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Maynard's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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685 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331-1934
+1 952-470-1800
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Cramerton, North Carolina
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104 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...

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Thank John M
Minneapolis
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 portion. Of all the restaurants we have been to in the greater twin cities, this... More 

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Thank hookheath
Excelsior, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Thank in4mation2015
Wisconsin
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111 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 had a simple stir fry but it was good.

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Thank MIchelle L
Iowa
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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. We laughed and enjoyed our time. Great food options at dinner. Definitely a must visit... More 

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Thank mic02ramp
1 review
Reviewed 25 March 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.

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Thank Tommy D
Shorewood, Minnesota
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 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.

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Thank PattiCakes28
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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114 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 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 too. The waitress was very attentive. We were served an amazing ice cream on an... More 

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Thank sadieh923
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My wife and I had a most enjoyable dining experience. The food was excellent and our server, Jesse, was extremely attentive and pleasant. The next morning, I discovered that I had left my hat at the restaraunt. I called, and Holly not only located my hat, but volunteered to personally drop by the post office to mail it to Missouri.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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444 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We love the steak bites and waffle fries. It's such a great value at happy hour. We had prompt, friendly service and the food was hot and tasty! What more can you ask for?

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Thank Beth P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 685 Excelsior Blvd, Excelsior, MN 55331-1934
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Excelsior
  • Phone Number: +1 952-470-1800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?