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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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Authentic Venezuelan food in Eden Prairie?? Huh?? I saw the "Arepa's" sign on my Lyft ride to work and thought "this is weird". The Pabellon was excellent...
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Naf Naf Grill

Naf Naf Grill

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For a fast-casual chain restaurant, I am really surprised by how legit this place is. I went here for lunch with some co-workers, one who happened to have...
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McCormick's Pub & Restaurant

McCormick's Pub & Restaurant

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I love this wonderful place in downtown wayzata. First time i entered the door cuz I was hungry and cold after a photo shooting with friends. I ordered...
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Sake Sushi

Sake Sushi

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We were driving from southern MN St. Paul for a conference and saw this place on the road. So glad we stopped! Service was great and very friendly. Sushi...
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Kai's Sushi & Grill

Kai's Sushi & Grill

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Wow, what a find this is in Chanhassen, just a few miles from home. Wonderfully fresh sushi, teriyaki, and hibachi dishes all served quickly and from very...
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Rock Elm Tavern

Rock Elm Tavern

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Best beer choices ever. Best burgers ever. Service was a little ok, but that is to be expected when they are very busy because business is booming xD....
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Tavern 4 & 5

Tavern 4 & 5

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I love this place! It is turned into such a great local stop for me and the service is always great at the bar (which I love) And the food is terrific. You...
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Mocha Monkey

Mocha Monkey

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This is my favorite coffee shop in the southwest metro. Whenever I make it out to Waconia this is a stop. Coffee, mochas, or smoothies this place is...
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India Bar and Grill

India Bar and Grill

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We called in an order and picked it up 20mins later. The man taking my order seemed a little rushed and so I had to repeat myself a couple times on some of...
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Pineda Tacos

Pineda Tacos

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This is hands down the best authentic mexican food in the suburbs. I always get the burrote, which is literally the length of my forearm. It's defininely 2,...
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Nacho's Mexican Grill

Nacho's Mexican Grill

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Take out time trial. Impromptu dinner stop for take out and the closest food I can find comparable to home cooked food I didn't cook. I've reviewed Nachos...
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Lions Tap Family Restaurant

Lions Tap Family Restaurant

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It's a nice family restaurant that has a limited amount which I like because sometimes menus can become too much I ordered a burger with French fries and...
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Mr Pig Stuff

Mr Pig Stuff

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I ordered food for a company lunch and I was very impressed with the quality and promptness of service. I called at 9AM hoping to pick food up by 11AM and I...
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Redstone American Grill

Redstone American Grill

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We came here on recommendation from a family member for our anniversary dinner. I have to say Redstone is the perfect place for a birthday, anniversary or...
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Crumb Gourmet Deli

Crumb Gourmet Deli

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Great sandwich and salad lunch spot in Eden Prairie. Locally owned and managed. The line moves quick during the lunch rush but be prepared to wait. It's...
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Aurelia's Authentic Mexican Food

Aurelia's Authentic Mexican Food

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I felt compelled to update my review of Aurelia's because although I've ordered tacos al pastor here many times, today they were outstanding! So much so...
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Baker's Ribs

Baker's Ribs

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DISCLAIMER:: You WILL smell like a (BBQ) Smoker once you leave. Just in case you have somewhere to go after or coworkers with smell sensitivities. I would...
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Sushi Fix

Sushi Fix

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Along the lines of "don't judge a book by its cover", this place is a jewel! Fresh, great presentation and reasonably priced for the 'neighborhood'. Great...
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Campiello - Eden Prairie

Campiello - Eden Prairie

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I have driven past this place a lot, but never paid a lot of attention to it. Was here over the weekend and was pleasantly surprised with the food and...
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BLVD Kitchen & Bar

BLVD Kitchen & Bar

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BLVD is a perfect place to grab drinks and food. It's unassuming spot between Michael's and Dicks sporting goods is strange for such a top dog in the...
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Artisan Bistro & Bar

Artisan Bistro & Bar

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Consistently great food and excellent wait staff. My favorite is the fish tacos, no wait- the beet salad, no wait, it's the ribs! I have many favorites, I...
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Bellecour

Bellecour

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Possibly the best dining experience I've had in the Twin Cities. The food is fantastic, and the service impeccable. We ordered three cocktails, two...
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Cast & Cru

Cast & Cru

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Loved the chill atmosphere. Very glad I found this little gem - will absolutely be back. My husband had the Wellington with breakfast potatoes and I...
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Crossroads Delicatessen

Crossroads Delicatessen

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This has quickly become my favorite neighborhood restaurant! The food is always great. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere--it's more than just a...
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Yumi's Sushi Bar

Yumi's Sushi Bar

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Absolutely the best sushi in MN, but ample portion sizes as well. Try the Toro nigiri, fatty tuna that melts in your mouth. Worth the above average prices,...
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Naf Naf Grill

Naf Naf Grill

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Been there twice so far but plan on going there many more times. The food is simply amazing there and the staff are great too! First time I had a rice bowl...
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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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MT Noodles

MT Noodles

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Let's go back to the early 1990s. There was a place on Central Ave in NE called Kim's (I think they closed and reopened again, yeah?) I spent a lot of my...
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Na's Thai Cafe

Na's Thai Cafe

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Listen very, very carefully. I love Thai food and have had the opportunity to have a pretty wide selection of what's available in the South West Metro,...
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Bacio

Bacio

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Casual dining, good food, good beers on tap. Friendly, happy waitstaff. No pressure or pretense. I've been there three or four times over the past several...
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Gogi Bros House

Gogi Bros House

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Rarely does a meal win.... I came, I saw, I destroyed, well not really.... Gogi Bros idea of "portion control" is non existent. Huge plates of...
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Jungle Kitchen

Jungle Kitchen

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These guys are great. First bite in and I already knew that the food was prepared from fresh ingredients. None of the overused oil smell you get sometimes,...
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Lotus Leaf

Lotus Leaf

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This place was recommended to me by my cousin, she lives nearby, I'm so jelly! I was really impressed by the flavors of the food and the service was great!...
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Coalition Restaurant

Coalition Restaurant

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Coalition has amazing appetizers! I started out with a grapefruit gimlet. Not too sour, not too pine tree. I'm not a fan of gun, but this cocktail was...
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Hazellewood Grill and Tap

Hazellewood Grill and Tap

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8/12/2017 update. Third time eating here this week. My wife said it best: they are consistently very good, even as the menu changes. It is my favorite place...
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Pangea Cafe

Pangea Cafe

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Came in on Black Friday and it was just what I needed to start the day! Their portions are large and it is a clean atmosphere. Dishes are not chipped and it...
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CōV Wayzata

CōV Wayzata

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Spectacular patio and view of Lake Minnetonka at CoV. The environment is more laid back during the day and turns into a little fancier attire at night. The...
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Pub 819

Pub 819

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This place is great! Fun patio, great food and drinks. Overall just what I'm looking for in the Hopkins area. Food: Really good and sort of unique for the...
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Wildfire

Wildfire

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I love this restaurant, the atmosphere, the impeccable service, and the food. Sitting in the warm, wood paneled bar, ensconced in a cozy, curved booth...
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Tommy's Malt Shop

Tommy's Malt Shop

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The burger was amazing. Fries are underseasoned but the burger was so good it made up for it. The value was also tremendous. I didn't have a malt so I can't...
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