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The Happy Gnome

498 Selby Ave. St. Paul, MN 55102 | St. Paul (Downtown) | 651-287-2018

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St. Paul beer connoisseurs flock to this Cathedral Hill stalwart, known for updating its tap beer menu daily. Scotch and whiskey drinkers can also get their fix, as the Happy Gnome features more than 300 of them. Housed in a former fire station, the bar features ample rail space and cozy booths that run along tall windows overlooking Selby Avenue.


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