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D.B. Searle's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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18 5th Ave S, Saint Cloud, MN 56301-3618
+1 320-253-0655
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Tasty Schell's beer on tap. Walleye fish tacos were great. Farm to table menu. Upstairs dining. Bar on street level.

Thank spigous
Becker, Minnesota
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401 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We went here for our end of the season football crew party. Their menu is really cool on the third floor. Lots of different dishes you would find nowhere else in St. Cloud. My tater tot hot dish was awesome and not at all greasy. Their cheese curds with bloody mary dipping sauce are to die for. The building of... More 

Thank FamilyDad2013
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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332 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Looks like they jumped on the farm to table wagon without enough thought. I think they forgot about freshness. Usually farm to table takes great pride in what they serve. We found it gravely disappointing. Service started out good but then our waiter disappeared. The mac and cheese dish was over salty with just a sprinkle of bacon and bread... More 

Thank just1backpack
Chisholm, Minnesota
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244 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Nice spot downtown. Old school drinks...can get them by the pitcher the night we were there. Friendly bartender who took VERY good care of us. This place has been there forever!

Thank mcdonapa
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

After going to college outside of St. Cloud I grew to appreciate DB Searles. Winter formals & the like were just not complete w/o a great dinner at DB Searles. Years went by & when i finally back in the mid 2000's a lot of the polish had worn off. I'm glad to say it is back. Everything at the... More 

Thank JohnCummings1
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Went on the recommendation of the hostess at our B&B. Appears to be one of the better restaurants in the area. Had a local draft beer at the 1st floor bar and then walked upstairs to 3rd floor for dinner. Excellent service and reasonably good food. Probably as good a meal as you'll find in the St. Cloud area.

Thank Walfred22
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We had dinner here very recently and the food was delicious. We sat next to an open window on the third floor and enjoyed the view of downtown St. Cloud. The service was friendly and helpful. We wanted to order beer on tap and the waitress answered all our questions about local selections. Yes, the place is not as crowded... More 

Thank Chirapada
Dayton, Minnesota
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

D.B Searle's is in a building that is 124 years old, I sat at the top floor, Loved it. My waiter was very polite. Ordered a Bacardi coke and it was a good strong drink. The steak was best steak I have every had and cooked the way I like it! (Rare) it was served with seasoned red potatoes.... The... More 

Thank McGrannie
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Love the food and atmosphere! Local favorite! Local farm to table, one of the few in the area! Beautiful historic building with a unique menu and great service!

Thank jkraip
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We eat at this restaurant for convenience when taking in shows at PP5 (right next door). Every time we go we cross our fingers and know from experience that the food is always hit or miss. We are always shocked at how empty this place is because the location and historic building are AWESOME! But sadly understand based on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 5th Ave S, Saint Cloud, MN 56301-3618
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Cloud
  • Phone Number: +1 320-253-0655

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?