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Moscow on the Hill

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371 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1822
+1 651-291-1236
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I am of Russian origin and my date felt a bit awkward about taking me to this place on account of it being too cliche. But it turned out pretty great. We had beef tongue and duck breast and both dishes were absolutely mouth watering. Great version of borscht as well. On top of that, very pleasant atmosphere and unobtrusive... More 

Thank Ogutarts
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there for a freinds out evening, and had a great time. On a Friday night, it was understandably full, but we got a table in the lounge pretty quickly. I had a the chicken kiev, my friend had the Piroshki and Pelmeni. Wonderful! Actually the broccoli was my favorite part of the plate. Vegetables are not usually a... More 

Thank Jean J
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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377 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere and staff. The food just OK. Cabbage rolls were 'meh at best. The music overhead was really trilling and difficult to talk through. Can't say I'll ever be back.

Thank MollyAW1234
Portland, Maine
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here while visiting family. This is a favorite restaurant of theirs. We were only able to stop in for afternoon appetizers, so we wanted to try a couple Russian specialties. The dumplings, in three varieties, and the Russian fries, were what we chose. And they were amazing! We would return here for a full meal in a minute.... More 

Thank HappyQuilter40827
Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm being generous with the three-star rating. Had dinner thee with a party of 6 adults. Service was good, but not great. Entrees were okay, but very, very average. I was disappointed that they didn't offer a sampler platter entree. This was our first visit and it would have been nice to try their various offerings. Dessert was aweful. Ordered... More 

Thank Joe D
Los Angeles, California
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173 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

On the plus side--Wonderful, authentic Russian fare. On the downside--not the friendliest of service. Still, I would definitely go back again and again. There's plenty more I wanted to try. The stroganoff and Siberian pelmeni were both delicious!

Thank EmBentley
Hudson, Wisconsin
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188 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

It is very difficult to describe the great place Moscow on the Hill is. It has been going beyond the best restaurant in town. The good thing is that it is also the best authentic Russian restaurant. You are treated as part of the family. The food is great, what ever you try you will not be disappointed. We were... More 

Thank cetobler
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Moscow on the Hill was an impulse destination when we discovered that the wait at a nearby restaurant would be far too long. We got in right away at Moscow on the Hill. Lovely, quiet restaurant, great for conversation. Even the accordionist's rendition of Otchi Chornya was not intrusive. We split an order of Moscow Fries--small, tender slices of potato,... More 

Thank CalmDownJethro
Naples, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We went to Moscow for Sunday brunch for the first time and at first were concerned about the lack of other diners. Of course it was a really nice day and the Vikings were playing later so that could have impacted it. We don't usually order breakfast items for brunch so the meal was a little lacking in other meals... More 

Thank NotyetRetired2018
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We have had dinner here several times in the past and have uniformly had good service and meals. However, last week, when we invited a couple to join us for dinner, it was not a good experience. We ordered 3 appetizers to share, and a cup of borscht before our entrees. When we asked the server how many pieces were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
European, Russian, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?