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Jun 13, 2011 11:33 AM

Romantic seafood restaurant?

I'm looking for an intimate, romantic restaurant specializing in seafood/fish for an upcoming birthday. Suggestions?

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  1. Answers may vary based on your price point and location, but The Nicollet Island Inn is likely going to be your best bet for seafood in the setting you are seeking:

    Nicollet Island Inn
    95 Merriam, Minneapolis, MN 55401

    1. Oceanairre is the best I've ever had, anywhere! Romantic might not be the best word to describe it, but ask for a nice quiet table and it should do the trick.

      1. Check out Blue Point. They have been in Wayzata for awhile and just opened a new location in Bloomington (near 494/France).

        I have not been to the new location, but I would consider the Wayzata location for what you are looking for...

        Blue Point Restaurant & Bar
        739 East Lake Street, Wayzata, MN 55391

        1. The new Bluepoint in Bloomington is very nice. It's not overly noisy, it has some modern touches but felt welcoming despite being in a large building on 494. I have been there twice in the past few weeks and the food was very good.

          1. Oceanairre is where my husband took me for dinner the night he proposed. Plan to spend $200. I also love the swordfish at Santorini's in Eden Prairie if it is still on their menu.

            13000 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

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            1. re: danionavenue

              Slightly off topic, but I read that Oceanaire is moving out of the Hyatt and into the M&S Grill. It is more upscale than the neighboring McCormick and Schmick's. I wonder how they will do in the new spot.