Gold Nugget | Minnetonka, Minnesota
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Gold Nugget
Currently with 4 ratings
Type: Restaurant

14401 Excelsior Blvd
Minnetonka, Minnesota United States 55345 [ print map ]
952 935 3600 | twitter

Hours: Sun-Th 11a-11p, Fri-Sat 11a-1a

Mayor: ElGaucho (1) | Taps: 21 | Bottles: 50

Gold Nugget

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4 reviews for Gold Nugget
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  72%
 Selection  70%
 Food  67%
 Value  55%
 Overall  71%
 Rating  73%

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 14/20
ElGaucho  (243) Minnetonka, Minnesota | October 30, 2015
10/30/15 Re-rate: They now have an updated, printed beer list that your server will produce upon request. Even better, they keep an updated tap list on There are always at least 2 more unique, rare offerings available on tap, and being a frequent patron I can say this on good authority. 8/7/12: Re-Rate. Recently added 6 more tap lines for a total of 21. They always have one beer on from new, local brewer, Lucid. Hoping at some point they change their beer menu so that it lists the specific beers they have on as opposed to just the brewers. Gets a little cumbersome to ask your waitperson to list them all. 1/13/12: Neighborhood pub that underwent a major upgrade several years ago and is now an upper scale restaurant and bar with dark wood decor and a small patio for outdoor seating in the summer. Pros include the food and the beer selection. Cons include sometimes spotty service and higher prices. The prices don’t seem to affect their business too much as I’ve never seen the place empty. The beer prices aren’t outlandish ($4.75 for pints of the better stuff, $5.50 for Furious) but burger prices start at $12. Beer selection includes rotating seasonals of Surly, Great Lakes, O’Dell, Widmer, Sam Adams, Bells, Lagunitas and Fulton. They host the occasional beer dinner as well, so you know the GN cares about beer. Not the beer mecca that the Happy Gnome or Muddy Watters are, but due to the lack of good beer joints in the West Metro, it is one of the better places to get a beer West of 494.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 13/20
BVery  (567) Plymouth, Minnesota | September 20, 2013
Decent spot. 20 or so taps of craft but nothing too scarce. Prices typical $5 - $6 a pint. Nice ambiance and good service.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
mnmike  (33) Minnesota | April 19, 2013
Went here with a 4-some on a Saturday night. Fairly crowded with a 20 minute wait. Service from our table waitress was better than the bar service. Significantly under-cooked juicy lucy. Make your own beer flights available. Moderately good selection.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43  (143) Robbinsdale, Minnesota | August 22, 2012
Try to get there once a week for lunch with my coworkers...not a bad little place for some beers/food over the lunch hour. Very close to my office so its convenient.

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