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Porter Creek Hardwood Grilll, Burnsville, MN

Porter Creek Hardwood Grilll

4.6
4.6
800 Reviews
$30 and under
American
In the spirit of wine country, Porter Creek features a fresh contemporary American menu with California-Mediterranean influences. Signature to the brand are fire roasted meats and rustic vegetables from the rotisserie and woodfired oven where temperatures approach 600 degrees.

As a complement to the menu, Porter Creek offers 80+ bottles of wine – 60 of which are featured by the glass, and over 100 premium brands of spirits including scotch, tequila, bourbon & rye sippers!

Rejoice during the warmer months on this outdoor patio! Whether you’re dining al fresco or enjoying a cocktail at the outdoor bar, a fireplace or water feature is never far away…your oasis in the city!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 19 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Grill, Rotisserie Chicken

  • Hours of operation

    Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am

  • Phone number

    (952) 698-1888

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Private party facilities

    We have private and semi private dining spaces for your event: THE PORCH Seats up to 56 guests. Our most popular space for special events! Fully-enclosed for the most privacy. Well suited for intimate gatherings as well as large corporate functions, this space has it all! SOUTH DINING ROOM Seats up to 34 guests. Popular due to the intimate nature of the space with carpet and lower ceilings, while open to the restaurant on one side. Perfect for a personal event. NORTH DINING ROOM Seats up to 75 guests. Large and roomy with booths on two walls, several tables in the center including two large tables and a fireplace. An alternative to The Porch or South Dining.

  • Neighborhood

    Burnsville

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 800 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

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    Best Value

  • Twin Cities / Southern Suburbs

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  1. GT

    GT3rs

    Minneapolis

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Anna was a great server! We've been customers of Porter Creek for years and will continue to in the future.
  2. BJ

    BeckyJ

    Minneapolis

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food. Attentive service.
  3. C

    Cindy

    Minneapolis

    14 reviews

    4.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    We had two more people show up unexpectedly and the staff accommodated this change easily. Food was good and I had asked for a quiet area, which they provided. Only issue was that it was quite warm. This may have been because it was hot outside. Overall, it was a pleasant experience.
  4. C

    Carrie

    Minneapolis

    79 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    79 reviews

    Dined on August 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We celebrated my best friend's birthday here. It was just great! Service was spectacular. Food was very good. This is a nice spot and my go-to on a regular basis.
  5. BH

    BoydH

    Minneapolis

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Great experience. Wonderful server.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lunch with friends. Love the ambiance. The food was ok but it was so loud we had trouble talking
  7. TS

    TheresaS

    Minneapolis

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Great service. Cost to eat out in July 2022 is insane. Hanger steak was $32. Incredibly delicious artichoke dip was $13 and the size of coffee cup. Lovely place and meal for my Birthday but the cost is too high....
  8. F

    Finn

    Minneapolis

    34 reviews

    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Beginning at the reception desk, the host and hostess were kind and helpful. We appreciated being able to select our own table as I have a hearing disorder and am scared to death of Covid. Our waitstaff, Rebecca, was outstanding. She knew the menu inside and out, was very helpful with our selections, and just so pleasant about our visit to the restaurant. Food was good for everyone at our table.
  9. m

    michellek

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience4
    Took over 10 min to get a waiter. Then our drinks, appetizers and entrees all came within 10 minutes. Frozen veggies not fresh. Couldn't sub for mashed potatoes?? This is 4th time bad service and food. Won't be back.
  10. MH

    MaryH

    Minneapolis

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fun night meeting friends on the patio. Great atmosphere, food and service.
  11. S

    Suek

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Sat outside. Great food and our waiter was attentivd
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice, I liked our server. Patio was calming
  13. EM

    ElisabethM

    Minneapolis

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 18, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The chowder is delicious! The servers are attentive.
  14. CD

    CaptDon

    Minneapolis

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service by Alyssa were great although she could have refilled our water glasses.
  15. F

    Foodhawk

    Chicago

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service and the outdoor seating is wonderful
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Not very nice people, took my sibling there for Eid a Muslim holiday. We chose to sit outside and everyone around us has this umbrella up and my siblings wanted it up as well so they could take a cute picture of the place, when I asked my server was very sweet and asked a boy to open it but then the manager came out he got very very frantic barked at me that the sun was pointed another direction and that I didn’t need the umbrella everyone around us has theirs up? and once I felt uncomfortable and told him it was fine and he could put it down he didn’t, he kept making us uncomfortable, he told us why we didn’t need to have it up, he asked us why and then still proceeded to put it up??? This literally caused both tables around us to start talking about us we could hear both tables talking crap and it didn’t help that we where the only African Americans sitting outside. We where literally discriminated over a damn umbrella & it’s crazy how every single table had theirs up but once the black family asks it’s a lot more difficult.
  17. AB

    AlanB

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Rotating menu always has something great! Fish and pasta as well as roasted chicken are all favorites. Combine with fresh salads and weekly deals is a winner.
  18. CM

    CaptainMorgan

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First Class
  19. LW

    LawandaW

    Minneapolis

    29 reviews

    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was my first time there. I had 2 friends with me. The restaurant was beautiful. The server was a joy. She was so sweet and funny. She really made the experience great. I’d definitely go back.
  20. LN

    LeeN

    Minneapolis

    48 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Food was good as was the service
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Anniversary Father’s Day
  22. P

    Paul

    Minneapolis

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Excellent service. Salads were very good, but too large. Would be nice to order half a salad.
  23. CR

    CarolynR

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service was great. The wall I was the best I have eaten at any restaurant.
  24. M

    Mamacakes

    Minneapolis

    25 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Decent menu, server very attentive and friendly. Prices a bit high but that’s inflation
  25. A

    Asgardlord88

    Minneapolis

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    TayShaun was our server and he was amazing! We sat outside on the patio next to their water fountain and it could not have been a more lovely evening! The food was incredible as always and the service was exceptional!
  26. T

    Tony012415

    Minneapolis

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on May 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Has a little family get together to celebrate our daughter coming here me for a few days. The service was great as well as the food & dessert! I personally had the bone in pork chop which was done to perfection and excellent!
  27. MM

    MarkM

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall3food1service4ambience3
    This was my first time at Porter Creek. We had a 11 A.M. reservation on Saturday the 28th of May. I had the walleye, and my friend had a large salad. She had a glass of red wine and I had two mixed drinks. We finished the meal by sharing a cheesecake. The restaurant was nice and quiet. There weren't very many people there. The servers were friendly, attentive and made our time at Porter Creek better. My walleye was too heavily breaded and came with small red potatoes and spinach salad. I also ordered a Cesar salad. The walleye cost $29 which was not worth it. The amount was reasonable, but the taste was sub-par. The mixed drinks (screwdrivers) were both very weak. The Cesar salad was small and nothing to get excited about for $5. All in all, the service and atmosphere were commendable, but the food was not.
  28. J

    Julie

    Minneapolis

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We went to Porter Creek to celebrate our anniversary. It was a busy night - with multiple tables of prom groups. Our servers were attentive and conversational even with the amount of tables they were covering. And the food was excellent! We even got a free dessert for our anniversary.
  29. T

    Tomk

    Minneapolis

    34 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall3food1service4ambience3
    My wife ordered a filet with roasted vegetables, she sent the steak back 3 times, and the vegetables were burnt and over cooked. Terrible meal. The Mgr. Came over and comp. The meal, give us a dessert. For the prices they charge, I think this restaurant really needs to find a new chef.
  30. DP

    DavidP

    Minneapolis

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Excellent service.
  31. LR

    LisaR1

    Minneapolis

    24 reviews

    4.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    The food as always was fabulous, especially the hangar steak.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic local restaurant, great service, food and wine!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We got seated immediately, greeted promptly. The drinks came so fast! I was impressed!!!
  34. T

    Timothys

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Once again, Porter Creek provided an excellent dining experience. The food was epic, best steak I've had in years. My date enjoyed the Spare Ribs. They weren't served with a knife, quickly noted the Spare Ribs were so tender that a.knife was redundant. I made a.special request, to have my beverage served when my steak was presented. Even after shift change had another server step in, my request was perfectly fulfilled. Never had to ask for drink refills, they just appeared when our drinks became.low. Both of our veggies were perfectly cooked, the other sides.were perfect. The server(s) were attentive yet unobtrusive. Their product knowledge was sharp, accurate.and on point.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on May 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A great choice of restaurants for Birthday and late Mother’s Day dinner with the sisters and mom. We always love the food and wine (1/2 price bottles on Tuesday!) New summer menu looks great, although we stuck with our favorites this time. Service was excellent and they found us a “less noisy” corner so we could easily chat.
  36. m

    mariemom2

    New York Area

    20 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Overall it was good. It was Mother’s Day, so very busy. The host was less than friendly and rather curt. She also seemed impatient with her fellow staff. However our waiter was great. Friendly and informative. I’m sorry I didn’t make note of his name. He did the perfect up sell on wine, got us to buy a bottle and he was right, it was a very nice rose!
  37. MB

    MichelleB

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great patio!
  38. KV

    KarenV

    Minneapolis

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    Porter Creek is one of our favorite restaurants in the area. If we want a special day out with a meal PC is where we go. When we make reservations for lunch on a nice day, (like many others) we request a table on the patio -and a high top is best. My husband is disabled, uses a walker, and the patio is the most convenient for him, along with a high top. On 5.7.22, I made 1:30 reservations and requested the patio. I recognize there is a statement that patio seating cannot always be accommodated. We checked in and the front desk person, said he had a patio table and when we got there, that was not available, we understood, and took a table in the adjacent interior sun room. It was perhaps 2 minutes and two tables opened on the patio. We told the person who took our drink order that we had requested a patio table and noticed two opened. He left with our drink orders, and someone else brought our drinks, and we again mentioned that we saw there were now tables on the patio, which we had requested... no response. It worked out okay, yet I would have expected better customer service, it was almost like our request was no longer a concern as we were seated. Had I have not asked about the available patio tables. it would not have bothered me, but I saw the wait staff's follow-up customer service as not the usual that we had expected and received in the past. Our server, Amy, was attentive to our food requests and pleasant, our food was very good, as were the drinks, yet we were disappointed that our patio request could have easily been made, had someone demonstrated they cared or it mattered. We will go back to Porter Creek, Burnsville again and if is a nice day, ask for a patio table, and understand if all are not available. Yesterday, however, was a different situation. Plus, I will insert that because of my husband's disability (Parkinson's) it is easier and more comfortable for him (and me) to be on the patio. We are still fond of Porter Cree and will return.
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food and service.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Minneapolis

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our whole experience was great. Jake was super as our server. The Prime Rib Dip was something I will come back for.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Porter Creek Hardwood Grilll offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (952) 698-1888.

Porter Creek Hardwood Grilll is rated 4.6 stars by 800 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 19 times today
Google Map for Porter Creek Hardwood Grilll

14201 Burngarten Dr, Burnsville, MN 55306-4929

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Burnsville

  • Hours of operation

    Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 12:00am

  • Cuisines

    American, Grill, Rotisserie Chicken

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (952) 698-1888

  • Private party facilities

    We have private and semi private dining spaces for your event: THE PORCH Seats up to 56 guests. Our most popular space for special events! Fully-enclosed for the most privacy. Well suited for intimate gatherings as well as large corporate functions, this space has it all! SOUTH DINING ROOM Seats up to 34 guests. Popular due to the intimate nature of the space with carpet and lower ceilings, while open to the restaurant on one side. Perfect for a personal event. NORTH DINING ROOM Seats up to 75 guests. Large and roomy with booths on two walls, several tables in the center including two large tables and a fireplace. An alternative to The Porch or South Dining.

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