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Kincaid's - Bloomington
Kincaid's - Bloomington

Kincaid's - Bloomington Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://kincaids.com/page/home
  • Phone: (952) 921-2255
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:00am - 2:00pm,
    Dinner: Sunday 3:00 - 9:00, Monday - Friday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday 4:00pm - 10:00pm;
    Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm
    Bar/Lounge Hours: Sunday - Thursday til 10:00pm; Friday & Saturday til 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Jessica Jensen
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: Upon request
  • Special Events & Promotions: Happy Hour - 4:00-6:00pm & 9:00pm to close,

Getting there

  • Cross Street: I-494
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample free parking on site! Attached office parking ramp.
A word from Kincaid's - Bloomington
Today's Interpretation of a Traditional Fish, Chop and Steakhouse...
Only Kincaid's recalls the simpler place and time of the Great American Fish, Chop and Steakhouses. Visitors become lifetime guests because Kincaid's recalls the warmth, memories and flavors they know and love. At Kincaid's, Guests savor their dining experience and enjoy wonderfully reasonable prices as well.
Kincaid's. Welcome Home.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Diner Reviews
  • "Everything was delicious and the service (Tammy) was exceptional."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "We dine at Kincaid often but last Thursday was our very first time to try their Thursday Date night, it was excellent! We will go back more often and even bring few friends with us. Our server Jay W. was so on top with everything that he has made our evening ever more memorable."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "I have been to Kincaid's in the past and found the food to always be above average to great. Not so much this time. Had the Shellfish Linguini and it tasted like it came right out of the ocean....literally. It was heavily salted, and the linguini had the consistency of library paste. But it was a beautiful evening for al fresco dining, and our waitress was lovely."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "My Mother was oh so touched with her birthday card and her special dessert. We had a lovely table by the windows with a great view. Service was excellent. My Dad loves to tease the waiter and the waiter knew the right words to come back with. The lobster was the best ever and Mom enjoyed her crab cakes. A very enjoyable dinner experience. Thank you. I like making reservations on line too! Kudos!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Had a delicious meal while discussing business in a great atmosphere."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "We ate early on a Saturday evening prior to concert attendance. Chose to eat on the patio, a very lovely outdoor seating area,we began the meal with the crab/artichoke dip - a timeless favorite, once again enjoyed by all. The Seafood Louie Salad was fresh and delicious, a meal that would be ordered again without hesitation. Always enjoyed and never disappointing was the signature salad with blue cheese dressing - delicious once again! The grilled salmon was, well, grilled salmon- not a disappointment, but not impressive either, & slightly overcooked, but we really had no time to send the food back for adjustment. Kincaid's is certainly a place to return for a great food - especially when the weather allows for enjoying the outdoor area"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We're new to the area and received a gift card for Kincaids. Decided to try the Bloomington location since it's closest to us. Biggest disappointment was the location. They are located on the main floor of an office building complex. The feeling was like the restaurant inside of a hotel. Had to hunt to find parking but once inside, the food and service were great. I went cheap with a burger and my wife had fish. Went for the chocolate cake for desert... very good. All in all was a good experience but kind of felt like I was still at work!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "This restaurant sits at the bottom of an office tower in the midst of a complex of such structures. Yet, once inside the work a day world is no more. The service is good, the portions adequate and the ambience superb. The patio is small, but shady and sheltered from the wind."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "This restaurant accepts reservations up to 10 PM. However the main kitchen closes before 9, so depending what time you get there, the menu you see may not be accurate. We made reservations on OpenTable for 9:30, only to get there and find a very limited bar menu. Not what was shown for the online menu."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "I live in Florida however I've been coming to the twin cities since 1988 on business. I always held my holiday parties for over 10 years at kincaids. You have excellent food and wonderful staff to serve everyone I again a lunch with a new friend from St. Paul who had never been there before. Thank you"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "My husband and I went out with another couple and really enjoyed our meal! It was a great atmosphere and the food tasted great! We had never been there before and would definitely return again."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Kincaids is a "go to" destination when we want a quiet dinner in a very pretty setting. Food is always good. Service is usually good, too. Really enjoy underground parking and cleanliness of the restaurant and restroom"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I booked a reservation for a very special luncheon with out of town and aging family. We wanted a nice place where they would be able to be a part of the conversation. Making the reservation and having the confirmation was very comforting because it was a sign Kincaid's was on top of their game. We arrived quiet early for our reservation but were promptly seated at a nice round table so all 9 of us could be a part of the conversation. The food was delicious. There were plenty of offerings on the menu that have already invited me back so I can try them. Our service was absolutely 5-star! Our server was sweet, fun, prompt and courteous. Fabulous experience! Thank you Kincaids!!!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I ordered the scallops that came with sauteed greens. This may be a new thing, but I found the greens to be tough and hard to chew."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Let me start by saying that the service was very good. Our server was very friendly, efficient and did a nice job. The food on the other hand...meh. I ordered the Lobser Bisque which was outstanding, should have stuck with that and a wedge salad, but I opted for the fish and chips. The fish was overcooked, greasy and sort of rubbery with no flavor. I have had better fish and chips at Culver's. For the price this was very disappointing. The colleague I was dining with stated he felt Kinkaid's is overrated...I disagreed until after our lunch. He was right. I think Kinkaid's is in need of a menu overhaul and remodel."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Kincaids is a classic--steak & chops place but without the '50's feel....great decor; spacious so nice sense of privacy; the prime rib was mouth watering good.(the 4th of July special $20 for prime rib (w/ accompaniments ) & a glass of wine-WOW Great deal...."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Excellent: Mahi-mahi w fresh fruit salsa, generous portion, firm, flavorful, perfectly matched fruity salsa, side well-dressed greens. Key lime pie w lemon sorbet=pucker, sweet, yum. Chalk Hill Chard=superb! Good/bad: Host very friendly, conversational, but seated us next to large table with kids birthday party--in a basically empty restaurant. Crab cakes small, but same flavorful/crispy garnishes of asparagus, tomato, bitter greens. Server not very present - when she was, she was great with recommendations for entrees and liquor, but she wasn't around much on a very low-key evening . . . didn't offer bread, someone else checked by to see how things were, we waited for the check, . . . mixed bag. Up, down, overall=good OK."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We visited on the Saturday following 4th of July and it was pretty quiet, as we expected. We brought another couple with us who had not been to Kincaid's before. We were seated immediately but our waiter did not see us right away, so we chatted. When he did see us he apologized profusely for our wait and then brought us a complimentary hors d'oeuvre to make up for it. We all ordered the prime rib, which was done perfectly and very tasty. I had asked for a window table and we were seated close, but not next to, a window. The view was lovely, with all the pink flowers surrounding the patio area. All in all, a lovely evening with good friends and good food."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I and the table next to me tried cutting the carrots which wound up on the floor. Mgr says corporate demands these be prepared this way. I'll never order the veggies again"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We were treated to a friendly reception, and prompt seating. Our waiter appeared in very short time with a description of several dinner items, and a choice of beverage. The fish dinners were excellent. The complementary desert for our anniversary was very nice on the part of Kincaid's."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Not like it used to be when the food was fabulous. Over priced not that good"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Great food and service tonight. The halibut checks were very tasty."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "We truly enjoyed our evening at your restaurant. It wasn't noisy like some restaurants, so it was easy to talk. The service was excellent, we truly enjoyed our waitress."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "It was our 55th wedding anniversary and they made it special."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "I met three girlfriends for a birthday celebration. We wanted to go someplace special so we chose Kincaids. One of the women has several food issues and the server went out of her way to insure that the restrictions could be met. At one point the Chef even came to the table to make sure my friend was comfortable with her food selection. We all ended up ordering the Maple Chicken Salad and every one of us raved about it. Two of the women had not been to Kincaids in several years and said they had forgotten how beautiful the restaurant was and how great the food tasted. It was the perfect place for a special celebration."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Took three colleagues for dinner and all enjoyed their meals........except me. I ordered short ribs which were totally bland and tasteless. Also they were out of our first selection from the wine list. Otherwise, very nice service, ambiance and quiet enough for a nice dinner conversation."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Excellent food and service. Will return. One of our favorites. The staff went out of their way to make my birthday extra special."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "This was our first time at Kincaids and we were pleased with everything. It was comfortable, sofisticated and charming. The food was unique and delicious. Our server was wonderful. We will be back at Kincaids especially for special occasions."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "This was my first meal @ Kincaid's in over ten years and well worth the wait. Kudos to the staff, who held my reservation for a half hour as my dining companion was running late. Our waiter Rhett found the wine she requested and his meal suggestions were spot on. We were both impressed and look forward to our next experience with you."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "When we want to feel pampered but still relaxed, Kincaids is always our go to. The staff treat us like family, always smiling. Food is fantastic, as always. Strawberry-rhubarb cobbler, exceptional and lighter for dessert than you'd think. All great."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "I have never had halibut cheeks............they were very thin, small and tough. the server replaced them with halibut special...which was awesome...."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We love going to Kincaid's for special occasions and birthday celebrations but unfortunately we had a bit of a disappointing experience with the service during our last visit. The food was delicious (as always!!) however we were in a bit of a rush to get to a play downtown and we told this to our waitress and she seemed to understand. Things moved pretty quickly at first but during the meal and thereafter she was nowhere to be found and we had to skip out on dessert and ask another waiter to find our waitress to bring the check. We ended up leaving later than we hoped and were late for the show. Again, the food was amazing but service was not up to par from what we usually experience at Kincaide's."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We have been going to Kincaids for our anniversary almost ever since we moved to MN in 1974. It had become a tradition for us because of the consistently good food, ambiance and service. This year was out 50th anniversary and we hope to celebrate many more at Kincaids. Thank you for a job well done over the years."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "You will never be disappointed with the quality of the food or service at Kincaid's! Awesome Creme Brulee!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Kincaids is a sure bet. You can expect great service, refined dishes, and a comfortable environment. Always."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Thanks for a wonderful birthday dinner with a card waiting on the table and dessert. Food was great - especially the steaks and key lime pie with sorbet!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Its indeed a lovely relaxing place, servers polite and professional and helpful. A great place for any occasion big or small. As a person of color, I felt at home and not treated any different and I appreciated that."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Moved out of town 20 years returned this past weekend and dined at Kincaids....... Nothing has changed everything is still outstanding"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Don't fill up on the buttered parmesan bread - easy to do. Best salmon in Minnesota."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We wanted a great meal to celebrate our anniversary. Unfortunately, Kincaid's (Bloomington location) is no longer great. Prime rib and "Copper River" salmon were slightly below average. The appetizer (toasted Brie) was the lone bright spot. Still exceptional service, and dessert (chocolate cake) was excellent. Overall, not worth $125 or so (before tip, and without a single alcohol beverage). We sat on the patio, which was lovely- except for the "happy hour" music running through the outdoor loudspeakers. It was clearly targeted at a younger audience, with non-stop dance beat. Some light jazz would have been much more appreciated. By us, anyway."
    Dined on 6/13/2014