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Cafe Renaissance

2140 Frontage Rd N, Waite Park, MN 56387-1873
320-253-9300
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Ranked #13 of 38 Restaurants in Waite Park
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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English first
Waite Park, Minnesota
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is almost too classy for St. Cloud. They have a fresh catch of the day fish which is unbelievably delicious each time we try the unique fish dishes. My personal favorite however is the lamb in a sherry wine sauce. Lamb can be finicky to cook and they make it astoundingly delicious and tender. There is usually a... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I always eat at this restaurant when visiting my mother in law in St. Cloud. We are never disappointed. Although the decor is a bit "eclectic", the food is always great, the service detailed and the presentation amazing! It's a great place for fine dining!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is one of my favorites in the area. There's not much for culture in the area and this restaurant has some. The owner is always there and is much like a gracious host. You will feel very welcomed and like family. The food and presentation is amazing. The wait staff is very professional and friendly. The feel of a... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had the Cajun pasta this time, for St Cloud area it has a reasonable amount of spice!!! Usually always have been able to find something I like on the menu.

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I had dinner here with a business partner and it was terrible. For appetizer we shared the calamari and it was tasteless and over cooked, a theme at this meal. For dinner I had lamb and he had salmon, two dishes you don't want "well done," yet that is exactly what we received. I think the waitress was bored as... More

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Sartell, Minnesota
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restaurant offers a variety of foods, including gluten-free, and the service is super too! World-class food & they give you sorbet to cleanse your palate before the entree. They usually have a pianist playing live which is so delightful. Amazing place to go on a date or dine with your family!

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We aren't going back here some of the worst food I've had in a long time and the service wasn't very good. I should have been tipped off by the small amount of people at prime time.

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Tempe, AZ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

My son attends a local college and recommended this place. It's the best restaurant either of us has been to in the St. Cloud area. Someone here cares about quality and has done some work to create a menu that pleases the adventurous to the most picky eaters. The wine menu was a pleasant surprise as well. It may seem... More

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Edison, New Jersey, USA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This has become a regular spot for me when I am St cloud. Staff is very hospitable and introduces the specials and best very well. Most of the days the live piano play adds to the treatment. Food - authentic medit.. food. The quantity, favor etc from masala's is quite apt (it's tough to get the balance). my fav are... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Overpriced for what you get. Reading past reviews from a year ago this seemed like a great restaurant, but the last review explained it well about the food. My salad wasn't fresh and the balsamic and oil dressing would mix - a sign of being old. We too had 1 of the 4 meals that were satisfactory which was the... More

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