The St. Paul Grill

Awards and Recognitions

Grillfest

  • 2016 - People's Choice for Best Burger at Minnesota Monthly's Grillfest

Burger Battle

  • 2015 - People's Choice for Best Burger at Twin Cities Burger Battle

Charlie Awards

  • 2014 - The Grill Charlies named Outstanding Menu Item

DiRona

  • 2011-2014 - Achievement of Distinction in Dining
  • 2002-2012 - Distinguished Restaurants of America

CityPages

  • 2012 - Best French Fries
  • 2011 - Best Scotch List
  • 2003 - Best Bloody Mary
  • 2002 - Best Cocktails

CitySearch.com

  • 2010 - Best of Poll - Best Steak, First Place
  • 2006 - Best of Poll - Best Wine List, First Place; Best Downtown St. Paul Restaurant, Third Place
  • 2004 - Best of Poll - Best Saint Paul Restaurant, First Place; Best Special Occasion
  • 2003 - Best Of Poll - Best Saint Paul Restaurant, First Place; Best Special Occasion Restaurant, Second Place; Best Fine Dining, Fourth Place; Best Brunch, Eighth Place; Best Martini, Tenth Place

Metro Magazine

  • 2010 - Best Place to Splurge on Scotch

Minnesota Beef Council

  • 2016 - Beef Backer Award

Minnesota Monthly

  • 2010 - Readers' Choice Awards - Place to Impress a Client, First Place; Ambiance, First Place; Business Lunch, First Place; Place to Impress a Visitor, Second Place; Martini, Second Place; Place to See and Be Seen, Second Place; View, Second Place; Brunch, Third Place; Service, Third Place; Dating Spot, Third Place; Special Occassion, Third Place
  • 2009 - Readers' Choice Awards - See and Be Seen, First Place; Business Lunch, First Place; Place to Impress a Client, First Place; Service, First Place; Place to Impress a Visitor, First Place; Bar Menu, First Place; Martini, First Place; Bartenders, First Place; Date Spot, Second Place; Desserts, Second Place; Pre-Theater Spot, Second Place; Ambiance, Second Place; Brunch, Second Place; Bloody Mary, Second Place; Romantic Spot, Third Place; Best Bar in Twin Cities
  • 2008 - Readers' Choice Silver Spoon Awards - Best Night Out, First Place; Pre-Theater Spot, Third Place; Best Restaurant-Over 40 Crowd, First Place; Best Business Lunch, First Place; Most Splurge Worth, First Place
  • 2007 - Readers' Choice Silver Spoon Awards - Ambiance, First Place; Business Lunch, First Place; Restaurant to Impress a Client, First Place; Romantic Restaurant, Second Place; Wait Staff, Second Place; Most Decadent Desserts, Second Place

OpenTable

  • 2007-2016 - Diners' Choice Awards

Twin Cities Business Monthly

  • 2006 - First Place - Best Business Lunch; First Place - Best Dinner; First Place - Best Hotel Restaurant; Third Place - Best Wait Staff
  • 2005 - First Place - Best Hotel Restaurant; Second Place - Best Business Lunch; Third Place - Best Business Dinner
  • 2004 - First Place - Best Business Dinner; First Place - Best Hotel Restaurant; Second Place - Best Business Lunch
  • 2002 - First Place - Best Business Dinner; First Place - Best Place to Entertain Out of Town Guests; First Place - Best Business Lunch; First Place - Best Hotel Restaurant; First Place - Best Cigar Selection
  • 1998 - First Place - Best Hotel Restaurant; Second Place - Best Business Lunch
  • 1996 - First Place - Best Business Lunch; First Place - Best Waitstaff; First Place - Best Special Service; Second Place - Best Dinner

The Business Journal

  • 2002-2003 - Best Restaurant, Fourth Place

Gourmet Magazine

  • 1999 - Twin Cities Drink - First Place; Twin Cities Food - Fifth Place
  • 1997 - Twin Cities Business - First Place; Twin Cities Overall - First Place
  • 1996 - Twin Cities Business - First Place; Twin Cities Overall - First Place

 

Wine Spectator

  • 1995-2016 - Award of Excellence

Zagat

  • 2012 – 3rd Best Service – 5th best Décor
  • 2000 - Top Decor - Fifth Place; Most Popular Restaurant - Sixth Place; Top Service - Eighth Place; Top Food - Top Fifteen; Cusine - First Place; Power Lunch - First Place
  • 1999 - Most Popular Restaurant - Sixth Place; Cuisine - First Place; Power Lunch - First Place; Top 40 Service Ranking, Decor, and Food
  • 1997 - Top Decor - Fifth Place; Most Popular Restaurant - Sixth Place; Top Service - Eighth Place
  • 1996 - Most Popular Restaurant - Fourth Place; Top American Traditional Food - First Place; Top Brunch - First Place; Top Hotel Dining - First Place; Top Midwestern Place - First Place; Top Power Lunch - Second Place; Top Food - Fifth Place; Top Service - Seventh Place; Top Decor - Third Place

Minneapolis-StPaul Magazine

  • 2015 - Top St. Paul Restaurant, Second Place; Twin Cities Institution, Second Place
  • 2014 - Top St. Paul Restaurant, Fourth Place; Twin Cities Institution, Third Place
  • 2013 - Top St. Paul Restaurant, Third Place; Twin Cities Institution, Third Place
  • 2012 - Top St. Paul Restaurant, Second Place; Service, First Place; Twin Cities Institution, Third Place
  • 2011 - Best Restaurant - St. Paul, First Place; Service, First Place; Bar Dining, Third Place
  • 2010 - Best Restaurant - St. Paul, First Place; Service, Second Place; Twin Cities Institution, Third Place
  • 2009 - Best Restaurant, First Place; Best Power Lunch, First Place; Best Twin Cities Institution, First Place; Best Service, Second Place, Best Special Occasion, Second Place; Best Wine List, Second Place; Most Romantic, Third Place; Best View, Third Place; Best Brunch, Fourth Place; Best Dessert, Fourth Place; Best Bar Menu, Fifth Place; Best Steak, Fifth Place; Best Burger in Twin Cities
  • 2008 - Best Restaurant - Top Ten Restaurants; Best Brunch - Fourth Place; Best Twin Cities Institution - Fourth Place
  • 2007 - Best Restaurant - First Place; Best Brunch - Fourth Place; Best Twin Cities Institution - Fourth Place; Best View - Second Place; Best Special Occasion - Fourth Place; Best Wine List - First Place
  • 2006 - Best Restaurant - Third Place; Best Brunch - Second Place; Best Place for Good Food/Great Value - Fourth Place; Best Special Occassion - Fourth Place; Best View - First Place
  • 2005 - Best Restaurant - Second Place; Best Brunch - Second Place; Best Place for Good Food/Great Value - Fourth Place; Best Special Occasion - Fourth Place; Best View - First Place
  • 2004 - Top Ten Best Burgers
  • 2003 - Best Restaurant - Third Place; Best Wine List - Third Place; Best Brunch - Third Place; Best Twin Cities Institution - First Place; Best Dining Room - First Place
  • 2000 - Best Restaurant - First Place; Best Wine List - Third Place; Best Brunch - Third Place; Best Wine List - First Place; Best Twin Cities Institution - First Place

Minnesota Women's Press

  • 2011 - Favorite Place to Splurge on Dinner, Honorable Mention

Pioneer Press

  • 2004 - Walleye Sandwich - One of Top Ten Dishes of 2004

Sante Magazine

  • 2005 - Sante Spirits Hospitality Awards for Best Bar in Midwest

Sports Illustrated

  • 2002 - "Top Drawer" NHL Hockey Preview September Issue

Twin Cities Taste

  • 2003 - Reader's Picks Awards for All Around Excellence, Business Lunches, Service

Versus

  • 2010 - Second Place - Best Restaurant / Bar to Watch a Hockey Game

Where Magazine

  • 2009 - Best Restaurant