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Ward 6 Food & Drink

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$$ - $$$
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858 Payne Ave, north of Phalen Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55130
+1 651-348-8181
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri 08:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been here for brunch and lunch, and I'd say their brunch far surpasses their lunch. For brunch we had the corned beef and cabbage with a Bloody Mary and the typical eggs with hash browns and sausage. They also have a nice variety of "cafe type" beverages such as espresso drinks and teas. I had a drink that was... More 

Thank Casey O
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had great service and great food for an anniversary dinner. Eclectic menu with enough options to make even picky eaters happy. Fun beer selection too.

1 Thank David R
Hartford, Connecticut
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for all meals! They have an extensive menu of amazing food and a wide selection of beers on tap. The staff is great and they are extremely dedicated to this restaurant.

1 Thank Annie F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a cute space! We've been here for brunch several times. Highlights: The disaster - perfect breakfast combo with eggs, veggies, meat and crispy potatoes. Great hangover food Shrimp and Grits - hearty and well-seasoned, a rich and comforting dish Bengiet - get an order of these for the table! Small fluffy pillows of goodness, there's a surprising touch of... More 

1 Thank camampls
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place fun bar atmosphere. Great food. Started with cheese appie which has a great tomato jam dip. Had the Red Pepper soup and Beet salad. Hubby had burger. Jazz music overhead. Wonderful staff. (Shout out to Jules). Great time with family and will definitely be back each year during break in the HS Hockey action.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ward 6 is a gem on the east side. Absolutely wonderful food. I recommend the tempura battered cheese curds....way better than your average curd! This is a great place to go with a group or sail solo at the bar.

1 Thank Marissa B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard good reviews and finally made the trip to the East Side. Well worth it. The hostess and waitress were very pleasant and helpful with the menu. The food was spot on good. And as a bonus Monday night was trivia night. The owner provided some quirky themed trivia and couple of serious regular groups dominated but it was... More 

1 Thank Bruce L
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125 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We showed up without a reservation....party of five. The host was very accommodating and kept us up to date with how long the wait would be. He returned multiple times to update us. Mind you, this was not annoying, but rather entertaining. He made the wait fly by and showed that he was interested in taking care of us. He... More 

2 Thank B0pper
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1,287 reviews
511 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I stopped in here for lunch with a friend and had been itching to check out the rage about this East Side sanctuary. The entire building is updated and the "good" old has been kept and the bad old updated to feel like its been there forever. Our waitress Juleana was great, helping us make some choices and in the... More 

1 Thank TryppAdams
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Had brunch with wife yeasterday while on a staycation. Had the BLT with fruit trying to be healthy. Wife had eggs and hadhbrowns. All were perfectly prepared. We saw, and then read about their to die for fries and caved in and ordered a side. The reviews were true, they are the best I've had, I abandobed my diet for... More 

1 Thank Padraic M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 858 Payne Ave, north of Phalen Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55130
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-348-8181
Excellent food and drink in a friendly atmosphere. We have 20 taps of Minnesota craft beer, classic and new cocktails, a surprising wine list, made from scratch food with high quality (mostly local) ingredients.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?