Prairie Tap House
Prairie Tap House

Prairie Tap House

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://theprairietaphouse.com/
  • Phone: 9522174054
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00am, Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00am, Sunday: 10:00am - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Phil Dvorak
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Prairie Tap House
The Prairie Tap House will bring residents of Eden Prairie and the surrounding areas, high quality food and drinks at a reasonable price. The Tap House specializes in Baltimore style pit beef, an extensive draft beer list and quality crafted cocktails.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Prairie Tap House reviews from OpenTable diners
122 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating3.5
  • Food3.7
    Service3.6
  • Ambiance3.5
    Noise LevelModerate
69% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (42)great for lunch (41)fit for foodies (41)neighborhood gem (39)kid-friendly (31)great for brunch (21)special occasion (16)late-night find (16)vibrant bar scene (14)hot spot (14)great for outdoor dining (11)notable wine list (4)romantic (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • delicious brunch
    Charlie
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Had a lovely brunch with daughter on Sunday. My daughter had a scrambler plate and I had some amazing shrimp and grits. We will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Breakfast
    tigger
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We stopped in Sunday for their noon brunch and absolutely LOVE THE FOOD! We'll be back for more!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Just not feeling it
    foodie23
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We have been to the resturant a few times. I try to give everything a couple of chance before I make up my mind. I have experience in the resturant industry so I understand there are just off days. All the times I have been there the food is just mediocre and the portions are way to large. The last time we were there we had the worst waitress I have ever had in my life. Not only did she not come to the table to check on our table, but she also came to give us our bill before we had even recieved our food. We wil not be back!
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Whatever
    dinerTHVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Not notable enough to write anything other than whatever. Kind if a so-so experience.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Staff Lunch
    LutheransLunch
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    We had a great experience as we bid farewell to a co-worker. The service was great, the food was good and plentiful. We all enjoyed the beverage selection, especially the beer selection. This was the second time we came to lunch as a staff and we enjoyed it both times.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not good at all...
    eatininstead
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    4 adults went to dinner. Three of the four ordered different items on the menu. The only winner was the burger. The pork sandwiches were terrible. Tasted like leftover pork from a week ago. The beef wasn't any better. Stale bread too. The French fries had so much salt on them that we didn't eat them. Very disappointing experience overall. We were all looking forward to trying a new place in Eden Prairie. We will not be back. So sorry.....for you and for us.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun and Unique Menu
    EPDiner
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Six met for brunch. We loved the diverse and unique menu with all the same price. All were able to find something fun to eat. Everyone loved their food and all exressed the desire to go back for lunch and dinner! We sat inside but the outside seating looks great!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    took almost two hours to get one round of drinks, salad course, then our dinner. 5:30 on a Saturday night. lots of empty tables.
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  • Go somewhere else!!
    Minnesota
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    It was suppose to be a special night for my daughter. Didn't end up that way. Had an issue, asked to speak to the manager and he told the server that he was not coming over to our table. Pretty rude and very unprofessional! Go spend your money somewhere else, people!!
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  • First Time
    stpats07
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    It was the first time we dined at Prairie Tap House, but it surely will not be the last. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • yatesh
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Service was extemely slow and inattentive. Idk if he was hungover or just uninterested in our table, but we're not returning.
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  • Food is amazing, great prices
    MJ19
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We've been to PTH a couple times now and the food doesn't disappoint. Their pit sandwiches are filling and flavorful and the prices for everything is reasonable. They also have a great happy hour and a good value kid's menu. We have brought our son with us both times, and never felt like he didn't belong.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • PatTVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Dined on THUR night at 6:30pm in celebration of my daughter's 17th birthday. Lots of things done right. My wife and kids were running approx. 10 minutes late and you kept our reservation. Positive. You brought out a "monster" piece of chocolate birthday cake that was incredibly delicious. Major positive :) Thanks again for making my daughter's birthday dinner memorable.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • BAD SERVICE
    Weese
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    The service we had was not good, we were there early for HH and dinner, there were not many people there. We didn't receive our appetizers that we ordered, I asked about them when our dinner was brought out and he seemed annoyed that I asked and asked if I still wanted them. We did want one of them. I asked for a side of ranch for my meal - three times. I finally had to go in the restaurant to get it, as I was walking to the bar he came out with it in his hand and gave me a dirty look and said looking for something. Oh well, I guess you could of used the extra exercise - what does that mean??? Then he says I get enough walking back and forth all the time. WHAT - that is your job! Very appalling.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Amazing chicken wings! Huge portions. Very delicious!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    When we arrived to the restaurant it took too long for us to be seated. The waitress took to long to take our order. It was our first time there, would not recommend, will not visit again.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Dinner Spot
    Redd2016
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Not super busy and very wide variety on menu. Great service and enjoyed the variety of beer available. I had lobster gnocchi and it had a flavorable sauces listed but did fall flat on flavor. Has a lot of potential to be a great place. It was good overall and I would recommend it again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved everything!
    mtjj
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    We had a wonderful time! The hostess greeted us right away and acknowledged it was our anniversary. Shane was an awesome server; knowledgable and attentive. Every item we ordered, Scotch Eggs, Beef Ribs, Shells and Cheese, Walleye Fingers, Horseradish Mashers and Ice Cream Sandwich, was amazing! Would definitely go back as the whole menu looked yummy and it was fun trying to decide what to taste. Many more decisions for future visits!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Large portions, nice server
    DanielVIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    This was a TGIF in an earlier life. We thought the food was freshly prepared and the server was friendly and helpful. Unlike many places in this area, they stay open late which is great when you need a late nite place for food. But we didn't find the food that great tasting. The lobster rolls ( like egg rolls ) were $13.95 for two smallish rolls without much flavor. The peel and eat shrimp were a good sized portion, but the flavor was not great, rather dusty. The pit meat sandwiches were large with hot fries, but again the flavor was just ok. We may come back if we had to eat late nite, but otherwise, no.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Room for improvement
    crabcakeloverVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I went to Prairie Tap House with friends and family after a movie. The waiter was inattentive (the bus boy was much more helpful!) and the food was fair. After placing our order, we didn't see the waiter again until after the food was brought out. By then, 3 of us wanted to order another drink (beer and wine, not free soda refills), and we couldn't get him to take the order. When he finally got the other orders and delivered the second round of drinks, he refused to take the empty glasses, which we asked him to do because the table was full. Everyone at our table agreed that the food was nothing to write home about and we were disappointed with the service.
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  • Wouldn't go again
    betty
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We went for the brunch on Sunday and I was NOT impressed. My sister go the biscuits and gravy dish and when she got it one of the biscuits was so hard she couldn't even cut it with a knife!! How old was this thing - gross!! The server did get her a whole new plate with softer biscuits, but the dish itself was only so-so. I got the breakfast hash and it was not good. The meat was tough and had grizzle in it so it wasn't tender and flavorful at all. The only good thing we had was the huge pecan caramel sticky bun. That was AMAZING!!! The service was ok, but it wasn't great. I had a Groupon for this place, which is why I thought it would be fun to give it a try, but I will not be returning.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yumfor5VIP
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Typical bar for mall location. Lots of beers to chose from both bottles and on tap. Music was very loud - could not converse with others at end of table. Crowd was more "bar group" than for dinner. Server was excellent. Food average for a bar, good selection of pork sandwiches. We had 3 kids with us, was not a great location for a family style dinner. Would return to try again for lunch or happy hour with friends, not dinner.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very disappointed
    1stchoicealwaysVIP
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Nothing ended up being good with our experience here. Long wait for service. Food overcooked and tasted very poor. 4 of us in party and not one of us liked what we ordered - all different items. Had to wait too long for everything - appetizer, wine, entree. Hope they can fix these things. Location good, but poor everything else!
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  • Good Cuban sandwich
    brynglow
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    The Cuban sandwich was good. The smoke Gouda burger was not as good as I expected.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Huge Portions of Good Food
    DBC55438
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    This was our first visit to the Prairie Tap House. Relaxed atmosphere, and a nice selection of menu choices. Definitely a place for the carnivore, but there were plenty of other options as well. We will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointment
    DisappointedCat
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The inside of the restaurant is nicely decorated. We were sat in a room that was a SUPER warm. Too warm. The food was NOT good AT ALL! We ordered our burgers medium and the came well done and as dry as a hockey puck. My husband ordered a sunny side egg on top of his. Nothing was sunny side up about it. The yoke was not runny and was like a hard boiled egg. The server was introverted and not helpful ay all. She was very timid. Over all we will not go back. We won't recommend it to our worst enemy and doubt it will last.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Ambiance
    Rella
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We ate at the bar around 9:00 pm on a Friday. There was a moderate size crowd, and the ambiance was trendy and urban. Some of the food around us looked amazing as we pondered our decision. The veggie burger was AMAZING, but the chicken sandwich was less than delightful. It was a bit dry and bland. They had a great beer selection; however, it took 15 minutes before the bartender was able to peel himself away from chatting and serving a particular crowd to take care of us. We would definitely give it another chance because there was enough hope to expect better the second round.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sisters dinner
    Kathy
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    My sisters and I meet every two weeks or so and decided to try this place. A wonderful surprise. The onion rings are awesome and the blue cheese burger was very tasty. Our server was very attentive. We would definitely go back and would recommend it to others.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nothing special
    stpauldiner
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    We looked forward to dining here after seeing the menu online. I would say the food was ok but nothing special. (Or anything I would hurry back for). The hostess was overwhelmed and by herself when we got there (and on the phone taking a customer order over the phone). I got the Chopped salad - it had way too much dressing and all I could taste was that dressing for the rest of the night.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Server was EXCELLENT
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    We had a gracious and fun server- he took great care of us and had a great sense of humor!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was awesome!
    LadyC
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Very interesting combinations of flavors on the pit BBQ sandwiches. Definitely recommend the Buffalo Bleu sandwich and Cuban pork. The sandwiches were huge! Craft beer choices was great and we all enjoyed different flights. The wait staff was very knowledgeable about the different beers. The restaurant faces west and was uncomfortably warm near the front windows, but the staff moved us to a cooler location very quickly when asked. We would definitely go back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Opinion
    JustbeingFrank
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    The tables along the center wall are too open as it is the corridor for the wait staff as well as patrons. Booths would give a more private space. The décor is lacking, after visiting the web site I was expecting completely different. Perhaps a different type of lighting would give a better ambiance.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Amazing food and great beer selection! Loved the local choices. The only complaint is that the restaurant wasn't too crowded when we were there yet they sat another family right next to us. There was definitely room to spread out but they had everyone in one area.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    terrible. worst bar in town. 4 tries to get a drink. get your bar stocked properly. train your bartenders. I won't be back.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Poor service on Father's Day
    Juskr
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    I booked a reservation for Father's Day and could not have been more disappointed with the experience. The hostess put us at a table next to a window which was uncomfortably warm. We were waiting for the hostess to return with a high chair for our little one but she disappeared so we didn't know who to ask about moving tables. It took 15 minutes to track someone down to move. Another 10 for a table to be ready (the restaurant was 1/3 full with plenty of open tables). 45 minutes after we arrived we were greater by our waitress (although very nice) who took our drink order. 10 minutes later the drinks arrived but waitress disappeared. The service never improved and i would have walked out if not for a groupon. Really disappointed.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Its a fun place to try if your interested in Burgers or Sandwiches.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We were very disappointed with our brunch experience. It took over an hour to get our meals, and the server didn't give us any explanation, she barely came around to check on us. When we did get our meals, the hash browns were cold and the eggs were not cooked as ordered, but our server didn't come back to check on us, so we couldn't get it corrected. It didn't appear they were that busy. So I am not sure what the issue was. We have been there once before for brunch, and the food came out quickly within 15 minutes and our service was very good, so I am hoping that this was just a really bad day for the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • very good
    trustfundbabybimbo
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Use a Groupon and get big servings, multiple pulled pork tasty options and a sizable drink.menu for a good price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good food, reasonably priced
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Eclectic appetizers, try the stuffed dates if u like a little spice, sandwiches are large and tasty, only item a little sub par was the french fries, they're a little soggy
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Menu
    PlanetRVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Good food. Enjoyed lobster egg rolls. Hand cut fries would be better with fresher oil. Server was great, attentive and friendly.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.