Classic Saint Paul Eating Establishments

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Bennett’s Chop & Rail House

1305 Seventh St. W.
651.228.1408
www.bennettschopandrailhouse.com
A casual, West Seventh atmosphere with nightly specials. $$

Big Daddy’s BBQ

625 University Ave.
651.222.2516
www.bigdaddysbbq-stpaul.com
Old-fashioned BBQ across from Rondo Library in the heart of Frogtown. $

The Blue Door Pub

1811 Selby Ave.
651.493.1865
www.thebdp.com
Fun Americana décor and a menu featuring the Juicy Blucy. $

BYO Burger

1221 Robert St. S
651.457.5800
Lunch, dinner, casual attire, walk-ins welcome take out, good for kids $

Cafe Latté

850 Grand Ave.
651.224.5687
www.cafelatte.com
Cafeteria, bakery, and pizza wine bar; this Victoria Crossing landmark is three restaurants in one. $

Cecil’s Delicatessen, Bakery, and Restaurant

651 Cleveland Ave. S.
651.698.6276
www.cecilsdeli.com
Committed to quality delicatessen fare for three generations; delivery available. $

Cherokee Tavern

886 Smith Ave. S.
651.457.2729
www.cherokeetavern.com
Traditional steaks, seafood, and spirits; open every day. $$

Cossetta Italian Market & Pizza

211 Seventh St. W.
651.222.3476
Cafeteria-style classic Italian food and a gourmet grocery shop. $

Dixie’s on Grand

695 Grand Ave.
651.222.7345
www.dixiesongrand.com
Casual dining and Southern comfort; live jazz and soul throughout the week. $$

Downtowner Woodfire Grill

253 Seventh St. W.
651.228.9500
www.downtownerwoodfire.com
Classic cuts and vegetables grilled over oak for unbeatable home-cooked flavor. $$

Fabulous Fern’s

400 Selby Ave.
651.225.9414
www.fabulousferns.com
Classic entrées, salads, pastas, and sandwiches; kids’ menu and weekly features. $$

Forepaugh’s

276 Exchange St. S.
651.224.5606
www.forepaughs.com
New American Cuisine and 19th century manners in a historic architectural setting. $$

Grand Ole Creamery

750 Grand Ave.
651.293.1655
www.grandolecreamery.com
A classic ice cream parlor and pizzeria. $

Grandview Grill

1818 Grand Ave.
651.698.2346
www.newgrandviewgrill.com
In pursuit of the perfect breakfast and lunch for more than 20 years. $

Heartland Restaurant & Farm Direct Market

289 E. Fifth St.
651.699.3536
www.heartlandrestaurant.com
Lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch with an attached gourmet market of meats, produce, and dairy.

Hunan Garden

380 Cedar St.
651.224.7588
www.hunangardenstpaulmn.com
Lunch, dinner, and take out menus and enhanced karaoke weekly with Ray Evangelista. $

Lee’s & Dee’s Barbeque Express

161 Victoria St. N.
651.225.9454
Ribs and catfish served up right by this welcoming husband-wife team. $

The Lexington

1096 Grand Ave.
651.222.5878
www.thelexongrand.com
A timeless Saint Paul landmark featuring steaks, seafood, and nostalgia. $$

Mancini’s Char House

531 Seventh St. W.
651.224.7345
www.mancinis.com
Serving charbroiled steak and lobster with a lounge as classic as the day it was built. $$$

Mickey’s Dining Car

36 Seventh St. W.
651.222.5633
www.mickeysdiningcar.com
Our amusing Art Deco dining car on the National Register of Historic Places; open every day, 24 hours. $

Minnesota Music Café

499 Payne Ave.
651.776.4699
www.minnesotamusiccafe.com
"Where the food's great and the music's cooking." $

Moscow on the Hill

371 Selby Ave.
651.291.1236
www.moscowonthehill.com
Post-perestroika Russian dining and the essential vodka bar. $$

The Nook

492 Hamline Ave. S
651.698.4347
www.crnook.com/
After a fire gutted the place, the Nook is up and running, and cooking your favorite hamburger and scrumptious fries. $

Padelford Packet Boat Co.

Harriet Island
651.227.1100
www.riverrides.com
A variety of meal cruises, including a sunset dinner cruise, “Lunch and Lock,” Sunday lunch, and special occasions. $$

Patrick McGovern’s Pub

225 Seventh St. W.
651.224.5821
www.patmcgoverns.com
Pub food and drinks in a historic brick building with a three-tiered outdoor dining patio. $

River Boat Grill

Harriet Island Riverfront
105 Harriet Island Rd.
651.290.2363
www.riverboatgrill.com
Eat on the Mississippi; gaze at the Saint Paul skyline. Open spring through fall. $

Russian Tea House

1758 University Ave. W.
651.646.4144
Serving borscht, piroshki, cabbage rolls, and real Russian tea. Open Tuesday thru Friday until 3 p.m. $

Serlin’s Café

1124 Payne Ave.
651.776.9003
Find homey goodness and old-fashioned comfort food at this step-back-in-time all-American café. $

St. Clair Broiler

1580 St. Clair Ave.
651.698.7055
www.stclairbroiler.com
Burgers, sandwiches, and buttermilk fried chicken in a classic American diner. $

St. Paul Grill

The Saint Paul Hotel
350 Market St.
651.224.7455
www.stpaulgrill.com
Impeccable service and classic American entrées; Scotch, whiskey, and cognac for connoisseurs. $$$

Tavern on Grand

656 Grand Ave.
651.228.9030
www.tavernongrand.com
Go for the fried walleye and log cabin décor. $$

Tin Cup's

1220 Rice St.
651.487.7967
The North End burger bar. $

Tongue in Cheek

989 Payne Ave
www.tongueincheek.biz Coming in June!

W. A. Frost

Dacotah Building
374 Selby Ave.
651.224.5715
www.wafrost.com
The same ambience you remember, and an old-world wine cellar to complement romantic artisanal cuisine. $$$

Yarusso Bros.

635 Payne Ave.
651.776.4848
www.yarussos.com
Family-owned Italian classic since 1933; famous for Francesco’s sauce, and Bocce Ball. $

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