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Half Time Rec

Saint Paul, MN
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Great Place with Bocce Ball!!

Walking through the door it has a sixties vibe. They have a large variety of tap beer 🍻. I am a... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
via mobile
Love this place!

I have never had a bad meal here. Best patty melt around as well as delicious wings,burgers and... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
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9 Nov 2017
“Great Place with Bocce Ball!!”
28 Jun 2017
“Love this place!”
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Saint Paul, MN
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Walking through the door it has a sixties vibe. They have a large variety of tap beer 🍻. I am a wine 🍷 drinker they were reasonable to $5 a glass. The food was delicious Mac and cheese and my surprising favorite curry wings (so...More

Thank Suezbaker
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I have never had a bad meal here. Best patty melt around as well as delicious wings,burgers and sandwiches. I'm as comfortable going in dressed up as I am un-showered on a Sunday morning for bloodys.

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

When I say "dive bar" I mean it in a loving way. The Rec is a Saint Paul institution. They no longer book live music, but their kitchen is vastly improved from the days when it was some guy in the back with an electric...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Love this Place - When my in-laws asked where I wanted to go for my birthday lunch - this place was it! One of the best Lobster Rolls I have had anywhere and today was no exception! YUM - Service was great and was offered...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Known for their Paddy Shack Burgers and a little bocce ball fun in the basement, this place was getting all kinds of hype for those burgers of theirs (the two they have on the menu). In 2015, they even added the title of top dog...More

Thank NicholasSG
Reviewed 2 May 2016

It has been a few years since I have been here, they didn't have a kitchen last time I was here...but I met a friend, enjoyed a few beers(PBR's are $2.50, Surly is $5) some poppers and Irish Poutine which was a bit like Poutine...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Had been seeing great reviews for food for this place and had to find out for ourselves. The Rec didn't disappoint. The corn beef sandwich was amazing! Meat raffle, bocce ball and live music- there is no way to not have fun here. Service was...More

Thank Kim E
Reviewed 7 May 2015

had to stop the try the menu. they have about 5 or 6 hot dogs that all sounded amazing. mine had mac n cheese and popcorn on it. very tasty. the beers on happy hour are mostly watery crap. they have some decent MN craft...More

Thank wuzed111
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Went with two friends for lunch. I had the chicken curry pie it was really good. Next time I'm having what my friends had the Lobster Mac and cheese. OMG both dishes were worth a return trip. I really enjoy the food here. I want...More

Thank LeenieWhiteBearLake
Reviewed 25 April 2013

I've been visiting the Rec for 20+ years. It's a cement block building on Front Street close to Como Park and if you didn't know better, you'd drive buy thinking it was some neighborhood dump. However, its a great little Irish bar that offering great...More

Thank mageestillh2o
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