diet. She wanted a Cranberry Pecan Spinach salad but all the salads on the menu were too large. They were willing to serve a half a salad. The service was quick and friendly. The food...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 999greggs
Reviewed May 1, 2018

We were staying at the hotel for a convention and visited the bar. The staff was friendly and engaging. We had the dry rub wings for happy hour and they were very good and unique. We also heard very good things about the food from...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank X1254GIthomass
Molly S, Guest Relations Manager at Minervas Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

What a great post! Thank you for taking the time to review and rate your experience with us, X1254Glthomass - our team loved taking care of your convention group, and we hope to earn repeat visits in the near future. Cheers to you all!

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