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The Blue Door Pub

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American, Hamburgers, Grill, Pub
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1811 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55104-6031
651-493-1865
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious sandwich!

The place is small, but I don't think anyone had to wait for a table over this weekday noon hour. I had the turkey burger which came with tots or fries. It was excellent! A nice combination of turkey, bacon, cheese, sprouts and aioli, served on a toasted bun. The serving of tots is large - I could... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Judy J
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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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152 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW via mobile

The place is small, but I don't think anyone had to wait for a table over this weekday noon hour. I had the turkey burger which came with tots or fries. It was excellent! A nice combination of turkey, bacon, cheese, sprouts and aioli, served on a toasted bun. The serving of tots is large - I could have easily... More 

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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This was our second attempt to get in. I'll start by saying that the parking situation is difficult. That was the reason we opted out the first time. Once inside, we found it to be extremely crowded. It's a small space, and very popular. We had to wait a short while for our table, not a big deal, but there... More 

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Rochester, MN
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The worst service I have had in a decade, at least. My son could not eat his and by the time they came back he had eaten mine. They charged us for both nonetheless

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Northeast U.S.
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90 reviews 90 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Came here for lunch while in town visiting family. We hit a lull during a weekday (after the lunch crowd, before happy hour), so the place was not very busy. Service was friendly and swift, and the food was GREAT -- burgers and beer for both of us. Really, we hadn't been expecting much beyond the usual pub fare. That... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Incredible food! A real gem! Although it is small, the fun atmosphere, excellent service and food outweigh the space. The burgers and onion rings are truly better than average and worth the wait in line. Its a busy place, so something good is definitely happening and the word is getting OUT!

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Simpsonville
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

What a fun place! The food was good...we even tried cheese curds for the first time. The onion rings and friend green beans were great. There are so many options here it is bound to please your crowd!

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Just got back from the Blue Door Pub.....GREAT dining experience. My girlfriend is a Saint Paul native so we had to go for Juicy Lucy's on my first visit to town so this is where we went. We started with the cheese curds which were DELICIOUS and then moved on to the piece de resistance....the Blucy. I tried the Frency... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Small location that fills up fast, but the quality and variety will keep you coming back. Fried green beans are an excellent option instead of fries and the rings are taste and large. A favorite appetizer are the Spam balls. I’m working my way through the distinct selection of burgers and have not found an unlikeable one yet.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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85 reviews 85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have been hearing about this place for over a year but everytimre we stop by there is a line waiting to get in. This time we arrived within 5 minutes of their opening on a very cold Sat. morning. We were immediately seated by our server Steffani (who provided some helpful tips on the beer menu) and within 30... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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71 reviews 71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

As the destination burger places proliferate, flavor and service are left at the door. I have been to the Blue Door Pub twice. The buns on the burgers are fresh and tasty. There I said something positive!! This pub has taken the "Juicy Lucy Lunacy" to a new level. Lets focus on overcooked blue cheese on a an overcooked burger.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1811 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55104-6031
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: 651-493-1865

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Grill, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?