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Minerva's - Sioux Falls
Minerva's - Sioux Falls

Minerva's - Sioux Falls Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.minervas.net
  • Phone: (605) 334-0386
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 2:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:00pm - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Chad Howard
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Minervas private dining and meeting room is located in the lower level of Minervas Restaurant in historic downtown Sioux Falls. Our private meeting and dining room is perfect for all types of events.

    Think of Minervas when planning your events:

    ~ Weddings or Rehearsals ~ Corporate planning or award dinners ~ Financial presentation dinners ~ Holiday parties and events

    Lunch/Dinner Parties ~ minimum 20 guests, maximum 60 guests.

    Cocktail Parties ~ up to 70 guests.

    Menus Our staff can show you a variety of menu formats and ideas that have been successful four our guests. We can make suggestions and design a menu that best suits your event and budget. We will print a custom menu for your event.

    Room Charges We may request a room charge, based on the type of event, number of guests and services needed.
  • Private Party Contact: Jerry Bremmon (605) 334-0386
  • Entertainment: Our Paramount Food & Cocktails, located within Minerva Restaurant offers live music every Friday and Saturday night 8:00PM - 11:00PM. Also offering a Happy Hour 3:00PM - 6:00PM Monday - Saturday and 8:00PM - 10:00PM Monday - Thursday. Offering discounted wine, tap beer and cocktails, also pizzas,appetizers, burgers, and desserts. Come relax by the fireplace or patio before or after dinner or have a seat at the bar and watch the game.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 11th Street
  • Public Transit: Sioux Falls Area Transit(SAM) stop located just a half block east of Minervas Restaurant.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: The parking options available to the public are street parking - free parking after 5:00 PM or two public parking ramps within walking distance to Minervas Restaurant.

    The closest ramp is located just a half block to the east of Minerva's on 11th Street. Entrance to ramp is in the far left lane of 11th street just pass Phillips Ave. The other available public parking is at 121 West 12th Street across from Washington Pavilion both ramps offer free parking after 6:00 PM and on weekends.
A word from Minerva's - Sioux Falls
Minervas Restaurant has been defining quality food and great service in Sioux Falls since 1977.

With a menu that offers everything from in-house aged steaks to ocean fresh seafood, Minerva's is definitely one to please every one's taste. Award-winning salad bar has been a business lunch and dinner addition favorite for many years. Enjoy the great taste and excellent service that has become a hallmark of the downtown Sioux Falls area.

Minervas also is pleased to be home to Paramount Cocktails & Food, an inviting lounge attached to Minervas, that offers a great happy hour plus live entertainment most weekends. Stop in for a pre-dinner cocktail or after dinner dessert.

Minervas and Paramount also offer a spacious outdoor patio that showcases the heart of beautiful downtown Sioux Falls.

Join us at Minervas and Paramount today!
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Diner Reviews
  • "Everything was delicious. Definitely the best place on Phillips St."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "We arrived 10 mins. before 7:00 and were greeted and seated very quickly. Our server was prompt with the menus and came back at a proper amount of time. That is where everything went south. The kitchen staff must have screwed up my wifes order and tried to keep my order warm under lights. I had ordered the shrimp and scallop scampi and even I know you can't keep seafood warm under lights. The staff said they were sorry for the delay but that is no excuse for poor quality food. My scallops and shrimp were like rubber, my wife had the puget sound crepe and the shrimp on top were on the over done almost burnt side the sauce was almost like a thick gravy vs the light sauce it used to be. After 34 years this was disappointing."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We moved away from Sioux Falls 24 years ago, before we moved we had eaten at Minerva's several times and really enjoyed the salad bar and outstanding food. We have now moved back and we're very pleased the salad bar and food are just the way we remembered. Minerva's is an excellent place to dine. ."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My husband and I have been eating here for decades; actually, our rehearsal dinner was here September 25, 1981! In the beginning, their specialty was crepes ... of course the menu has expanded a great deal. We still make sure to eat here every time we visit!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "I always have dinner at Minerva's when I visit Sioux Falls. It never disappoints - Minerva's is one of my favorite restaurants anywhere. The ambiance and service are excellent. I love the salad bar and the steaks and chops are always perfectly prepared. I particularly like the quartinos of wine - perfect for one person."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Joan and I have traveled most of the USA and most of Europe. That in mind takes you back to the consistency of Minerva's, there's no place like home. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Great food went for 5 year anniversary gave each other cards our waiter saw the cards and gave us each a free small slice of cake. Which was delicious lemon cake."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We made a reservation, but arrived a bit early. That was no problem and we got right in. The staff was very nice and unobtrusively attendant. Food arrived at the proper times and was absolutely delicious. We couldn't have asked for a better dining experience."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "We have never had a meal there. The salad bar is outstanding."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We always love to bring special friends to Minervas."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Minerva's is a great downtown spot. Great food. Great service. You can hear each other talk. Nice bar next door. We will go back!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Always a hit for impressing the out of town guests!"
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Great place, but is pretty dark; onetheless I got great service and was very satisfied. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We dined at Minerva's on Mother's Day, and everything was fantastic! We have dined here quite a lot through the years and have always had great food, service and atmosphere. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Enjoyed the food, service and ambiance once again at Minerva's. Always exceptional place to dine."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "When we are in town, Minerva's is our first choice for a destination of wonderful food and great food. We have never been disappointed!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Fantastic food! Will definitely go there again ~~"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We went for our anniversary. Had a wonderful meal. The service was excellent. We were seated right on out reservation time. Great restaurant."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "What can I say it was perfect in every way. Thanks for a great evening."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Minerva's is always our "go to place" when we are out with friends or a group. The food and service is always excellent and the atmosphere is lively without being too loud to hear your dinner companions! "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Minerva's continues to be a great location for fine dining in Sioux Falls. Our orders were to perfection. My suggestion for improvement is an expansion of their bourbon list. "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "I've been dining at Minerva's for 25 years, & overall, have been happy with it. The last two times, not so much. In December, the seafood risotto wasn't good, and was very much lacking in seafood. The walleye was tasteless & tough. We thought it just must have been an "off" night, so we waited a few months & went back Saturday evening. We both decided to try the walleye this time (either we are gluttons for punishment, or were unrealistically optimistic - not sure which.) My fillet was a good one that was cooked properly, but the outside was still tough & it was tasteless. My husband was served a skinny, overcooked, tasteless fillet. Disappointing! I must say, the salad bar has been consistently good! We'll get only that next time."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "This restaurant was among others close to my hotel on a recent trip to Sioux Falls. It was recommended by several people. Great variety of food choices, outstanding salad bar, full beer and wine selections, and a friendly server Suzie!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "You cannot get any better in Sioux Falls. The service and food are excellent. I would recommend that you have a reservation. It is well worth the visit."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Now granted we moved here from back east and have the finest of dining available at a moment's notice, however, this does not even come close to being just that. This restaurant was talked up by so many saying how amazing the food is, the atmosphere, the service, it's like no other in Sioux Falls. In reality, it's mediocre, over priced, and pretentious. For a Saturday Night you would think they'd have specials, not one! I am in my early 30s and the vast majority of the patrons were over 55 years old. The food is very bland and judging by the customer base, this is why. Not worth the $$$ we spent for a date night! Go to Carnival Brazilian instead!!!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "I try to visit Minerva's everytime I'm in Sioux Falls. The menu is varied and has something for everyone - I always think I need to try something different, but almost always go back to the Puget Sound Crepe. It's amazingly good, and something I can't get anywhere else. Would not only highly recommend, but have taken lots of newbies here to introduce them - now they're hooked as well."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "A very special dining experience every time we go! Great food (love the salad bar). Friendly staff. Exceptional service."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "My wife and I, along with two other couples, ate at Minerva's the other day and had a very nice time. Thank you for accommodating a special night. The restaurant was clean, the waitress was great, and the food was terrific."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Had to wait a 1/2 hour even with reservation. Host said due to big groups. Service slow and waitress had no personality or skill other than bringing our plate of food. Steak was good but baked potato was very small served and overcooked."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Always a great dining experience. Salad bar is fantastic."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "service was wonderful, food great-plus when we got our bill we were very satified with the price"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "This well-established upscale restaurant continues to impress with a well-trained wait staff and a full-menu with food served on piping hot plates. I feel you get every dollar spent back in quality, ambience and service."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Not as good as usual. This is my favorite place to eat. This time the Server was not great, and I did not like the fish of the day."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "I have dined here for thirty + years. Many restaurants have come and gone, while Minerva's still delivers with great food and wonderful service. The salad bar is a must!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "It is always awesome. We save it for special occasions and always dress up, although it is not necessary. The servers are knowledgeable and very professional. We have traveled some, but always come home ,and say " ah Minerva's it's the best " ."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "We reserved a table for 7 for a birthday celebration. All the guests were fans of Minerva's so it wasn't difficult to pick a place to go. The waitress was friendly, knowledgeable, helpful, and efficient. Our food, including the one of a kind salad bar, was delicious as always, and everyone's meals were done right. This is why we will always go back to Minerva's. There is a great menu with something for everyone, and you can't go wrong with your choice. Other restaurants should try to model themselves after Minerva's."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We always go to Minerva's for special occasions and this was one. We went on Valentine's day (I made reservations), and they did a wonderful job like always!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We took of for the weekend for the first time with no kids in two years. We heard Minerva's was the place to go and I have to agree. It was the best meal we have ever had. Fantastic steaks, wonderful salad bar, and fantastic service. Highly recommended! We are customers for life. We loved our experience so much we bought a gift card for or friends who where watching or kids so they could take a weekend off and spoil them selfless to a gourmet experience!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Really expensive but worth the cash for a couple hours out of the house. My Girlfriend and I had a two course meal with appetizer and a two drinks for $80.00, If it is a special occasion, go. If you are looking for a fun night, just stick to Outback, the price is half what it is here and the food isn't THAT much better."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We have been going to Minerva's for over 30 years and it never disappoints. Food is alway delicious and the serve is perfect."
    Dined on 2/14/2014