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Moscow on the Hill

371 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1822
+1 651-291-1236
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“borscht” (52 reviews)
“dumplings” (58 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
European, Russian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
371 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1822
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Reviewed today

We were pleasantly surprised at the great ambiance, wonderful street scene, with accordionist and vodka bar that created a genuine Russian atmosphere. The food presentation was superb. We had wild rice cabbage rolls--a lot more subtle flavors than expected--and mushroom and spinach blintzes with walnuts....More

Thank baron_9
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I liked the place. Crowded really noisy, veils separate the center tables, nice samovars on the walls. Russian owners walking around playing accordion, great staff and service. Some of the patrons speaking Russian. Good authentic vibe. We tried the Russian vodka flight, the wheat based...More

Thank claude b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family finally tried it, after passing by it several times on previous visits to that area of St. Paul. Only regret was not trying it earlier. Everyone in our family liked the three versions of dumplings on the regular menu. Was there when weekend-brunch...More

Thank Karras
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just popped in for cocktails on our way down the street. Tons of Vodka options. If you would like to try something different the cocktail options were interesting

Thank candylady0819
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We wanted to try something different.. this was the place! Our group of6 had mixed reviews.. you have to be willing to try a new experience .. I found the atmosphere exciting because it was refreshingly new & different!

Thank Sande B
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I was finally able to stop by this establishment after passing many times. They have tables ao accommodate almost any size. The staff is friendly and helpful. Many russian dishes (obviously) and a few dishes for those a bit less adventurous. Many kinds of Vodka...More

Thank Eric O
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The ambience and service was lovely. We were impressed by the beef tartare appetizer. The Siberian Pelmeni tasted more production made than homemade even if it was homemade in the kitchen, and the vodka drinks were too much on the sweet side for my tastes....More

Thank sheepherdr
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My son and I ate here since the restaurant was rated high. Parking was easy since there is an adjacent lot for a small charge. The atmosphere is cool, for lack of a better term. There are couches at which friends and family could visit....More

Thank Boyd B
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Been meaning to get back to MOTH for some time and stopped in for mid-afternoon small plates and drinks. Excellent server Chelsea guided us through several choices of the nicely done menu by Executive Chef Jeff Theissen. Started with some "pastry filled" items, excellent duck...More

Thank Fred P
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Ate there on a Saturday evening in early Feb. Arrived a few minutes early so took a walk and found it be located in a really cool neighborhood of old well maintained or restored brick buildings, shops, businesses and homes. The restaurant's atmospehere was warm...More

Thank Jeff R
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Questions & Answers
12 February 2017|
Response from cetobler | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and lunch is very recommendable.
20 November 2015|
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Response from Jim P | Reviewed this property |
As with one of the others, I have no dietary restrictions so did not notice. I agree, give them a call.
Carly F
19 November 2015|
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Response from Cynthia R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Moscow on the Hill does have a party room, as well as areas that can be set up for a private party. I don't work for Moscow on the Hill but we have had large party for dinner. They will work with you, with appetizers... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 371 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1822
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-291-1236
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