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Gold Nugget Tavern and Grille

14401 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345-5821
+1 952-935-3600
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (56 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
“elk burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
14401 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345-5821
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for lunch with a friend over the weekend - a local place he recommended, but my first time. Nice to see the restaurant honoring veterans with a free meal. Ordered the burger and fries and it was a great choice. Tasty, cooked perfectly...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its nice to go to a tavern that has a tavern atmosphere, tavern food and drinks and prompt and friendly service.

Thank Clyde S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you order before 6 pm on a weekday, they have really good happy hour specials, including one of their burgers. Great value, good flavor.

Thank clinicmgrMN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant many times, and this visit will be my last. The food has gone downhill and their prices continue to rise. My lunch companion ordered a burger and I was shocked to see that they charged $16.99 for a juicy...More

Thank L L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Ultimate comfort food here and a fine tap list as well. Lunch, happy hour or dinner you won't be disappointed. They stick with what works and they keep people coming back.

Thank snlukes
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I may be biased on this one because The Gold Nugget is in my neighborhood. It is the go to place for our family when are back home in the Twin Cities. My son recently got married and we held the rehearsal dinner at the...More

Thank MNHoosier
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Great burgers and fries. Big portions and very delicious! Great menu selection! We will be back again.

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Going after 9 on a Sunday evening made womdeted what we'd find. Had just caught the end of chili, just the right amount for that late at night. Delicious! Also tried the popcorn shrimp. Again, just the right amount and very tasty! They served a...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We've been there several times. The food is always good, the service exemplary, and prices are normal for the area. They recently added weekend brunch which has is quite good.

Thank John L
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Food is fairly good but on the pricey side for burgers and fries decent selection of beer. Atmosphere is good and service okay.

Thank Roberto H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$19
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14401 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345-5821
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minnetonka
  • Phone Number: +1 952-935-3600
  • E-mail
We kept the old handcrafted favorites: the signature burgers, sandwiches, hand cut fries. And added a surprise or two: Elk burger, house made bacon? Hello. And just wait until you see the 1880's bar and enjoy our happy hour specials Monday - Friday from 3-6 and 2-5 on weekends. Bring the family, the friends, the neighbors. Private room available with seating for 50 or cocktail parties for up to 75. Full service patio and deck.
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