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Mancini's Char House

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531 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-3091
+1 651-224-7345
16:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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151 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love Mancini's! I go for the Steak and Lobster, the Garlic Bread, and even the tomatoes in Italian dressing. We have went here to celebrate family members Birthdays, Retirement Parties, Date Nights, or just because we want a Great Steak for years!

Thank tif316
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...and not just the steaks. The owners are on the floor checking on every customer. That's rare. The menu is somewhat limited...everything served is a specialty. That's rare too. The bread basket is stunning. The relish tray fascinating. The facility is huge and diverse...think cruise ship in magnitude. The lounge is a night club and the walls are covered with... More 

Thank Jfomarco
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Great people . Best prices in town. Can't be beat. Live 70 miles away but eat here 7-8 times each year.

Thank mike m
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

First. This is a pretty large place. In addition to the dinning rooms, they have private rooms for events. The bar is large. It is a throwback in decor. But nothing run down. The menu is small. They do a great steak. Good meat, nicely trimmed, cooked to perfection on a large grill. The grill is visible if you like... More 

Thank chinadad96
Palmer, Alaska
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132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The family who owns this restaurant are always friendly. The food is delicious and filling. The atmosphere is cool...like a whisper of the 1960s lounge era. Mostly steak...the smell makes my mouth water when I enter.

Thank Katina S
New York
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Go there. It's old. It's retro to the hilt, but nobody there knows its retro. Or they all know and don't care. This is a classic BIG steak place. Big cars, big drinks, big cuts of beef, big everything. Go there when you just can't stand one more micro-nuveaux-fair trade-vegan-artisenal "creation" and you just want a big hunk of cow... More 

Thank sansovino2
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Funky atmosphere, a red-ish glow about the place. Had the signature dish - New York Strip - which was amazing. Had to focus on the meat only as the steak was so big.

Thank Sven C
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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425 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Iconic downtown St.Paul steakhouse has been around for decades. It is a throwback to the fifties and sixties with red naugahyde booths and multiple selections of standard steaks. Fabulous bar area. The steaks are very average but if it is the history and the decor you are seeking, this is a place for visiting a bygone era.

Thank t-bonetraveller
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174 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It had been a while since we have dined at Mancini's, and we had heard some different things so we were anxious to get back and see if still excelled. Our party of five unanimously thought so. We were seated in the main dining room with its classic supper club aura. Beverages were very reasonably priced and well made. The... More 

Thank Minnesnowtin
Edmond, OK
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A group of friends from across the South & Midwest had dinner at Mancini's this week. Most of us had eaten here during business trips through the years and have fond memories of meals shared. This one was was no exception! Everything was wonderful! Steaks, charbroiled lobster and walleye were all exceptional! The chicken wings and meatballs, compliments of Mr.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-3091
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-224-7345

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