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511 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-2331
+1 651-645-0414
11:00 - 23:30
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Was expecting great pizza here based on some reviews, but it was just okay, bordering on not all that good. I guess people have different opinions on pizza.

Thank 505Jen
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is not the most fancy Pizza and Sub Restaurant that you will visit, but their Sub toasted sandwiches are the best you will find. This is always on my list of places to stop when visiting St Paul, MN. They let you customize your sandwich similar to what other Sub shops do, but they cut the bread fully in... More 

Thank Rod M
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

we order at least 3 times a week, they offer delivery for a small charge, friendly & help service, come at the time told on phone

Thank Anthony P
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Don't let the plain building fool you! This is the best pizza there is! The sauce is delicious make sure to get a few extra cups!

Thank roberta a
saint paul, mn
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2014

This is our neighborhood pizza and it is the best. We almost always get delivery and it can be a little slow but its always worth the wait. Checkerboard RULES!

Thank eddievan
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2013

I can't believe I have lived in this community for 20+ years, and I not ordered from here before. But now I have and I think they have some of the best pizza around.

1 Thank Matthew H
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2013

This place is my first choice when it comes to pizza and sub sandwiches, even though it's out of the way for me. I simply cannot find similar grade pizza/subs anywhere else, they simply blow the competition out of the water IMO. It's a family-run restaurant, very relaxed/low-key and prices are fair, they do have specials and coupons so look... More 

1 Thank seidetsukai
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 July 2011

who knew MN had such good pizza. this little pizza shop is located on Snelling and Sherburne - 1 block from University Ave. They're pizza is really good but I especially am in love with their Hot Hoagies! Was staying over in Best Western and became addicted. Next time I am in town, I am sure ordering more!

1 Thank TKincaid5954
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Reviewed 14 March 2008

these asians make great pizza

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55104-2331
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-645-0414

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