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The Happy Gnome

Open Now: 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Amazing cheeseburger

My wife and I got away for my birthday and this place was recommended to me. The atmosphere was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Great beer selection!

This is an awesome place with a really cool bar space. My colleagues and I came here for dinner... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
Ryan B
Atlanta, Georgia
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“kimchi”(2 reviews)
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498 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1727
+1 651-287-2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I got away for my birthday and this place was recommended to me. The atmosphere was just what we were looking for as we stopped for a late lunch. We ordered the pretzel appetizer which was good, and my wife had the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jkepley
Reviewed 8 December 2018

This is an awesome place with a really cool bar space. My colleagues and I came here for dinner while I was in town – the local guy wanted to show us this place because we are beer fans and their menu didn’t disappoint! They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a brunch on a Sunday. Nice, varied menu selection. Full bar. Friendly and attentive service. Kids menu also has several choices. We’d recommend this.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a Friday night with our son and daughter-in-law. Had reservations, which I would recommend. Wow, what a find! Impressive whiskey list and great beer selection. Our waitress, Michelle was exemplary. She was attentive but not obtrusive. The timing of our courses...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PhilNPeg
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I had heard about this restaurant bar for a long time so when my husband and I had a chance to stop in for lunch, I was very happy. Well that didn't last too long. We stopped in after 1 pm on a Tuesday. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CaptTrouble
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The food was average. The seating in the bar area is not great for food service. Maybe the dining area is better.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The service good but a bit slow. It is a very noisy restaurant though-out the dining area. Asked for a Burger to be very well done (burnt) and I got something that was well done on one end and nearly Medium rare on the other....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dtoftum
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the happy gnome for an early dinner. We had a nice seat on the patio. Patio is quite nice, however the view from some chairs is right onto a parking lot. Wr ordered a very good salmon sandwich and a cheese burger....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MJoI17
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Great food and atmosphere and of course outstanding beer selection. Food is also an excellent and refreshing selection of healthy and classic pub food options.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JohnTC83
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Good food on a nice patio, even on a hot day. The patio has a lot of tree covering, so shade kept us cool. Great selection of craft beers, too.

Date of experience: July 2018
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