St. Paul Grill and Bar
St. Paul Grill and Bar

St. Paul Grill and Bar

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.stpaulgrill.com/
  • Phone: 6512247455x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Located downtown St. Paul overlooking Rice Park and stunning English Gardens, The St. Paul Grill offers excellent group dining during Lunch, Sunday Brunch and Dinner and will accommodate groups in a variety of layouts, sizes and times. We feature the finest selections of scotches, whiskey and bourbons, and critically acclaimed wine list. Our group dining spaces are the perfect setting for social gatherings as well as corporate events and will customize a group dining menu to fit your event and price point, ensuring the experience is one-of-a-kind.
  • Private Party Contact: Sales Manager 8776258882
  • Entertainment: The St. Paul Grill will occasionally open at 5:00 for downtown events such as Minnesota Wild Hockey or Ordway Theater.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 5th St.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: In addition to the nearby, skyway-connected Lowry, Victory, Landmark and Lawson Parking Ramps, our curbside valet service affords effortless parking for our guests.
A word from St. Paul Grill and Bar
So Classic They Named a City After It. Business or romance, lunch or dinner, casual or upscale, The St. Paul Grill is many things to many people. This Saint Paul icon features a classic, yet surprisingly diverse menu ranging from prime steaks and thick-cut chops, to succulent poultry and fresh seafood. The Grill is known for its classic bar offering the Twin Cities' finest selection of rare spirits and wines, served by friendly and experienced bartenders who know how to mix the perfect cocktail. From the incredible food, generous cocktails and outstanding wines, to the impeccable service and unrivaled location overlooking Rice Park and near the Ordway Theater and Xcel Energy Center, The St. Paul Grill has a reputation that spans generations. It's the kind of place that has regulars, and makes new ones all the time. Read the reviews, or better yet, ask anyone who has spent time in the Twin Cities and you'll find The St. Paul Grill is "A Favorite on Everyone's List."
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
St. Paul Grill and Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
193 reviews since July 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (143)fit for foodies (77)romantic (75)notable wine list (64)great for lunch (63)scenic view (58)good for groups (56)neighborhood gem (42)vibrant bar scene (36)great for brunch (31)hot spot (24)late-night find (10)kid-friendly (4)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • A favorite
    Ciscokid
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Rarely disappoints and this time was no exception.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    The service was outstanding. We were very satisfied with the food. It was, however, to loud for normal conversation.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time and great food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    I had the pork chops and my wife had the shrimp avocado salad. Both were very good. The presentation of the shrimp avocado was surprising and fun. Get a window seat so you can see the lights of Rice Park and the Ordway. Our waitress was attentive, professional and engaging which went a long way to making our evening a very nice night out. I recommend the St Paul Grille highly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was worth the poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    From check-in (they sat someone else under our reservation) to our first drink order (took 5 minutes to even be greeted) to being discouraged from ordering more cocktails (don't take the cocktail menu away!) to the drink order being wrong (don't ask me if I want my drink straight up if you're going to bring it on the rocks anyway) to being ignored when we wanted to place our dinner order, the service was less than impressive. And they made up the seating fiasco to us by seating us at a "better" table and then constantly reminding us that we were "upgraded"--it was a more private booth instead of a table in the open. However...the food was divine. Cajun beef bites, mac & cheese, walleye, and scallops were all excellent choices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for a special dinner
    Rubarb
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    We needed a special place for dinner -- and the St. Paul Hotel Grill did not disappoint. The swordfish dish my friend and I both had was delicious and unique. Dessert was similarly great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Froggy27
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We met friends for dinner and had a fantastic time. Will definitely come back. The food was really great and so was the wait staff. From the time I gave my key to the valet and it was returned the evening was perfect. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food as usual
    Satisfied
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Food was great, but service was exceptionally good. Quick, correct and potions were huge.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 8885
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Excellent service friendly & caring staff! The cheesey hash browns were wonderful-Loved your mimosa's and we felt special & pampered.Our table was asked twice by other than our server how everything was!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romantic
    Alex
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We came for our two year anniversary. Romantic setting and delicious food. A great date night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food and waitress were fantastic
    McHermanson
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We went to The Saint Paul Grill for our two year wedding anniversary. Our waitress was wonderful, the host staff were both kind and helpful and our meal was delectable! We had sirloin, crab cakes, bacon mac & cheese, molten lava cake, and apple crisp. The food, waitress, and atmosphere were very nice and made for a lovely two year anniversary dinner.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Expecting more
    Mmss
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We were disappointed while recently dining at the venerable Grill. Service was slow. It was over an hour before we received our appetizers. We received two entrees that we didn't order and had to send them back. My husband's filet mignon was completely dry. They were kind enough to comp that item. Our server was not very attentive and did not check back until long after we received our entrees. By the time our desserts arrived, we had been there almost 3 hours. A bit long, even for such a lovely place such as this. We've dined here before and had much better service in the past.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • upscale hotel dining room
    nonamesformeVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We enjoyed a very good dinner at the St. Paul Grill, with generous portions, good high standard American menu options and reasonably attentive service. The specialty cocktail was extremely good and $15. The crab cakes were a very generous serving. The soup special was well above average. The steak and asparagus salad was really large, the meat was perfect and the flavors were good. Two of us shared the mixed berry dessert--it wasn't huge, but it was big enough to share for a sweet taste. The room is quite loud--or "energetic"--as they say. Servers are responsive to whether you need to meet a start time for a game or show, and otherwise, let you linger with no pressure.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • lunch at the St. Paul Grill
    catlover
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    AFter every Friday morning chamber concert, we head over to the hotel for a lovely lunch. The food is always great, the service always outstanding, and the ambiance is elegant. It's always a wonderful place to have lunch after a great musical experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply amazing
    AnniversaryDiner
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Fantastic food and location for special moments. My wife and I chose the St. Paul Grill for dinner on our 20th anniversary. It is a very impressive dining experience from the first class staff to the beautiful hardwood. Highly recommended if you have the means to dine there.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Food was great, service could have been a little faster. Seemed like our server had too many tables.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    My husband and I had reservations at the St. Paul Grill for our anniversary. We have been there several times and had never been disappointed. After being seated, we waited 15 minutes before our server stopped by. She indicated she was busy with two other larger tables (sorry, but not my problem). Very long story short, the 2 tables next to us (attended to by a different server) seated after us, were long gone by the time our food arrived. Interestingly, the 2 managers who pace around the restaurant never bothered to stop by our table. Perhaps after sitting there for 2 hours, they were not interested in our feedback. We will be dining elsewhere for our next anniversary.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    St Paul Grill is our anniversary restaurant. Enjoy the window view of the garden. Salmon is great. They surprised us with a anniversary dessert!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • PRE-CONCERT DINNER
    Roger
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    I brought a friend to join me for dinner before a concert at The Ordway. We were seated promptly, we ordered drinks, and our server was very helpful as she responded to our few questions about the menu. Our food was as wonderful as always, which is why I always enjoy coming back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect!
    PastryDamsel
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We chose the St Paul Bar&Grill to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary because we got married at the Landmark Center, and spent our honeymoon at the St Paul hotel. Our evening was absolutely perfect. We were seated at a window table, with the most stunning view of the courtyard and the Landmark Center. My husband had the crabcakes, and I opted for the chicken rigatoni, both dishes were cooked to perfection and positively delicious. We highly recommend their New York cheesecake for dessert. The noise coming from the kitchen was a little bit distracting, but after a while I didn't notice it anymore. Our server was very nice, and even though it was a busy Saturday night we didn't feel neglected.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Way too loud.
    Bobg
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The bread and the soup were tasty, but it went downhill from there. The tuna was bland, the steak was way underdone, and the hash browns were just okay. Regardless, it was louder than most sports bars. It certainly wasn't what we had in mind for the amount of money we spent.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding!!
    LynnD
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Wonderful food and exceptional sevice; a great option for a specil occassion!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • St Paul Grill in September
    Tsvec
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We had a lovely dinner prior to attending the opera at the Ordway last Thursday. The service was prompt and courteous and the food was excellent. Best Cosmo in the Twin Cities! Thank you for getting our evening off to a great start.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday dinner
    MnRiverman
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Excellent food with prices to match, however the service left something to be desired. The server was inattentive and we felt we were a bother to her. We were never asked if we wanted our drinks refilled, did not receive a bread/roll basket and generally poor service. We expected better from a high end restaurant and it had been much better in the past.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding
    greatplace
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    The St. Paul Grill has always been outstanding in food quality, service and atmosphere. I took our daughter to the St. Paul Grill while my wife was in New York City. Even though she was in NYC, she was extremely envious to know we were enjoying a fabulous meal without her!! I would recommend the St. Paul Grill to anyone!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just delicious!
    CSK215
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    The food was remarkable, the service impeccable and the ambiance delightful. A group of us went for Sunday brunch and had a lovely time. The Bloody Mary is awesome. We each had a different entree and all of us were members of the Clean Plate Club. I was pleasantly surprised that fresh, warm, gooey cinnamon buns were complimentary as a 'starter'. Will certainly return for another brunch!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • As Always
    wheretonext
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We've been going to the grill for years and EVERY time it's fantastic! From the staff who are meticulous yet warm and inviting to the food that is simply perfect, we love our time there. On this visit, I had the beef tenderloin and it was absolutely ridiculous good! There aren't many in life, but the St Paul Grill is a guarantee!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • too loud
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Everything was great except the noise level..deafening and hard to hear across the small table even though my hearing is perfect. I can't be the only one who has complained.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Outstanding!
    Foodie
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    From the servers to the ambiance to the food - always excellent and a favorite!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • monski
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    A very classy restaurant with a good menu selection and great service. A nice spot for a special occassion.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • St Paul legend
    MarkSobotka
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Table was by the windows affording a sunset view of the flower gardens and Rice Park, really added to the elegant atmosphere of the legendary St Paul Grill. We were greeted promptly on arrival and the hosted seated us at our table. One of the persons in the party was recovering from a recent injury was only able to walk slowly. This hostess adjusted her pace to the party which was a nice touch. The waiter quickly brought water, tolds us about the even specials and asked about drink orders. The pace for the evening was perfect. We loved the bacon blue cheese tomato soup. We almost wished we'd ordered a bowl as our main course. The steaks were cooked as ordered, were juicey and tender. The pork chop was huge. A great evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 20TH ANNIVERSARY
    wine2dine4
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Everyone was very friendly and the atmosphere was slightly energized. The Concierge allowed me to have a bouquet of flowers placed on the table ahead of time so I could surprise my wife. Overall a wonderful dining experience, I will certainly be going back!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mom "30th" BDay
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    What a fantastic meal. We have dined here many times in the past and I can say without a doubt, it is the best food and service consistently time after time. It is expensive, but to celebrate a special occasion, you will never be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solid Steakhouse
    ChristinaVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Good food, great ambiance, etc. This restaurant delivers a typical upscale steakhouse experience. Nothing exceptional. I seem to remember it being better than this in the past.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Anniversary Dinner
    Datenight14
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The staff at The St Paul Grill was excellent. They have us a great table, our server was very knowledgable and gave great recommendations. Our dessert came out with a candle and happy anniversary written on a piece of chocolate.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kampy
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Wow! There is not much else to say! The food was excellent, the service was beyond compare and it provided was with a very romantic evening! It was a wonderful way to spend ones 48th wedding anniversary.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversaryworthy dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Excellent calamari - very tender and not too much breading. The Wild Rice soup is too thick for my taste, but my husband was pleased. Halibut was especially moist and flavorful.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • YUM
    Teddyandme
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We have celebrated special occasions here for 23 years. This time it was our 44th anniversary. Everything was perfect: The wine, the beer, the dinner was exceptional, and the dessert was wonderful. The service was exceptional as well. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Experience couldn't have been more memorable. Celebrating a special occasion and the Saint Paul Grill went above and beyond in making it a special event. They helped guide me to an appropriate florist for flowers for the table, the hostess Diane was warm and welcoming, our server Ryan seemed to take extra care. Our large table was off to the side out of the "rush" of the restaurant. Very nice experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • About our waitress
    CharlieCVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Our waitress was fabulous!! The service was superb and the food was excellent!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service - so so. Food - Excellent
    dejada
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Food was excellent, very flavorful. Given their prices, we expected a higher level of service. For example, water was not refilled promptly, unused place settings were left on the table, server appeared to be "missing" from time to time. (It was not busy in the dining room.)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic