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.


Jazz Fest, Food & More!

“Jazz music is America’s past and its potential…It can remind us of where we fit on the time line of human achievement, an ultimate value of art.” — Wynton Marsalis The Twin Cities Jazz Festival was created in 1999 to celebrate jazz, making this quintessentially American music available free of charge to all attendees.The festival continues today, still free and still celebrating a music style that spans all ages, races and lifestyles. Held in Saint Paul since 2009, the Twin Cities…

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West-African, jazz, psychedelic, indie rock, and classical come together June 13…

We are excited to announce another ticketed performance at Vieux Carré on June 13. House of Waters credits are myriad, they’ve has scored an Emmy winning documentary for ESPN, and has shared the stage with Victor Wooten, Jimmy Cliff, Snarky Puppy, & Ravi Shankar, just to name a few.  All about Jazz calls them “a rare and beautiful gem” while TimeOut NY referes to H.O.W as “a sight to behold” Check out the video below for a taste! Lauded as the…

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Join Tanqueray and Vieux Carré April 21 at 6:30pm for a very special Gin Dinner $55 price includes coursed dinner, coursed cocktails, and live music CALL: 651-291-2715 FOR RESERVATIONS Guests will be greeted with welcome cocktail and Smoked Salmon Terrine & Relish hors d’oeuvres at 6pm, the evenings food & beverage offerings are below:  

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Jazz88 RestauranTour at Vieux Carré

The Jazz 88 RestauranTour is back with a delightful evening of Food, Music and Community at Vieux Carré in downtown St. Paul on March 21 at 6pm.  The evening will feature an artfully crafted dinner by Chef Derik Moran, and will include live jazz by Steven Hobert & Steve Pikal. Food details below: 1 Beet and Kale brie . brown butter . pickled beech mushroom shallot . maple vinaigrette 2 Amish Hen Breast parmesan grits . baby carrot carrot puree .…

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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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