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157 3rd Ave S, South Saint Paul, MN 55075-2310
16514557566
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White Bear Lake
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15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Made special trip from white Bear lake just for their chicken! So good had to wait a little like 30 min but so worth the wait! Tender moist chicken inside nice crispy crust outside! Just the way I like it!

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Thank LeenieWhiteBearLake
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, grandson and I went to The Coop tonight, before heading to the hockey arena. It was only minutes off 494 and so easy for find. It was a quaint little restaurant, with such friendly staff, and the food was amazing. We each had the chicken, cole slaw, wedges and a bun. It was truly the best chicken and... More 

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Thank jules7354
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here often for their famous coney dogs. But their ribs and chicken are fabulous . It's a little off the beaten path if you are traveling on the freeway, but we'll worth the stop.

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Thank Gwen L
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been eating here for about 40 years! I loved it as a child and now an adult. So fun introducing my children, family, & friends. Love it! One of my favorite BBQ places around! Yum!

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Thank Sadie B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Mostly a take out place, but you can eat in in a pleasant, if small, area. The fried chicken is very very good. I love the Coney's although I wish they would toast the buns and use hot dogs with a little snap to them. But the sauce makes up for it I guess. I just think they could up... More 

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Thank sekelly1
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

A family owned business, the Coop is a perfect example of the rare "local gem", with affordable, good food & genuinely friendly staff. For those looking for a stick-to-your-ribs delicious treat - this is your place! (No Health Nut or gluten free options to be found, if that's your thing). My friend and I purchased the "All Dark Chicken Dinner"... More 

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Thank Samantha Z
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Best coney dog's in town. Also great chicken and ribs. This little joint has been around for years. Friendly service. But very busy at the lunch hour, so may have a little wait.

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Thank Gwen L
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Limited seating inside, but some outside seating during the summer. Great for take out!! I have never had a bad meal from "The Coop"!!

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Thank Gene S
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

The coop is a small neighborhood restaurant specializing in amazing fried chicken. The side dishes are all very good but the chicken is the main attraction. Food is cooked to order so calling ahead is a good idea. They have a couple of tables if you choose to eat it there but it's mainly a take out place. Prices are... More 

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Thank Robert P
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The Coop has a great variety of foods. Burgers, coneys and are especially known for their fried chicken. They also do catering. I only wish they delivered!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 3rd Ave S, South Saint Paul, MN 55075-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  South Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: 16514557566

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?