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Downtowner Woodfire Grill

253 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2522
+1 651-228-9500
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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253 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2522
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Reviews (201)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the Swordfish which is cooked kebab style with rice and grilled veggies. The fish was outstanding, cooked perfectly with the perfect marinade. I asked the waiter what was in the marinade and he told me, it was complicated but extremely good. The veggies were...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was good, staff was friendly but the woodfire smell is so strong it almost brought tears to my eyes. Had to shower and wash my clothes because I reeked like I had narrowly escaped a house fire. Glad I wasn't wearing expensive clothing!

Thank itraveltheworld2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate lunch here, and I enjoyed it. The menu had a nice variety, with burgers (including a veggie burger), salads, flat bread pizzas and fish, poultry and meat entrees (including the local favorite walleye). The place also had a nice selection of beers, including...More

Thank NY_Guy_Traveling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a great menu, a great atmosphere and great service. Our parry of four all had something different and all of us had outstanding food. Because of the location it can be very busy so reservations are helpful. Try the pizza

Thank RRH01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the food was fabulous, the service leaves a lot to be desired... So difficult To have waters refilled and I ordered a second drink which never arrived. The manager appeared distracted with 2 tables and could really care less about the rest of us...the...More

Thank MNbusinesstraveler15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recently attending a basketball game at the Xcel Center and decided to get something to eat prior to the game. We looked at restaurants in the area and found the Downtowner. I had had breakfast there a couple of times and the food...More

Thank jes22
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Lots of good food at reasonable prices. Breakfast all day ! Parking adjacent to the restaurant. Good desserts.

Thank jeffreyc97
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We had reservations for an early dinner before a Wild game. When we were seated in the nearly empty restaurant the host was sure to mention that we had just made our reservations the day before & told us how long we could stay without...More

1  Thank SaraBeth55
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Just one word to say fabulous. The breakfast was tasty fresh and cooked to perfection Service was attentive polite and food came quickly I am very impressed. Next time I come across the Atlantic to St Paul I am visiting again!!

Thank Austin R
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We are Wild season ticket holders and we dine at the Downtowner before every home game that we attend. The food and service are always great. Dan always treats us like gold! We can't say enough good things about the downtowner. The fire roasted meat...More

Thank Keely15
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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