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157 3rd Ave S, South Saint Paul, MN 55075-2310
+1 651-455-7566
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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7 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I read amazing reviews about this place and had a craving for chicken. Carried out a 16 piece with cheese curds, fries, and cole slaw. Cole slaw seemed a bit old not as crisp and fresh tasting as expected. Chicken was moist but not crispy. A little disappointing for the hype and the expense.

Thank maggie34mae
Inver Grove Heights
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had heard about the good food so we decided to try their takeout food. We ordered coney baskets and were not disappointed. The coneys were like the coneys I used to eat as a kid. Our order was ready promptly. The traffic in the cafe indicated that they did a very good noon takeout business. We will be back... More 

Thank Jerry L
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This place is like an institution to the locals! Lean ribs and "crusty" chicken - great job on both!

Thank Kathleen J
South St Paul
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We get take out there often, the chicken, burgers and coneys are great as well as the ribs. We got burgers and coneys today at lunch

Thank Lawrence G
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I had heard about this restaurant but never entertained it until my coworker wanted us try it. Who knew there was such great fried chicken in St Paul. Amazing food and amazing flavors. The service was amazing. I will be back

1 Thank Richard W
Level Contributor
166 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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.

Thank lugojrdn
West Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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!

Thank dkvans2016
White Bear Lake
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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!

Thank LeenieWhiteBearLake
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 

Thank jules7354
South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

Thank Gwen L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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?