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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
Diner Reviews
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "You will never be disappointed with the quality of the food or service at Kincaid's! Awesome Creme Brulee!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "It was our 55th wedding anniversary and they made it special."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "Don't fill up on the buttered parmesan bread - easy to do. Best salmon in Minnesota."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "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
  • "I made a dinner reservation for 5 for 8pm last Thursday for my family and an old friend whom I only see once a year. We arrived at 8:04 to be told that a table was not ready, except a table for 4 on which they could squeeze another chair. I said we would wait. At 8:30 we were told that a table was ready. The food was great, but the service was a little rushed, as it was getting late and our waitress was ready to go home. (I don't blame her). The restaurant is beautiful and great for a quiet dinner or meeting, if you don't mind waiting. The restaurant called me about my experience and I was told me a manager would call to discuss. Never happened."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "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
  • "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
  • "I go to kin aids a lot and this was a disappointing experience as the prime rib wasn't up to par The waitress was very good and took it off our bill and gave a gift card to come in again They shouldn't serve the meat if it isn't as good as normal"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Uncooked! Carrots were difficult to cut even. With steak knife."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Have eaten many times at Kincaid's. This time it was disappointing, especially the inattentive service (from Yolanda). A couple came into the restaurant 15 minutes after us and finished 15 minutes before us. An hour & 50 mins. for dinner is much too long. My salmon was very good, but my wife's prime rib was over-cooked. She asked for medium-rare and the server said that this would mean "red." What she got was medium to medium-well -- pink. The Thursday "date night" prix fixe menu was a good value with soup or salad, main course and a dessert to share @ $60 was a good value. The salad option should include a tossed salad without the cheese. Getting a Father's Day "present" of a $15 coupon was very nice."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "For the Copper River salmon. It is amazing but it is available only 2-3 weeks a year. All their salmon is good - seems that is all I ever have there because it is so good. But the Copper River is off the charts. Have been there many times and do not remember a bad experience."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "I have dined at this chain's location in Burlingame twice and hoped this midwestern restaurant would provide a similar experience. It did and fully met my expectations, with one exception. The service was outstanding. Although situated in an semi open lobby of an office building it did allow for a first rate business lunch. Would revisit next time in town."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Booked a 1,000 table at 5:15. Honored my reservation right on time resturant changed to 6:30 arrival and gave me 100 points called still gave not fixed so watch your points if you book in a reservation for 1,000 points. Food was very good,and service excellent, have been going to Kincaids fir many years."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "The great thing about Kincaid's is not only food and atmosphere, the service is the best in class and amiable interaction is genuine! I love dining here as a loyal customer and friend for both personal leisure and critical business events since all of the elements provided here make the statement. Jennifer is great for my late afternoon visit today and all are beyond the expectation! This made my day."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "I hadn't seen my guest for many weeks & enjoyed being able to visit while sharing a glass of wine. Our waiter realized this & let us visit."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "This is a great place to celebrate special events. We had made a reservation to go for copper river salmon to celebrate my birthday. In addition, my boyfriend had proposed that day and we were celebrating that additional event. We were especially disappointed to learn that, after driving 80 miles, the copper river salmon was gone for the day. However, our server double checked in the kitchen and said there were 2 servings of the salmon left and we were lucky enough (it was a very lucky day overall) to have them for our dinner. A very special place that I've been going to for years and it never fails to go "above" the ordinary. Thank you Kincaids!!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Kinkaids has always been a special go-to restaurant for entertaining guests. However, our recent visit was a bit disappointing. Though the service was excellent as usual, the food portions were smaller than expected for the price. Maybe just an off night, as we always are typically impressed with the food. I am sure next time it was be up to it regular high standards."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "This is our favorite restaurant in the Twin Cities. We have been going there for almost 20 years and have never been disappointed. All entrees are wonderful, but their pea salad and crème brulee are the best anywhere. The wait staff is highly professional and courteous "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We did a Sunday Brunch--3 family members--and had a delightful time. The service was excellent, the food quite good and the ambiance just what we needed--privacy and quiet. Great view of the lake, too!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Staff was great, Food was awesome - we both had the Asiago Crusted Halibut-very good. Special Anniversary Night w/my Husband, couldn't have been better."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "I used to work in the building and have missed Kincaid's terribly! Hosted a business lunch of five people and it was fabulous. The food is always great and there's enough variety that everyone can find something they'll love. I like the lunch combo options -- just the perfect size. The wait staff is always attentive and professional. My guests had a good experience and, most importantly, the noise level is OK so that you can have conversation without difficulty. This seems to be a BIG problem for a lot of restaurants now..."
    Dined on 6/2/2014