David's Chophouse
David's Chophouse

David's Chophouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.prestwick.com/
  • Phone: (651) 294-3160
  • Hours of Operation:
    Tuesday-Saturday 11AM-9PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Steve Lacey
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Contact Kurt Stangler, at 651-294-3166 for all catering needs. We provide off site catering for events such as baby showers and graduations. Call Kurt today!
  • Private Party Facilities: The grand ballroom that can be partitioned into three separate rooms. The Jeanne Room, is located downstairs, seats up to 90 people. The Jason Room (Card Room) is perfect for a bachelor party, a night of cards, or a small intimate party of 30. The Jason Room is the perfect setting for meetings. In the restaurant, the Fireplace Room, can accommodate 45 people for a private party, this allows you to experience the energy of the restaurant and still enjoy a private area to yourself.
  • Private Party Contact: Kurt Stangler 6512943166x
  • Entertainment: Live Music Saturday's, 6:30-9:30.
    Join us for Andrew Spreck November 2nd, 23rd, and 30th
  • Special Events: Wine Dinners, Oktoberfest, Breakfast with Santa, Easter Brunch, Mother's Day Brunch. Visit our website, www.prestwick.com for more information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lake & Woodbury Drive
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking on both sides of the building.
A word from David's Chophouse
The heart of a gracious clubhouse is a welcoming bar and restaurant where you can enjoy an excellent meal in beautiful surroundings, and entertain with confidence. David's always has an eye on golf, with a wall of windows that overlooks the 18th fairway...but after the sun goes down, the crackling fireplace becomes the focal point. Relax with one of our signature martinis or one of 15 beers on tap!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
David's Chophouse reviews from OpenTable diners
25 reviews since July 27, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.7
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (13)neighborhood gem (13)special occasion (9)great for outdoor dining (8)romantic (8)fit for foodies (6)great for lunch (6)good for groups (5)great for brunch (2)kid-friendly (2)notable wine list (2)hot spot (1)late-night find (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • So-so.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Medium rare steak was served well done and returned to the kitchen. Replacement steak was medium rare and tough as leather. Didn't care for live music in the dining area. Had we known, we would not have gone there.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Setting - Perfect Service
    Hammertime
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We celebrated my wife's birthday with a family group of 10. We had a wonderful table by the fireplace in the very comfortable and classy dining room. The service was first class and timely, even with our large party. The food quality was above average but a little upside-down in the perceived value; pretty meager portions for the price. The highlight was the complimentary birthday dessert. We'd make a return visit!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New Menu
    PeteMicVIP
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Great new menu options! For those of you that haven't been there in a while, your will be in for a treat.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Beautiful setting on the golf course and restaurant is very elegant. Quiet to enjoy good conversation with friends. The walleye was very good with fresh vegetables.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gift meal makes impression
    Gourmetk40
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    We received a gift card for David's Chophouse and we didn't know what to expect. We had visited the old restaurant in that location, but not this one. We were very impressed and we plan to return. The ambiance was wonderful. We loved the live dinner music and our food was very good. It was too much, but we enjoyed more the next night as well. Our server was excellent, anticipating what we needed. I would recommend it to anyone. The menu had old favorites as well as unusual offerings. Very nice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charming
    Food4Fun
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    This was a great find. A very charming restaurant on a scenic golf course. The food was good a great service.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • unhappy anniversary
    happy2eat
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    My husband and I went and both had errors with our orders. My error was with the boneless Amish Chicken, that came with a bone in it. When brought to the waitresses attention she aggressively grab my plate and brought it back - no apologies. The fix was cutting the bone out and putting a piece of broccoli in its place. My husband ordered the California burger but got the Cowboy burger, understandable miscommunication. Again the plate was removed without apology, when it was brought back it was still wrong missing condiments with the remains of the other burger still on the plate. Their fix was to give us a free slice of cheesecake, we had brought our own dessert which we didn't even eat with our meal we wanted to leave so quickly.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Setting. Excellent Meal!
    Judy
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Found this restaurant on the Open Table site. Wanted a nice restaurant close to our hotel in Oakdale. A bit worried about the previous reviews saying service was slow but figured we had plenty of time. We were waited on promptly and received our meal quickly. Food was excellent. I would definitely stop here again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just Ok
    Ashley
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I hadn't been since it changed from Axel's to David's. It's ok. The food was fine, but there was nothing special about it. The service was pretty pushy considering how busy it wasn't. I could tell she wanted to turn over our table but it was odd since her section wasn't even full.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • golferguymn
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Great atmosphere but the quality was mediocre and really overpriced. Shrimp was of Wal-Mart quality. I will not return.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • eatup
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    The new fall menu has many new items, all of which sound very good. Our meal was served quickly, was hot and was delicious. Service was very good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Longhorns
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We live in Nevada and just happened to come to MN twice in four months. Because of our wonderful experience in July with David's Chophouse; we made SURE we would have an evening free (out of our 5 days in MN) that we would have dinner at the Chophouse. We were not dissapointed and brought 4 others with us. Everyone enjoyed their meals and those that had wine said it was very good. This is sure to be a stop every chance we get to visit MN. The wait staff was superb in suggesting appetizers, dinner, desert and wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food, slow service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Like other commenters, I found the food to be good, but the service was poor. It took about an hour and ten minutes to get our food, and it was not that busy. It took the server 40 minutes just to take our order.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Chop House
    Tomba
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Very beautiful setting, comfortable, great view of the golf course. Nice waiter, but not around very often, forgot to bring bread, slow at filling water. Food looks great, but my pasta was very bland (except for the few sausage pieces - which were great - wish there was much more of the sausage!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great steaks
    Hamma
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Both food and server were great, our server was very friendly. Our steaks were excellent and we will make sure to pass this onto our friends.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great birthday place
    Kenny
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    A card on the table when we arrived. Great steaks. Maybe a little heavy on the sauces.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently wonderful!
    Sozofam
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    This is our favorite place in Woodbury. It's a consistently good, pleasant dining experience all around. The staff is very friendly and accommodating, the menu has plenty of healthy choices.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    2golfersandfoodies
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Another excellent meal experience. Good and pleasant service. Nice white-linen atmosphere white-out being pretentious. Fine food with a range of choices including some interesting and truly unique ones. The new "Hole Hog" dish is unbelievably good despite the name. We've never had a bad experience at David's. Only problem: I enjoyed the event so much, I forgot to order my hors d'oeuvre, Scotch Eggs, at the end of dinner to take home for breakfast the next morning. Just have to go back to make up for my bad.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 7 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 27, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.7
    • Food3.6
    • Ambiance3.7
    • Service4.1
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 346 reviews are from the David's Chophouse reviews archive.
  • 44thAnniversary dinner with my kids
    Maddog
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Great service and food, drinks were also great. Rib special was wonderful, lots of food. Prices were good.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Visiting with longtime friend
    Secretary
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    I always enjoy eating here. The food is wonderful and the ambience allows you to linger and visit. Servers are very friendly and attentive to your needs.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • New Menu? Fantastic server
    St2598
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Server was fantastic. Always nice to get someone with kids who understands us who bring our kids in for dinner. New menu had a good chophouse selection but the seafood was OK. I had the Mahi last time and liked it. This time I opted for the Scallops and they were not what I expected from this place. They were medium sized and looked, tasted and felt overcooked (think day old microwave reheat look on things) and there was hardly a sear. I did enjoy the Jalapeno corn concoction in the middle. But! for 30 bucks the value wasn't there and I would not order that item again. I have had many of the other items on the menu and have always enjoyed them.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Food was bland, too much starch on plates not enough vegetables. Service cheery but inconsistent. Brought dinners out before we were done with salad. "Specialty" popovers luke warm and a bit soggy. Have been here several times before....a bit disappointed.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place
    SWidenVIP
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Everything was very good, we will come back for sure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a wonderful time!
    Nita
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Loved using the OpenTable reservation system! They had my requests ready when I got there and took such great care of us! Food was great and the service very friendly and accomodating. We had a table overlooking the golf course, and it was a gorgeous evening. Perfect pick for the evening.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sorry I picked this place
    SGMIronMike
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    The facility was very nice. The bartenders were very friendly. The view of the golf course was very nice. The service and food in the restaurant was poor. The youngster who took our orders was very inexperienced and seemed entitled. He is most likely a child of one of the members of the golf club. There were four of us dining. Three of the meals were very bland with little or no effort put into making the food taste good. One of the meals was a salad. The steak I ordered came well done. I had ordered the steak medium. The seasoning was very salty. When I told the server no effort was made to make it right. For $170.00 for four meals I should have gone to a well know restaurant. I will not recommend this restaurant to anyone.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lacks vitality
    RHO2
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    Make the dining room more 'golf friendly'. More special priced menu items and drinks too pricey.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food
    JulieVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    We have gone to this restaurant twice since we moved to MN..Terrific pop-overs. The steak is extremely tender and lean and they will cook vegetables according to your preferences (lots of butter or steamed). They give a heavy pour on the wine, not like other restaurants in same price range (so one glass of wine will last through appetizers and dinner). All in all, a great find on a golf course.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This place used to be good until...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    They changed their menu. First they got rid of the french onion soup that was amazing now they no longer have prime rib. I tried the steak and had to wipe off the glaze to eat it. Worst steak I have ever had, yuck!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worst Service Ever
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Our first tip off should have been the terribly rude host. Once seated, we sat outside for the better part of 20 minutes with no one dropping by - no water was offered. People that had been seated longer than we had were complaining that they had yet to be served. We decided to take our business elsewhere that evening. We will never be back and won't hesitate to tell others of our experience.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food good but service lousy
    Kathy
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    We had a beautiful view of the golf course. I had the walleye with wild rice which was delicious. Service left something to be desired. The waitress disappeared several times and never asked us how our food was tasting. She put my wine on my dining companion's bill. We had to ask for water refills. She never returned after she gave us our bills. Another waitress came by and collected them. The dish I had was the best of the table. The other diners I was with complained that there food was not great. The popovers are fabulous though!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pay for food you don't get?
    lunch
    Dined on 5/18/2014
    We were looking for a nice, local place to enjoy good food and be outdoors. It was quiet on the patio with just a few tables of people for lunch, and just a few guys inside at the bar. The service was slow but it was a sunny spring day and we watched golfers sipping our water. They finally brought our beers and took our order. The menu said entrees come with popovers. Entress delivered with no popovers so we asked about them. Did not bring or offer bread. They were baking popovers for us fresh. Ate the meal--Then they said they burned the popovers and would have to start over again. By then we were finished with the meal. Got the check--full price entrees. Will never go back.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Poor hostess and server.
    Danco
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Not enough space to explain my complaints. In short, the hostess didn't honor diner request on the reservation, and server was not familiar with the liquor or dinner menu.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a great meal
    anstorm
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    My family and I love this place, went for Mother's Day eve dinner. Lots of large groups with kids, but all well behaved, this isn't Applebees! I had the Mahi Mahi with gnocchi, always delicious. My husband tried the rabbit ragout, which was a standout. Dad had the asparagus and prosciutto risotto. I wouldn't recommend that one, not much asparagus, very little prosciutto, bland rice. Mom had the petite filet, was cooked to perfection! Had the turtle cheesecake and turtle brownie. Cheesecake was great, brownie was very very hard on one side, could tell it was microwaved. Dirty martini from the best bartender in Woodbury, always the best drink in town. All in all a solid place for a dinner after work or special occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyable dinner on a Friday
    Susan
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    We have been to David's before. It's part of a golf club but certainly is welcoming to all. Great service. My Martini is always perfect and they now have a larger craft beer selection which satisfied my husband with new options. Manager walks the dining room and chats with customers with questions or concerns. Quick service. We tried both night's specials. They were nicely presented and very tasty.
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Used to be neighborhood gem
    wedgewoodnieghborVIP
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    What happened to our neighborhood gem. Menu changed deleting many favorites, limited appetizer menu and happy hour, and wines became cheap and not good! Took away included salad for decrease price! Really, didn't notice cheaper price . Need to add to menu and but wine that tastes the price charged!
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Needs lots of help
    LocalDiner
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    Atmosphere and service where really good. The best part of the meal was the beer list and the dressing for the salad. Now for the food. The popovers were over baked and dry, tasted slightly burned. Seared peanut chicken satays: undercooked/raw and rubbery, no peanut flavor. Bangers and mashed: bangers poor flavor, you can find better at Cub Foods. Shrimp cappelini: just ok, I think Olive Garden would do better. I saw other appetizers in the bar that did look ok. I haven't been here since it was Axel's, not sure if I'm willing to come back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Superb!
    Sozofam
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    David's was everything we wanted for a celebratory dinner out for two! It was quiet and the food, from apps to dessert, was outstanding. The server was welcoming, friendly and accommodating; we were not rushed at all when we sat and visited with multiple coffees after dinner. We enjoyed the scotch eggs and firecracker shrimp, the Grilled Mahi Mahi and seared Ahi tuna, champagne and carrot cake, and great coffee. The cost was amazingly reasonable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • David's (formerly Axel's Prestwick)
    Bill
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    David's (formerly Axel's Prestwick) continues to shine as a neighborhood gem in Woodbury at the Prestwick GC. The food and service were great, and we had ample time to converse and engage with our group dinner party. Great appetizers, main course, and of course the hallmark popovers which cannot be denied!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good food and service.
    Business
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    Very good food and service. The upgraded menu offers a lot of variety.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • David's used to be a great
    wedgewoodnieghborVIP
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    David's used to be a great little neighborhood gem. Loved going there especially during summer when patio open. Menu has gotten very small, many favorites removed, no specials at night, appetizers list in minuscule. Food was marginal, chicken on ceaser salad was like rubber and my pork was sent back twice, very under cooked! Very disappointing as this used to be a go to place for us. Need to step it up quickly!
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate