Best of

the Twin Cities

Best Restaurant (St. Paul)

Strip Club Meat & Fish

Taking your mom to the Strip Club might sound like a questionable way to drop a couple of bucks. But she's a hip ol' gal. She can take it. While informing her that she's headed to this restaurant with the risqué name might add a new gray hair or two, she'll find upon entering that there is nothing not to love. It's often owner Tim Niver who graciously greets you at the door. Dan Oskey produces the finest cocktails with astonishing speed and a dash of his sweet smile. The service is speedy, friendly, gracious, and attentive. The real show stopper, the money shot, if you will, is always the food churning out of chef J.D. Fratzke's kitchen. Unfussy and fabulous plates arrive with unexpected layers of flavor. You'd be hard pressed to find another soul so adept with a simple piece of pork. The grass-fed steaks are perfectly cooked to order. The rotating small plates are always a delight to share, from the Meat to Please You to the foie gras preparations. They are decadent moments of explosive mouth enjoyment. They come out on top time and time again.

Best Restaurant in St. Paul (2014) The Strip Club Meat & Fish

Best Brunch (2013) Strip Club Meat & Fish

Best Service (2012) The Strip Club Meat & Fish

Best Cocktail for Putting Hair on Your Chest (2012) Cobra Kai at the Strip Club Meat & Fish

Best Steak House (2011) The Strip Club

Best Neighborhood Cafe (St. Paul) (2009) The Strip Club

BEST RESTAURANT (ST. PAUL) (2010) The Strip Club

BEST BARTENDER (2010) Dan Oskey, the Strip Club

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