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Casper & Runyon's Nook

) #2 of 730 Restaurants in Saint Paul $$ - $$$ American, ,
492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
+1 651-698-4347
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wings” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yum. Nothing better than burgers and fries. The Nook offers the most delicious bar food, would 10/10 recommend the sweet potato fries. Always a great meal.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Nook is in a narrow building with an upstairs and downstairs. The downstairs, where we ate, has a vintage bowling alley and was not what we were expecting, but it was cool. The chipotle garlic wings were flavorful. We had a patty melt, a...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistently great, juicy burgers. It is a small restaurant and it can sometimes be difficult to find close parking but it is well worth the wait and the parking hassle. Bowling in the basement.

Thank queenvic65
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the Nook, and particularly having a Triple B Burger in the basement. The best burger experience in the Twin Cities. In fact, it's the best burger experience anywhere as far as I'm concerned.

Thank stanoleson
Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG this place is fabulous. We were seated downstairs where the old-school bowling is. Old school meaning hand scoring. The atmosphere was that of a college hang out and the food was amazing. Prices were very reasonable. If you are someone using a wheelchair, I...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous lunch. We tried the Juicy Nookie, fries with beer cheese dip, and cheese curds. Worth the wait and drive.

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try the Juicy Lucy burger. This place is quaint and popular. There is a bowling alley located under the restaurant. They have a full service bar and tap beer. The milkshakes and fries are a wonderful compliment to all their meals

Thank stephen s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always try to find a hamburger we can't get at home. Stopped in. Very welcoming. Lots of local brew. The burgers are good. I wouldn't say best on the planet, but solid. The stuffed burger is fun. The cheese mixes with the juices and...More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We live less than a mile from "The Nook," and we've been upwards of 100 times. Nice place in a nice neighborhood. Many of we locals will tell you this is the best burger joint in MSP.

Thank mgottsacker
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Asked Siri to find me a lunch place in St. Paul and this was suggested. Probably the best burger I've had anywhere. Specialty is stuffed burgers.

Thank R7955URalang
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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