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Casper & Runyon's Nook

££ - £££American, ,
492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
+1 651-698-4347
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed burger” (37 reviews)
“fries” (115 reviews)
“wings” (21 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have not been there for a few years . I am still impressed with the place. Not only do they have great burgers (etc) but they have a nice variety of beer . And it 's cold. The Nook has a nice neighborly atmosphere...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 5 days ago

In town for business, and colleague of mine decided to take me to a “place close to his house”. What a lucky man. The Nook is classic from when you pull-up to when you leave. It is a long established neighborhood bar. Head into the...More

Thank MacungieJohn
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Often times you can tell the quality of the Burger Restaurant by the line outside. Such is the case at "The Nook" there is a forever line of burger aficionados standing outside awaiting the special goodness. The burgers are excellent, hand cut fries are great...More

Thank mikealmeida
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Saw a review on the internet for best dives in Saint Paul and decided we had to try the Nook. Street parking only, but that is no problem and the neighborhood is safe. Very crowded for a Thursday evening, but found two seats at the...More

Thank Thaddeus W
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

If you come here, a burger is a must. My favorite is the classic Juicy Nookie stuffed with melted American cheese. My husband likes the Paul Monitor, which is stuffed with pepper jack cheese. It is a small place so if you come on a...More

Thank ViajesdePanda
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

As seen on DDD with Guy Fieri, this place did not disappoint. Our family of four enjoyed the neighborhood bar atmosphere. The burgers, fries and onion rings were delicious. My daughter recommends their homemade ranch on the side of anything!

Thank swkk
Reviewed 12 March 2018

One of the pleasures of semi-retirement is being able to eat lunch out on a weekday. Even on a weekday, it was a good idea to get to the Nook soon after they opened at 11:00 because they filled up quickly shortly after we arrived....More

Thank Aelfrida
Reviewed 4 March 2018

They have great burgers. Awesome customer service! The prices are reasonable. After dinner you can go downstairs and bowl a game or two.

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is a nice local pub with a lot of bar atmosphere. If you like Burgers you will find plenty of combinations including the famous Minnesota Juicy Lucy Burgers (Stuffed Burger with cheese and other ingredients). I had the Philly and it was very good...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Eat downstairs. Great bar area. Atmosphere is a good vibe and people watching. Bowl a game if you want. Good beer options too.

Thank soxfan2015
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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