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Haskell's Port of Excelsior

Bar, Pub, American, Grill
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1 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1822
+1 952-474-0937
09:00 - 22:00
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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped into Haskell's to kick off a night out with friends their cocktails are great and they make'em right. Great place for people watching inside or outside. Their outside seating give you views of Lake Minnetonka. The food is bar/tavern food, however if that's what you are looking for you won't be disappointed.

Thank PJ W
Chanhassen, Minnesota
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

If you are looking for down to earth kind of place to grab a drink and some food this is the ticket. Summertime it's a hot spot as it's right across from many of the charter boats in Excelsior. Lot's of entertainment in the area if you like lakes, ice cream, view...that sort of thing. The food is pretty basic... More 

Thank Swensonjuj
Excelsior, Minnesota
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This place is especially great in the warm weather to sit out on their railing to people/car watch. Their burgers are the best thing on the menu. You'll find your regulars inside (and outside smoking). There's also pull tabs and a band every so often.

Thank Rena321
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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431 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My hubby loves this place. Nice joint to stop in for a drink and it feels like a community. Everyone knows everyone. Friendly. Good drinks. Decent bar food - I really like the Cuban sandwich. Go see Reno the bartender.

Thank Beth P
Montego Bay, Jamaica
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Good value, good food, daily specials, outside seating with view of Lake Minnetonka in warm months, full bar

Thank Wendy1217
Excelsior, Minnesota
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Food is average at best BUT ir is across the street from the lake and sitting on the sidewalk deck with a pitcher of beer (Yes they have pitchers) is great people watching in the warm season. Not the best for kids, this is a working mans drinking bar inside.

Thank davettt
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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431 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped 2x's last week. Hubby loves this place. 1. Thursday bingo was actually fun (and free) 2. Cuban & Reuben sandwiches are yummy 3. I just found out that you can buy good wine next door and bring it to the dive bar and they will only charge a $5 uncorking fee. So hubs can hang this dive bar and... More 

Thank Beth P
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

On our company outing on a boat, we had an hour to kill. We all went in Haskell's for a beverage before boarding the ship. The bartender and the waitress were very nice and accommodating.

Thank Frank L
Victoria MN USA
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310 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

Haskell's is more of a "drinking mans" bar. It is attached to the wine and liquor store, so if you want a drink and some "fried" food while shopping for wines, this is the place. A local hang out for the regulars for sure.

1 Thank Steve L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

It's bar food. Nothing I have tried is anything I would make a trip there for, but I have enjoyed each dish I had ordered. Face it, nobody goes there looking for the best meal in the world. We want booze, atmosphere, fun, good service & great location. This place has all of that in spades & the food being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, Pub, American, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Water St, Excelsior, MN 55331-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Excelsior
  • Phone Number: +1 952-474-0937

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?