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M ST. Cafe

4.6
601 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
M ST. Cafe is the latest in the lineage of extraordinary dining options at The Saint Paul Hotel. Whether you're joining us for a leisurely breakfast or a buttoned-up business lunch, M ST. Cafe is the perfect sophisticated-yet-casual destination. Whether you're holding a meeting or just meeting friends, M ST. Cafe is the new Downtown St. Paul destination. M ST. offers a unique new concept that is a combination of a la carte and European-style sideboard dining. M ST. offers a classic brunch and also offers privately catered parties and events throughout the day or evening. Meet a client for lunch, or linger over breakfast after a luxurious night at The Saint Paul Hotel. Schedule a mid-morning conference or work with us to create a truly memorable Groom's dinner. Casual dining, warm atmosphere and top level service... everything you'd expect from a restaurant in Minnesota's Landmark Hotel. Formal or informal, scheduled or spontaneous, M ST. is the place to meet in St. Paul.
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, European
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday 6:30am-11:00am, Saturday 7:00am-12:00pm, Sunday 7:00am-11:00am
Brunch: Sunday 9:00am-2:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:00am-2:00pm
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Phone number
(651) 228-3855
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
5th St.
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Parking details
We now offer up to 2 hours of complimentary parking for our guests dining at M ST. Cafe. Validated parking is available only at the Lawson Ramp, located between St. Peter Street and Wabasha on 5th Street. Present your parking ticket from the Lawson Parking Ramp to your server.
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Banquet, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

M ST. Cafe offers Private Party sites to guests. Locally we are simply known as the place where business gets done & weddings memorable. We specialize in providing the professional service & commitment required to ensure your meeting or event will be not merely successful, but memorable for years.

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What 601 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.6
service
4.4
ambience
4.3
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Server was excellent. Food was very good. I am gluten free and things were clearly marked EXCEPT desserts. After hunting someone down I discovered there was only one gluten free dessert. For a buffet this pricey I would expect at least a couple, clearly marked choices.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

CAFE M is my go-to place to feast with family and friends for celebratory Brunch/Lunch. The food stations and all its choices are beautifully presented and refreshed constantly. Desserts are fabulous and different . Every thing has great eye appeal. Yum!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

The Sunday Brunch was wonderful. The Omelets were made just for you!! The Waffles were also great. Great selection

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Florence was excellent as usual!

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

This is the second time I have been here. Both times have been lovely. This time I bit into a bad shrimp and had to spit it out. But 1 bad shrimp out of 7 isn't bad. The manager took 1 coffee and 1 orange juice off the bill for it. Not necessary but very nice of her. Waitress was new but very friendly and accommodating. I will definitely patronize your establishment again.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Always special food and great waitstaff. This is my preferred location for workplace celebrations.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

The food was fine, nothing particularly creative. The service was very good. The noise level was irritating. The valet parking was excellent. They were very attentive and helpful to my 89 year old companion, which I very much appreciated

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

M St Cafe is my favorite St. Paul Brunch restaurant. Outstanding foods stations and presentation is perfect.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Food and variety of food excellent. Servers all pleasant and friendly. Not intrusive. Desserts decadent and delicious.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great waffles. Omelette are excellent. The Easter brunch chocolate fountain on the dessert table was a big hit.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We had brunch at M St. on Sunday, March 25 for my mother-in-law's 75th birthday. She was over the moon! Everything about it was PERFECT. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly (not pretentious) and we all loved that it wasn't a noisy place. We could eat and talk quietly and hear each other.

The food was DIVINE.

The servers were attentive, kind, and friendly.

Don't miss this place!

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Was very pleased with the online reservations. We had a time constraint and the service was such that we actually had time to spare.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

My fiance has been coming here for many many years and I myself for 7 years. We have been going and we sit with Florence and she is absolutely amazing. Like family. Then the past 4 months we have been going a little less because of our choice but also the hostess is NOT the sweetest person. She approached us about our son and his friend who is 5 by the way laughing and playing a little loud and told us that we had to make them be quiet and basically sit there and not laugh a little loud. We have been there many many times with our son and yes both were a little loud however we were getting them and addressing it and then have Barb say they don't allow this.... ugh I wanted to smack her. We have never been approached like that there. Now it is where I called 4 days ago pertaing to reservations and didn't receive a call back and we go in today and they said they don't understand why and they are sorry. Needless to say when you have a poor hostess with a poor attitude and take things personally and continues with a grudge it is means for bad business. Yes we did complain but this is only 2 of a hand full of times we have had issues with getting her or questions answered from this lady. They need their old hostess/host team back. We loved them. So friendly.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Grandparents were in town and we wanted a nice Sunday brunch to cap off our weekend. We were a group of 4 adults and 2 kids.

The food was wonderful, well prepared and inviting. Our server, Florence, made us feel so welcome and loved. She anticipated anything we might need or want and she even gave us all hugs on the way out! She is truly a gem. The restaurant is casual, yet everything was presented elegantly.

We will definitely be returning for brunch, however I am excited to try lunch and dinner as well. We all highly recommend M ST. Cafe!

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

The food and service was terrific! Restaurant week was a great way to check out this cafe. We really enjoyed the ambiance and location.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

I've eaten many times @ the M Street Cafe & love their variety & tasty choice of foods. The whole staff are very pleasant & accommodating. Each time that I've eaten there, I've never been disappointed. Best food around town. If you like variety, then this is the place for you. I'm happy that I was introduced to this fabulous place. Keep up the good work!!!

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

This was my second time eating at the M Street Cafe. I made reservations here during Restaurant Week. I like the atmosphere and you can engage in a conversation without raising your voice. The service was excellent and my Seared Crab Cake salad was very good. The Molten Brownie that was included was too rich for me and not something I would order again.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

We had great, friendly service and some delicious omelettes. I was particularly fond of the apple and brie omelette. Kept the coffee full.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Real nice place. I like the ambiance and floor layout. The host was a cool guy, He had a nice Watch also. Ima be there again soon..

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4.0Dined on February 11, 2018

One of my favorite breakfast Buffets for the quality of the food. Today the desert selection was only OK and terms of taste and we needed to ask for bagels to go with the cream cheese and lox that were sent out. Just know that orange juice or any beverage does not come with your meal. I still like it but it is not a 10

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

We were celebrating my friends 78th birthday. She felt pampered by the fabulous wait staff and so enjoyed the little extras. We all loved the food and the general ambiance. Thank for making this special day extra special.

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4.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Overall a positive experience. Struggled with our server who seemed to be working on quantity of tables she could turn over versus quality of service. She funished our sentences when ordering, rushed us through the meal after bringing incorrect items. Frustrated that a meal came with 2 large pieces of toast. When gluten free toast was substitited, it was ridiculously small, unbuttered and uncharged $2.95. The food was very good, even if it was not what we wanted.

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5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Always wonderful service. Greeted by Todd, and Rebecca has our drinks ready for us. Food was wonderful. Thanks.

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4.0Dined on January 31, 2018

Good food and quick service. The coat check is a nice option for those not staying in the hotel - especially in winter in Minnesota!

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4.0Dined on January 1, 2018

Great New Year's Day brunch experience. Our fifth year.

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4.0Dined on January 1, 2018

Primary issue was there should have been one more server for the New Year Day brunch. The waiting time for the prime rib was running very slow. We were a group of ten but could not get seating together even with us setting up the reservations back in September.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Was looking for a brunch location before a matinee at the Ordway. Found their brunch menu online, and the buffet option offered something for everyone in my group, including a picky teenager. We loved it. The food and service were excellent, and we were able to carry on a conversation because the sound level was conducive. We will definitely go there again. The tomato bisque was amazing, and the cold buffet was beautiful and delicious. Even the desserts were good, and I am not often impressed by restaurant desserts.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We had a great time at the M Street Cafe! Great food, and wonderful service.

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We have been attendng this brunch for several years and although good for the most part, it’s the same menu every time. Suggestions are to start serving organic food, more gluten free options without charging the customer higher rates for gluten-free bread and turkey sausage, which is ridiculous, also serving a general beverage with the meal complementary. For my husband and I that are gluten-free and don’t eat red meat, this is very expensive. We get a better breakfast at the Downtowner on Seventh Street for a fraction of the price.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Nice service, reservations online convenient. Waitress slightly distracted but still left a great tip because I am a nice guy!

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3.0Dined on December 28, 2017

The buffet menu and offerings were disappointing. I would recommend that before ordering it that people check to see what is on offer.
The menu items are much better, according to one of my fellow diners.
The mimosa was sub-par.

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4.0Dined on December 25, 2017

We went for Christmas Brunch. The setting was very festive. The 22 stations were amazing. However, the food was a bit uneven. The roast beef was very tough. On the other hand, the cream of onion bisque was delicious, as were the waffles with apple and currant sauce and whipped cream, the confit of duck benedict, and the amazing raft of deserts. For 30 dollars a person, it was very reasonable and a very easy Christmas dinner.

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5.0Dined on December 25, 2017

Great for Christmas brunch! Lots of variety and quality food.

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5.0Dined on December 25, 2017

We went to the Christmas buffet brunch, and it was great! On this buffet, you have many choices presented nicely, constantly refilled, and full of numerous gourmet tastes. Meats are great. Can't beat it!

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5.0Dined on December 25, 2017

Great food selection. Desserts were amazing! Our waitress was really efficient!

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4.0Dined on December 25, 2017

We live in Milwaukee, WI and have attended your Christmas brunch for the last three years. The food is always exceptional though I !was a little disappointed with the initial service. We arrived at 10:30 (party of four) for our 11:00 reservation. I understand that our early arrival would not translate into early seating, but when other 11:00 reservations started arriving at 10:50 and were seated before us, I was somewhat surprised. Other than that, everything else was perfect

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Very nice buffet selections including prime rib, salmon, cold shrimp, breakfast foods, and spectacular desserts combined with excellent service.

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4.0Dined on December 21, 2017

I have taken group of people that I work with here for the past three or four years for holiday lunch. The service is always good as is the food. They do not have a huge menu, but what they do they do well. The atmosphere and decorations are very appealing.

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5.0Dined on December 20, 2017

I loved the families and friends getting together. There was joyous laughter and yet enough peace to visit with my friend about Christmas. The service could not have been better.

Decorations could use a hand.

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5.0Dined on December 17, 2017

Brunch was excellent. One of the best in the metro area. Coffee was good and server was great. The deserts could have been better. But fruit and prime rib were excellent.

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