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Cafe Renaissance

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2140 Frontage Rd N, Waite Park, MN 56387-1873
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Homosassa, Florida
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a little higher end in terms of cost, so we go here when celebrating or for lunch. It was my birthday last time I went and the proprietor gave our whole table a free dessert. Very accommodating.

Thank Judy B
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We invited two couples to join us for a very special anniversary celebration. We had booked well in advance and asked for several special arrangements. All was perfectly handled and done with great style and care. The meal was excellent and the service was fully to our expectations. We could not have been more pleased.

Thank cheeder
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Lets start with the young lady at the piano. she was excellent and played everything from Beethoven to John Lennon. The perfect songs and perfect level as to enhance the meal, but not be a nuisance or distraction. I had the Paella Valenciana, which may have been the best meal I have ever had. Two in my party had the... More 

Thank Jason R
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

This is different for St Cloud. My husband and I eat here often. My husband likes whatever fish special there is. I prefer the Osso Buco mainly because the risotto is so tasty or the paella. Appetizers that are good are crab cakes or the Flaming Cheese.

Thank F00d13MN
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

On the way to Fargo and found this wonderful restaurant. Excellent food, awesome service and great value. The walleye is to die for and the short ribs were over the top! Plentiful portions and the house soup is deliciously hearty. Worth the time to stop and enjoy this culinary delight. You betcha y'all!

Thank Joshua B
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

Cafe Renaissance is wonderful dining experiance. As soon as I entered I was greeted by Al, the host/manager with a smile and was seated immediately. The atmosphere is welcoming and elegant with a grand piano in the center with pianist. With a large selection of wine you are sure to find what you are looking for to compliment your meal.... More 

Thank J K
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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197 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Celebrated a special event with my husband at Cafe Renaissance on a random Tuesday, the luxurious restaurant was pretty quite - it felt like a private function, and in the beautiful decor and ambiance of the venue, it was very special. Our server was friendly, and we were shocked at how many dishes there were to choose from!! We enjoyed... More 

Thank BrettaAnn
Saint Joseph, United States
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137 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Situated, as it is, in a strip mall, you might not expect much. You'd be wrong. From the decor, to the live piano, to the eclectic mediterranean-inspired menu, this place is a class act. If you live here, or are just passing through, this is worth a visit. It's a great place for a quiet evening out, a date, or... More 

Thank Tim D
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Care Renaissance has a piano player that adds to the magic of this restaurant! Wonderful, relaxing atmosphere! The cuisine is always a treat!

Thank Mark S
North Mankato, Minnesota
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

There were 10 of us needing a last minute reservation and they could get us in. We were just in town for the weekend and had nothing to base our decision on, other than availability. All 10 of us were pleasantly surprised. There was an 8 year old girl playing the piano beautifully, who also came around with her mother... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2140 Frontage Rd N, Waite Park, MN 56387-1873
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Waite Park
  • Phone Number: 320-253-9300

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