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276 Exchange St S, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2417
651-224-5606
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Ranked #72 of 798 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Walnut
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English first
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Top 10 things I love about Forepaughs: 1) Top-notch service: the maitre’d, waiter & servers all were knowledgeable, friendly & welcoming. 2) Ambiance: this truly is a historic Victorian mansion originally built in 1870 & restored to authentically represent the era. 3) Elegant dining: an experience which is, in a word, excellent. 4) Menu choices, creativity & presentation: 5 out... More 

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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324 reviews 324 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This old Victorian mansion has great atmosphere. Our group of ten had great service. But the food is a mixed bag. Very expensive for our normal tastes, but the quality was very uneven. My $50 steak was dry even though prepared rare, as it was not marbled beef. Some of the others were very happy with their food though. I... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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78 reviews 78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Went for an early dinner before a show. I have been to the bar a number of times before Wild games (great option by the way - wonderful happy hour and affordable parking) but hadn't had dinner here in years. We had a very nice table on the second floor overlooking the park. the ambiance and service was excellent. The... More 

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Eagan, MN
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Haven't been to this restaurant in many years, and decided to give it a try for a birthday celebration. Great ambiance, great service, food was good, but not great. Decorated beautifully!

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Minneapolis
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Above average food in a beautifully restored historic mansion with good service. But it's overpriced. Steaks are $45 - $53 and if you want a veg or salad, it's another $8-10. Menu is a bit overwrought and lacks a unified style. Atmosphere was stiff, formal, making it hard to relax.

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I'd made reservations months in advance, to make sure we'd get a table in one of St. Paul's most haunted establishments on Halloween. Turns out, I really didn't need to, Forepaugh's was not busy. We were seated on the third floor (with the most reported paranormal activity), without asking. My boyfriend and I were celebrating an anniversary, so we received... More 

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Hugo, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is my favorite place for a romantic dinner with my husband. It's a cool place rich with history. Drinks are delicious, food is amazing. We went there for my birthday and had a wonderful time. My only complaint is that they give you a lame cupcake for your birthday, instead of your choice of dessert from the menu. The... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We went for an early dinner before a late game. We wanted to have enough time and had a wonderful meal. The staff were welcoming an attentive. The food was excellent. My steak was tender and my wife's scallops were fresh. I highly recommend the grape leaf wrapped goat cheese appetizer.

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We always go to Forepaugh's for special occasions. They always make our evening special with their service, attention to detail, the delicious food, excellent wine list, and they provide a feeing of being catered to. On last Friday we took friends from California to our favorite restaurant. They loved the historic house and the charm. They were very impressed with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Oh, I wanted this place to be great. It's my dad's favorite restaurant in the cites and a quick walk up from my parents condo. Beautiful setting, relaxing table on the upper patio. We ordered drinks and a charcuterie plate to share and were enjoying the evening. Service was attentive but the food came out very slowly, which was fine... More 

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Additional Information about Forepaugh's

Address: 276 Exchange St S, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2417
Phone Number: 651-224-5606
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: French

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