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Minnesota Music Cafe

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499 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55130-4564
+1 651-776-4699
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor30%
  • Terrible28%
May 31, 2017
“great music, slow service”
Mar 3, 2017
“Service not acceptable”
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499 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55130-4564
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

live music from the Minneapolis music scene, local legends and more. Service for food is really slow, drinks are a little faster, I believe they only have 1 bartender and 1 waitress, who is also the cashier, and part time bartender. You're better off eating...More

Thank gelfin1028
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

This bar has pretty good bands that play. I went to this establishment on 3/2 and it took the waitress 25 minutes to get me a glass of water. I went again on 3/3 and it took 30 minutes to get a pop. Tonight was...More

Thank Kristin K
Reviewed September 22, 2016

I have been to the Music Cafe several times, but had never eaten food there before. This particular time we arrived over an early and decided to eat. Big mistake! First of all, the bar was not crowded because we arrived early. We ordered drinks...More

Thank cymonne
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Full bar, cafe tables, dance floor, stage, great blues music. Nothing here is trendy, upscale, formulaic or updated. Just a fun funky place to hang out and boogie. Reminds us of a large "Caboose" or "Mr. Lucky's" with a high, warehousey ceiling. Standard set of...More

Thank Stoddard C
Reviewed May 16, 2016

I always enjoy going to Minnesota Music Café to see our favorite band . The food is typical bar food and is always fairly good. They have great bar tenders but can get a little bogged down on a busy Friday or Saturday night. Generally...More

Thank TravelingChefNewYork
Reviewed March 24, 2015

Stick with the burgers. They're usually good but like anyplace else the kitchen could be having an off night. We really don't go for the food, we get there early to talk and eat with friends or family before the music starts. That's really why...More

Thank Rustydog7
Reviewed December 1, 2014

HORRIBLE service. Beer used to be cold, it's hit or miss. Bathrooms are grade A disgusting. The smell of piss from the men's room is so strong, unbelievable. The area away from the bar is dark, they added some windows. They have a large stage...More

Thank wuzed111
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  • Address: 499 Payne Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55130-4564
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-776-4699
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