Italian restaurant Red Rabbit comes to St. Paul

Looking to chow down on some Italian fare? A new restaurant has you covered. Called Red Rabbit, the new arrival is located at 788 Grand Ave. in St. Paul. 

From owners Luke and Tracy Shimp, also of Red Cow, this place features brunch, lunch and dinner menus in a space that includes exposed brick, charred cedar planks and dimly lit fixtures for a cool and relaxed vibe, per its website. This is the second Red Rabbit, with the original restaurant in Minneapolis’ North Loop. 

Look for notable menu options like lasagna with house Bolognese and Parmesan; spicy salami pizza with red sauce, chiles, ricotta, mozzarella, Parmesan and chile honey; and the Italian chopped salad with chicken, chickpeas and artichoke. Here's the full menu

Red Rabbit has gotten an enthusiastic response thus far, with a five-star rating out of five reviews on Yelp.

Chloe C., who reviewed the new spot on Oct. 6, wrote, "The food was incredible! The service was even better. I would recommend this for brunch for anyone looking for a Saint Paul vibe — both trendy and chic but also has a classier touch to it."

And Nakoma R. wrote, "Food was delicious, the cavatelli was fantastic! Do not pass up the sticky toffee cake as a finisher! I will be back for more from this menu."

Swing on by to take a peek for yourself: Red Rabbit – St. Paul is open from 11 a.m.–11 p.m. on Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.–midnight on Friday, 10 a.m.–midnight on Saturday, and 10 a.m.–11 p.m. on Sunday.