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“Don't overlook this great lunch option in downtown St. Paul”
Review of M Street Cafe

M Street Cafe
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Ranked #52 of 888 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 5th St.
Description: M ST. Cafe is the latest in the lineage of extraordinary dining options at The Saint Paul Hotel. Whether you're joining us for a leisurely breakfast or a buttoned-up business lunch, M ST. Cafe is the perfect sophisticated-yet-casual destination. Whether you're holding a meeting or just meeting friends, M ST. Cafe is the new Downtown St. Paul destination. M ST. Offers a unique new concept that is a combination of a la carte and European-style sideboard dining. M ST. Offers a classic brunch and also offers privately catered parties and events throughout the day or evening. Meet a client for lunch, or linger over breakfast after a luxurious night at The Saint Paul Hotel. Schedule a mid-morning conference or work with us to create a truly memorable Groom's dinner. Casual dining, warm atmosphere and top level service... Everything you'd expect from a restaurant in Minnesota's Landmark Hotel. Formal or informal, scheduled or spontaneous, M ST. Is the place to meet in St. Paul.
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Don't overlook this great lunch option in downtown St. Paul”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Unless you regularly stay at the St. Paul Hotel, you might not now about M Street. It is in the basement under the St. Paul Hotel and is regularly open only for breakfast and lunch. The sideboard lunches are buffet style with different soup, salad, and entree combos and options. If you are looking for healthy lunches, this is a great option. The salad bar is filled with fresh, delicious, and some higher end salad fixin's. Tends not to be as hectic as some other downtown St. Paul places at lunch time. All the food we have had there was excellent and seemed to be a cut above most restaurants.

  • Visited December 2013
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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Never a bad meal at M Street!”
Reviewed 8 April 2014

I've been here for lunch numerous times, alternating between the Sideboard and ordering off of the menu. I have never had something that I didn't enjoy immensely. Favorites include the chopped salad and the fried egg sandwich. The sideboard- essentially a buffet with a different selection daily- is always good as well with freshly prepared dishes created with quality ingredients; not what you'd expect to find at a hotel restaurant.

Service is usually prompt and friendly. The place fills up right at noon every day though so plan on getting there a little early if you are on a time crunch.

  • Visited April 2014
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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
“Delicious Breakfast - Great Price!”
Reviewed 3 April 2014

I had breakfast this week at the M Street Cafe. The breakfast was very affordable and was excellent! I recommend ordering the sideboard. It's a self-serve buffet that included tons of fruit, some breakfast breads/pastries, an oatmeal station where you could make your own flavor (cinnamon, brown sugar, cranberries, almonds, etc). The meal also included eggs, hash browns and toast - all delicious especially the raspberry jam that came with the toast! All that food was only about $13. I highly recommend going here for breakfast.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank alg7334
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Waffles for everyone”
Reviewed 29 January 2014

The sunday brunch is worth the stop alone.
prices are great, service plus. options are endless.
come on an empty stomach.

Visited December 2013
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Sunday brunch is phenomenal”
Reviewed 13 January 2014

The food is amazing! From the salads, the shrimp, the fruits, the beef, the salmon, eggs and desserts are great!

Visited January 2014
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