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Casper & Runyon's Nook

492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
+1 651-698-4347
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed burger” (21 reviews)
“burgers” (157 reviews)
“fries” (110 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 22 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
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Friendly employees make for a good start to an enjoyable lunch. Great stuffed burgers and fries, I had the Paul Moliter. My wife had the a Rueben which was also very good. Nice selection of beer and very good service.

Thank TTWindom
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Always a great experience. love coming in here with my wife for a nooner lunch. Good beer list, great burgers...

Thank Padraic M
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We have been to "the Nook" many times and are never disappointed. The food has always been very good.

Thank davidsgrStPaulMn
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Tight crowded spot full of family locals. Short bar to pull up a stool and grab a beer if you want to wait for takeout

Thank N1332DQanthonys
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I moved in to St. Paul's Highland Park neighborhood at the tail end of 2000, when Mike (Runyon) and Ted (Casper) were a couple of 21 year olds and had just taken over for Mickey at the Nook. Over the next 6 years I became...More

2  Thank Jake S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I hadn’t been since the rebuild (a fire destroyed most of the interior a few years back), but I stopped in with some friends recently, and we were not disappointed. Just dive-y enough to wonder if everything is clean, but delicious enough that you don’t...More

Thank laurenbS9022NH
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Questions & Answers
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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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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