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1806 Saint Clair Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1936
651-789-7007
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Amazing Service and Great Food.

Our waiter Seth was phenomenal. He provided excellent recommendations and gave us free cheesecake as a gesture of hospitality for our traveling friend. The homemade gnocchi was exceptional and the pesto pasta is not to be missed. I would suggest enjoying the stuffed artichokes as well for an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Rachel C
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Special occasions
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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228 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Our waiter Seth was phenomenal. He provided excellent recommendations and gave us free cheesecake as a gesture of hospitality for our traveling friend. The homemade gnocchi was exceptional and the pesto pasta is not to be missed. I would suggest enjoying the stuffed artichokes as well for an appetizer. The outdoor seating is quite lovely as well.

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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The most meaningful part about Scusi is the casual, comfortable atmosphere. The service on both occasions I have been to Scusi have been knolwedgeable, polite and very welcoming, from the host to the wait staff to the kitchen! The menu is not overly complex and has something most guests are sure to like. On my first occassion I came for... More 

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Minnesota
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I'm at a loss. When Scusi first opened my wife and I gave it a try. I don't recollect what we ate. I do remember being bored. We both commented..."Boring." We never went back. Until days ago. Friends wanted to try it. We agreed. I have great memories of Italian food while growing up in NY. The Carolina's veil parmesan... More 

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Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The food is good, the ambiance is "busy" and noisy (but o.k.) and the staff is helpful but seem a bit overwhelmed. The homemade gnocchi is delicious and unique. It's very light and not chewy/gummy. The pizza is delicious with a fabulous crust. A fun place for big groups. Nice outdoor seating on the sidewalk, too. A great neighborhood place.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Sorry, but this is just o.k. - not bad if you want to try something new, but don't expect a lot. This is owned by the Blue Plate Restaurant Company, the same company that runs the popular Groveland Tap, Highland Grill, Longfellow Grill, etc. Popular but not impressive.

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Colleyville
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151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

First, the pizzas can be good. It has been hit and miss over our three visits, but mostly good pizzas. The price for their wine is ridiculously high and they try to promote the wines as special so they can charge $15 a glass at Happy Hour. Beer selection from their sister brewery is worth it, though. Service is what... More 

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St. Paul, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We went for the happy hour (which offers delicious fried risotto balls, arancini, and pizzas for $5) and ended up ordering some other items off the menu as well. Everything tasted good, and the service was good as well. Attentive and kind, but not too much. I've been here several times, and had good experiences every time.

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

I love Risotto! Unfortunately, very few Italian restaurants in MN serve it and even fewer use the veg stock which is a must for the vegetarian me! Thank God for Scusi! It was our 10th wedding anniversary. Hubby surfed the web and after tons of disappointing restaurants with little or no vegetarian options for me, he stumbled upon Scusi. After... More 

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St Paul,MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Good service, attentive but not impatient. Happy hour prices were very good. The 3 of us had a couple of good pizzas and Arancini, crispy risotto balls, with roasted red pepper aioli all at $5. Also enjoyed 3 different wines at $2 off. Then we enjoyed sharing a fine Cesar salad, a spaghetti carbonara, and more wine. While we all... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had hoped for a pleasant experience at this Italian restaurant in our neighborhood. We came with another couple for a Friday night dinner and were warmly welcomed by the hostess and waitress, but immediately we had qualms because the room was practically vibrating from all the noise. Tables were full and close together, all the surfaces are hard, plus... More 

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Additional Information about Scusi

Address: 1806 Saint Clair Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1936
Phone Number: 651-789-7007
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1806 Saint Clair Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1936
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: 651-789-7007

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?