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Downtowner Woodfire Grill

253 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2522
+1 651-228-9500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
253 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2522
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Try The Cajun breakfast. Hash browns are always cooked well and food comes out hot every time. Good coffee, good service, reasonable prices.

Thank James G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the restaurant from advise from hotel staff and was not disappointed. Great atmosphere, like going back in time. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. The breakfast was very good and portions were large.

Thank Nolan J
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Visited the Downtowner twice while in St. Paul. Each visit was exceptional. Had the grilled swordfish on first visit - yum! And the day we visited an unexpected surprise was the 1/2 price special on wine. Second visit, over-indulged from the appetizer menu - guess...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We recently met friends here and had a great time. The ambience is nice and the food tasty. Our server was efficient but not very friendly. The Seafood pasta was great.

Thank Colleen L
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice spot. Was here a couple years ago. Practically downtown. We had an early reservation and were seated promptly. After about 45 minutes both our backs were hurting, don’t know why but the chairs did not seem right for us. Within ten minutes we had...More

Thank Henry H
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A group of six of us went to dine here before a concert. We had a mix of entrees and drinks. I found the atmosphere as suitable for a nicer casual dinner with friends. It was a comfortable table and seating arrangement. The prices were...More

Thank senatorsguy
Reviewed June 14, 2018

We celebrated a birthday here before a concert and had reservations so that helped as it was very busy. Our servers were attentive and food was good

Thank roseee311
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

The food, ambience, and service are great. Best happy hour in St. Paul. appetizer $3. Jackie the bartender is professional and makes the best Martinis.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed June 9, 2018

The Downtowner is a great place for a great dinner out. You can actually go with friends and have a conversation. The fire is very welcoming and makes the place super cozy, especially in the winter. Drinks are great (they don't hold back on the...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

I met two business associates there, and I picked here from a recommendation from a friend. It was excellent, especially enjoyed the buffalo shrimp & crepe brûlée! There was lipstick on the glass of beer that was served to me and it was corrected immediately.

Thank Gremiliam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2522
    (Chestnut/ Walnut)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop at the corner of our block.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-228-9500
  • E-mail
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