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The Muddy Pig

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The Muddy PigThe Muddy Pig
BA SCORE
95
world-class

70 Ratings
Ratings: 70
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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Reviews by sacrelicio:
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3.9/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Decent place, used to like it alot more until i went there a few times. Nice pubby atmosphere, old books, old beer signs, lots of wood, etc. Board games round out the experience. Not only a TV or two, that could be good or bad. The service isn't really that great, one guy wandering around on a busy night, not really trying all that hard. He did give me a free shot of bourbon on my birthday though, so worth an extra .5. Selection is pretty great. Food is OK, sort of bar food plus some OK entrees. Value is pretty good, decent prices.

More User Reviews:
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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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.

Photo of JamesMN
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Great old building in St. Paul. Wood paneled walls make you feel right at home. An ever changing selection of at least 40 beers on tap and hundreds of Whiskeys and Scotches. They also have a great menu and delicious food. The beer list on their menu is always kept up to date and they also have a little paragraph written out about each beer including IBUs and ABV. Very knowledgable staff and good service. They also sell their tumbler glasses for a swift $3 a piece if you're looking for a souvenir. Definitely a place to seek out if you are ever in St. Paul.

Photo of davey
3.03/5  rDev -29.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 1.5 | selection: 4

Have been coming here quite a bit since I've moved to the city. Laid back in the afternoon but becomes quite crowded in the evening. All ages represented. The taps are a little above average, with lots of range; surly, weyerbacher, odell, schell, great divide, avery, and seasonals.
The only problem I have with this place is the bartenders. I've always had terrible service at the bar. It doesn't matter what time, or how busy they are. They're very slow, and rarely social. They just seem out of it, and party'd out. On several occassions, my friends and I have ordered beers and the bartender get side tracked and forget to bring them to us. Just shitty service.The waiters and waitresses are great though.

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The Muddy Pig in Saint Paul, MN
95 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.