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“"Rarely anywhere is a meal so perfect"!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Paul Martin's American Bistro

Paul Martin's American Bistro
1455 Eureka Road, Ste 100, Roseville, CA 95661
916-783-3600
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Ranked #12 of 341 Restaurants in Roseville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Healthy
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Rocky Ridge
Description: The menu at Paul Martin’s consists of dishes aimed at taking diners back to the American farm with meat raised in a humane and wholesome way, locally sourced organic produce, fish from conscientious fishmongers, artisan cheeses and cured meats from small local purveyors and custom-made bread from expert bakers. The California-centric wine list twists and turns, by glass or bottle, through the Golden State’s fruitful vineyards, with an occasional stop for an Oregon Pinot Gris or a Washington dry Riesling. And behind Paul Martin’s elegantly rustic bar is an interesting array of local craft beer and spirited cocktails with fresh garnishes. Good times and thoughtful food are a way of life at Paul Martin’s local, American Bistro.
Sacramento, California
2 reviews
“"Rarely anywhere is a meal so perfect"!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

By far my best dinner out this year (or maybe ever) was at Paul Martin's in Roseville Saturday night:

Baby Romaine Caesar
Mesquite Grilled Albacore seared medium rare,
Grilled Mango Salsa,
Grilled Snap Peas
Virgin Mojito

Rarely anywhere is a meal so perfect, as was the company of my lovely companion:)
Very comfortable atmosphere along with "World Class" service & live music !

I was surprised that Paul Martins Roseville CA was just one location in a relative small chain. That is very good news because you might just be able to find one along the way!
Great for romantic evening. Beautiful restaurant is softly lit with a very stylish integrated full bar.
I suggest that you take a look at Paul Martin's website or check out their Facebook page.
Thank you Paul Martin's!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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DFW Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great Name--Even Better Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Here's the story: a trusted client told me that I should visit this restaurant because I have the same name as the restaurant. Oddly enough, he and I were in town at the same time so we went together. I'm glad he introduced me to my namesake!

The Butter Lettuce & Pt Reyes Blue Cheese salad had a clean, fresh, citrus overtone--perfectly matched with the candied walnuts, and sliced apple.

The Braised Short Rib was beautiful and tasty on its own. When you get a taste of the light horseradish cream, the dish elevated three notches. Great pairing! The mashed potatoes were buttery and surrounded by a moat of beef au jus. Delightful!

Save room for dessert--the Banana Cream Pie holds great flavor, but it also holds a little secret: the thin layer of chocolate makes it pass my grandmother's banana pie (sorry, grandma--may you rest in peace).

Overall, Paul Martin's--besides the great name--is fabulous restaurant for good conversation and great food.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Roseville, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“We love their food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Great great great food. On par with Bandera in Sacramento. Sometimes their customer service is hit and miss. One time we got a horrible waitress during happy hour who was so rude and forgetful, but we still return because the food is awesome. Happy hour has $4 plates and their smoked chicken wings are to die for. Best I've ever had.

Visited June 2013
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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Very Enjoyable Evening!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We attended a private 70th birthday party with about 25 others and enjoyed almost everything about this restaurant. Service was over-the-top efficient and friendly and the food pretty much spot on. The only down side was the location of the banquet room: separated only by a curtain from the main dining room, the noise level inhibited presentations by us celebrating the life of the birthday boy - even with a microphone it was still hard to hear. I can only imagine how irritating we were to the other diners! That said, our experience was very enjoyable and will be back for dinner in the future.

Visited May 2013
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Newark, California
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“Great food - great prices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

Had dinner with friends tonight. Wine list is extensive and good values in all categories. Food was excellent, accompanied by attentive and friendly staff. Well worth a visit.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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