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Romantic seafood restaurant?

nanettes Jun 13, 2011 11:33 AM

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

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  1. Db Cooper RE: nanettes Jun 13, 2011 01:21 PM

    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

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      Warehouse RE: nanettes Jun 14, 2011 11:25 AM

      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.

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        WeZeL27 RE: nanettes Jun 15, 2011 05:26 AM

        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

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          colliecookhuh RE: nanettes Jun 15, 2011 06:19 AM

          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. danionavenue RE: nanettes Jun 15, 2011 11:42 AM

            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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              MNLawGirl RE: danionavenue Jun 26, 2011 02:38 AM

              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.


            2. Davydd RE: nanettes Jun 26, 2011 03:48 PM

              McCormick & Schmick's in downtown Minneapolis has some nice private and intimate booths and the seafood is good. That one would fill your requirements. My favorite, though, is Blue Point in Wayzata.

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

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                Rowdy RE: Davydd Jun 26, 2011 04:17 PM

                +1 on MC & S! We always feel as if it's our own private little lair.

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