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Casper & Runyon's Nook

492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
+1 651-698-4347
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed burger” (21 reviews)
“burgers” (157 reviews)
“fries” (108 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a great experience. love coming in here with my wife for a nooner lunch. Good beer list, great burgers...

Thank Padraic M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to "the Nook" many times and are never disappointed. The food has always been very good.

Thank davidsgrStPaulMn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tight crowded spot full of family locals. Short bar to pull up a stool and grab a beer if you want to wait for takeout

Thank N1332DQanthonys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I moved in to St. Paul's Highland Park neighborhood at the tail end of 2000, when Mike (Runyon) and Ted (Casper) were a couple of 21 year olds and had just taken over for Mickey at the Nook. Over the next 6 years I became...More

1  Thank Jake S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn’t been since the rebuild (a fire destroyed most of the interior a few years back), but I stopped in with some friends recently, and we were not disappointed. Just dive-y enough to wonder if everything is clean, but delicious enough that you don’t...More

Thank laurenbS9022NH
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Had heard lots of goog things about this place but, meh....not impressed. Our server was a very nice guy, but I personally hate when restaurants tack dollar bills up all over the place, money is gross, gave the place a dirty, dingy feel.

Thank LakeCountryMom
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We went for an early supper and the place was already packed. We had a couple beers while waiting for a table. We had cheese curds for an app and they were good. We got the stuffed burger and bacon cheese burger. Both were very...More

Thank hambone843
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had a great time at The Nook after playing with our grandson at Maddox Park last weekend. The friendly atmosphere and fantastic Molitor Hamburger capped off a lovely Autumn day!!!

Thank MinnWildStars
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We had an experience with the staff and two managers that was so hurtful to our kids and our family that it's hard to even describe. We stopped by to get cheese curds, (and pay way too much because we are loyal) and save a...More

Thank AntandSarah C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Went for late lunch for Juicy Lucys. Yummy! Hamburgers stuffed with super melts yummy cheese. A hole in the wall kind of place.

Thank Claudia L
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Questions & Answers
24 November 2015|
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Response from Justuscd2 | Reviewed this property |
Did you mean motels? If so, not close. It is located in the Highland, Macalaster area of St Paul across the street from Cretin High School.
24 November 2015|
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Response from pnygaard1 | Reviewed this property |
No not close Highland Park area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 492 Hamline Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1613
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-698-4347
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