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“Great All Occasion Restaurant” 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 #9 of 362 Restaurants in Roseville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Healthy
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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.
Rocklin, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great All Occasion Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Paul Martin is a great restaurant for any occasion with very nice food. This is my favorite default place for a nice dinner. The short ribs are amazing......a favorite. A few nights ago we ordered the hanger steak and it is very very good. A little spice and delicious sauce. I ordered it medium rare so it would not come out tough, but it came out pretty rare. Unless you like very rare, I would order it on the rare side of medium or medium. Their salmon is good, not great. The only complaint I have is none of the meals come with anything green on the side. Just a few greens would be nice, especially since I did not want to order a side salad.

The service is very good, nice wine list. Their desserts lack. Dress is anything from business casual to nice dress. There is a bar area that is very casual. Something for everyone. Very nice decor.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Good food - Spotty Service?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Dined here for dinner with a large group on business. We started with cocktails on the patio and the service was quite good, with a constant flow of servers ensuring everyone's drinks were topped off. After moving into a semi private dining area, we had several appetizers that were also very good overall. Calamari was average however the roasted artichoke was quite excellent. The butternut squash soup was also quite good. It was more of a puree and tended to be slightly on the sweet side but very good. The hoisin pork chop was outstanding. This was a LARGE double cut, bone-in chop, that was perfectly prepared and well presented. I wasn't a big fan of the bacon infused brussel sprouts that accompanied my meal as the bacon/balsamic dressing overpowered the dish. Deserts were large and very good, with the chocolate cake and apple crisp dominating the choices around the table. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Service during dinner was a little spotty as on several occasions we needed to search for our server to re-fill drinks and water. I expect these to be taken care of without asking. That said, it was a good evening out on business and would return when I'm back in the area.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“A great experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

On a Sunday afternoon we tried the happy hour. Really tasty little bites including the roasted chicken wings. A very extensive wine list, but settled for the happy hour wines at four dollars a glass. The restaurant has an upscale appearance with friendly and efficient service. We learned that a Monday night special is currently a dinner for two with a bottle of wine for fifty dollars.
We will definitely be trying it.

Visited September 2013
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Ranco Cordova
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“Salmon Tacos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The salmon tacos are delicious. I've had other menu items which were good but the salmon tacos are my favorite. Other folks in our group had the trout and were also very pleased. Great wine list.The noise level can be a bit high making it a bit difficult to talk with clients. Parking is ample with good access to Interstate 80.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Great food, wonderful service. Bit of a meat market on Friday night, almost all women for some reason. Loud but not impossible to have a civilized conversation over dinner.

Visited August 2013
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