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Salut Bar Americain

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917 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3043 (Milton Avenue)
+1 651-917-2345
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Saint Paul
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great value for happy hour and very good value for dinner. This is our most common "go to" place for dinner out. Reliable and consistent; wait staff is very professional and follows up on requests. This is also a family friendly location. Our son loves the French fries--and they are indeed good (sometimes could be hotter and restaurant will follow... More 

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Eden Prairie, MN
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here after bailing from another restaurant. Salut atmosphere is wonderful, not too noisy, music playing, you can hear your dining partners. Food was excellent as usual, great service. Highly recommend for when you want a relaxing atmosphere, quality food and service with a smile. It's a little spendy but worth it.

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Chicago
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd seen this place on Grand, and thought of it as a bar more than a restaurant. The motif is an American bar in Paris. The food is really good. The atmosphere is casual. Did I mention the food? I had a crab cake Oscar - poached egg on top, over asparagus, with Bernaisse sauce. omg. That and a pint... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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54 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had brunch there today. The food was good, mimosas overpriced at $8 for 6 ounces but they were good and available in pineapple, orange and mango. We had breakfast food and lunch cuisine. The young server acted like we were an inconvenience and she felt entitled to a big tip just because she was there. She couldn't wait to pick... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite restaurants - Salut has a pet friendly patio and great food (pomme frites, hangar steak and burger royal are my go to items). Only complaint is the slow service. We have been going to Salut since 2008 - nothing has changed in those 9 years (good food, horribly slow service). If you are in a hurry... More 

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Minneapolis
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162 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Met friends for happy hour. Very nice that you can sit in either the bar or restaurant section and enjoy their happy hour. They offer good drink prices and some interesting appetizer options (food was just okay though, not great). Loved the space--roomy and many booths and tables not crammed close together. The big parking lot is a plus as... More 

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Thank MinneapolisCMB
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

The food was great and so was the service. For the price of the Amazing food you get what you pay for. Amazing staff.

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Taos, New Mexico
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82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

We've eaten at both Salut restaurants (Saint Paul and Edina) on several occasions and always leave feeling very satisfied. Whether we have steak or a seafood dish, the food is well-prepared. We love the warm baguette that the server brings out first thing, and the wine list has a good variety of wines from France and the U.S. On our... More 

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EAGAN, MN
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

Four of us recently had dinner at Salut and found this restaurant to be an excellent choice. The atmosphere is pleasant mix of contemporary and traditional design and we found the staff to be very good. The menu is varied and offers something for everyone and we ordered 4 different entree's and found each to be delightful. Definitely a place... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We've been to Salut more times than I can count. They have attentive staff and the food is consistent. The bar side is good for a more informal but still good experience. Some of the fish dishes can be pricey but they also offer a happy hour from 3-6 which makes it pretty affordable for anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $40
Cuisine
French, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 917 Grand Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105-3043
    (Milton Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Easy access via the main bus line off of Grand Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-917-2345

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?