St. James Hotel

Scarlet Kitchen & Bar Patio || Romantic Restaurants Twin Cities

One of the most romantic restaurants near the Twin Cities is located at the luxurious, historic St. James Hotel in Red Wing, MN. You and yours can escape to our riverfront paradise, set amid the most majestic bluffs. This summer, stay close to the bright lights and big cities, yet a whole world away during a romantic weekend getaway or an adventurous family vacation! Your stay will be elevated with a visit (or two) to the lovely Scarlet Kitchen & Bar Patio—our top dining destination. Red Wing welcomes you, so continue reading for more information on this romantic restaurant near the Twin Cities.

Dine at the One of the Most Romantic Twin Cities Restaurants

You’ll find wonderful dining options, from gourmet to casual, all under one roof at the boutique St. James Hotel. This summer, we are happy to offer all the chance to dine at one of the most romantic restaurants, just an hour outside the Twin Cities metro area! Scarlet Kitchen & Bar is where to spend your warm-weather days in Red Wing. Residents and tourists alike all agree—it’s a top dining destination, helmed by St. James Executive Chef, Cory Dufour.

Seating on the Scarlet Kitchen & Bar patio under a pergola. Glass of wine and beer on a table. 'U' shaped seating with pillows

Our seasoned culinary team creates the most flavorful dishes, featuring local ingredients best enjoyed on the outdoor patio during summer. The thoughtfully-curated menu represents various global cuisines, pairing nicely with our contemporary cocktails from the bar. Don’t drink alcohol? We have you covered with several delicious mocktail options! End your night with a decadent dessert like lavender cake made by hotel Pastry Chef, Amy Zerwas.

We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner Wednesday through Sunday. Brunch menu is available on Saturdays and Sundays. Get ready to fall in our signature dishes, from St. James wild rice soup to nightly Chef’s Features! While dining, take in gorgeous panoramic views of the Mississippi River, whether seated indoors or outside—especially on our quaint patio (closed during the winter).

Reservations are highly recommended at Scarlet Kitchen, one of the romantic restaurants near the Twin Cities. Call us at (651) 385-5544 or book a table online with Tock. After a filling meal, relax in luxurious Victorian accommodations that tell a unique story, provided by St. James Hotel! Check our summer availability online and book today!

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