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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 good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“kabob” (8 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
Closed Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
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

Nice atmosphere. Decent wait staff. Excellent wine list and the Malbec was good. I have to keep writing because they make me.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok atmosphere, kind of strange that the chef rings a bell like a diner every time a plate is ready. At this price point, I expected more. Mediocre food, I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here.

Thank Garrett S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My title pretty much sums this up. We were in downtown St. Paul for an appointment and asked folks to recommend a good restaurant for breakfast. The Downtowner was unanimously recommended. There were two of us. We were seated at 9:30 AM on a Wednesday...More

Thank mstravelergal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been going here for breakfast for years. Usually have had good service and good food. However, the last 2 visits to the restaurant have been extremely disappointing. When requesting that the food be prepared without adding oil or butter to the skillet, now the...More

Thank NotyetRetired2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While the food was ok, I expected it to be so much better. I’ve head about this place for years. It was very cozy there but for a breakfast place, coffee tasted like Folgers. Weak Folgers. And food very average

1  Thank Rauzer65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No need for the large steak knife they provide. I used a butter knife for my filet. The steak was so delicious that as I looked at my last piece of steak, I closed my eyes and savored the last bite. The wood fire grill...More

Thank Rip R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it has been years since i havd been there, but the restuarant has not changed. The cajun breakfast was fabulous ! The portion is something that can be shared with another person. It isn't real spicey but there is a slight bite to it. The...More

Thank JOE E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to have a good steak dinner and to try someplace we had not visited before. After reading good reviews on the Downtowner we braved a blizzard and headed downtown. GPS took us off track so we walked the last two blocks and arrived...More

Thank 789edwardw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere. Great Happy Hour. Great breakfast - Moe's Cajun is fab. Not a chain; has got some character... and characters: the happy hour bartender for instance. We love it.

Thank Alun J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dine in downtown St Paul at least 3 times a month and I’m stumped that I’ve not discovered Downtowner Woodfire Grill until now! OMG! This place hits it out of the park on everything; atmosphere, service, tasty food, menu choices, and wine! My husband...More

Thank 7wonderstraveler
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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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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