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Casper & Runyon's Nook

492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
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Ranked #6 of 798 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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87 reviews 87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We ate at The Nook last Friday. Fortunately we arrived early so the wait wasn't too long. We sat downstairs in the basement, next to the bowling alley - I prefer that area - more to look at, bigger tables, warmer during the winter. We ordered our usual jucy lucy burgers, which are default-cooked medium. Mine had extra pink inside... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Waited 35 minutes for a table. Waited another hour plus to get a hamburger that was ok. I have had better juicy lucy's elsewhere. I will never wait that long for a hamburger and especially for one that was just ok. I am a cook so I have had a lot of burgers and waited way to long in a... More 

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Paducah, Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went to try the stuffed burgers because my wife saw it on Triple D. We decided to start with the honey bacon cheese curds. Those were so outstandingly, ridiculously good that the juicy nookie burgers only seemed good. It was a long wait, but the food was worth it.

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West Fargo, North Dakota
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We waited about 45 minutes to get a spot to eat. It was worth it. The burgers we all ordered were delicious. Pricing was reasonable. Definitely a fun atmosphere. Will be back!

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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143 reviews 143 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It was hyped up on the cooking shows and internet, and it lived up to it's billing! It wasn't too terribly hard to find parking, there is lots available on the street in front of the restaurant. The service was nice and helpful. We had our baby with us, and didn't realize the inside was so "bar-y", but it wasn't... More 

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Peterborough, New Hampshire
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89 reviews 89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I've heard about the Juicy Lucy and was told by a colleague that it is especially good here. I opted for a version with beef and spicy pork. Grilled onions topped it off and it was delicious. We sat at a very cool booth next to the bar and were given very good instructions on how to approach a cheese-stuffed... More 

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Glenwood Springs
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I recommend the Lodge burger...the Smoked Cheddar and thick Sliced Bacon would be great as a sandwich all-by-itself....but you put a premium burger cooked to perfection and then add all the fixings on this combo....The Lodge Burger Pops! I also recommend to start your meal with an order of dry rubbed "Wild Wings".....shoot....this is too much to keep writing about........ More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The first floor is a long, narrow bar with booths. The lower level is an 8 lane bowling alley with a bar, booth and tables. Both levels offer fantastic burgers. Tried the Paul Molitor with pepper jack cheese on the inside. Also, the rueben burger was awesome! The cole slaw was really great. The only - minor - complaint is... More 

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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100 reviews 100 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I was here with two college friends and had a good burger. I decided to be dangerous and go for "The Nookie Burger" which was huge so bring your "A" game! Also I had a pretty rare beer. Sculpin IPA from Ballst Point, which was delightful on tap. The atmosphere upstairs is pretty cool but downstairs is a bowling alley,... More 

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Hometown, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

WOWZA, WOWZA, WOWZA! These burgers blew our minds!! Obviously, we saw them on T.V. and decided since we were only going to be 2 hrs away from St. Paul, it was a no brainer. Yes, we kinda planned our whole day around it and yes, we missed most of the Bears game for it, but dang if it wasn't worth... More 

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Additional Information about Casper & Runyon's Nook

Address: 492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
Phone Number: 651-698-4347
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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