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American Grill Restaurant

Redstone American Grill is a brand of upscale restaurant which is a chain across various locations in the United States. Their target clientele is the upper middle class and affluent population of America, accordingly their competitors are other famous upscale restaurants such as Houstons and Bandera Grill. The company headquarters are established at Wayzata in Minnesota, United States. It features in the Barbecue Restaurant category and is well loved for its steaks, grilled chicken, pork, beef and fish.


Redstone American Grill was founded by Dean Vlahos in the year 1999, who also owned the Champps Restaurant & Bar chain. The first outlet that opened was at Minnetonka, Minnesota although it opened six months after the company was established. It immediately garnered wide popularity and had strong sales from the beginning. So much was the popularity that the Redstone American Grill chain spread to five more locations across the United States. The décor and design of the restaurant basically resemble other upscale restaurants. It had plenty of open spaces with a central bar, boasting an open kitchen with a wood burning grill and rotisserie.

Redstone American Grill chain had managed to increase its sales to $6.7 million for each outlet, annually. Thus by 2004, their nation wide sales exceeded $30 million for the annual year. However by 2008, the sales had reduced by 2.2 % mainly because of the recession that hit United States in 2008, and also the disrepute brought to the Redstone chain by the arrest of Tom Petters in 2007, who was a minority stake holder of the Redstone company.

They offer reservations across each of their outlets. They have the option of Gift Card, for diners and extended family, relatives or friends.

Most Popular Dishes

The Redstone offers a variety of its classic dishes as well as new ones, along with a huge selection of wines in its various sections and at different meals served through the day. They have been enumerated below meal wise :

  • Brunch offers popular options such as the Breakfast Sliders, Jerk Chicken Fondue, Seared Ahi Tuna served chilled, Redstone Breakfast, Brunch Burger, Smoked Salmon Omelet, Ham and Gruyere Omelet, Caramelized Banana Pecan Waffle, Buffalo Shrimp, Morning Flatbread, Eggs Benedict, French Toast and Spa Breakfast.
  • Lunch includes favourite dishes like the Rotisserie Chicken Chopped Salad which is the most fast selling dish of the restaurant. For lunch, they also offer Grilled Meatloaf, Spinach Salad, Crispy Calamari, Thai Chicken Salad, Rotisserie Turkey Sandwich, Prime Rib Sandwich, Baby Back Ribs, Barbecue Ribs and Chicken Combo, Wood Fired Fish Sandwich and Classic Rotisserie Chicken.
  • Dinner offer a great variety as well. The most well loved dishes include House Salad, Wedge Salad, Simple Grilled Fish, Wasabi Crusted Tuna, Grilled Steak Sandwich, Rotisserie Turkey Sandwich, Original Burger, Chicken Tortilla Soup, French Onion Soup, Wild Mushroom with Brandy Cream Soup, Shrimp and Sweet Corn Chowder, Loaded Idaho Baked Potaot, Lodge Cornbread Wedge, Steaks such as Prime Rib, New York Strip, Ribeye, Signature Filet and Barbecue Pork Tenderloin which is a Redstone classic dish.
  • Desserts offer delectable and mouth watering options such as the Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie Sundae, Banana Cream Pie, Stone’s Chocolate Cake, Key Lime Pie and the evergreen Carrot Cake.

In addition to the above categories Redstone American Grill also offers a special gluten free menu for its diners to choose from. This contains limited dishes in each category. Diners can choose from grilled shrimp cocktail, chicken lettuce wraps, wedge salad, grilled steak salad, redstone classics – rotisserie chicken, barbecue chicken, barbecue ribs and chicken – variety of steaks, simple grilled fish and fresh seasonal fruit or vanilla bean ice cream for desserts.

Brand Review

Redstone American Grill chain of restaurants has been reviewed by Trip Advisor, USA. They have ranked it as the # 1 out of 87 restaurants in Eden Prairie, Minnesota; giving it a four star rating. It has been described as a restaurant good for groups, romantic couples, outdoor seating arrangement and for its Bar Scene. They have listed its dining options as Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After Hours and Reservations; and the style as casual and elegant dining style.

A meal at Redstone has been described as a special experience. The seafood is freshest and at its best, with signature steaks, chops, chicken which have been prepared deliciously and creatively. The food is well known for its taste and perfection in cooking, but even more appreciation is accorded to its great emphasis on world class service. Trip Advisor says each guest is welcomed with a smile and made to feel

special, through their impeccable service. They have also been appreciated for their open kitchen, rotisserie, wood burning grill, cozy fireplace and a bustling bar. It has also been applauded for its detailed décor and ambience.

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