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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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Diner Reviews
  • "Seating request honored. Great attentive and respectful service. Food was unique (smoked sirloin), tastefully presented and tasty. Memorable overall experience."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "As always, the food was perfectly prepared and presented. Everything from the maytag blue cheese salad to the fresh halibut right through the bread pudding was delicious. The srrvice was attentive, but not to the point of annoyance. This has been our family's favorite restaurant for years. We had moved from the Twin Cities, but are happy Kinkaids has remained & continues to deliver great food & service."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Interesting location- on the ground level of a bldg in a large office complex. Even with GPS, I drove by it twice. Free parking in the attached garage, though (on a Saturday). Wanted to give it a try based on internet recs. Nice ambience, elegant but laid back, casual attire, comfortable noise level. Was seated by a window with a view of the garden. Service was courteous , not overbearing. Appetizer crab cakes were good, although they appeared premade. Had the wild rice soup which was also tasty, although somewhat salty for me. Reasonable beer selection. Main course Seafood Louie salad, was good, but not memorable. The choice of greens was a little uninspired. Overall a decent meal. Would be willing to return to try a different dish."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I've dined at both the Bloomington and St Paul Kinkaids and had an especially great server this time at Bloomington. He knew the menu and was just that perfect amount of attentive--not too noticeable but quietly anticipating what you would like. Good setting. The food is very expensive and I'm not sure it's quite that good."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The food was real good. We sat outdoor and the weather was great and it was very quite"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "My wife and I enjoyed a special date night dinner for the Thursday night special. We each had the prime rib. Our entire meal was delicious, the service was excellent and a good time was had by all. This is one our favorite restaurants. Thank you Kincaids!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Salmon & potatoes were way overcooked unfortunately this time, previously the food has been great."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We had a great dinner with an assortment of seafood, pork, chicken and beef. All were very tasty and beautifully served."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Jay, Jason and the entire staff are friendly and professional. The food is always terrific"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "We first discovered Kinkaid's 17 years ago upon moving to Bloomington. We moved away -- to Eagan -- 15 years ago, but coming back is always a well worthwhile trip. The ambiance, the food, the service are well worth the miles."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "This is a great place for any type of business lunch. Great food, great service and always easy to have a conversation."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Excellent food, ambiance, and service. Absolutely no complaints!!!"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "My wife and I had a very enjoyable Anniversary dinner this past Saturday. The food , as always was outstanding. Service was somewhat slow but acceptable. A nice quiet low key atmosphere allowed us to enjoy each others company and conversation. No one on cell phones. No loud music. Just a high quality relaxing meal"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "One of our favorite restaurants for many years. We enjoy the main restaurant room and the bar area as well ."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "I have been patronizing Kincaid's in Bloomington almost on a weekly basis for several years. It is convenient to my home and has consistent quality on a menu that is fairly traditional (the only drawback). The servers know me by name and vice versa and I have an emotional connection to the restaurant because it was a favorite dining destination for members of my family who are now deceased. For menu variety and adventurousness, I have to go elsewhere, but I keep returning to Kincaid's. It is my favorite place. And they make a great martini."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Gave Kincaid's a try after not being there for several years (we moved out of town.) Patio ambience was excellent - quiet, relaxed with a pretty view. Our server was attentive, knowledgable and friendly. Salmon on a plank was excellent. Walleye was perhaps the worst I have ever had. Small, thin, dry portions heavily breaded that reminded me of the frozen fish sticks I used to have in school growing up. Also, the timing of our service was very sporadic. I ordered a glass of wine with my entree, and received it over 20 minutes later after my entree plate had been taken away. We ordered dessert and waited over 30 minutes for it to be served (after complaining to the manager.) Based on our experience, could not recommend."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "My husband and I went out for a special occasion and we were delighted with the atmosphere, service, food, and the overall experience. The only criticism is prices were a little high, but we'll with it."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "4 of 6 of us had the Halibut special and there was not a bit left on any of the plates. It was done perfectly and it was served professionally by our wonderful server, Laura!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Excellent experience, good food plus great service!"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "The setting is open and airy and has a contemporary feeling. Despite being known for steak, all 3 of enjoyed excellent fish dishes. The seasonal special of halibut cheeks was absolutely delicious. I was concerned after reading an unfavorable review of that dish, but I quite disagree with that person and highly recommend that dish. My soup of the day was tomato basil. Doesn't sound that special, but it was highly recommended by our server and it was worthy of high marks. The wine list covers all price ranges. We were very pleased with our selection of one of the less pricey white wines. Kincaid's is a little pricey, but worth it."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "We went to Kincaid's in Bloomington for Sunday Brunch. I would highly recommend it. They have some very unique items. I loved the Pear Bread Pudding French Toast. You also get a free mimosa and muffin. The service was excellent and it was great for visiting."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Once in a while Kincaid's has halibut cheeks made with an asiago crust and served with an amazing butter sauce. Get there fast. They're only available for a short time!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Great food, romantic, yet appropriate for business, and top notch service."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "We celebrated our 26th wedding anniversary at Kincaid's. The food was outstanding and the service was very good. We will be returning customers."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "This continues to be one of my favorite places to dine. The food, service, ambience is all great. I love the view by the window, during the warmer weather."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "The food and the service were great. The atmosphere was wonderful. There is no readily signage visible from the road. Jus go to the 8400 Tower, and Kincaid's is on the main level."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Lovely view, Prime rib perfectly cooked, tasty crab artichoke dip. Vegetables poorly cooked-almost raw- could not cut broccoli rabe with steak knife! On confirming, was asked if this was special occasion: "Yes, 2 birthdays". At beginning of meal, they presented each guest with a birthday card with a picture of creme brule with a candle. At the end of the meal before we actually ordered any dessert, the waitress said she was getting dessert. I then assumed it might be complimentary. Two creme brule desserts arrived. But they were NOT complimentary and showed up as $15 charge on the bill. I paid it not wanting to embarrass my guests but I would have liked to know why they even asked about birthdays."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "For the price the portions were small and the taste was average, surprised how little food I received. Wait staff was attentive"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "When I made the reservation, I noted that it would be a celebration of my husband's birthday. They greeted us with a nice card & gave him a lovely crème brule for dessert. It was a special surprise, because it is one of his favorite treats & that was not mentioned in the reservation. Attentive staff, friendly despite being upscale."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "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