Public Kitchen & Bar

Mears Park gets a new upscale eatery with modern plates upstairs and loungy cocktails in the basement.


Type: American

Price: $$$

Features: Late Night Dining, Outdoor Dining, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible

Meals: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch

Neighborhood(s): Downtown St. Paul, St. Paul

Open Table: Reserve A Table

From Public Kitchen & Bar

Make a reservation online.

Lunch — $20


  • Mixed Greens
    Radish, almonds, goat cheese, pickled shallots, lemon vinaigrette 
  • Butternut Squash Soup
    Brown butter, fried sage, rye croutons


  • B.L.T.
    Bourbon glazed bacon, marinated tomatoes, arugula, lemon, garlic aioli, french fries
  • Fish & Chips
    Tempura fried cod, French fries, jalapeno tartar sauce
  • Potato Gnocchi
    Mushroom Bolognese, parmesan cheese, balsamic reduction, basil 

Dinner — $30


  • Jalapeno & Cheddar Biscuits
    Warm honey butter, jalapeno jam
  • Mixed Greens
    Radish, goat cheese, pickled shallots, lemon vinaigrette
  • Lamb Empanadas
    Braised shank, green olives, rosemary, lamb demi, mint aioli


  • Duck Confit
    Giant white beans, pork belly, roasted cherry tomatoes, herb bread crumbs
  • Pork Chop
    Black bean salad, jicama slaw, avocado, chipotle vinaigrette
  • Potato Gnocchi
    Mushroom Bolognese, parmesan cheese, balsamic reduction, basil


  • Maple Cheesecake
    Graham cracker crust, bruleed maple meringue, candied bacon 
  • Chocolate Bundt Cake
    Molten chocolate ganache, crème anglaise, fresh raspberries 
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