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The Port

St James Hotel, 406 Main St, Red Wing, MN 55066
+1 800-252-1875
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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St James Hotel, 406 Main St, Red Wing, MN 55066
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Hostess was friendly and helpful. The waitress seemed a bit overwhelmed with us and we felt she was a bit unsure of how to assist us in our pursuit of wine. We had to suggest to her to ask a manager about our questions since...More

Thank cmd72265
Jackie F, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello There, We appreciate the feedback and comments. I will be sure to pass this along to our manager. We do hope that you enjoyed your evening and will come back to the hotel and try some of our other restaurants like Jimmy's Pub or...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the St. James Hotel and were really looking forward to an experience at The Port. We found the previous reviews were pretty spot on. Bartender was fun and energetic, the atmosphere was really fun and cool, table service was friendly but...More

Thank JPBuddy
Jackie F, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there, Thank you for taking the time to write us some comments. We take them seriously and will be shared to the appropriate team members. All in all we do hope you had a wonderful evening and hope you can come see us again!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following an outstanding dining experience at the St James Veranda restaurant we decided to try the Port Restaurant. The ambiance of the facility was fantastic and suitable for a memorable dinner. The Prohibition cocktails were fun. Unfortunately, that is where the good comments cease. Our...More

1  Thank A396CR
Jackie F, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Travelor, We were very sorry to read your comments.We aim to please and pride ourselves in being the only fine dining establishment in Red Wing. Glad to hear management took care of the concerns and you did enjoy the ambiance and cocktails. Sorry we...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

My wife and I have a long standing habit of sitting at the bars in good restaurants; fortunately we chose to continue this tradition at the Port. The Port is an excellent restaurant: good food, good wine, great atmosphere; but what sets it apart for...More

Thank ddt2
Jackie F, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hello There, We will be sure to pass on your wonderful comments. Glad to hear you appreciated the service, atmosphere and food! Come see us again, when you can! Cheers, jackie

Reviewed 16 October 2017

The food was good as it should be considering the menu and prices. My filet mignon was good but not outstanding. Unfortunately they only offer prime steak 1 night a week. The menu is a bit limited as is the wine selection. If you are...More

Thank Aaron G
Jackie F, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Hello Aaron, Thank you for comments. I do hope our wine list by the bottle was offered to you as we have as our wine list is quite large. It does sound like you enjoyed your filet mignon but will take note and pass along...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

We were late in arriving, shortly after closing time. Lori saved the day, asked the kitchen to accomodate by a few minutes on the first night. She served us at the bar. She is warm, gracious, makes a fabulous martini, and remembers her guests This...More

Thank 457garyn
Jackie F, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi there, We will be sure to pass along your comments to Lori. We are very excited out the new menu and items being offered and it sounds like you were too. Take care and stop back in when you can, Jackie

Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had not gone to The Port for a few years because of the "old" menu. This menu is much better, the food excellent....we shared scallops and a filet. Rita had them divide it for us before bringing it to the table so that we...More

Thank Ruth K
Jackie F, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Ruth, First off... Happy Anniversary! Thanks for giving us a try. Glad to hear you enjoyed the new menu items and Rita was able to take care of you. Our Veranda Restaurant also features new menus as well, So do stop back in when...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food and service was fantastic. Would definitely recommend having a nice romantic dinner at the Port.

Thank jamesl721
Jackie F, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Hello there, Glad you enjoyed your meal! It sure sounds like you will be visiting in the future too! Thanks so much for your comments, Jackie

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Disappointing is a understatment! My husband and I decided to check this beautiful place out again for the 2nd time after we booked what was supposed to be a romantic getaway after a devastating few months of health problems. We made our reservations to accommodate...More

2  Thank Amanda M
Jackie F, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Amanda, Thanks for your feedback. After speaking to the managers and General Manager about the evening we are well aware of the events that took place. Sorry your coursed meal did not meet expectation. Best of luck, Jackie

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wonderful fine dining place located in the basement of the St. james hotel. Great ambiance, service and food.

Thank L R D
Marilyne B, Director of Sales at The Port, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hi there, Thanks for stopping into the Port and for your comments. Glad to hear you enjoyed yourself and hope you plan to see us again in the future! Take Care, Jackie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St James Hotel, 406 Main St, Red Wing, MN 55066
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Red Wing
  • Phone Number: +1 800-252-1875
  • This restaurant is at St. James Hotel, Est. 1875
Description
Tucked away on the lower level of the St. James Hotel, the Port features an elegant atmosphere that is perfect for that romantic dinner, special occasion or intimate get-together. Or if you prefer, relax in our lounge with a glass of wine or handcrafted ale.
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