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Christos Greek Restaurant

The St. Paul Christos (closed for renovations until December 2011) has one of the most fabulous of all restaurant spaces. Seated high on a platform in the middle of the soaring, neoclassical train depot, one expects Mel Gibson to hurry through with a briefcase of cash, or some French lieutenant's woman to collapse near the door. The dishes are all very good versions of Greek-restaurant greatest hits--moussaka, spanakopita, pastitsio, avgolemono soup, and the like. Be sure to get an order of saganaki, the Greek restaurant's pony show of kasseri cheese complete with a waiter ready to light a flame and melt it tableside. The Minneapolis location, with a white and bright courtyard feel, has a nice wine list with some interesting Greek wines, including the traditional resin-flavored Retsina; the St. Paul location has that, and a full bar.

Hours

Sun-Thu 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm

Cuisine

Greek, Mediterranean

Dining Features

Beer and Wine, Catering, Delivery, Lunch, Reservations Accepted, Takeout

Parking

Lot Available

Price

$