Kincaid's - Bloomington

4.4
4743 Reviews
$30 and under
Steakhouse
Artfully serving quality steaks, and fresh and innovative seafood since 1986. Enjoy daily lunch, dinner or perhaps a special business or romantic occasion in our warm and inviting dining room.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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vipBlacksmith3600
Minneapolis
26 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great waiter (who said he normally served as the bartender) - service and food - all excellent! COVID care - it showed in all that Kincaid's did.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience as always!

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dockie
Minneapolis
11 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came on Sunday celebrating a friend's birthday. I figured Sunday is a quiet day and we had a semi-booth with no one near us. The restaurant was nice and quiet. I never enjoy eating with a lot of noise. Our waiter Jordan came right over, answered our questions, told us the specials and took our beverage orders. He was quite efficient as our beverages came in very short time. I had recommended the scallops dinner as I had it about a month ago. Three of my guests ordered it and I ordered the salmon special. Everything was absolutely delicious. One of the guests commented it was the best restaurant dinner she ever had. Service was wonderful. My birthday friend was given a creme brulee for a complimentary birthday dessert. We all took a spoon of it. It was delicious. Highly recommend coming back.

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SlvrCat
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

The Bleu Cheese salad was outstanding, my prime rib was tender but parts were 'tough' - probably gristle. Potatoes excellent; asparagus stalks not so much.

Waiter was pleasant, HOWEVER, I'm really annoyed with staff using 'we' in conversation - such as 'what are we thinking of for our entree' or 'are we thinking of enjoying one of our delicious desserts' .

I realize this kind of 'dialogue' is very common, and that I am probably in a very small minority, but I resent the artificial familiarity.

In the past a dessert was included as a gratuity when celebrating an anniversary.

Not trashing, just pointing out a few things that were different than with past visits.

Thanks!

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Jeri
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our waiter was terrific! Food great and everything perfect! Our first real date out in a while and it was a hit!

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DanD
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was good with great service. Prices a little high.

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vipTerry
Minneapolis
6 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy Kincaids

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Handy
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have to say that Jerry our waiter was phenomenal. Very nice, courteous and knowledgeable. He checked on us often to ensure we were having a fantastic evening. The clam chowder and the bread was amazing. Wife & I had the salmon and it was awesome. Hot Toddy and Brandy Alexander were probably the best drinks that we have had out in a long time. Restaurant was very clean and felt very safe. Appreciated one of the other servers asking her customer to put his mask on while ordering. We definitely will be back again very soon!

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Dimi
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Waitstaff was particularly helpful accommodating my wish for patio seating. A recent snowfall meant all the patio furniture had been removed. But the unseasonably warm weather following made the patio attractive again. So just for us the staff rolled out a table and chairs from the lounge! What a November treat! Thanks so much!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The experience was wonderful.

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BART
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jerry our waiter was phenomenal. Very nice, courteous and knowledgeable. He checked on us often to ensure we were having a fantastic experience. Looking forward to coming back!

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vipTeeps
Minneapolis
20 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Unfortunately, it does not appear Kincaid's Bloomington has solved the COVID puzzle. During the past 3 months, we have dined at this Kincaid's 3 times. Each time we were wishing both the breadth of the menu as well as the quality of food preparation would incrementally improve. Sadly, this is not the case.
At this visit, my wife's clam chowder arrived too cool to be enjoyed. In addition, the wallpaper paste-like consistency and taste was unbecoming. Her steak sandwich was also served at a sub-optimal temperature with poor taste profile. Accompanying fries were o.k.
The coating on my almond crusted scallops was so thick as to mask the taste of the scallops. I found removing it before eating the scallops was a better way to go. However, minus the coating, the scallops lacked the firm sear which makes for a great dish.
Cocktails and wine were fine. Coffee hot, black and better than anticipated.
While we had hoped to continue to support Kincaid's throughout COVID Times, because of our repeatedly disappointing meals, we have decided to suspend that effort.

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LoriM
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a birthday lunch for me, and we got a complementary crème Brule. The waitress was wonderful. Knew when to be there and when not. Great space and ambiance.

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STEPH
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From start to finish, from all aspects, our experience was a home-run, led by professional, kind, attentive and talented managers, wait staff and chefs. Further, we felt extremely safe after witnessing all CDC virus health safety rules and guidelines implemented fully and effectively during our dining experience; our first indoor dining experience since February 2020, chosen by design. Thank you, Kincaids!

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TomB
Minneapolis
29 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall3food1service4ambience3

I had the special three course meal. The mussels and lobster bisque were very good. Sadly, the main course of scallops were too salty to eat. The manager made another order to take home. Since Landry’s has taken over ownership, overall quality has dropped a notch. Hopefully, they will get back to the Kincaids I’m used to.

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richardb
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The ambiance was nice and romantic for our anniversary dinner. We both had the 3 coarse seafood special. We both had the scallops for our third choice. we thought the rock salt was to much and overpowering on the scallops! The rest was good.

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vintner
Minneapolis
8 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

To me, the salmon was a little over cooked. Meal was fine otherwise.

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vipLivzerog
Minneapolis
15 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Went out to eat here over the weekend. Service ok, food less than good. The filet was the best thing we ordered, prime rib and salmon not good at all. Just ok.

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JeanneM
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Turn down the music! We come to chat not listen to a concert of your canned music! Otherwise A plus!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Been going to Kincaids for years. Food this time was mediocre at best.

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vipRachelT
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

INCREDIBLE HIDDEN GEM!! A new favorite

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PHall
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I would highly recommend Kinkaid's - service, quality of food, cleanliness, and value are the reasons I would list this as one of my favorite restaurants in the Twin Cities!

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vipHailey
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food is incredible and the staff is so caring and really makes you feel special!

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Tiger1
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took advantage of an e-mail coupon that offered a 3 course meal for $35.00 which included choice of salad and desert each. I had the prime rib and it was excellent. My wife had the walleye which she said was done perfect. The service was just wonderful and the spacing between the table made us feel super comfortable. The dining area is very open with a soaring ceiling and lots of air movement. Great experience!

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SandraL
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

clam chowder was wonderful, we had the walleye and prime rib, both done to perfection, and the keylime pie , to die for, wonderful restraunt

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vipMcgoo
Minneapolis
37 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The food has changed so much - FAIR at best. Sitting by a window that was cold and breezy - just a totally different experience since Landrys has been involved. I'm putting down that I would recommend because there was a Yes or No - I'd say maybe.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service!

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QueA
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Almond Crusted Sea Scallops were done perfectly. The Hot Crab & Artichoke Dip was the best we have had anywhere. Char-grilled Filet Mignon was tender and very tasty. Server was attentive to all our needs. Overall and excellent dinner.

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vipEllen
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

So disappointed! In the midst of COVID scariness, we arrived to be seated at a filthy table and the server delivered food with her ungloved thumbs in the food. The server didn't know the Chef's Seafood Special menu, didn't know about the wine that was paired with the meal, didn't know about Bourbons available, forgot to bring bread - had to ask for it, didn't explain part of HOT scallop main course was served on something COLD (so we were freaked - the scallops and asparagus were luke warm) just - plain - failed. In a restaurant where guests were sparse (hello COVID), we were placed at a table within visual and audible distance from the kitchen and wait station. The light was TOO bright, it was LOUD and very unsettling. Not romantic AT ALL. There were MANY desirable, window seats available but we got THIS ONE. We have been guests as Kincaid's for YEARS, Sad to say, we will NEVER go back.

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JimmyP
Birmingham
27 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our evening at Kincaid's. In fact we were having so much fun that our waiter had to tell us that the restaurant was closed and that we needed to leave! Delicious food & great ambiance. It was truly a memorable evening.

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NormaH
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Birthday Happy Hour. Very nice ambiance.

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vipbarbara
Minneapolis
9 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Not good walleye ( in Minnesota?). Very limited menu. Good service!

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Lisa
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food and service were fabulous as always. We both thought we had the best calamari we have ever had. We sat on the patio and it became quite cold as the sun started to set. If you want diners on the patio into the fall, heat lamps are a must!

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vipThrilled
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous service and food!

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Doodles
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Kinkaid's is one of my favorites. It always feels like a special place to be. I frequently tell my husband that I would rather have one meal out a month at Kincaid's than several out at mediocre restaurant. My crispy scallops for lunch was absolutely terrific.

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mikec
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Been here many, many times with only one bad experience. Highly recommend it.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Complimentary dessert :)

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DavidN
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Prime rib was tough, flavorless and cool. Asparagus was undercooked. Service was very good. Not the severs fault.

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GabrielaF
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was splendid!
Love the location, set up and most of all your food and service.

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TomG
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I had the best walleye I’ve ever had. Pan-fried Asiago.

FAQs

Kincaid's - Bloomington does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Kincaid's - Bloomington also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (952) 921-2255.

Kincaid's - Bloomington is rated 4.4 stars by 4743 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.