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Downtowner Woodfire Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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253 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2522 (Chestnut/ Walnut)
+1 651-228-9500
07:00 - 22:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 07:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Regina, Canada
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for supper after the Ice Fishing Show, and really expected a great experience. The decor had that "this is going to be elegant" vibe to it, and the bar was reasonably stocked. Unfortunately, it did not live up to the promotional packaging. The Bourbon Old Fashioned my partner and I had was terrible, and the Cuba Libre one of... More 

Thank IOMDirector
Northfield, Minnesota
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped for lunch at about 1:20 on Monday. Love the decor, and the wood fireplace smelled wonderful on a cool Nov. day. Had a lovely booth where we could see the fireplace and watch people/traffic outside. I ordered the Cajun chichen sandwich with Moe's fries. Bun was dry and grainy. Chichen onions and pepper mix of the sandwich was perfect... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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151 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered out for lunch one Saturday afternoon to try this place because I never had. I ordered the lunch Sirloin. It came with mashed potatoes and veggies. Not a bad price. I would go back and eat in to try it again anytime.

Thank tif316
Kamloops, Canada
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64 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Downtowner Woodfire Grill proved to be a warm refuge to prepare for a chilly early winter evening in Saint Paul. We made reservations using Open Table because we knew we were going to eat prior to attending a Minnesota Wild game at the nearby Excel Energy Center. The restaurant proved to be an ideal starting point and very popular... More 

Thank whundas
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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208 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast after the Monster Dash & got right in. The food was great. Omlettes & pancakes were delicious. Not too greasy & portions were just right. Service was friendly. There's parking behind Burger Moe's across 7th Street.

Thank SaraBeth55
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great fireplaces. Nice pizza appetizer that had fresh tomatoes, basil, and cheese. Lamb kebabs very good and the salmon and mashed potatoes.

Thank RobbieLincoln
Rosemount, Minnesota
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

From walking in & seeing the great atmosphere of the place, we expected the food to be top notch. However, although not the worst meals we ever ate, the food was simply average. We had a group of 9, & had a variety of entrees from pizzas, sandwiches, & salads. The overall consensus was the salads were the best. The... More 

Thank DK2371
Hector, Minnesota
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our waitress was very nice and attentive- my husband had a pasta dish and for the price we thought the amount of the food should have been more -otherwise it was very good. We went to the Minnesota Wild hockey game and if you do this make sure you have a reservation! We didn't have a reservation, but we went... More 

Thank Anne H
Winnipeg, Canada
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410 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went here twice when I was in st paul with my dad. once for lunch once for supper. Great food yum. Definitely check it out

Thank cksteeve
Champlin, Minnesota, United States
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dined here Wednesday night before a concert at the Xcel. Our table we had reserved was ready when we arrived. We had the Tomato/basil/mozzarella appetizer, generous portion and delicious. We both ordered steak. My husband had the tenderloin filet, I had the sirloin. They were both prepared perfectly and were so juicy. The meals both came... More 

Thank Lori S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
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

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