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About Salut Bar Americain - St. Paul

Salut Bar Americain - St. Paul is the brasserie down the block. Warm and welcoming, with an urbane wit and urban sensibility, it’s an afternoon hangout and an evening refuge. It’s your neighbor with a French accent. The setting evokes a classic Parisian bistro/restaurant. The service is spirited, confident and capably executed. And the cooking captures the freshness and hearty flavor of French cuisine. It’s the vibe inside that sets Salut apart from bowing maitre ‘d’s and sniffing sommeliers. From the welcoming wine list, to the playful décor, to the genial buzz in the dining room, and two Event Spaces, Salut celebrates the French restaurant’s essential qualities while dispensing with the exclusionary ones. It demystifies French food by making it accessible and rewarding while poking fun at the stereotypes that surround it. In this sense, Salut is a dual citizen: Authentically French! Book the Le Grand Boeuf family-style feast, serving 8-10 people.

917 Grand Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
French, American

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm

Cross Street:
Milton Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(651) 917-2345

Website:
http://www.salutbaramericain.com/

Catering:
We have two Event Spaces! Our Provence Room is available for groups up to 44 for Seated Dinner Events and 50 for Cocktailing Events and our Champagne Room can accomodate up to 24 guests for a seated dinner. Please call AJ Viacara directly at 612-505-9911 or email aviacara@parasole.com for details and more information. http://salutbaramericain.com/privatedining/

Parking Details:
Off-street, residential parking on surrounding streets is also available, but please be aware of parking restrictions. Grand Avenue meter parking is free after 6pm. The parking lot next to Salut is free, but space is extremely limited. Please obey all signage within that lot. Call for valet parking hours and availability.

Public Transit:
Easy access via the main bus line off of Grand Avenue.

Executive Chef:
Cory Anderson

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

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Open on Christmas Eve until 3pm! Serving our regular brunch menu.

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Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Salut Bar Americain can accommodate all your special event needs.

Salut Bar Americain - St. Paul Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.1

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Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (35)
Casual (29)
Special Occasion (29)
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Neighborhood Gem (29)
Good for a Date (26)
Great for Lunch (24)
Creative Cuisine (22)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Happy Hour (19)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Cozy (18)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Fun (16)
Comfort Food (16)
Good for Groups (16)
Sunday Lunch (15)
Bar Seating (13)
Business Meals (13)
Authentic (12)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Romantic (12)
Great for Brunch (10)
Quick Bite (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Healthy (8)
Late-night Find (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Local Ingredients (6)
People Watching (6)
Seasonal (6)
Afternoon Coffee (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Tapas (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 5 days ago

Nicscous salad was disappointing this time. Sort of thrown together with an overdone chunk of fish, one-half a hard boiled egg, and way too many olives!
And 6 bucks for a cappuccino is outrageous!
Service was OK, but a few mistakes on the order/bill.
All in all, not a very good experience.
ECR

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Seattle)·Dined 7 days ago

I come to Salut Bar when I am hungry for a great burger and fries. I love the French onion soup burger. They also have a great outdoor patio when the season opens.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 12, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants. Consistently good. Professional, kind people. Very good good at good prices. Try the seafood tower!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Kid-friendly, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very nice place for drinks or full meal. Great service and atmosphere. They can get busy, so i would make a reservation.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

It was exactly what I was wanting and expecting. Top notch service and excellent food.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The Duck special tasted as if it were previously cooked and then reheated. Its presentation was just a pile of food. The squash might have looked better on its own off to the side.

The Cobb Salad was smaller than it has been. I’ve been getting it for years and it didn’t look the same. Less bacon & chicken. Fewer eggs (always has 3 halves this one had 2).

I realize there are different cooks different days, and Chefs have changed. As a regular, change is noticeable. Some change is good. Some isn’t. Just documenting my experience.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 10, 2017

I always love coming to Salut. Their food and drinks never disappoint. This time I had the maple-glazed salmon with broccolini and sweet potato mash. What a great seasonal plate! Great, attentive service as usual.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Fun, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Really sorry you didn't have escargot. It's our favorite.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
1 person found this review helpful.
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 8, 2017

It is my favorite place to go - just for the friendly staff alone, the good food does not hurt though! Too bad the Edina location is no where near as good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Romantic, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 2, 2017

My friends and I meet at Salut twice a year to celebrate fall/winter birthday's and spring/summer birthdays. We always enjoy ourselves. The food and the service are exceptional. This is a tradition I hope we will be able to continue for many more years.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Returned for a second visit as the food, ambience and service was good the first and this second time. We like the French bistro decor and feel (albeit more spacious than the norm in France) and the food is tasty and portion sizes not overwhelming. The lunch three-course menu offering was a value for the money, and salmon and walleye meals cooked perfectly. The convenience of a dedicated parking lot next to the restaurant is a plus. We’d gladly return again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Fun
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great brunch at Salut. I tend to go just for the patio during summer but enjoyed the warm comfortable booths indoors as well as the excellent service when the weather turns chilly.
We had an awesome and relaxing brunch in a great setting. We were celebrating a birthday but we will go back for a great start to any weekend day!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Good food, good service, good drinks, good location!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We are regular Salut (ers). We always enjoy the restaurant as a fun place to drop in to.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 24, 2017

The food is wonderful and so is the service. However, the room we were in was very noisy which interfered with our conversation.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great brunch menu and service. Wish the coffee had been better- too weak and lacked flavor!

Tags: Live Sports, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating
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food3
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Oysters? Always fresh. Burgers or Steak frites? Reliable. French cuisine? Pretty good. Easy to drop $100 on two diners but food is fresh, well-executed and service is usually spot on.

Tags: People Watching, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We enjoyed a good meal with friendly service. Everyone in our party of six was happy with their choice. The fish special of today, a stuffed Dover sole, was particularly tasty.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 18, 2017

We enjoyed a beautiful day on the patio. The service was not as attentive as I expect at Salut but was fine for the occasion (catching up with an old friend.)

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Love their bread. Good happy hour selections and prices

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Our waiter was very attentive, the drinks were wonderful and the food was delicious and hot

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Healthy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Our lunch group enjoyed our quarterly lunch get together at Salut. Food and service were excellent

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Excellent dinners!! I had short ribs and pasta - it could have used a little more seasoning but it was a good dish. My friend had the pork shank and declared it was great!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere and fantastic burgers. Moroccan meatballs were an amazing appetizer as well

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Fun
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Something was going on in this restaurant tonight. We waited 1-1/2 hours for our meals. The waitress noted the excessive wait and gave us free dessert which was nice, but took another 30 minutes. We were at the restaurant for around 2-1/2 hours, not by choice.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Tried your new dish for breakfast on Sunday. It was the dish that had braised short rib with squash, potato, etc., and a poached egg on top...fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tags: Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Romantic
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great place for brunch before watching the Twin Cities Marathon!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The service was welcoming, they explained the specials and answered all other questions about the menu

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Though the evening had a huge crowd, I was able to get a reservation via Open Table close to the time I wanted. The place was noisy, but we were in a booth so could hear quite well. The food is always top flight! Our server was vivacious and friendly, helpful and fun. Salut is one of our most favorite places to eat, either by ourselves or meeting others. Lunch is usually when we meet; this was only the third time we have been there for an evening meal. Wish the parking was easier, but that's not YOUR problem! And one is always close by. Keep up the great work on Grand Avenue.

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fun, Healthy, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Local Ingredients, Authentic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Lovely evening. Got there at end of happy hour and was able to enjoy bargain priced briny blue points. Perfect summer tomatoes, pesto and creamy bursts elevated tomato tartine to exquisite. Nice steak frittes, too. Finished with decadent choc mousse and good coffee. Could hardly have been tastier or more well presented. Only down sides? Poor quality baguette and house wines only just drinkable...kitchen and sommalier need to get to work.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Dependable, great setting, Crepe for Sunday Brunch is delicious.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 16, 2017

It was a delightful evening. We sat outside in the warm evening and had a delicious meal with friends. The terrace is a great place to spend time.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 14, 2017

The service was really very slow. I waited a bit without being greeted to be seated which was annoying. There was a staff person at the desk, he simply did not acknowledge my presence which I found rude. After another person seated me the waitress took awhile to appear but was very personable. The food was fine but nothing spectacular and a bit expensive considering what we ordered.

Tags: Gluten Free Options
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Very disappointed to discover parking lot was closed due to resurfacing. Would have been helpful to know ahead of time! Doors were open so smell came inside. Not very pleasant. Disappointing experience.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Everything was excellent! Food, ambiance, service, all was excellent!

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Too bad it was a chilly day. Having heaters on the patio would be nice for outdoor meals on a chilly day

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Food was really good

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Go for the patio dining. Wonderful! Service was ok. Cheesy hash is worth the trip!

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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Service was excellent. Food was hit and miss. Particularly disappointing was the French Onion Soup.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 2, 2017

The service was excellent. Our waiter was very attentive and hepful with suggestions. everyone in our party agreed the food was very good. Another wonderful meal at Salut.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Great for Outdoor Dining
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