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Restaurant Name: MINERVA'S
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Address: 2111 North LaCrosse Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone Number: (605) 394-9505
Type of Food: Italian
Hours: 6:30 A.M. - 1:45 A.M.
Dress: Adult
Price Range: $12.99 - $21.99
Reservations: Suggested
Description of Restaurant:

Walk into a large space with a lounge and video casino on the left and a vast dining room on the right which on most evenings fills up, because the locals love the food.

The Food


*A 'Love Chef' favorite -- their spicy Calamari @ $7.99.
These delicately fried squid are tossed with banana pepper, roasted pepper and Colavita Extra Virgin olive oil. They alone are worth a visit --

Coconut Shrimp @ $8.99.

Main Dishes:

Main dishes are served with house salad.

Lemon Luau Stir Fry @ $11.99.
Lemon pepper Chicken Breasts with pea pods, peppers, broccoli, water chestnuts, scallions, and red skin peanuts served in a sesame brown sauce with basmati rice blend.

Honey Pepper Rotisserie Pork Loin @ $12.99.
Seasoned Pork Loin served with garlic mashed potatoes and fresh veges.

Macadamia Nut Halibut @ $16.99.
Fresh seafood (is flown in on a scheduled basis) -- Halibut from Alaska topped with macadamia nuts, finished with a lemon sauce.

Bone-in 14 oz. Double Pork Chop @ $15.99.
Grilled to perfection and served over a bed of spinach, onion, garlic sauté -- and garlic mashed potatoes.

Sausage and Shrimp de la Rosa @ $13.99.
Italian Sausage and pan seared Gulf Shrimp, garlic, basil, veges and penne toasted in a light creme tomato basil sauce.

.....  Many other pasta dishes.


Yes, they are definitely worth the calories. A 'Love Chef' favorite is the Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake .....!

..... Also, good wine selection.

“The Love Chef” (Francis Anthony) is the author of several cookbooks and appears on local and national TV. You can find his cookbooks at and/or visit his website “Cooking With Love” and “The Love Chef” are registered trademarks.


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