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Only the greatest dining experiences stand the tests of time and taste. Minervas has proudly served guests since 1977, from the heart of downtown Sioux Falls.

Located at the corner of Phillips Avenue and 11 Street, Minervas is known for its deliciously diverse, evolving menu.

Guests return for generations to savor our hand-cut, in-house aged steaks, fresh seafood, chops, classic pasta dishes, the freshest salads, and house-made desserts.


Lunch Menu 11am – 3pm • Market Bar Only 3pm – 4:30pm
Dinner Menu 4:30pm – 9pm
Lunch Menu 11am – 3pm • Market Bar Only 3pm – 4:30pm
Dinner Menu 4:30pm – 10pm
Sunday Closed

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Monday-Thursday 11am – 9pm
Friday-Saturday 11am – 10pm
Sunday Closed

Our History


Decades of history are woven into every meal at Minervas. While the restaurant opened in 1977, its building in downtown Sioux Falls has been used as a well-love restaurant establishment as early as 1917.

As Schockley's, it was known for serving up hearty home-cooked meals that ended with a hot fudge sundae, along with a large assortment of fruit and candy for sale.

The Minerva name came in 1921, when a new owner renamed Schockley's Minerva Confectionary. Shortly after, it sold again and those new owners focused on the dining establishment instead of fruit and candy...

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Client Testimonials

Creating Amazing Memories

"We highly recommend Minervas in Sioux Falls. Classy, delicious and old fashioned service. The food and salad bar were excellent. I had the orange duck and it was prepared perfectly."
Lisa M., July 2022
"Great salad bar with large selection of meats and cheeses. Chicken Oscar outstanding. Large selection of starters with the mussels being superb with the wine sauce. Service better than average. Prices very reasonable for the caliber of service and food quality."
Ron D., July 2022
"The salad bar at Minerva's is the best of anywhere I know of. It's huge, fresh & unique, delicious selections! My chicken Oscar was pretty good. Husband's NY strip was excellent, cooked perfectly- medium rare. Go hungry, lots of food!"
OpenTable Diner, October 2022
"Always easy to make reservations on line and are seated immediately after arrival. Excellent service and menu. A great place for special occasions."
Joe E., January 2023
"Never disappoints, food was excellent service superb - always a TOP 10!"
Tom J., November 2022
"It is always a treat to go to Minerva's! The atmosphere and food was exceptional!"
OpenTable Diner, November 2022