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Scusi

1806 Saint Clair Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1936
651-789-7007
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Ranked #196 of 785 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
Saint Paul, MN
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

OK so its pasta. But you get a side of snide, snot-nosed condescending rudeness to go along with your inflated bill. Just say why?

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I received a gift certificate for this restaurant... I wasn't expecting much except for a decent meal, but to my surprise, it was a great meal. We arrived around 5:30 to be greeted with a great table and told of happy hour occurring until 6pm, we ordered a couple of drinks, artichokes and risotto balls... Both were deep fried, but... More

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This visit was to celebrate a birthday for 2 people. Although there is seating outside, on the sidewalk, we had reservations indoors. Outdoor dining is great at times, but during rush hour in St. Paul you contend with noise, traffic and pedestrians walking along. Inside our waitperson was very quick to bring us a caraff of ice water and explain... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We went for a 10 course wine dinner here, so I feel I tried enough items to get a sense of their potential. Many of the items served had something peculiar about them - salami and olives on a stick with a sauce that tasted just like ketchup, shrimp wrapped in proscuitto that was so heavily smoked it tasted like... More

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naples
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Now that it's summer in Minnesota, people are out looking for sunshine and happy hours. This great neighborhood place provides both with excellent wines at a discount from three to six. The bartenter is excellent and personable without being over bearing. You are provided water, fresh foccacia and olive oile with your wine or beer order. The appetizers are excellent... More

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Oswego, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Had reservations tonite for dinner at Scusi - was not disappointed! The wine selection and the food was very good. My husband had the Lamb Ragu, I had the Braised Beef and both were very good! We've relocated here from NY and have been looking for some good Italian places. Tonite, Scusi did not disappoint! Our waiter, James, was excellent... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Scusi restaurant, located in the heart of St. Paul's historic neighborhoods, caters to an after work crowd of neighborhood people. If they didn't have the neighborhood factor, I don't know that I'd go back. The bar is a lively spot where you might run into someone you know. The bartenders are farther than usual away from the folks at the... More

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St. Paul, MN
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

While we love all the fresh made pasta, the beet salad (if you're into root vegetables, and you should be) is the best I've had. Loaded with fresh deep purple beets and balsamic reduction, topped with a wonderful thick slice of blu cheese, drizzled in a honey glaze. Even the small salad is enough for two.

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
499 helpful votes 499 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Scusi is one of those restaurants that gets an unrealistic local buzz … so much so that you are afraid to speak the truth for fear of ridiculed by those who speak so highly of the place. I may be in the minority, but I don’t like anything about this restaurant. It is pretentious, uninspired and overpriced. The menu offers... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

First of all let me say we have been to Scusi a hand full of times but was our best experience to date. Our server Elizabeth was very pleasant and she made us feel like we had no reason to be rushed even though there was a wait for tables. She did ask us if we would be willing to... More

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