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Afton House Inn

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3291 Saint Croix Trl S, Afton, MN 55001-9424 (Country Rd. 18)
+1 651-436-8883
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner in the dining room. Very nice table linens and fireplace. We ordered short ribs and mushroom linguini. Both were very good and large portion. Waitress was fabulous and fun. For desert we had the apple dumpling with ice cream and salted caramel. It was very good and somehow we ate the whole thing on already full stomachs.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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169 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

So, my wife wanted a date night and we decided to go to the Afton House Inn because it has a good reputation for quality service and good food. The service was adequate and the food, mostly, was not good. We came into the hotel lobby and proceeded to the dinning room. After waiting a few minutes someone says that... More 

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Thank Mainsailhr
1 review
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We first visited on Mothers Day 2016, the buffet was overpriced, cold and just plain terrible. We called and spoke to the manager who sent us a $50.00 gift certificate to come back for a second chance. Bad mistake, we visited for dinner last night and the food again was terrible. Way overpriced, bland, Don't waste your money!

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Thank Cathy R
Delano, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our experience here was less than pleasing. Food not good, service just ok, over priced. Definetly not going back anytime soon.

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Anoka
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157 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I have eaten at the fine dinning area of this restaurant 3 or 4 times now with the same result. The food is horrible. They will tell you how they have this great chef that is so creative. The food has no flavor and it is just your usual foofy food with bad preparation. This time they out did themselves... More 

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Minneapolis
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Took 90 minutes and it wasn't good. The pasta is extra salty and just not good. Couldn't finish it. I don't recommend eating here. There are much better choices.

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River Falls WI
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

It had been years since we visited the Afton House and thought we would try it again. They put us in the old dinning room which had very little ambiance. The food was okay but for the price should have been much better. The waitress was obvious new and not very well trained. She asked to take our order when... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Great service, Lynn was a wonderful waitress. We were with another couple and three of the group had prime rib...which I obviously should have had. I had the shrimp scampi, and it was about 5 shrimp in a whole lot of pinko bread crumbs. It was tasteless and not good. The rice was awful and the vegetables were cold. Certainly... More 

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Thank Shar0nT
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Excellent meal! Worth the money to try it. It is made tableside and the taste is absolutely amazing.

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Thank risa s
Woodbury, Minnesota
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Three of us went to the Afton House for dinner. We had the spicy chicken drops and tomato bisque soup. For entrees we had the almond walleye, dejon-style beef, and the beef with blue cheese sauce topping. For desert we shared the creme brûlée. All courses were excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3291 Saint Croix Trl S, Afton, MN 55001-9424
    (Country Rd. 18)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Afton
  • Phone Number: +1 651-436-8883

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