About Patrick's Restaurant - Maple Grove
Patrick's Restaurant and Bakery features the best of French and American cuisine. Located in the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, the restaurant offers a warm and inviting atmosphere with a selection of the finest pastries available in the Twin Cities. The menu offers Coq au vin, Beef Bourguignon, Steak Frites and Escargot. But classics alone do not make up Patrick's menu. Grilled Salmon, Sea Bass and other coastal selections are available to tantalize your taste buds. Start and finish your dining experience with a tarte flambé, as an appetizer or dessert. A taste of Alsace awaits you. Prefer something a little lighter? Try one of our many creative salads. Patrick's famous Patou burger is a fabulous choice, just one taste of the Patou burger and you are instantly taken away to Paris. Patrick's also offers a wonderful selection of French and California wines, creative cocktails and rich coffees. Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Patrick's is an experience that always leaves you wanting more.
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Patrick's Restaurant - Maple Grove Ratings and Reviews
Food is good at Patrick's. My disappoi ...
Food is good at Patrick's. My disappointment came later. We arrived on time for our 6:45 reservation, we ate a lovely meal and left. Later I got an email stating they cancelled my reservation. Luckily, I contacted Open Table, as I didn't want to be marked as a "no show", and they credited my points.
The deserts were something special here! ...
The deserts were something special here! They were beautiful and you could tell that they were made with passion and love. The gentleman behind the pastry counter was amazing with taking the time to tell about each cake/dessert we asked about. I took 3 cakes home - all were worth every penny.
The service was a little slow in the beginning, but I told the server we felt a little forgotten about and she more than made up for that the rest of the time.
I really liked it here, I will return!
Rachel was our waitress, we have had her ...
Rachel was our waitress, we have had her before and she adds to the experience. So refreshing to have someone who enjoys her work and is friendly. Everyone is great, but Rachel is the best.
All food is wonderful; makes it difficult to decide each time.
The server was not very knowledgeable of ...
The server was not very knowledgeable of the menu at all. She didn't even know if a dish was grilled, deep fried etc. I had the walleye sandwich , which tasted like frozen van decamps. My friend had salmon which was good. We were offered by two free take home desserts, so I was happy.
Unfortunately we did not have a positive ...
Unfortunately we did not have a positive experience here. We requested a meal be made with no dairy due to an insensitivity. The meal came back made with veggies w/olive oil as requested, but the sauce full of dairy was poured all over the steak instead of on the side as requested. It had to be remade and one of us had to watch the other person eat while we waited. The staff apologized and gave us two free glasses of wine as an apology, but it still was a very big cluster of a visit and we won't be returning.
While the space is lovely and the desser ...
While the space is lovely and the desserts look and are amazing....having our business lunch there was not a good idea. Several items ordered from the menu were unavailable. We weren't told about one of the items not being available until the meal came out and it was missing. We did not order a replacement item and yet still charged for the missing item on the bill. Server did not do much to make things right. Other than the desserts, the price is high when compared to the quality of the food. I've been the this restaurant in Edina quite a few years ago and had high hopes but was disappointed.
Been here for brunch a couple of times. ...
Been here for brunch a couple of times. The food was good, but service has always left something to be desired. Every time I've dined here it's been understaffed. You can see that the staff is doing their best, but they clearly don't have time to give every table the attention they'd like. This visit we also got a nice overview of all of the staff drama from a conversation at the hostess table. All-in-all it was kind of a disappointing Father's Day brunch.
Service was very slow. I ordered a caprese salad. It consisted of 6 paper thin slices of mozzarella (3) and tomatoes (3). It was difficult to discern the tomatoes from the dry, tough mozzarella! Bread was to accompany the salad. When questioned our server, she stated she
generally did not bring bread because too many people waste it. She bring us some - four 1/4 inch slices! My friend ordered a chicken salad with blue cheese and said that it was "good".
Local fare in Maple Grove
It's such a treat to find a good local restaurant in the suburbs. Everything we had with our dinner was excellent. This was one of the best meals I've had in a while. It's french themed which might not be for you if you're after a giant burger and pile of fries while you're watching sports, but if you appreciate truly good cooking, check it out.
A nice addition to Maple Grove's restaurants since it is not a chain. Food was very average, prices a bit high. Our server must have been brand new. No bartender, servers had to make their own drinks, which were average at best. I have dined here half a dozen times and find lunch to be much better than dinner. Will not be my first choice for dining in the area.
Nice menu, and ambience, uneven service
The menu is diverse and food was high-quality, really something for everyone. The pastry case looked amazing. The restaurant is nicely appointed. On the service side - the host very thoughtfully seated us where my friend could put her baby's car seat nearby, and our first server was kind enough to accommodate my request to have cheese left out of the chopped salad.
Our first server's shift ended, and another server took her place. As soon as we had finished eating, she took the plates away and put down the checks, without asking if we would like coffee, dessert, or the checks. This was a Thursday evening, and there were many open tables around us, yet she seemed anxious for us to leave. She ignored (or didn't notice?) my friend's empty water glass while she refilled those at the table next to us, and finally came over to pointedly ask us if we needed anything else. My friend and I were catching up and playing with the baby, I was surprised that she seemed so irritated that guests were needlessly socializing at her four-top.
Overall a nice menu and nice restaurant, with one person who did not make us feel welcome, out of the four who welcomed, seated, and served us. I would like to say that I'd like to go back when I'm in the area, but being treated like an irritation can really ruin a good experience.
Good food, good service, long wait.
We waited almost an hour for our food. It was a simple order of two entrees and a kids meal. The waitress was great in keeping us updated, but there were many tables around us that had the same issue. Maybe adding more chefs or cooks would help.
We went on Mother's Day. Knowing full well they were going to be busy. The staff still treated us like we were very important. They did a great job with follow-up and continued to check if we needed anything.
And of course go for the desert! They are absolutely fantastic.
Things were just ok.
We went to Patrick's for mother's day brunch. I made reservations several weeks in advance. When we arrived we had to wait in line about 10 minutes to check in. Then we had to wait five additional minutes for our table to be ready. They then proceeded to seat us on the outdoor patio. We had not requested outdoor seating and asked to be moved inside. They told us they could not accommodate us. There were several tables open inside, when we asked about that, they said they were reserved, but we had reservations. This was very aggravating. The manager was not willing to make any changes to the seating so we were forced to eat on the patio, despite it being very cool for our elderly parents. The service on the patio was very slow. It took 15 minutes to get coffee. The food came and it was just mediocre and got cold quickly because of the cool breeze. We were not very happy with the overall service or quality of food. We will not return again.
birthday dinner, no special treatment. ..
The server asked what we were celebrating, and my husband told her we were celebrating my birthday. She insisted on a birthday dessert, which I would have assumed was complimentary because she said she works wrap it up with a candle. I finally obliged, and then comes the bill. She charged us for it. 4.95 on a 115.00 tab isn't the end of the world, but don't insist if it's not complimentary. Very poor etiquette to try to get a larger tip. Otherwise, scallops were great, and the lamb was great. Cauliflower a gratin was underwhelming.
Came for Easter brunch and was expecting ...
Came for Easter brunch and was expecting it to be crazy and loud but it was nicely busy and quiet enough for us to bring our two kids and have a casual special occasion meal. Our waitress was awesome and our food was timely and great tasting! Bonus points for having booze to serve. ;) We will be back
The food is excellent - French onion sou ...
The food is excellent - French onion soup, flatbreads, walleye, burger, and always, always save room for dessert. Our servers were also very sharp and joined our fun. Now that the weather is getting milder I think we need a weekly dose of this great ambiance and flavors.
Patrick's was terrific as usual. My dau ...
Patrick's was terrific as usual. My daughter and I went for mussels and they were as good as always. Service, however, was another question. Service was very inattentive and in one case, missed completely a request for a second glass of wine. In addition, the mussels arrived before the salad so we had them reverse order and bring the salad second. Not a big deal, but someone should attend to this.
Very average breakfast. Made a reservat ...
Very average breakfast. Made a reservation and still we were seated in the bar area not the dining room. There were open tables in the dining room. I had the eggs florentine and it came with hard eggs. They gave me a new one in a short period of time and that was much better. Omelet was cooked pretty hard also, it was editable. Prior visit we had a great lunch.
Not the typical Patrick's experience
My young son and I went to Patrick's for Valentine's Day so we could treat ourselves to a dessert from the dessert case after dinner. The oddest thing about the night was our server. He made what I believe to be inappropriate comments about the menu and food and was extremely flippant. My son's meal was good, I tried something new and while it tasted fine I know now there are better things on the menu. Dessert was delicious as expected.
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