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The Happy Gnome

Not Rated.
The Happy GnomeThe Happy Gnome
BA SCORE
97
world-class

114 Ratings
Ratings: 114
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 8.39%
Taps: 76
Bottles: 300
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

498 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55102-1727
United States
phone: (651) 287-2018

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thehappygnomemn

Notes:
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(Place added by: tavernjef on 12-10-2005)
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Reviews by Sludgeman:
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4.45/5  rDev +0.9%

Visited on a Wednesday for a late lunch. No one in the restaurant. The bar booths were about half full.

Great food, better beer with some rarities and vintages on the bottle menu. I will definitely be back.

V – Feels like a beer place. Could be too dark at night. Friendly. Loud at times in the bar.

Q – Correct glasses for both my stout and flanders red.

S – Bartender was very attentive but not overbearing. Knowledgeable about beer.

S – 40+ taps and another 40+ bottles. Great selection. I had the Fulton War & Peace and the Rodenbach Grand Cru – Yum!

F – I had the meatloaf sandwich. Fantastic! Fries were excellent as well.

Sludgeman, Oct 03, 2013
More User Reviews:
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

They have 77 rotating craft beer taps and their turn over is fast enough that the taps remain fresh. They back the taps up with 30 or 40 bottled beers. I am in a rut and have been eating their angus cheese burger every month or so for the past three years - it is that good. The crowd can get loud but not oppressively so. Their charcuterie plate makes a nice after work snack to wash down with a few craft beers. If you stay long enough, try their dinner menu - its excellent.

pat61, Sep 12, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev -0.7%

I like this place-urban, cozy, personal, and full of people who love craft beer. The service is way above average, the bartenders are knowledgeable and treat you like you belong there. I love the appetizers with perhaps
two draught pours, sometimes the same, sometimes different. My only complaint, if there is one, that there's nowhere to hang a coat when you have one.

LambicLion, Jan 29, 2014
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The Happy Gnome in Saint Paul, MN
97 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.