Tria Restaurant, Bar & Event Center
Tria Restaurant, Bar & Event Center

Tria Restaurant, Bar & Event Center

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.triarestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 6514269222x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 4:00pm; Happy Hour: Everyday: 4:00pm - 6:00 pm, Sunday - Thursday: 8:00pm - close.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Brian Bossert
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining at Tria is far from ordinary. From a select gathering of friends and family to a company event suitable from 10 to 200 guests, the professional staff at Tria will see to your every need. Tria was uniquely designed to provide several distinctive areas to set the mood with cozy fireplaces or a view of the excitement in the kitchen.
  • Private Party Contact: Katherine Gosiger 8777350041

Getting there

  • Cross Street: County Rd. J.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Free and ample parking.
A word from Tria Restaurant, Bar & Event Center
Warm. Fresh. Real. Everything at Tria... from the seasonal, made-from-scratch, fresh food, friendly service to the warm and inviting ambience was designed to deliver these three simple qualities. From the moment you enter, it is apparent that Tria is not your ordinary restaurant. The natural woods and stone, wood-burning fireplaces, art and accessories all depict Tria's commitment to creating a delightful dining experience for their guests, offering something for everyone. The menu is fresh regional American and the extensive wine list was created to provide both selection and value (finally a restaurant that provides both!). Recognized as one of the "Twin Cities Best New Restaurants" by Mpls/St.Paul Magazine, the list of accolades continues to grow. You might say that Tria, like their wine, gets better with age. So if you're looking for a night out with someone special, dinner with the family, entertaining clients, or simply enjoying a quick bite with friends, come visit Tria!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Tria Restaurant, Bar & Event Center reviews from OpenTable diners
114 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (81)great for outdoor dining (67)neighborhood gem (58)romantic (47)fit for foodies (39)notable wine list (37)good for groups (31)scenic view (16)great for brunch (16)great for lunch (10)kid-friendly (8)late-night find (7)vibrant bar scene (6)hot spot (3)Show More
  • Good choice
    Brooklo
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We were looking for a table for eight at a specific time; this was the only restaurant that could accommodate us. However, we were delightfully surprised to find the menu wide ranging and a wine list that would satisfy untrained and sophisticated palates. The service was perfect. I would suggest this restaurant to anyone looking for an evening of fine food, wine and great service with a smile.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • hgnats
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    A bit pricey for quantity of food, but great quality. Most of menu is a la carte so no salads etc that accompany entree. The dessert we had was stupendous (Tria's signatue dessert)
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening
    Jules
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    As usual everything was so good! Everything. We were out for our anniversary and Tria sure knows how to make it special. Champagne and dessert topped off a terrific meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent spot
    TLWiz
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This is a great place tucked away in North Oaks! Great ambiance, service & food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A reliable evening of dining
    Essen50
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We enjoy dining at Tria whether indoors or out on the patio. This evening we enjoyed a dinner with friends. Our meals were very good except that one companion ordered his meat medium rare and it was well done. He did send it back expecting to wait a considerable time. The server was exceptionally accommodating - she was not the one who brought the food out. Fortunately it was a relatively quiet evening and the replacement plate with medium rare was back in minutes. The rest of the evening was at Tria's usual high standard.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Chose the bar
    RobbieH
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I love tria and when we got there we decided to be less formal and grab a spot in the bar. It left confusion about our reservation however we had a great evening. Great food. Great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We had a great family night out and our food was exceptional! Server was wonderful, answered all of our questions and made GREAT recommendations. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Keep coming back
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    I love a dinner at Tria with the English countryside ambiance & the excellent service? That being said, there is always one or two menu items that leave me lacking. This time is it came as a surprise as I've had the crab cakes and the steak before and they were excellent. This time the steak was a bit tough and lacking flavor and the crab cakes were overly creamy and sweet. The culinary hits were both the walley and scallops, along with a lovely lobster Mac & cheese. The risotto was cool & mussels were small, but that's getting picky. I always leave Tria thinking I might return for another special occasion dinner. But wouldn't it be great if they could find a consistency that would make a night at Tria an absolute must?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Turn it down a notch - please
    djlj
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    August Party on the Patio- great food, terrific service- band TOO loud- many patrons moved and other asked to be moved, while band was great, they were simply overwhelming in volume.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect Birthday Dinner
    TedsBigSister
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    We loved everything about this place. It was a quiet Tues. eve., perfect for a romantic birthday celebration. The scallop appetizer was delicious, followed by equally fine salads, beef filet & tournedos, sides, & my surprise birthday dessert. We received a very good bottle of wine for free - I turned 60 so we enjoyed a $60 bottle. Our server was excellent and friendly, courses arriving in perfect time. Now we can't wait to return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • cate
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I have never been disappointed with this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    billyted
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Six of us went to Tria for brunch. Everyone thought the presentation and food was great. We are sure to return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Wonderful evening. Good fun and excellent service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Entrees pretty poor
    minnjohn
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Good service, Good cocktails, coffee, appetizer, one of the best onion soups ever (least salt ever), BUT awful entrees -- worst walleye fish ever in MN, mushy and stale (here in the land of walleyes, in mid-summer). Worst part was extremely high salt in veggies -- took many hours for the salty taste to dissipate, would have ruined the meal, even without the poor tasting walleye! Wife's lamb chops were served rare, despite asking for medium cook.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed Big Time
    peggyb
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Ordered calamari appetizer and bacon wrapped prawns for entrée. Prawns were 'specialty' according to the menu. Calamari had absolutely no flavor and prawns were served burned (bacon was almost unrecognizable). I requested a new entrée, and about 10 minutes later was told that they couldn't be served any differently. I chose a different entrée of scallops and although cooked as expected, the risotto accompaniment was very salty. Because of the delay, the 3 other people with me had finished their meals by the time I was served my second option. There was no consideration by server or mgmt. to apologize and comp any items...very surprised. I won't return. Food and service was very disappointing. Nice outdoor patio!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Luv2dineout
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Our first visit was well worth the drive. Looking forward to a return for Sunday brunch as well as special occasion dinners.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Elegant patio
    MaryLee
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Delicious food in an elegant, summery setting on the patio. The service is excellent and the many signature dishes will not disappoint.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A favorite of ours
    SnowyOwl
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We ate venison and filet mignon. Both were excellent. The floor staff were engaging and fun. We've noticed in earlier visits that the kitchen seems understaffed, but this past Saturday the food came out in a timely way.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TheCaptain
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Our group of six had an enjoyable evening. We had great food and service and were all satisfied with our experience. Will definitely be back for another evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Anniversary Spot
    LA11j
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The service was great and I loved my scallops for my Anniversary dinner. I'd recommend this to others looking for a special occasion dinner.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Hmmm...
    lunchVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    I have been to Tria on multiple occasions and am always amazed that they have such unfriendly host staff. It's a poor introduction to an otherwise nice experience. Good ambiance and a nice space, food is ok; it would be great if they'd switch up the menu a bit more. But, that said, the chicken pot pie is always a winner and the bar drinks are quite well done.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food & Great Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    What a wonderful dining experience. The waiter for our table was especially personable and professional. Thanks for everything!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice patio
    Shariej
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Had a wonderful dinner on the patio. Our waiter was very attentive and the food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent as always
    MonkeyBill
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Celebrated a family birthday here as we have for 5+ years. There is no better restaurant in the Twin Cities as far as I'm concerned. Ray, our server, was excellent as he always is. He heard us mention my in laws were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and brought them a special dessert. In addition, he interacted with my teenage kids as if he was a family member. I highly, highly recommend this restaurant for any event or celebration you might have.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A very enjoyable evening
    specevent
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We were celebrating our anniversary a few days late. The ambience and food and service made it a very fine evening. Thank you all and especially out very pregnant waitress who was so sweet.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Tria!
    patrice
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We held our wedding reception dinner here five years ago and have spent our anniversary dinner here every year since. The food continues to be consistently good but the excellent service sets the place apart! We plan to continue to make Tria our anniversary celebration go-to!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not so much
    NewFoodie
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    I read mixed online reviews but went with an open mind. Service was great. It was our anniversary, which we noted when we made the reservation. Staff greeted us with Happy Anniversary. We rec'd a free glass of champagne and a free dessert. Everyone was very nice. The food, however, was not. Had beef bites as an app, after waitress stirred us away from the crab cakes, which she didn't care for. There were several chewy, fatty pieces of steak among some genuinely nice pieces, in a peppercorn brandy cream sauce that was way too salty. My husband and I each had pasta - I had the Fettuccini Alfredo and he had the lobster spaghetti. The pasta was "greasy," for lack of a better word. Alfredo flavor was almost non-existent - needed salt.
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Swing and a miss
    Lightek
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The menu looks so inviting and I was excited about trying this spot. Unfortunately, I was disappointed. The dining area has little ambiance or comfort. The bar area is extremely noisy and and drafty. Though it looked inviting, we were advised against using the outdoor patio because the nearby pond makes it "buggy" in the evening. We ended up sitting in the bar area. The service was extremely slow, inattentive and nearly non existent. Our waiter had to be flagged down any time we needed him and we felt like we were bothering him. They ran out of the Wellington and the escargot was smothered in cheese and overtly chewy. The med rare venison was well done shoe leather and they charge extra for blu cheese olives in the already $9 martini.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Upscale dining: area needs some!
    nonamesformeVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Tria has a clubby atmosphere and serves a range of American dining classics. The walleye and salmon are always good. Salad portions have shrunk over the years, but the flavors are very good. The patio is great--it is a true patio, not a piece of sidewalk! The bar has booths and is cozy, and often crowded, in the cold months. Specials (wine and champagne) for birthdays and anniversaries . Friendly to all ages, but the prices and location tend to draw an older (affluent retirement) crowd.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special Dinner
    OurSpot
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    We have enjoyed Tria for several years. It's our favorite place to go for our anniversary. We like to go there when we just want a really nice dinner . The staff always makes you feel welcome. Over all, a great experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Bit of Downtown in the Suburbs
    ConverseBear
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We visited on a Sunday around 11:30 am. They serve brunch until 4 so we worried it would be packed, but it wasn't (they love if you make reservations). The servers were helpful and friendly and sat us in an area that met our needs (you can ask to sit in a certain section). I had chicken and waffles, the others had creme brûlée French toast and we split an order of Parmesan leek hashbrowns. The food was quite tasty, but the prices are a bit high (especially for certain items such as their salads)--without ordering drinks, it cost $50 for 3 of us so plan on spending at least that. I'd consider going back for special occasions or if we received another gift card.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Brunch
    KarenVIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    I would not necessarily call it a brunch as the Sunday menu is so complete. Free Mimosa/or champagne as well as beignet's are wonderful. The servers continue to impress even on a Sunday morning!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love this spot!
    Foodiex2
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Thank you, we were told of this magical spot by some friends and will keep going back!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friends from near and far
    John
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    We had nine for dinner. We like Tria because it has really great food but is quiet enough to allow conversation. An excellent evening
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Business Dinner
    goodslowfood
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    We have been to Tria several times and recently took a customer there for dinner. The waiter we had was very knowledgeable but very slow. During a previous visit we had this same waiter and our dinner took over 3 hours. We arrived early and brought a beverage from the bar to our table. When our guests arrived we were seated and waited over 15 minutes for our waiter to bring our guests a drink. We had appetizers that were delicious but then waited about 45 minutes for our waiter to take our dinner order. This pace continued throughout our dinner. We may have tried dessert but felt it would take too long.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Never disappoints!
    WFandJJ
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Tria is one of our very favorite places to eat .. well, it is probably our Very favorite! Yummy food, served on plates looking very artistic and special, superb service with knowledgeable and fun servers, everyone there warm and friendly. Variations on the menu from time to time makes each visit interesting. And for a special celebration, it was absolutely the best, even with a blizzard going on last April! We will return ... and we continually recommend it to others.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Game
    Babafeju
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    I love that they have game. Pretty much everything on the menu is great. Stellar waiter service. Not so good on the Hostess side...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I don't know why we have not found this great place before. Food was excellent and our waiter was good, fun, and liked to learn how and where the food came from when we asked.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Average, not great
    GG6dinner
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    I chose Tria to celebrate my birthday because you get a free bottle of wine with a price matching your age. I was pleased with the long list I had to choose from. The special red wine I chose for the meal was great! However, I would not go again. Our starters were crab cakes ($11), and fras gras ($12). I ordered a glass of white wine to accompany my appetizer and waited long after the appetizers came for the waiter to bring the wine (after a reminder). The appetizers were not great & over priced. Happily, our steaks were perfectly cooked. The waiter brought a birthday dessert to share. It was good, but he did not offer a dessert menu to my husband who would have chosen his dessert. We had a great inside table. It was quiet.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • merry
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I always enjoy dining at Tria...the food, service and abience is always great!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate