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“Best. Pretzel. Ever!”
Review of Happy Gnome

Happy Gnome
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Ranked #10 of 902 Restaurants in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $29 - $31
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Selby and MacKubin
Transit: The 21 drops off right in front.
Reviewed September 2, 2014

I have never tasted a soft pretzel so good EVER. It was amazing! I also had some delicious "Moo Joos" beer to wash down my pretzel. Sitting outside on a perfect St. Paul Summer day with an old friend was all I could ask for. Definitely recommend!!!

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Thank Angela C
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Reviewed August 30, 2014

If you like a variety of beer, distinctive food, an informal setting and excellent service, this is a GREAT place. On a recent Saturday lunch, we split the filafel/humus appetizer which was EXCELLENT. Perhaps the best filafel we've had in the Twin Cities.

For entrees we had the "Game Burger (bison et. al) and the brat. Both excellent.

Did I mention that they offer 77 different beers...20 on tap? Neither of us is a big beer drinker but this would be heaven for someone who likes different beers.

Setting is an old firehouse on Selby - very nicely fixed up. And the service on a Saturday lunch when it was moderately busy was TERRIFIC.

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Thank Seniordad
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Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great outdoor patio in a wonderful St. Paul neighborhood. Prompt, friendly, and knowledgeable service. Excellent food with an extensive beer menu!

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Thank Matthew M
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Reviewed August 13, 2014

The restaurant is in a very old St.Paul, MN mansion. Very nicely decorated, excellent service and delicious food. Entrees, are a little overpriced. They have tens of draft beer and cider. Particularly I recommend the MILK and HONEY Cider, from MN. If you are a cider drinker, this is the most balanced, refined and delicious cider. For the ones with sophisticated palate this is the champagne of the Ciders.

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Thank cetobler
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great place with good food selection and very good service. Mussels and Ahi tuna to die for. Fair portion size and very nice atmosphere on the patio.

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Thank Lilliana D
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