The Happy Gnome

$ $
498 Selby Ave (at Mackubin St)
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 219-4233
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 10:00pm
9:00am - 9:00pm



  • The best beer selection in town!
  • Great beer. Good menu. The place you should take a girl on a date. If she likes it she's a keeper.
  • Excellent beer selection and has my favorite waitress.
  • Keep an eye out for rare beer releases and release parties! Always fun!
  • Can't get better beef tartar anywhere
  • Great beer selection, patio. Bad to terrible service.
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine March 2011 editors pick for best beer list.
  • Beer drinkers are not beer drinkers until they have gone here.
  • Best Beer Selection 2012 - With 76 rotating taps and a kazillion bottles from all over the world, this gnome is a beer giant. Monthly beer dinners and brewer chats for the truly geeked.
  • Accept mediocre service; get drinks and take your time!
  • Loved the lobster roll and poutin! Also nice ciders.
  • Get their pork belly poutine! Its delicious!
  • The beer selection is amazing. So many craft brewed options!
  • Be careful of the water in the bathroom- it's freakin' hot!!! But awesome beers!!!
  • Try the elk/bison burger.
  • Good food, good beer. If the regular menu is too fancy, ask for the bar menu.
  • bacon wrapped turkey meatloaf sandwich with white american cheese and spicy aioli, served with french fries
  • duck burger made with ground duck, wild rice, mushrooms, and breadcrumbs, topped with goat cheese and crumbled bacon, served with cherry aioli. served here with chicken wild rice soup.
  • Clown Shoes Space Cake: a delicious double IPA from Massachusetts that'll make you happy.
  • I really enjoyed the Poutine and Chicken Sandwich. Amazing beer selections!

Nearby places

96 Dale St N (at Ashland Ave)
175 Kellogg Blvd W (at 7th St. W)
374 Selby Ave (at Western Ave)