Kincaid's - St. Paul

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$31 to $50
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Steak
The seamless combination of cutting edge and comfort , of trends and tradition, of fresh thinking and established methods -- Kincaid’s is the New Classic American restaurant.
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ValerieJ
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall2food5service2ambience3

The food was great, but the service was really slow, especially since it was really not busy.

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LarryJ
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were attending the Mn State hockey tournament. We went to Kincaid’s because we wanted a good meal and some nice ambiance. Kincaid’s offered both. The staff was very friendly and attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience5

We were very disappointed in the meal tonight. Our food took over an hour. The server did not seem to know what she was doing and likely forgot to put in our order. Then, she got the order wrong for one of our party, so we had to wait additionally. For the price of the meal, it was a disappointing experience. We will not be back anytime soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience5

Food cold, long wait for food and overpriced for what you get

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SandraO
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Thanks for having a fun February 29th special menu that included dessert! Food was delicious!

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PHILLIPH
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the atmosphere, service, wine selection and food quality. I was expecting top shelf and they delivered!!

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vipTeresaC
Minneapolis
10 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was exquisite as always. I love seafood and can always find a wonderful fish entree. The noise level was very moderate. So nice to be able to converse with our friends unlike many other trendy restaurants. Kincaid’s is consistently a wonderful choice when attending the Ordway.

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Thorsmom
Minneapolis
19 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kincaids is our favorite pre-concert restaurant in St. Paul. It's a lovely place to relax and set the tone before the Chamber Orchestra or Opera. As always, we were not disappointed.

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vipbeachcat77
Minneapolis
203 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent prime rib. Wonderful service beautiful location. A lovely space

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vipMargaretG
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

WHY would Open Table CANCEL my reservation and it was NOT done by the restaurant as the email indicated.... what the hell is THAT? And Kincaid's manager said they had SEVERAL such cases in the last two weeks and it was NOT a "glitch" on THEIR end.

If you are NOT reliable... why should i use you?

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Dealbuster
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food was delicious! Ambiance is nice. It was restaurant week and the food was plentiful. I brought some chicken and potatoes home. A great deal!

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JoleneH
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience for restaurant week. Food was great quality and portions were nice. Window views and seating were designed well.

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HeatherM
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

The Clam Chowder was so light yet flavorful, it is my new favorite. This was also the best Key Lime pie I have ever had. It was smooth and perfectly sour. The Crem Brule was also delicious. We were disappointed in our entrees. The beer battered fish and chips and the dijon chicken were less than satisfactory. The bredding on the chicken was doughy and overwhelming. The fish was uneventful. Go for apps, desert and drinks and maybe skip the main course.

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CarmenF
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Visited before going to a concert at Xcel Energy. Service was great! Filet was a bit salty. King crab was lukewarm/cool.

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River
Minneapolis
9 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner. The value for the St. Paul restaurant week menu was excellent. My wife had a small price adjustment to get a bigger prime rib which was outstanding. The desserts and appetizer were regular size too.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for a date

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KeithO
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

It's called a steakhouse but the Strip that I had was only average.

I say no but it's because from my perspective the steak is average. I expected better.

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ClaytonW
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Both the steak and seafood were good. Our waiter was excellent and fun.

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vipbethh
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

food was very average and overpriced. Had a wagu steak which lacked proper preparation and veggies were totally undercooked. sea bass was overcooked and who knows that that savory bread pudding like brick was? For the price, go to the St. Paul Grill or Pazzaluna instead.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Kincaid’s has long been known for excellent service and food. Things have changed in a big way- maybe due to their acquisition by Landry’s?

My wife and I dined on a Friday night and asked to be seated in the bar area so we could watch the MN Girls State Hockey games. The hostess pointed toward the bar area and said, “sure, anywhere you want to sit.” It was odd that she didn’t at least take a few steps with us, hand us the menus in her hand or really anything. We sat ourselves at a high top in a near empty bar during happy hour (first red flag). No server after five minutes so I grabbed our own menus. These were just dinner menus so my wife asked the bartender for a drink menu. She, too, pointed to an area across the room to grab our own drink menus. What? None behind the bar? We had our nice, student-type server finally notice us after our little fire drill to find our own menus. My wife ordered a mojito and I got a manhattan. My wife asked me to try her drink saying it didn’t taste like a mojito. Our nice server was too young to know how the bar made it so I asked the bartender. Turns out Kincaid’s now uses crappy sweet and sour instead of fresh lime juice to make a mojito. Cheap. My drink - tasty.
Brussels sprout app cooked perfectly but not seasoned at all. Weird. Green pea salad - tasty. Entrees were surf and turf consisting of beef short ribs (tasty) and two dinky, butterflied, overcooked, rubbery shrimp (crap) and a dry aged filet that appeared to be cooked perfectly medium rare but had the grainiest texture I’ve ever had with any steak (weird and crap).

We decided to cut bait and go drink somewhere else but not after the server attempted to sell us a Landry’s membership for $25. Um, what? Really? A membership so I could experience this disappointment again? As I signed the $200 tab, I looked around noticing that on Friday at 7:30pm the whole place was 2/3 empty. My conclusion is that another big chain ruined a once great restaurant. Skip it!

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JeremyL
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

When I set my reservations I was expecting it to be averaged in the middle with other restaurants I had been eating at. Upon entering the establishment my expectations were met at the appearance and noise level. The beverage list didn't have things like ice teas, sodas, milk but did have wines, beers, and a few other alcoholic beverages. I was expecting more by the glass wine beverages it was less than 10, but did have a good by the bottle list. The Menu was ok. The prepared food was a little disappointing. I had ordered my steak medium well and it came to me a little pink. The meat was a little "fluffy" but tasted good. My dates, meal didn't have crisp asparagus it was limp, soggy like it was boiled rather than steamed. Overall, it was what I had expected though.

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Crystallized
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

At dinner prior to a show, our party of two was unhurried, served with style and good humor, and boundless knowledge of the menu and wine cellar. We deeply enjoyed our dinner and dessert. It was our first time dining here and we would come again.

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Joelene
Minneapolis
10 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kincaid’s provided a lovely dining experience for a birthday celebration.

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DanaR
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great spot for a family dinner - excellent seafood and steak options

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vipBaronanne
Minneapolis
21 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience4

It was supposed to be a special occasion, but we decided that our occasion would best be spent elsewhere after having to return what was ordered a med rare burger with no caramelized onions came well done with onions. And the on the second return the burger was raw. The prime rib sliders were 2 dinner rolls where the tiny amount of beef on them was dry and unrecognizable to be prime rib. My glass of $14 wine had sediment and tasted off. When I asked if the bottle been open for a couple days the server replied "It's a fast mover so should be fine" we paid for the wine, beer, and overpriced sliders, but will not be back. Too many less expensive and better food options available.

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PatrickZ
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

For Seafood and Meat, the food is outstanding. A real value with high quality.

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vip48andy
Minneapolis
12 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another wonderful dinner at one of our favs.

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WilliamS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were seated on time even though they were very busy. Our server was good, she was there when we needed her. Super tasty food! Kincaids is our go to restaurant when we want great food and service.

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JamieR
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a very nice 1st experience there. We would definitely go back! The food was great!

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NatalieB
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant!! Highly recommend for date night!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice dinner date spot. White table cloth. Great food. Specialty drink menu could be a little longer but all the staples are there. Would definitely recommend for a date and it's nearby a few other places if you feel like going somewhere else for a drink after dinner.

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vipStephanieC
Minneapolis
70 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Beautiful spot for a Valentines Dinner as always. However, our server was a bit awkward...I brought a fantastic bottle of wine to be uncorked and had to ask for proper glassware. Usually Kincaid’s is on top of these things. I was also disappointed that we weren’t read the specials. After I heard her say them to another table long after we ordered, the special is what I would have preferred! Had the lobster tails, they were good but not great. Partner had the surf and turf and was surprised that the short rib was so fatty. Overall it was a lovely night out but there were a few things they can work on.

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ScarlettHobs
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My fiance and I enjoyed Valentine's dinner here and everything from the signature cocktails to the entrees and dessert was fabulous. This was a wonderful experience, we will absolutely be back!

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DarrylA
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food was very good. The service was good. The problem I had was it was a long time that went by between when we were asked our dessert selection and when we received it. The same thing happened when we received the bill and when the wait person came to pick up the bill. It could have been because the restaurant was very busy.

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shirleyduluth
Minneapolis
21 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was great. My only complaint is that it took almost 30 minutes to get bread.

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RichB
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent, they even remembered my 'favorite' table. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

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vipRogerB
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

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TedB
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal and ambiance. The only issue was the Caesar salad dressing was bland. Otherwise, everything else was awesome.

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Bummed
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

I did not know I would be dinning with rodents. This is a 2nd time this has happened for me at Kincaids.

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good food and service

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