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Seven The Steakhouse

700 Hennepin Ave. (7th St. S.) Send to Phone
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Sleek service, subtle preparations and a touch of glamour set this steakhouse apart from its more predictable peers.

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Seven The Steakhouse Restaurant Review

: This place thinks big---really big: big steaks, big flavors and big windows overlooking the heart of downtown. But even with menu items like a colossal seafood tower, don’t mistake this prime Hennepin Avenue destination as just another bigger-is-better steakhouse. Sleek service, subtle preparations and a touch of glamour set it apart from the predictable. While the classics are as dolled up as the clientele, this is a case where appearances fortunately deliver. Skip the bigger cuts and go with the signature filet mignon, topped with tender lump crab and glazed in a sweet-savory honey bourbon butter sauce. Crab cakes, so often underwhelming at steakhouses, wow with fresh chives and corn relish. And while the seafood dishes nearly rival the steaks, we also suggest the house-made pastas, such as spinach ravioli stuffed with butternut squash. We like the elegant balance this place strikes between its grand statements---the meat cart, the swanky décor---and its intimate gestures, like the effortlessly charming servers who shake martinis tableside. Ask for a seat by the fireplace in winter. Then, while sipping a glass of Cab, ponder the age-old question: surf or turf? The answer will ring true either way.


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