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“great steaks!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Phil's Tara Hideaway

Phil's Tara Hideaway
15021 60th St N, Stillwater, MN 55082-6384
(651) 439-9850
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Ranked #4 of 87 Restaurants in Stillwater
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean, Hamburgers, Greek
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Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Barrie
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“great steaks!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Good solid menu great service, absolutely nothing to complain about...
Had the steak with crusted top.

Visited October 2011
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Excellent Liver & Onions”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

This was a very cute & homey restaurant, with a log cabin decor. The service was excellent & attentive. The prices were a little high for the value tho. My liver & onion entree was wonderful, but my partners grilled pork chop was tough & flavorless. I've heard that you sometimes can expect a long wait for a table, and they don't take reservations. We went during the state fair, so got a table quickly.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Bulging at the seams . ..”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We recently ate at this restaurant and, while the steaks were wonderful and so flavorful, we waited 45 minutes for a table (probably not unusal for a Friday night at this place) plus it was so noisy that we couldn't hear each other across the table. Low ceilings, lots of noise. The tables are so close together that I had to keep my elbows in or the server would have brushed up against me. Yes, it's a quaint little hideaway but they've outgrown their space. I couldn't figure out why they don't serve outdoors on their large deck adjacent to the building in the summer. Everyone waiting for a table was seated out there so why not put up some umbrella tables, hire another server, put in a new doorway, and serve those folks outside on a beautiful Minnesota evening?

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Somerset, WI
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Cozy little restaurant in a cozy little town...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Great place for a romantic dinner or even a family dinner. Cozy atmostpher and the food is always great.

Visited May 2012
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“Hidden Treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Tara is a hidden treasure! Tucked away on the frontage rd.off hwy 36. The food is always wonderful and flavorful. The staff is very attentive and pleasant. The atmosphere is warm and homey with a cabin flavor. Try it if your in Stillwater!

Visited June 2012
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