Vieux Carré, (pronounced View- Kah’ray) earns its name from the French translation of "Old Quarter and a love for the spirit of New Orleans’ rich food and music scene. Located in the heart of downtown St. Paul, in the lower level of the Historic Hamm Building, Vieux Carré offers a speakeasy atmosphere highlighting well crafted, quick cocktails, an affordable, imaginative wine and beer list, a delicious creole inspired menu, and music by Minnesota musicians.


Love Songs From Hawaii

CLICK HERE or call 612.332.5299 for tickets From the renowned “Slack Key Show” on Maui that produced four Grammy Award-winning CDs, three masters share the delightful experience of slack key guitar – the distinctly Hawaiian style of open tunings – ‘ukulele, Hawaiian songs, and a kolohe (rascal) sense of humor. George Kahumoku Jr., four-time Grammy-winner and Slack Key Show producer, is “Hawai‘i’s Renaissance Man”; his range of talents includes slack key guitar, vocals, storyteller, songwriter, teacher, sculptor, farmer, and chef. The 2007…

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OMNIVORE Bristol Bay King Crab Cake herb grits . eggplant jam. baby turnip. chili oil Roasted Beef Tenderloin potato pave. caramelized baby carrot . chevre fondue . crispy parsnip . demi glace de veau Passion Fruit Posset fresh cream . caramelia chocolate pearls . sea salt . orange   VEGETARIAN Red Bean and Rice Cake herb grits . eggplant jam . baby turnip . chili oil Wild Mushroom potato pave . caramelized baby carrot . chevre fondue . crispy parsnip…

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Ian Young and Haley D at Brave New Media

Color Me Kindly on December 9th – Podcast with Ian Young and Haylee D

Color Me Kindly is one of the Twin Cities hottest new bands, and we are super psyched to have been granted access to their creative process. Online content lab Brave New Radio had the pleasure of sitting down with front man/bassist Ian Young, and lead singer Haley D for an informative chat and jam session that you won’t want to miss. Listen to Ian Young on Haley D play a few songs and give a great interview! The be sure…

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St. Paul + Parking = not always easy That’s why Vieux Carré has teamed up with the Hamm building to offer valet services every night we’re open!  $10 per car, even on special event nights in St. Paul.  Take parking out of the equation and take stress out of your night! Valet drop off is at the front door of the Hamm Building, on St. Peter Street.  

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Receive a $20 promo card* and a bottle of blue note wine at the Dakota OR a bottle of any of our current by the glass pours at Vieux Carré as a gift from us with every $100 in gift cards purchased online TODAY only. It feels good to give! Click here for gift cards:     *promo cards are redeemable beginning January 1, 2017 and expire March 31, 207.  Redeemable in person only.

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We invite you to give the gift of world-class food and world-renowned music this holiday season! Dakota/Vieux Carré gift cards make the ideal gift, as they can be used for dinner, drinks, tickets to any Dakota show, or food and beverages at Vieux Carré. From now through December 23, receive a $20 promo card as a gift from us with every $100 in gift cards purchased.  These gift cards work at BOTH of our locations. CLICK HERE TO BUY GIFT CARDS…

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Three-Course Restaurant Week Special

Vieux Carré and MSP Magazine present: Restaurant Week!    Every year the best restaurants in Minnesota showcase their talents to new guests during Restaurant Week, this October we are the only venue to include Saturday night to extend dining pleasure for food lovers like us!  Join Vieux Carré, North Shore Distillery, and MSP Magazine for Restaurant week! Fall inspires our $30 set menu with warm touches of cider, local wild mushrooms, and local apples. Come early to enjoy happy hour drink specials…

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Cajun Rubbed Baby Back Ribs – NOW AVAILABLE

Bringing you flavor straight from the Big Easy – we’re proud to introduce our Cajun Rubbed Baby Back Ribs! This dish starts with slow marinated baby back ribs flavorfully rubbed with our special blend of molasses and house coffee.  Expect a perfect balance of savory, sweet, and bitter flavors, with a subtle crust and fall-off-the-bone meat.  These slow-cooked ribs ribs are served with a pickled whipped potato salad and crisp haricot vert. This dish pairs perfectly with our signature Vieux Carre barrel…

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Lowertown Guitar Festival

Vieux Carré is proud to partner with McNally Smith College of Music and Wild Tymes to present this 4th Annual Lowertown Guitar Festival, a fun-filled day of FREE live music — on Saturday, August 6th. Vieux Carré Stage: 6:00 Zacc Harris Music American Reverie 8:00 Peter Lang 9:45 Bo Ramsey – FREE ADMISSION – Last year’s Fest doubled in size from its inaugural showing, drawing over 4,000 attendees, and this year promises to be the biggest and best installment yet,…

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Res Wee July

Restaurant Week at Vieux Carré!

Restaurant Week is a fantastic opportunity to sample the truly VAST array of culinary options that the Twin Cities has to offer!  Great food, great prices, we hope you’ll join us July 17-22 for a three course meal, paired wine, and top-tier live music.  Laissez les bons temps rouler!

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