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Marx Wine Bar and Grill

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241 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082-5123
+1 651-439-8333
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

A friend and I visited Stillwater and went here for dinner the first night. We liked it so much that we went back again the second night - despite the fact that there are so many good restaurants in Stillwater. The food is creative and consistent. Sit on the patio in the back if the weather permits!

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Thank Annjo2015
Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Marx is always a good choice. It offers variety and good selections and friendly staff. I've been enjoying my visits there for years. During my first experience at Marx, I ordered a grilled pork chop and it was indeed the best I had ever eaten. If it had been my last meal - I would not have complained.

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Thank Gerhardt218
Stillwater, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

My wife and I go to Marx routinely, about once a month. It offers patio dining in the summer and has both a dining area and a bar area where you can eat - take your choice. The wait staff are extremely personable, knowledgeable, and know their wine and do not have to read off of their hand pads what... More 

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Thank Tom W
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

The service and food is wonderful here. We would not miss our visit to Marx as the food is so imaginative.

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Thank ColinandDiane
Saint Paul, MN
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I went in with high expectations and was mostly satisfied...with the food. The tuna tartar starter was tasteless, however the mahi entree I had was excellent. Unfortunately what ruined my experience were all the racist female patrons. My date was from a different ethnic group than I and we were greeted with open looks of disdain and contempt! I can't... More 

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Thank alrc2007
Seattle, Washington
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

I thought this might be one of those upscale places where you pay a lot and get a little. I was wrong. You get a decent amount for what you pay. The atmosphere is great. The waitstaff was fantastic. Very friendly people. Appetizers were perfectly sized and delicious. For entrees, they have something for everyone. Great food. I will definitely... More 

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Thank Ashley G
North Oaks, MN
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

We stayed in Stillwater at the Aurora Staples Inn for our anniversary and had dinner at Marx. We had not been to Marx in awhile, but the food was still fabulous. Both of us ordered one of the specials - grilled tuna and halibut entrees. Wonderful flavors and fresh fish! It was a Tuesday night and they had a great... More 

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Thank vacation399
Stillwater, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

We met two couples there on a Tuesday night when they had music and the food and service were wonderful and the music was the right volume!

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Thank Cindy G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Great burger, fantastic service and warm and classy decor. Limited menu but I bet they add to it as they are open longer. Hard to believe this resturant just opened.

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Thank Jana L
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112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

A friend and I planned an afternoon in Stillwater and she picked out this restaurant. The service was customized as we were the first ones there for lunch and got the best seating too. I did not have high hopes for the lunch entrees but I was pleasantly surprised! The spaghetti with shrimp and creamy vodka sauce was exquisite, as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Main St S, Stillwater, MN 55082-5123
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Stillwater
  • Phone Number: +1 651-439-8333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?