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157 3rd Ave S, South Saint Paul, MN 55075-2310
16514557566
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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9 reviews
4 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 reviews
3 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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14 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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Thank Robdro
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

This has been a neighborhood place for decades. It has recently undergone a makeover of the inside and menus. Not a lot of seating, but many more options. Primarily a take out, but teh chicken is good as are the burgers. The Hanson family owners are jewels.

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Thank DAC1313
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great Chicken. A Bit on the Higher end as far as a Chicken Take out place goes but worth it especially since it is a local place not a chain.

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Thank Kara S
saint paul
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The kind of neighborhood spot that the locals always know about. Yes a few tables and you can eat in, but it's primarily a take out spot for Chicken, Ribs, Burgers and such. A South Saint Paul landmark.

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Thank aerials12
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Can't say I've had anything other than their chicken but it may just be the best I've had. The crispyness of the skin is perfect and the meat is very juicy inside. Also, great mashed potatoes and gravy. It's a must for a little family takeout or they do have seating for couples or small groups.

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Thank Brandon G

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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, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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?