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157 3rd Ave S, South Saint Paul, MN 55075-2310
+1 651-455-7566
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a small, family-owned store - most people come for take-out. But, they have great food. We had chicken and ribs with sides and it was great. Chicken is broasted, so it was tender and juicy with a good crust. Ribs were tender and flavorful. We will come back.

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Thank lugojrdn
West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Yum. Have eaten their food several times (takeout) and has always been great. Chicken is always cooked to perfection and staff is very friendly. GREAT place for takeout!

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Thank dkvans2016
White Bear Lake
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Made special trip from white Bear lake just for their chicken! So good had to wait a little like 30 min but so worth the wait! Tender moist chicken inside nice crispy crust outside! Just the way I like it!

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Thank LeenieWhiteBearLake
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

My husband, grandson and I went to The Coop tonight, before heading to the hockey arena. It was only minutes off 494 and so easy for find. It was a quaint little restaurant, with such friendly staff, and the food was amazing. We each had the chicken, cole slaw, wedges and a bun. It was truly the best chicken and... More 

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Thank jules7354
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We go here often for their famous coney dogs. But their ribs and chicken are fabulous . It's a little off the beaten path if you are traveling on the freeway, but we'll worth the stop.

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Thank Gwen L
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I've been eating here for about 40 years! I loved it as a child and now an adult. So fun introducing my children, family, & friends. Love it! One of my favorite BBQ places around! Yum!

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Thank Sadie B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Mostly a take out place, but you can eat in in a pleasant, if small, area. The fried chicken is very very good. I love the Coney's although I wish they would toast the buns and use hot dogs with a little snap to them. But the sauce makes up for it I guess. I just think they could up... More 

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Thank sekelly1
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

A family owned business, the Coop is a perfect example of the rare "local gem", with affordable, good food & genuinely friendly staff. For those looking for a stick-to-your-ribs delicious treat - this is your place! (No Health Nut or gluten free options to be found, if that's your thing). My friend and I purchased the "All Dark Chicken Dinner"... More 

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Thank Samantha Z
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Best coney dog's in town. Also great chicken and ribs. This little joint has been around for years. Friendly service. But very busy at the lunch hour, so may have a little wait.

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Thank Gwen L
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Limited seating inside, but some outside seating during the summer. Great for take out!! I have never had a bad meal from "The Coop"!!

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Thank Gene S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 3rd Ave S, South Saint Paul, MN 55075-2310
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  South Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-455-7566

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