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The Happy Gnome

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

115 Ratings
Ratings: 115
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.41%
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 herman77:
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4.6/5  rDev +4.5%

Been here a couple times now. Great atmosphere, very nice style in a cool looking old firehouse building. I have not been out on the patio, but I have heard it is one of the best outdoor areas for a restaurant/bar in the Twin Cities area. Kegs get switched out quite frequently and there is always something new on tap. Went here for the Surly Beer Dinner last Tuesday and the food was amazing! Great pairings, the head chef really knows his stuff. Ordered a Copper ale from Boulder Brewing Company before the dinner and right when I got my pint the bartender came over and said they literally just changed the keg, so I actually got their Mojo Risin' IPA... He still charged me the price for the Copper Ale so that was pretty cool of him and it was a pint instead of a 10oz pour.

herman77, Feb 22, 2010
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

millelacsmark, Oct 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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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The Happy Gnome in Saint Paul, MN
97 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.