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Moscow on the Hill

371 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1822
+1 651-291-1236
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“borscht” (62 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (37 reviews)
“cabbage rolls” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
European, Russian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
371 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1822
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Ambiance is fabulous and the food is wonderful. We had the dumplings and we practically licked the bowl. The dill potatoes are absolutely delicious as well. Oh and the vodka?! Oh yes, you must have that! So many flavors and the flights...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank kkellylady22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite comfort food pleasures are the pelmini (dumplings) with sour cream and fresh dill, with a flight of vodka tasting.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank sarahspillsthetea
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Four or us went for an evening out a Moscow on the hill. We had reservations and they seated us right away. The wait staff was quickly there with menus, water and to take our drink order. The Bond martini and the Recanati red were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 25 November 2018

A pal and I went here on a Saturday Weekend after the brunch crowd. I enjoyed my very first Beet Soup. The waiter wasnt as good as the bus person.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Stpauliaina
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

By far one of my favorite restaurants in St Paul. The food is wonderful & as well as the bar. Their infused vodkas are lovely by themselves or in cocktails. The horseradish is my favorite. I love the appetizer platters little tasty bites. The Paté...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank callajester
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

For travellers that want to escape the same old North American food, come to Moscow on the hill where you probably have not heard of anything on the menu. You HAVE TO try the Georgian cheese bread, it is to die for. Located in the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BradyHales
Reviewed 15 November 2018

I was invited to dine here by a local client. We started dinner with a yummy sampler plate with great cheeses, meats and such. I followed up with lamb medallions in a great sauce. The potatoes and such that came with the meal were excellent...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian H
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Moscow on the Hill is advertised as "a Russian restaurant and vodka lounge." It is tucked away in the Cathedral Hill neighborhood of St. Paul at 371 Selby Avenue. It was established in 1994 and the chef is Jeff Theissen. Needless to say the fare...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank PaulDeeming
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I’m in the area for business and was planning a return stop here, having enjoyed the restaurant before. Some of my colleagues were interested so off we went. We had a great time and a delightful meal. I had pelmeni after borscht, vinaigret salad, breat,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank lietuva_9
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I had an absolutely wonderful visit! The food was amazing (I had the vareniki, my friend had the salmon bagel, and my girlfriend had beef strogganof). We had a few very tasty drinks as well! I highly suggest the cherry gimlet. The atmosphere was very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Daniel L
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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 KjjP1973 | 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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
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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