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Casper & Runyon's Nook

492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
+1 651-698-4347
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great surprise. We have been looking for that casual, comfortable, affordable place with outstanding prices. Don't ask why it took us so long...Just dumb I guess. Was there last night. Loved the place. Will go back frequently. Thought about going back tonight (Wednesday)...More

Thank gjv43501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time at Caspers. We found it fun with great food. Great outside experience. Hope to go again soon!

Thank Nina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried several burgers with the cheese inside, I had one with pepper jack cheese it was good. Now the bacon maple glazed cheese curds were outstanding, I highly recommend them. Beer selections seemed a little lacking not much for dark beers. We sat downstairs...More

Thank ben r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ever since I was a kid I only liked to eat hamburger and still do. I have eaten hamburgers at many restaurants, at home and fast food establishments throughout the years. The Nook and Shamrocks have the very BEST, JUICY, hand packed burger I have...More

Thank Tammy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an okay place to go. The Juicy Lucy's seem the same to me everywhere. Food was okay, service is okay. Everything is just okay nothing special

Thank kejackson2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every Saturday morning in the summer we play/coach adaptive baseball for the blind. (Called Beepball or Beep Baseball) across the street at Joe Mauer field.(Cretin-Durham Hall High School). It's Always fun watching the courage and hearing the laughter of people playing a fairly dangerous sport....More

Thank E954HTrichardh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough about how good the food was. I had the juicie nookie and cheese, cheese, cheese! I barely ate any of my fries (least favorite) and I was absolutely stuffed! My kids had the farmhouse cheese and chicken sandwiches and they were also...More

Thank howitstacks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Burgers are this establishment's forte. And the stuffed versions a unique specialty. Friendly service, good eats and a variety of drafts.

Thank BandBsRGr8
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We sat down, ordered some delicious Curds; which came out fresh within minutes. As I enjoyed such wonderful warm cheesy bites my mind wandered back to my youth on the farm when my mother and other locals would make fresh curds on Saturday's and I...More

Thank caseyyardley
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My grandparents and I used to make what Papa called "wolf burgers" over the fire pit up north. It involved two patties stuffed full of everything we would normally put on top of the burger. The Nook has perfected my Papa's wolf burgers. The place...More

Thank Jocelyn T
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24 November 2015|
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Response from Justuscd2 | Reviewed this property |
Did you mean motels? If so, not close. It is located in the Highland, Macalaster area of St Paul across the street from Cretin High School.
24 November 2015|
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Response from pnygaard1 | Reviewed this property |
No not close Highland Park area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-698-4347
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