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The Blue Door Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Grill
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1811 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55104-6031
+1 651-493-1865
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Owatonna, Minnesota
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416 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bjorn was very helpful and friendly, for our first time here. He was very attentive with all patrons that we could see. We had the Bacon Blucy and Classic. Both were so large that we could not finish. Plenty of Tots also with one order that we shared. Flavor was great. These are not the burgers, if you do not... More 

Thank Carl W
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice small pub with an excitable ambience. Had a good menu for anyone wanting to try stereotypical American food and was extremely tasty. Highly recommend for anyone in the area! Good value, but the service was average but didn't detract from a great meal. Be sure to try a bucey Lucy!

Thank ellyrie
Fargo, North Dakota
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The burgers were excellent! Loved the greenbeans, and the red pepper aoli was yummy! Will definitely visit again!

1 Thank MsRooze
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Not saying they are THE best in the cities, but I can't decide! I love the latin kisses and the frenchie burger. Place is small and cosy, but very friendly staff.

Thank Nicole T
Portage, Manitoba
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

You just can't beat The Blue Door Pub for stuffed burgers. We chose the original location in St. Paul because it's so quirky, but it's also small and that makes parking tough and a lineup inevitable. However we only had to wait about 15 minutes for seats at the tiny bar. We opted for fairly classic choices -- the Juicy... More 

Thank ScottandJodi
Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We got there just when there was a spare table but 10 minutes later there was a queue 5 deep. You can see why - the burgers are amazing, the wings are lovely and the beer choice is fantastic. Get a burger with blue cheese - yum!

Thank beardo-and-lindbags
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Amazing juicy lucy burgers!! tried them since we saw them on Diner, Dives,and Drive ins show on Food Network, For a Dive place Great Food!! Will probably go back if we are in the cities again!

Thank Kris T
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Get there early or off-peak if you don't want to wait for a table. This is a friendly comfortable neighborhood pub serving delicious burgers and sides. Typical of the Twin Cities (yay) there is a nice selection of local craft beers available. The side orders are large, so be careful to not over-order...your burger may be enough! Friendly service.

Thank CTtravelersCt
Springdale, Arkansas
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141 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were visiting our daughter at college and made a point of eating at the Blue Door Pub after seeing the high ranking it had on TA. We were not disappointed. We arrived mid-afternoon, so there wasn't a wait. There were happy hour specials--bonus!! Our server was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Our group tried the breakfast blucy, horsekick... More 

Thank AllesonWonderland
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121 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Worth the short drive from downtown Minneapolis. Great atmosphere, great beer. Are at the bar and had an amazing burger made with short rib meat. Asked bartender to order what he would eat. Not even sure id it's on the menu but was worth twice the price. Go and enjoy I will be back for sure.

Thank Camarillodan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1811 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55104-6031
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-493-1865

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?