Private Dining Guide - Enjoy Your Next Special Occasion or Event with Us!

Excite and inspire your guests with an event of modern style and an energy all its own.

The Lounge at Victor’s offers the perfect venue to host cocktail parties, theme and seasonal parties, board meetings, networking events, speaker presentations, private dinners, business meetings/receptions, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, concerts and performances, bachelor/bachelorette parties, groom’s dinners, and more.

Committed to utilizing quality ingredients, Victor’s specializes in Italian-inspired cuisine. We’re always happy to cater to special dietary needs. Quality Ingredients is probably the first thing that people associate with Italian cuisine and we are blessed to be in a part of the country that provides plenty of good things to cook and enjoy. So, in addition to a basic set of familiar and important Italian and Mediterranean ingredients we will make every effort to purchase from people and businesses that we trust and that are located close to Victor’s

Victor’s On Water
205 Water Street
Excelsior, MN 5331

For Bookings Contact:
Janel Olson
(612) 382-5814

Victor's on Water Awards

“Put Victor’s on your short list, especially if you are a Westie who loves great food. By the
ingredients on this menu you can tell it will flow with the seasons.”
Stephanie March, Food and Dining Editor, Mpls St Paul Magazine

“At the top of the food chain lies Victor’s on Water. Colorful, beautifully rendered pastas are
at the heart of the dinner-only menu.”
Rick Nelson, Restaurant Critic, Star Tribune

The Victor’s team will work with you to create a custom-tailored experience that aligns with your vision.

Well-equipped with features like original limestone walls, a lit glass bar and an impressive wine cellar, The Lounge is the perfect intersection of style and comfort to provide the ideal setting for a successful and memorable event.

Lounge Floorplan
Lounge and Wine Room Images

The Lounge at Victor’s is happy to place a tentative hold on our private dining space for any date.  To confirm an event with definite status, Victor’s requires a completed Contract/Dining Agreement, Credit Card Authorization Form, and payment of the non-refundable room rental fee.

A final guarantee of the number of guest is due (4) business days prior to the date of your event. If a guarantee is not given, you will be charged for the number of guests originally stated in the Dining Agreement.

Menu Selections should be made no later than (2) weeks prior to your event, we are happy to accommodate vegetarian, gluten-free, or any other dietary requests.

There is a 22% service charge* applied to each event. A 7% sales tax will be applied to the entire bill, and an additional 9.75% liquor tax will be applied to all alcohol.
*The service charge is the sole property of Victor’s on Water.

Unless another form of payment is provided, all final charges for your event will be made to the credit card on file. We regret that separate checks cannot be prepared for your event.

Any cancellation must be made in writing by the client/host no later than 21 days before the event.
Any cancellation within 14 days of the event will result in the entire amount as specified by the
Victor’s on Water BEO being immediately due.

On-street self-parking. Valet parking can be provided for an additional charge.

The Lounge is equipped with a built-in sound system. We will assist you with any audio/visual needs that you may have. All audio/visual equipment is subject to rental fees.

White linens and votive candles are complimentary for all events. We will assist you with ordering any specialty linens, floral arrangements, etc. All décor brought onto the premises must be removed by client upon completion of event.

Additional charges are as follows: Cakes from outside vendors are allowed. Client is responsible for plates, utensils and to go boxes or $2.00 per person cake cutting fee applies

The Lounge at Victor’s is committed to delivering the same high-quality menu selections and service that you receive in the restaurant. Whether you are entertaining colleagues, clients or family members, our staff ensures the satisfaction of your guests.

The Lounge at Victor’s specializes in family-style dining. Select from an array of salads, pastas, entrees and desserts.

Victor's Food

Our menus are fully customizable to suit your needs.
Here are some examples of our offerings.


Squid Ink Ravioli – king crab, seared scallops, fennel, English peas, caviar buerre blanc Spaghetti & Burrata Stuffed Meatball – marinara, herbs, pecorino Summer Squash Putanesca —anchovy, capers, castelvetrano olives, tomato House Gemelli Bolognese – pork, veal and beef, brunoi vegetables


Caesar Salad – baby romaine, garlic, anchovy, crouton Green Bean Salad -charred radicchio, frisee, soft poached egg, bacon vinaigrette Heirloom Tomato Salad – hand-made burrata, romesco, almonds, olive oil, watercress


Peterson Farms Beef Sirloin – fingerling fries, grilled spring vegetables, English peas, ramp soubise, demi-glace Chilean Sea Bass – borlotti beans, tomato water, blistered tomato, scallion, caper Heritage Pork Chop -harissa rubbed, citrus farro, raisins, sweet peppers, summer squash, romesco


Wisco pop Root beer float – Blondies & brownies, pretzel, butterscotch, gelato Dark chocolate & pistachio semi-freddo – Mango-passion coulis with nut brittle Peanut Butter Cake – fresh strawberries, cashew custard Trifle House-made Gelato Panna Cotta – Yuzu fig, goats milk Affogato – espresso, vanilla, caramel