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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
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“My favorite Excelsior restaurant, Casual dining inside or outside on the docks overlooking Lake Minnetonka's Excelsior Bay. Try with Waleye Fish and Chips or Grannie's salad--Yum”
  • 27 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Fabulous apps for Happy Hour! Entire menu is usually great. My favorite, morning, noon, eve! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Irish pub with great drinks, atmosphere, and food and entertainment. Walkable to other boutique shops, bars and brewery's nearby.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Sushi, teriyaki & noodles served in a space with dark-wood decor & an eat-at sushi bar. Another quaint restaurant in the heart of small-town Excelsior.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Tacos! Bar/restaurant in downtown Excelsior - relatively casual. Right next door to movie theater.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Late-night grill serving American dishes & cocktails in a casual setting with a waterfront patio.”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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  • 5 locals recommend
Bakery
“Espresso & cold-brew drinks made from sustainable beans are the specialty of this coffeehouse chain.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Wonderful bakery in the heart of downtown Excelsior. Outdoor seating in the summer months. Early morning is the best time to visit as their goods are nice and fresh!”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Restaurant /bar and wine shop combined. Casual atmosphere - fun to sit outside and watch the Excelsior crowd go by. Views of the lake but not directly lakeside. Right in downtown Excelsior”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Great gourmet pizza offerings AND they deliver next door to Excelsior Brewing!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Upscale pizza, burgers and hot dog creations. They use the best ingredients and it's women owned! Great place to watch the big sports events, and it has a lively bar.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends