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Mallards - Inver Grove Heights, Inver Grove Heights, MN

Mallards - Inver Grove Heights

4.5
4.5
384 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
Mallards is serving up award winning seafood & Cajun fare with southern hospitality.

Born and raised in Kansas City Missouri, southern hospitality is on the top of our list. It’s more than tradition. It’s ice cold beer, key lime pie, and a party in our backyard. Our family wanted to turn passion into a reality in 2013, so we came together and opened Mallards. With Dad in charge of the menu all of our favorites started showing up! From Jambalaya to Tennessee Hot Chicken, our story finds itself on each and every plate!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 6 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Creole / Cajun / Southern, American
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Sat 2:00 pm–6:00 pm Mon–Sat 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Dinner Sun 2:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (651) 330-1893
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Private party facilities
    We provide full service on and off site catering for private parties, weddings, groom's dinners, and corporate events. We also can provide box lunches and continental breakfasts. Contact us today and let us help you plan an unforgettable event.
  • Neighborhood
    Inver Grove Heights
  • Parking details
    Hotel Parking
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Easter Sunday

    Multiple dates available
    Join us for an unforgettable brunch experience at all locations! Our special brunch menu features: - Hot Chicken & Waffles - Cornflake Crusted French Toast - Breakfast Burrito - Crab Cake Benedict - Shrimp & Grits - Bottomless Mimosas - Fruit & Pastry Bar, and so much more! Reservations are highly recommended to secure your spot! Don’t miss out! We are also open for dinner from 4pm to 9pm. See you soon!
    Easter Sunday Photo

Offers

  • Happy Hour 2-5 9-CL Mon - Friday / Sunday All Day

    Multiple dates available
    Sun - 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM,Mon - Sat - 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
    Happy Hour 2-5 9 - CL Mon - Friday / Sunday All Day $2 off starters, all drinks, tap beer 1/2 price

    Happy Hour 2-5 9-CL Mon - Friday / Sunday All Day Photo

What 384 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Best Overall

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Best Service

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Best Ambiance

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Best Value

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Good for business meals

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Good for groups

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Neighborhood gem

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Good for special occasions

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Lively

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

    Most Booked

384 Reviews
  1. Daddio

    Minneapolis

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love this restaurant great value the food is delicious. The jambalaya is outstanding.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was the first time we dined at Mallards. We definitely will return. The food, service, and atmosphere was exceptional.

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  3. jacvan

    Minneapolis

    22 reviews

    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and service. Every dish we had was delightful! Very loud.

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  4. JaneenL

    Minneapolis

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The walleye and fried shrimp were fabulous. I love the fact that the manager comes out and checks in with everyone to make sure everything is good. Service is always great here. It’s a really well run restaurant.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Corn fritters!! Yum! Will definitely be back, so good.

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  6. JeanieK

    Minneapolis

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Mallards in Inver Grove Heights. We were greeted warmly and seated after a short wait. The place filled up quickly so I’d recommend reservations, especially on Friday during Lent. The service was excellent, the staff were attentive, friendly, and knowledgeable. We started with drinks and ordered the Daily Bread appetizer. If you like espresso martinis, theirs is not to be missed. The appetizer was warm and wonderful, especially with the honey butter and/or the jelly. I ordered the walleye special which was exceptional, my husband ordered the fried shrimp and he pronounced it exceptional as well. Their homemade batter is light and both dishes were cooked perfectly. There was only one issue, cold french fries.

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  7. Foodluv

    Minneapolis

    17 reviews

    3.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Nice place but very loud. Fish fry was ok, and the fish tacos were not very good. More vegetables than fish and the tortillas were soggy from all the salsa juice. Couldn't even pick them up. Very sloppy. Not impressed. Our server was excellent.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing! Can’t wait to go back and try more offerings.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Our appetizer was good. My husband did not finish his Mediterranean Shrimp Pasta. Too spicy! And he loves hot and spicy. The server and team were great. But food was disappointing.

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  10. SandyT

    Minneapolis

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Food was very good, business lunch, waitress was good

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  11. KatherineW

    Minneapolis

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    The Lobster Roll was very good- but Lobster Quiche tasted strange- eggs were terrible.. poor quality. Spinach salad just meh. Computer error resulted in delivery of one meal while others waited another 15-20 minutes for second entree. They comped error but overall disappointing.

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  12. AmyS

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Mallards never disappoints! The food is always so good and the service is top notch!

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  13. DeAnnB

    Minneapolis

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved it, place was packed and the staff all was pro with great friendly attitudes and I was shocked how easy it was to chat, that many people and wasn’t loud at all. Good was top notch! We will be back!

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  14. SherJG

    Minneapolis

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great food. Service was impeccable! Never had such perfect service at a restaurant before.

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  15. Zzzz

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Priced high no sides included with our meal. Our meal was very good but priced high not the atmosphere for the price.

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  16. MelvinT

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food the chef did his thing every thing was hot services was fast friendly and very nice

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  17. MichaelS

    Minneapolis

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great smash burger and special drinks. Nice house salad just enough to share before the meal

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  18. Coolslaw71

    Minneapolis

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I loved my salmon, I order it every time! My partner didn’t love his hot chicken sandwich, good flavors but the chicken was like rubber…overcooked. We were near the bar so we could hear the staff gossiping about other staff not showing up, etc…kind of amusing but probably not the best thing to do in front of customers. Other than that, everything was great!

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  19. RichO

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, great service, overall great experience!

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  20. JulieJ

    Minneapolis

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is always excellent. Just the right amount of spice to keep it interesting. Love the seafood selections.

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  21. JenniferJ

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Relaxed atmosphere, great service, and the food is wonderful - full of flavor & just the right amount of heat/spice. Nice patio for summer dining.

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  22. Paganbaby

    Minneapolis

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was attentive. We had the shrimp boil for two and it was excellent with enough to bring home.

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  23. MarieH

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very good indeed. I will recommend it to my friends

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  24. RHaupt

    Minneapolis

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fish and chips Small amount of fish Very greasy soggy fries

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  25. LaureC

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 10, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The restaurant was clean and spacious and the staff was very friendly. Our waitress, Karen was very good and checked on us regularly and was very accommodating! However, the food was average at best. The evening was not a very busy one with only about a forth of the tables having customers yet it was rather loud due to the high, industrial ceilings.

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  26. ANGELAH

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Dinner was delicious! Our only request was to lower the fan. Dining area was chilly.

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, lots to choose from, friendly service and relaxing atmosphere.

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Terrible food and terrible service, first time here with my husband and our server approached us and wiped her nose right in front of us, she also served us our food while on the phone with someone, wth! Have NEVER experienced this in my entire life! The food was flavorless for the prices, the owner must have passed us like 5 times and didn't greet us once but some regulars next to us were treated like celebrities had walked into the door for the whole restaurant to hear, will never ever come back again.

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  29. Mikky

    Minneapolis

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had been to the Mallards many times when it was in Bayport. I was at the River Falls a month ago. So we thought we would try here. The food was fabulous. I love the cranberry bread with chicken salad. We took home some of the coconut cake. It's my new favorite dessert!

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible food- the 4 courses were all brilliant. Well done!!

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  31. KayF

    Minneapolis

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We ordered the salmon and the fish & chips. Both meals were very good. They were extremely busy but service was good.

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  32. JohnH

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had the Feast of Seven Fishes (Christmas Eve Special). The first two courses were very good. The third course the the Sea Bass and risotto was overly salty, and the onions in the risotto were not welcome or expected or necessary. The fourth course with the Cannoli was dry and brittle. The service was very good and the wine was delicious! Overall a good experience trying something new!

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  33. DanielleL

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We went for the feast of 7 fishes and wow what a great experience. The food was fantastic (bravo to the chefs) the service was excellent , the price totally affordable. What a great Christmas Eve night out for dinner. Only suggestion maybe some Christmas music playing in the background otherwise it was a great experience and we would definitely do it again next Christmas Eve night.

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  34. KrisM

    Minneapolis

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were there Christmas Eve for your special - 7 fishes - everyone loved it although I would have preferred at least one option for desert :)

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  35. KarenF

    Minneapolis

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The service was excellent. The food was delicious also. We had the Feast of the seven Fishes and it was fun. I look forward to going back and ordering off the menu.

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  36. JenniferL

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Amazing service and food! Highly recommend to anyone who wants to try something new or even grab an old favorite!

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    63 reviews

    5.0

    63 reviews

    Dined on December 12, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Four of us had dinner at Mallards before a show. Meals included Thai chicken salad, jambalaya, fish and chips and barramundi. All of the dinners were solid and flavorful. Its not a fancy place, but food is good and service is attentive. The place is a little loud, with lots of hard surfaces, but was not super crowded when we were there.

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  38. ChrisR

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been there 3 different times and its is always great experience. Will go back.

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  39. MichaelS

    Minneapolis

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My wife had a lobster mac & cheese, which was excellent. I had the Bara Mundi, and it was also excellent and prepared perfectly. we started with a nice shared salad and drinks. Service was quick, although we started eating shortly after 530 before most of the crowd arrived. This has become our go to casual spot and we have always had a great meal.

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  40. bobr

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 1, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a lovely time last night. Our biggest challenge was that they have too many selections that sound scrumptious. This was our fourth or fifth visit and we have never been disappointed.

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FAQs

Mallards - Inver Grove Heights offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (651) 330-1893.

Mallards - Inver Grove Heights is rated 4.5 stars by 384 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 6 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Mallards - Inver Grove Heights

5681 Blaine Ave E, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076-1226

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Inver Grove Heights
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Sat 2:00 pm–6:00 pm Mon–Sat 8:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Dinner Sun 2:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Seafood, Creole / Cajun / Southern, American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Hotel Parking
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (651) 330-1893
  • Private party facilities
    We provide full service on and off site catering for private parties, weddings, groom's dinners, and corporate events. We also can provide box lunches and continental breakfasts. Contact us today and let us help you plan an unforgettable event.
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