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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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Edina, Minnesota
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we have been there a number of times over the years but the addition of a ny strip steak to the menu is a great addition. the steak was excellent with great flavor and the accompaniments were also great. the drinks as always were way above average at way below average prices. a working class place with suburban quality food.

Thank artsmith147
Grand Marais, Minnesota
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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're in St. Paul, this is a must do for an absolutely fantastic meal. The steaks are unbelievable!! I have never had a bad steak there! Be sure to make reservations!

Thank beyondthepavement40
White Bear Lake
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a group for a banquet style set up! Food was very good! Love there Italian dressed tomatoes! Steak done to perfection! Wait staff always very helpful and efficient here! I never tire of coming here always love there food! Lobster was cooked perfect also!

Thank LeenieWhiteBearLake
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food was amazing. they start you out with a relish dish and warm bread,then a salad came,. you could see your steaks being cooked behind a glass wall.an unexpected bday cake was given to the table. one of the owners came over and greeted us.and at the end of our dinner the Mancinni family baught us a round,nice touch!

Thank Forrest E
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here many times - ALWAYS A great meal. Steaks, fish, chops, seafood and BREAD. Love the food. We went to the BAR a week ago with 25 people to celebrate a fun event. We had a reservation, blocked off a section and were treated horrible by the bartenders. This group was big drinkers. Prob spent $700 on booze that... More 

Thank jarrodpeterson
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118 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is definitely the place to come for succulent, sweet coldwater lobster tail in the Twin Cities area at an affordable price. Hands down - they serve the best lobster tail, charbroiled to perfect with drawn butter, accompanied by a flavorful baked potato and a fresh salad. You can even hear yourself talking to your dining guests at your table... More 

Thank sweetmnmama
Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is like walking into a different era. The decor is reminiscent of a 60s supper club. Red leather, dim lighting, lots of brass, and rounded booths. If this kind of atmosphere doesn't appeal to you because it's not "new enough," stop right there, because part of the appeal of this place is the atmosphere. Another reviewer said it... More 

Thank sterling0728
Faribault, Minnesota, United States
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Mancinis is our go-to place when we have a special occasion. This time was heading to the Bon Jovi concert at the Xcel Energy Arena. Mancinis service is always amazing. Attentive servers and having Pat or John greeting all of the patrons really adds that old-school service. Our server was Rachel and she did a great job of attending to... More 

Thank Todd V
Northfield, MN
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

You know what? We didn't think our meal was that good. My steak was overcooked, my friend's steak was crazy-rare. The lobster was just dried out. The meal was average to below-average. The service was adequate. But the lounge-side. This is where the magic happens. It's sprawling, cozy, and a time warp. The people-watching was bananas. The drinks were strong.... More 

Thank sprintf32768
River Falls, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The garlic toast was very good. The steak wasn't that great for a $33 dollar fillet, in fact, I'm not even sure it was a fillet. It was a a good steak, just not fillet good. The lobster also was very good, just not enough there for the price. The limoncello desert was very good. Over all it was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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?