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Waconia’s first inhabitants traveled up the Mississippi River from New Orleans and over the Minnesota River to Carver’s Landing in Carver, Minn., and eventually found their way through a heavily wooded area that is now Waconia. Today, the city is a growing community of 11,065 people. The city is located just 30 minutes west of the Twin Cities and features beautiful Lake Waconia, a strong school system and great health care facilities.

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Teque Arepa

Teque Arepa

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4.5 stars, but I'll round up to 5 just to help this place out... as if giving 4 stars was a bad thing. Lol. Anyway, this little hidden gem will absolutely...
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India Bar and Grill

India Bar and Grill

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Copi is a wonderful server. Very accommodating with my food preferences. The buffet dishes are filled with flavor and color and chai tea and dessert....
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Sake Sushi

Sake Sushi

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The sushi here is amazing! I came here for the first time with a friend last week. It was a Wednesday afternoon, and they had happy hour going on with...
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Bellecour

Bellecour

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Bellecour exceeds Spoon and Stable. It's not that I don't like S&S, Bellecour is just better. The food is elevated French, the dining space is beautiful,...
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McCormick's Pub & Restaurant

McCormick's Pub & Restaurant

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We had a great experience at McCormick's. Good food and drinks, great service. My reviews are based on value. An expensive restaurant should have great...
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Kai's Sushi & Grill

Kai's Sushi & Grill

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I'm not sure why it took me so long to try this place, but it's fantastic! The lunch specials have large portions and food prices. I had the chicken...
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Lions Tap Family Restaurant

Lions Tap Family Restaurant

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Service was swift and upbeat. Burgers were fantastic. This was an overall great experience. I would highly recommend this place if you're with the family,...
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Tavern 4 & 5

Tavern 4 & 5

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I love this place too. Great food with items that are hard to find in most restaurants (I love deviled eggs) and other yummy apps. Food quality is good,...
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Mocha Monkey

Mocha Monkey

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If you are an inspiring writer this place is for you. Mocha Monkey is a 2 leveled chill zone. I personally am a very successful writer who just hasn't been...
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Mr Pig Stuff

Mr Pig Stuff

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Great food and great service in a comfortable atmosphere. Thursday night is all you can eat ribs for $14. The St. Louis style were perfectly smoked....
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Sushi Fix

Sushi Fix

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THIS PLACE IS SO GOOD! The food was excellent (even the chicken teriyaki was good) and the sushi was amazing! I definitely recommend the shishito peppers I...
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Rock Elm Tavern

Rock Elm Tavern

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Omg...the burgers are SO good. The beer cheese is also nothing to shy away from. I'm not a beer drinker so I can't speak to that. But the environment was...
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Crumb Gourmet Deli

Crumb Gourmet Deli

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This is kinda my perfect lunch spot. Simple foods made well with quality ingredients for a price that doesn't make you stare at your half-sandwich and salad...
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Montague's Kitchen & Bar

Montague's Kitchen & Bar

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Well worth the drive to Loretto. We had jerk chicken nachos, pulled pork sandwich, jerk chicken salad, and my 7 year old had pepperoni pizza. All of our...
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Cast & Cru

Cast & Cru

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This has quickly become one of my favorite restaurants. I've received impeccable service every time I've been here. The food is creative and delicious, as...
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Yumi's Sushi Bar

Yumi's Sushi Bar

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Yumi is one of our favorite Sushi Spots. The salmon Sashimi and the Firecracker roll are two of our absolute favorites. Fish is fresh, rolls are large, and...
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Pangea Cafe

Pangea Cafe

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Waconia is a charming lakeside town. It has a vibrant downtown with a variety of interesting shops. An excellent medical center. A good movie theater. A...
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Na's Thai Cafe

Na's Thai Cafe

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WHERE HAS THIS PLACE BEEN MY ENTIRE TIME IN MINNESOTA?! First time here for us and we were blown away at how marvelous everything was! The food was...
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Hazellewood Grill and Tap

Hazellewood Grill and Tap

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This is a really solid restaurant for a casual night out in the burbs! It's in a strip mall but it's a nice strip mall... The interior is clean, modern and...
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Dakota Junction

Dakota Junction

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The carnitas are my favorite. The other item I really loved was a Juicy Lucy, but it hasn't been on the menu or a special in a long time. Bring that back soon!!
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6Smith

6Smith

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I don't think this place has enough fanfare. If you want some high quality food at a reasonable price, come to 6Smith - you get what you pay for. The Happy...
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CōV Wayzata

CōV Wayzata

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The CôV @ Wayzata is a beautiful venue for a special occasion, or a date night. My first visit was lunch and second was a crowd of over 10 hungry folks. We...
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Jungle Kitchen

Jungle Kitchen

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I'd like to give 4.5 stars. Restaurant is clean and bright - seating is limited though. Seat would be the -0.5 star. That said, I've always gone for...
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Kona Grill

Kona Grill

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Kona happy hours are the best happy hours. This is always the first place I suggest when someone asks me for a happy hour recommendation. Though the drinks...
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Lotus Leaf

Lotus Leaf

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Outstanding food, love the pad Thai and cashew chicken. And the chicken egg rolls are to die for. Takeout is fast and reasonably priced. Owner is always up...
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Mario's Italian Kitchen

Mario's Italian Kitchen

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Based on my cycling Trip experience - I went to this place again, this time with my family ... We order 2 Pastas - they were truly out of this world, I do...
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Primo Plates & Pours

Primo Plates & Pours

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This a sweet spot. The service is friendly, the food is excellent and the happy hour and specials are especially appealing. A cozy spot and the best place...
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Mackenthuns Meats & Deli

Mackenthuns Meats & Deli

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Best butcher shop in the Twin Cities, possibly in Minnesota. The tomato-basil chicken breast is absolutely amazing. The Excelsior Brew brats are to die for....
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Coalition Restaurant

Coalition Restaurant

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Quick and easy. The 50th and France area has a lot of really good dinner options. Barrio is always fun, Salut is great and Red Cow is always a solid...
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Tommy's Malt Shop

Tommy's Malt Shop

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Two years ago on my 20th birthday. I got a chocolate/ mint/ strawberry malt. A juicey Lucy. It tasted so great that my taste buds were like wow. Customer...
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School of the Wise

School of the Wise

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Good choice in downtown Victoria. I ordered the muffuletta and my wife and daughter both had chili. The muffuletta was very tasty, they make it on focaccia...
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District Fresh Kitchen + Bar

District Fresh Kitchen + Bar

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So, if you read my reviews you will know that I love brunch and I love salads. We were here for brunch with my partners family, we've gone a couple times...
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Wampach's Restaurant

Wampach's Restaurant

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You can't go wrong at Wampach's! They have great breakfasts, love the Cajun! Don't forget to try their onion rings and beef commercials too!
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Maynard's

Maynard's

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Great food and great views. My boyfriend and I really wanted a lake side patio to have lunch on And found one of the only places. The restaurant is huge and...
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The Noble Lion

The Noble Lion

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This was my first time trying the Noble Lion and all 4 in our group loved it. We showed up early (4:30) without a reservation and got sat right away. I had...
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Lago Tacos

Lago Tacos

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The tacos, queso and salsa were delicious but my absolute favorite was the sweet corn cake! When it was gone it left me wanting more so I'll definitely be...
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Downtown Grill & Pizzeria

Downtown Grill & Pizzeria

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With the owner being from NJ, this East Coast style of pizza was as good as promised. Plus, if it's your first time in and order a large pizza, they will...
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Floyd's Bar

Floyd's Bar

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Good burger type food! Fun outdoor casual dining with live entertainment. Just know that you need to order at the bar and your food will be run to your...
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Suzette's Restaurant

Suzette's Restaurant

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Love,love,love this place! Not my first rodeo at this destination in Jordan. I just want to say our server Mary was true and warm-she obviously believes...
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Ike's Minnetonka

Ike's Minnetonka

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Warm, welcoming, hardy food but hard to get to. That about sums up Ike's in Minnetonka. The wood panelled walls, lighting and overall decor make for a...
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