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The Muddy Pig

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The Muddy PigThe Muddy Pig
BA SCORE
95
world-class

72 Ratings
Ratings: 72
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: n/a
Taps: 48
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

162 Dale St N
Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55102-2028
United States
phone: (651) 254-1030

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Ratings: 72 | Reviews: 52
Reviews by mdwalsh:
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Stop two of our tour de beer. Very fun. Bartender was very friendly and helpful, and the other patrons were nice to talk to. Did a beer flight, which is always nice, and they had fantastic selection. Menu was up to date but lacked descriptions. I apparently fit right in with the regulars, which I took as a compliment. Beer was a good temperature and they had very nice glassware, which was a plus. I had a sandwhich and chips, all very good. This is a place I will go back to for sure, and being as it was so close to the freeway, another great bar, and so easy to find, I will recommend this one to anyone looking for a pit stop in the Twin cities.

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Photo of AGorman
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.13/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of pat61
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

This is a neighborhood bar with a classic old pub vibe that specializes in American craft and Belgian Beers. They have been operating since 2002 and claim to be the Twin Cities' original craft beer bar. Their menu combines upscale bar food with bistro style entrees. They have 48 tap handles that change frequently. The offerings usually include a delightful mix of local, regional and national craft beers supplemented with some very fine imports.

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Photo of Wendigo
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

My favorite place to grab a good craft beer. Very nice selection on tap that constantly changes. Very good food for a bar at a reasonable price. I've never had to wait for a table and all the servers are knowledgeable about whats on tap and in bottles.

Photo of recoveringmormon
4.11/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

My go-to place when the Happy Gnome was too packed, the Muddy Pig offers a similar wide selection of beers (though only 48 taps to the Gnome's 76). Also they generally had a better selection in bottles to make up for fewer taps. Food is certainly a bit more down-to-earth, more bangers & mash and chicken nachos as compared to the Gnome's duck confit and rabbit rillette, but still somehow the nachos were classy nachos. Generally I would come here if I had a group larger than 3; lots of great beers and atmosphere without the wait.

Photo of zeff80
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Game in on a Sunday night as the Vikings-Packers game was ending. The bar room with the TVs was pretty packed. No one was in the other room, and they allowed us to sit in there. Great looking place. The second room looks like an old pub hall. The beer/drinks were high quality. (My father-in-law got a great Martini at a great price). Good quality beer. Nice selection with a good deal of local/Minnesota brews. The staff was very friendly. I always snoop around a beer bar that I haven't been to and they kept asking me if I needed help. They were quick to answer all questions we had. We didn't have time to try any food since we had reservations at The Happy Gnome. It was fun to watch the crowd change from a sports bar crowd to a beer nerd crowd after the game ended. All in all, it was a cool place to have a drink.

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The Muddy Pig in Saint Paul, MN
95 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.