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“Great diner before a show”
Review of Meritage

Meritage
Ranked #11 of 933 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a fine dining restaurant with great food. We stopped on the way to Park Square in a snowstorm. You don't even have to go outside to get to the theater. The Ordway is only a short distance too. The service was friendly and efficient. The staff will make sure your get to your show if you warn them. The wine list seems to go on forever - unfortunately much of it is out of our price range. Fortunately there are good wines under $40 too. Reservations are usually required.

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Reviewed March 29, 2014

Meritage is a French themed restaurant with a well stocked fresh seafood bar. We go on Friday before heading to the St Paul Ordway as we like the special. The escargot are great as is the small tuna taco. A little raw tuna goes a long way and these small bites are perfect. The oysters Meritage are also an additional introduction that are very tasty. The denouement is the lobster thermidor special on Fridays that is spectacular. Noise level is low so one can have a nice conversation, the staff prompt and knowledgeable and the place bustling. Tables are close as in a Paresian bistro and we have had conversations with diners on either side about the food and their choices, expanding our options The wine list is well stocked, but can get expensive. The Saturday special, braised short ribs got good reviews at the restaurant, so we may have to make that day our next theater night.

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Reviewed March 7, 2014

Yum! Great food. Great ambience. A little gem. Run don't walk to this delightful restaurant. You won't be sorry.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is like a French bistro and the food is haute cuisine. It is imaginative and beautifully plated as well as scrumptious. Lamb, duckling, sturgeon.... All great.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love this place. Food is consistently good. We went to a wine tasting lunch and was very very good the pairings and the food!

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