About 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.

8400 Normandale Lake Blvd.
Bloomington, MN 55437
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, American

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

Cross Street:
I-494

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(952) 921-2255

Website:
http://kincaids.com/page/home

Catering:
Upon request

Parking Details:
Ample free parking on site! Attached office parking ramp.

Executive Chef:
Jessica Jensen

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour - 4:00-6:00pm & 9:00pm to close,

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Details
Sun 3:00PM - 6:15PM

Mon - Thu 3:00PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 5:15PM

Fri 4:00PM - 5:15PM

Sat 4:00PM - 4:30PM

Kincaid's - Bloomington Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

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93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (73)
Good for Anniversaries (71)
Good for Birthdays (53)
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Good for a Date (51)
Quiet Conversation (50)
Business Meals (44)
Romantic (36)
Worth the Drive (30)
Cozy (20)
Notable Wine List (20)
Casual (19)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Good for Groups (18)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Great for Lunch (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Authentic (16)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Happy Hour (14)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Scenic View (13)
Sunday Lunch (13)
Fun (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Seasonal (9)
Disabled Access (9)
Comfort Food (7)
Healthy (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
People Watching (6)
Local Ingredients (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great Beer (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Spicy (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Waterfront (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined a day ago

Salmon & halibut were very good, as was the lobster bisque. Nice to celebrate a birthday.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 3 days ago

Steak and seafood were just fine. Vegetables seemed to be a bit off.

Tags: Disabled Access, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 3 days ago

Service was a tad slow. Food was average. Getting a reservation within 24 hours for prime seating was surprisingly easy.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 3 days ago

We celebrated our anniversary here and they treated us to a dessert. The server was very attentive. The food was very in-season and tasted great.

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 3 days ago

Always great food and excellent service. We’ve been coming to Kincaids’s for the past twenty years and try to dine there at least once a month.

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 6 days ago

Pricey, but very good fresh fish special of halibut -- gorgeous preparation with very light Asagio crust and lovely beurre blanc sauce. No one will accuse them of serving over-cooked asparagus!
However, while crunchy, it was very flavorful, almost like farmer's market. The mashed potato side was just fine. Decent wine list - has been updated this year, which is good as it was the same for so long. Was quite surprised and dismayed by the unannounced "living wage service charge" that appeared on the final bill! Yikes, was 2.9% of the total bill -- and this was computed on not only our ordered food and wine, but also on the free birthday desserts and the $40 reward credit I was using. Underhanded and sneaky way to raise prices.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Our server was great, as was the Baked Brie appetizer. I ordered the salmon, it came out over cooked while the roasted vegetables were cold. This has been a go-to for work dinners due to convenience of the location but we will not return.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Service was very good. But the food was too expensive.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Wonderful food. Great service. It had been years since we had gone to Kincaid's. So glad we went back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food, wine and atmosphere were wonderful, as usual. We enjoyed the Broadway Pea Salad and one of the evening specials: Grilled Salmon on Risotto with a flavorful cherry reduction.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Kincaid’s had a wide variety on their menu. French onion soup was very good and traditional. Several folks ordered steaks with a dipping sauce which were good. The salmon had good flavor, but was over cooked; potatoes were great. Caesar salad was crisp and fresh, but the dressing had too much garlic. The chopped burger was good. Jerry, our server was great and very attentive. We would go back to Kincaid’s.

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Seated right away, with a good table. Although all of the tables seem to be the right balance of privacy and ambiance. Selections were good, with pricing reasonable. Love their Maytag Blue Cheese Salad, which no longer shows up on the menu but will be served if you ask.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Wonderful place for upscale dining. Service was excellent and food was d we vicious.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 1, 2017

On this visit to my favorite restaurant some of the food wasn't hot and the flavor was missing its usual tastiness. I assume a new chef - definitely disappointing.

I've also noticed on recent visits that the hostesses are not warm and friendly which was always a hallmark of Kincaid's.

I'll always go back to Kincaid's but they need to step up their welcome committee and food.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We had a great experience at Kincaids in Bloomingon. We felt the St Paul location had gone downhill a bit and had had a couple not so great experiences there, so we decided to try the Bloomington location and it was much much better....the quality and professionalism we were hoping for. We will be back!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

Carl, our waitron, is an outstanding member of your team!!
Filet mignon was delightful.
Oysters Rockefeller will be better (for me) if the oysters are left whole, not chopped up.
Altogether lovely dinner.
Carl is a valuable credit to your organization.

Tags: Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Special Occasion
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Vegetables near raw

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Excellent service. Love the servers here. They are seasoned and have the swagger to make you immediately comfortable. Simply great. Wonderful cocktails that come to your table right away. Food was timely, hot and absolutely delicious.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Although one of my favorites, this time I was disappointed in the flavor of the fillet.

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Very good fish tacos. Oysters were terrible and I sent back. waitress said they were from Newfoundland which I doubt

Tags: Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Our family was here to celebrate our 40th anniversary with their champagne brunch. 5 of us had one of the egg dishes 3 had over cooked eggs. The 3 who had the bad eggs were because the eggs were so over cooked. Our daughter who doesn't put up with bad food had her very hard cooked poached eggs done over. Morning pouched eggs need to be runny especially after we asked for runny eggs.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We celebrated our anniversary, we came the week before to celebrate a birthday! It is nice to celebrate any special occasion, however, we just love coming here as we have consistent, delicious food and great service. We love Shari!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

WONDERFUL DINNER AS ALWAYS! We first ate at Kincaids in the 1990s and we have always had great food and service. Had prime rib and walleye and both were wonderful dinners. The service is always great. We have eaten there 3 times this year and look forward to the next time. Thank you for a great experience!

Tags: Disabled Access, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for Groups, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We went to Kincaid's for Restaurant week. The Prime Rib was good. The Salmon, with Crab & Crab sauce on top, was to die for, it was so Moisture & Flavorful. We both got a huge heap of mash potatoes, that were great. Also got Asparagus, which was wonderfully prepared.
I wish they would have offered some Chocolate desert. I did see one on the regulatory menu. We will be back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our server, Caleb, was great; he gave us just the perfect amount of attention. the lobster bisque was excellent and although the prime rib was tasty it was a bit dry. The evening was very enjoyable for two friends having dinner and a nice visit. we were not rushed out of there and left alone to enjoy our conversation without constant interruptions. I would return.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Afternoon Tea, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Food was ok, but for a special occasion, we were very disappointed. Plating was bad, food was cold, so, not happy.

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·Dined on October 19, 2017

We went on restaurant week. The beef was very good, the chicken was dry and not so good.
We had dinner salads that were both very good. Loved the atmosphere. Wish they had a few more choices of dessert on the menu for restaurant week. Over all a fun evening!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Everything was delicious and very well presented. We went for restaurant week and now we will definitely be back. Had great food, drinks, wonderful staff, and of course great company.
Was very beautiful and everyone was super friendly. We all loved it. See you soon.

Tags: Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We had to ask for restaurant week menus. Food too salty.

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·Dined on October 16, 2017

This was the best food I have had in Bloomington. I would definitely go back and recommend to a friend. Amazing service and the quality of food was perfect! I was very impressed.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Kincaids has never before disappointed before. I hope this was a one off. The bartender had no clue this was the beginning of Restaurant week. I had to go to the hostess station to get a menu. First course, a Caesar salad was served immediately, however, the second course was delayed for what seemed forever. I finally had to ask what the problem was. It would have been better if it had never come! The prime rib looked as though it had come from Denny's. It was thin, cut grotesquely, and when turned over was well done, as if it had sat under a heat lamp waiting to be served. The potatoes were Luke warm and the vegatables were burned and limp! I had a plane to catch, therefore, was unable to get a proper replacement. Very disappointed!

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Perfect to celebrate our 1 year anniversary! Our server Gary was extremely knowledgeable and attentive. We even received a card wishing us a happy anniversary. We will definitely be back.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

It was date night with my wife. Server was excellent. Very attentive and ordering was smooth and quick. My salad and my wife's soup were excellent but our entrees (both fish - 2 different types were overdone and bland. My gnocchi seemed overcooked. Food presentation was nice and it was a full portion, but for the price the food quality was in my view substandard.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 14, 2017

A wonderful meal with interesting specials
reflecting the season.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Our anniversary. No wait time, food was great, service exceptional, surprised us with dessert and even received an appetizer coupon for our next visit. Just a great evening. Only negative was we had a partially used gift card that was not honored. I was surprised a Kincaid's gift card ever expired.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Our group of 8 "old" friends met for dinner. The service was excellent, even with the corner table that was hard for the server to access. We appreciated being away from the crowd so we could chat. The food was fine but not exceptional (where's the asparagus that's pictured on the date night menu?). All in all we enjoyed our dinner and will return.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Each and every time we attend Kincaids, the food is outstanding! It is higher priced so we save our visits to Kincaids for special occasions or for hosting a client dinner. The food, the ambiance, the service are top notch!

Tags: Romantic, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Great food and ambiance. My business partner enjoyed the food tremendously.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

Always a joy to be at a phenomenal restaurant. There is nothing better then a great steak place and Kincaids is just that and more.
Great wait staff and service

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on October 2, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere. Food was fantastic and service was perfect. One of our guests was Vegan - not a lot of choices - but then this venue is billed as a steak and chop house 😊

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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