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W.A. Frost & Company

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374 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1825 (Western Ave.)
(651) 224-5715
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10:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
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New York City, New York
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed lunch on the shaded patio on a warm Minnesota day! Noted that dining indoors in this beautiful restaurant in a historic building with many rooms (different menu) would be pricey. I ordered the least expensive lunch option; the $10 "mini sandwich" of the day was a delicious chicken salad which included a side of fries, fruit, soup or... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great patio that makes you think you are not in a large urban area. Great appetizers, service can be spotty when busy. It is Minnesota so mosquitos can be a problem at sunset.

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Marathon, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When you sit at Frost's patio, you might think you are in Europe. The food is great too. Reservations are required so you know it must be fabulous.

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Thank DonnaCheryl
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous patio, but unfortunately that's all they have going for them. Bugs are bad as the sun goes down. I was disappointed in the food quality, not my first time here, and I don't ever remember thinking it was remarkable, nor rememberable. I had the cod cakes, I barely ate them, not good. I also ordered the bib lettuce salad,... More 

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Thank toririents
Brookfield, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely outdoor lunch ..the patio is perhaps the nicest in the twin cities.The service was terrific and the food was very good.

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Thank nljc
Minnesota
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89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I looked forward to a quiet romantic dinner at one of our long time favorite restaurants (We have been dining at WA Frost for more than 10 years). We arrived 5 minutes before our 7:00PM reservation, to be greeted by a rude woman maitre d', who went looking for a table, as though she didn't know where... More 

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Thank Gregg V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 19th Century historic building was cool.. and the neighbor building was SO nifty I wished I could buy it. Frost's patio is paved with cobblestones and has a SERIOUS abundance of beautiful plants,some trees. The back of the building is covered in vines. The Waiter in charge...remembered the beer I liked. The Staff were ALL quite nice and skilled.... More 

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Thank Ron W
Plymouth, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've seen several reviews about WA Frost slow service over the past few months. I must add my voice to this. However, the first issue for our group was that my reservation for 8 verified by a responding email showed up as only 6 when we arrived. Therefore, we had to be separated from the other 6. Our table was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for a birthday celebration for brunch. Waited 2 hours for our food. And when we were served the vanilla scented French toast was dry. It was not allowed time to soak up any egg. The hamburgers were ordered rare and came well done. Neither burger came with requested cheese. We were charged for the 'complimentary' birthday dessert. Over all... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had a pleasant brunch at this very popular restaurant. I signed up for the earliest seating at 10:30am which helped. It did get crowded later. Our food was delicious and the waiter excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1825
    (Western Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: (651) 224-5715

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