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Veranda Restaurant

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406 Main St, St. James Hotel, Red Wing, MN 55066-2325
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch and wanted a Chardonnay. The only kind they have is the St James Reserve at $11 a glass. Not worth that but our lunch was delicious and service was excellent.

Thank Myrna N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Located in the St. James hotel. The hotel is beautiful. The Veranda overlooks the river, quite a lovely spot. Our food was great and we had excellent wait staff.

Thank Vicki A
Marilyne B, Director of Sales at Veranda Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Vicki, Enjoyed reading your comments. We do have some exceptional views of the river valley, trains and riverboats passing by. Stop back in for our smorgasbord on Sunday's which is a brunch buffet. Thanks, Jackie More 

Burnsville, Minnesota
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Veranda for lunch in the St. James hotel in Red Wing during a recent trip. The food was very good, the service was excellent even though they were busier than expected. The hostess actually took our order when the waitresses were busy. My wife had an excellent Turkey sandwich with a brule cheese, while I opted for... More 

Thank Qcdriver1
Marilyne B, Director of Sales at Veranda Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for stopping in to see us. There are a lot of great options in Red Wing, but happy you chose the Veranda Restaurant. The Turkey and Brie or Burger are exceptional favorites on the lunch menu. Come again when you can, The Port or Jimmy's Pub boasts excellent dining options as well. Thanks, Jackie More 

Red Wing, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

It has a nice view of the river and farmers market on Saturday. It is also a great place to have breakfast while waiting for the train to go to Chicago. Excellent breakfast.

Thank Hugh W
Marilyne B, Director of Sales at Veranda Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Hugh, Glad you were able to stop in before heading on the train to Chicago. Our Sunday Brunch is also a must try when you are back. Thanks for the comments and safe travels. Thanks, Jackie More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the historic St. James hotel. The food is consistently delicious and presented beautifully. From the veranda one can sometimes hear the train whistle and the soft rumble of the train. Depending upon where you're seated- you may even see the river. My favorite thing to eat is the salad with banana dressing. Take time to... More 

Thank Mary Jo S
Marilyne B, Director of Sales at Veranda Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Mary Jo, We are so pleased to hear your response and comments about the St. James Hotel and the Veranda Restaurant. One of the house specialties is our salad with banana dressing, it is just divine! Please stop in and see us again. Thanks, Jackie More 

Dubuque, Iowa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

I rated the hotel 5 stars so I would certainly stay there again but the drinks were terrible at this roof top restaurant. Have you ever seen a clear Margarita served in a tall slender glass? Maybe it was an inexperienced bartender.

Thank Mark G
Dallas, Texas
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

This restaurant is inside the St. James Hotel on the main road in Red Wing. They have both indoor and outdoor seating with a view of the river. No one in our party of 6 was impressed with the food. I had the nachos which I knew would be different than what would be served in Texas. However, these had... More 

Thank qzartog
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

We were planning to have breakfast elsewhere thinking this restaurant only serve outdoors. But to our pleasant surprise it has indoor setting and we are staying at St. James Hotel, so it is convenience to us, having a baby, it is less a hassle to drag our baby at 90s F heat outside. The food was good, I had egg... More 

1 Thank Orientalily
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

We found the food at the Veranda to be great. The hotel is very historical but we found that eating outside on the patio was heavenly, especially with temps in the 70's as you can find in May and with great views of the Mississippi.

1 Thank gloriamaris
London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

The whole St. James Hotel event is over rated. It is historic, but the food is bland and common. I am not sure what is the big deal, except RW has limited options with character.

1 Thank Ludgatecircus15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 Main St, St. James Hotel, Red Wing, MN 55066-2325
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Red Wing
  • Phone Number: 651-388-2846

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?