About Prairie Tap House

The Tap House specializes in Baltimore style pit beef sandwiches, 35 craft beers on tap and quality crafted cocktails.

8251 Flying Cloud Drive
Suite 3030
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am–1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am–12:00 am

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(952) 217-4054

Website:
http://www.theprairietaphouse.com/

Executive Chef:
Ryan Pasiuk

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Prairie Tap House Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

3.9

ambience

3.7

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

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Fit for Foodies (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Business Meals (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Fun (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Cozy (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Basic Tap House food. It was good but nothing so special that I'd tell someone "You have to try X there."

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 3, 2017

We had an employee going away celebration. The restaurant accommodated all of our requests. Great place.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 31, 2017

We were pleasantly surprised to find some very nice Happy Hour Specials, some great beer to sample and enjoy, wonderfully varied appetizers and two very fun, capable and caring bartenders! This place may be a sports bar, but we enjoyed the chef's offerings and the staff. Happy Hour made it affordable, too! Thank you for a fun evening!

Tags: Great Beer, Happy Hour, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Sandwiches we had for lunch for served very quickly. Server was friendly and checked on us often. It was a great experience, we definitely enjoy frequenting this place often for lunch.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The server started by sharing that she was new and that she was just learning the ropes. It only went downhill from there. No side plates with the appetizer, served a beer in the van and even though we asked for a glass we had to retrieve it from the bar as the sever forgot. Our food was fair and the server never checked to see if we had everything.

Too bad this was a poor experience as it is close to our home and would be an easy place to go.

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 (Guadalajara)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Great place to celebrate birthdays in a casual atmosphere. Good cost for value and the service was pristine. I love having the movie theater so close to go after a delicious dinner!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

I have been to the Prairie Tap House several times. Food is always good tasting. The portions are large, so share, bring back leftovers, or go very hungry. The only issue I have is that the servers do not refil beverages. I am not talking just free water, but beer too. If they learn to ask when someone has only a 1/4 left, they'd increase their beverage sales. This has happened with several servers at this location, not just one.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great Beer, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Casual
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Overpriced but great food! Otbsurebwhy, but we're only offered the menu with the lunch specials about half the time we go. That daid, lunch was served quickly and was delicious.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Tried the ribeye steak. Little overcooked and grisly. Mashed potatoes were bland.
Server kept checking 30 to 60 seconds to get the order...not much time to look at the menu. Drinks not refilled and dessert not offered. Bathrooms were not stocked.

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·Dined on August 21, 2017

Worst service ever. Food had issues. Cooking timing was off. This was clearly a noon business meeting--reservations for five, told that it would all go on one check, etc. The place was empty. It's a huge place, probably fun as a bar at night, but there was only one other table (with two people) there at noon on a weekday. One in our group frequents the place and said this was the worst service ever received. First of all, our server (her name starts with K and ends with Y), was very, very slow. We're talking waiting forever to have our order taken, to be checked upon (happened once), to get water that we had to ask for after tracking down our server, receive our check, etc. Secondly, three of the meals came and the other two did not arrive until the first three were almost done with their meals. Thirdly, we never got our beverages or water re-filled. We had to go find her to ask for water re-fills twice and each time we waited about ten minutes (again the place was empty). Fourthly, one person's southwest salad came with rock hard and weird tasting avocado slices. Two people tried to cut the slices with a steak knife even and couldn't do it. Fifthly, we were never offered desserts, which we wanted. But it took forever to see our server again (15-20 minutes) and when we did, she showed up with the bill. We knew it wouldn't be worth it to ask for a dessert menu, the bill had arrived, the service was slow, and the lunch had already gone way too long waiting and waiting for service. As host of the business event I was embarrassed and will never host a business meal there again. The poor service put a damper on the whole event, which was supposed to be celebratory. My workplace is 1-1/2 miles from the restaurant--very close, too bad.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Lunch was delivered within a few minutes and was fresh and delicious. Our server was friendly and personable. Definitely love returning to this place on a regular basis!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Service was quick, friendly, and efficient. Our server was personable and good about refilling our water and soft drinks. Food was fresh and tasty, and delivered timely, which was great since we were in a rush. Love this place!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on May 25, 2017

We were in an unexpected rush and mentioned this to our server, who was very accommodating and took care of everything quickly and efficiently. This was greatly appreciated. The food was fresh and delicious as always and we'll definitely be back... it's a favorite spot for lunch!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Excellent Brunch. We went for Mother's Day and everybody left stuffed and satisfied.

Tags: People Watching, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on May 9, 2017

Service was very quick and sandwiches were fresh and delicious as always. Great spot for a quick lunch in a fun, clean atmosphere!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Authentic, Great for Brunch, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on April 19, 2017

Rachel Sandwich, fries, and salads are delicious. Our server was friendly and personable. This is definitely a favorite spot for lunch.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Casual, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on April 4, 2017

This is one of our favorite places for lunch! Lunch specials are filling and a great value. Staff is always friendly and considerate.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 29, 2017

Great lunch specials, food was fresh and filling. We had a friendly and personable server.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 19, 2017

Tried the pit sandwiches. The dragon had more flavor than the beef. French fries arw in abundance. Desserts need some work on that area since they had no flavor

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 23, 2017

Sandwiches and fries are delicious and service is top-notch. It's always a pleasure to come back to Prairie Tap for lunch.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 15, 2017

Our server was exceptionally friendly and personable! She made conversation and was so good about answering our questions it made us want to continue chatting with her! Salads and sandwiches were fresh and flavorful; it's always a pleasure to return to Prairie Tap House.

Tags: Fun, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 5, 2017

Reading reviews, some people had trouble with a reservation with Open Table. We were welcomed and acknowledged right away and seated. We had very good service, all staff were helpful and our meals were generous in size and very good flavored. We found items on the menu for which we will have to go back and try.

Tags: Comfort Food, Spicy
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 31, 2017

Sandwiches and fries are always fresh and tasty. Our server remembered us from previous dines there and the service was very quick and efficient.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 19, 2017

Food was fresh and delicious. Our server was very friendly and attentive. This is our one of our faves to visit for lunch!

Tags: People Watching, Fun
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 26, 2016

Wife and I were looking for a good burger for lunch after running some errands and decided to try Prairie Tap House. The place wasn't very busy but it took a number of minutes before somebody (the bartender) greeted and seated us. There were maybe 3 or 4 tables already occupied and it took over 5 minutes to have a server acknowledge our presence. It took at least 20 minutes to get our food after ordering - reminder, it wasn't that busy. Wife asked for no lettuce and tomato on her burger and it came with both. Server convinced me to go with the pit burger which had pit beef added to the burger. It came out easily 6" tall - very soggy bottom bun - impossible to eat as it was built. Both were served with an extremely large portion of fries, way more than was needed. My wife asked for some bbq sauce on the side - no mention was made for the extra condiment charge - it was a spicy bbq sauce that was not appealing to either of us. I didn't think that my burger was anything to rave about for flavor or lack thereof. I doubt we will ever go here again.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 18, 2016

Really great food and awesome staff. Perfect for watching the Vikings game & plenty of delicious beer options to drown your sorrows when they lose or celebrate a win. Will be going there again.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great Beer
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 1, 2016

Love the Rachael Sandwich and fries. Our server was friendly and attentive. This continues to be a regular lunch spot for us!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Casual, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 27, 2016

We had a nice time, the meal tasted good but was a very large amount of food. Most everything comes with fries and there is an extra charge for another selection. Very loud for talking but our server was very attentive.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 17, 2016

Sandwiches and salads are delicious; portions for lunch for huge. Our server was friendly and great about providing drink refills.

Tags: Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 12, 2016

Service was good, menu good if you like pit meats. Otherwise, limited menu. I ordered the grilled cheese with bacon. Very cheesy with a nice tomato jam on it. Bacon was horrible. Paid extra for it, but couldn't eat it. Almost raw and very fatty. Had the Brussel sprouts on the side. I don't recommend them, a bit chewy under cooked. The French fries and coleslaw sides were very good.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 9, 2016

The Rachael sandwich and fries were fresh and flavorful. Service was quick and personable.

Tags: Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 19, 2016

Portions were pretty huge and food was delicious. Our server/s were friendly, but we were seated at a table near the front window, we didn't understand why since they normally seat us at a booth and there were plenty available. The window table was small and it was distracting every time someone walked by and looked in at us eating. It also seemed to be a bit out of the server's way so it wasn't very convenient for them to take care of us. Granted, we didn't bother to ask for anything else as we didn't have the time to fuss with it... had we done so I have confidence they would have accommodated the request.

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 16, 2016

The food was great, our waiter was very nice and attentive, had no problems eating a quiet family meal and both the waiter and the chef happily answered my questions about the food.
Will be going back :)

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 15, 2016

Food was ok. I ordered a burger it was good but bread was soggy and not made properly.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 14, 2016

They didn't have a table for us. Very rude, said it was open tables fault and we'd have a 30 minute wait. We left

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 11, 2016

Great place for lunch! Our server was friendly and attentive, he provided drink refills without having to ask. Burgers and sandwiches were fresh and flavorful. This is definite one of our favorite spots for casual, quick dining.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 28, 2016

Service was quick and efficient; food was good. Fun and energetic atmosphere.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 17, 2016

Don't recommend making reservations for the Prairie Tap House through Open Table - they very rudely told us that their iPad is broken and they can't see any of the reservations. The Hostess was terrible but the wait staff, once we finally got a table, were great. Food was good, basic. They were out of a good portion of the beer list early on a Saturday night...it's a tap house.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 17, 2016

Went here for brunch today. Wow, I've never seen a caramel roll so big! In a way it spoiled our brunch because we wanted to eat so much of it, but I'm not complaining because we have a lot of leftovers!
The portion sizes were huge for the entrees too. We had the breakfast burrito, the hard apple cider french toast and the breakfast sandwich. Our favorite was the breakfast sandwich but all were solid choices!.
They have a kids meal for breakfast and crayons available so your kids will be entertained.
Not sure why people are complaining about the wait staff. Our server, Josh, was really friendly and accommodating. We enjoyed our meal today!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Casual
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 8, 2016

Food and service is always great.... today service was very quick; our server was friendly and attentive!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Casual
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