Cathedral Hill has long been known for its stunning architecture and small town feel at the edge of bustling downtown St. Paul. The quiet streets, some still cobblestone, are dotted with gorgeous old homes that have looked much the same since the city's early days. The area mixes new restaurants in with historic eateries. Get to know this unique, walkable pocket of the Twin Cities.Read More
Where to Order Takeout Along Selby Avenue in St. Paul's Cathedral Hill Neighborhood
Fried chicken, southern comforts, great coffee, and more
This little sister coffee shop to West 7th's larger Claddagh Coffee shop serves Dogwood and Bootstrap coffee and a few in-house baked goods. Grab a Nutty Mick with espresso, frothy milk and hazelnut ganache. Order ahead online, or with a mask at the window.
Alluring aromas of fresh herbs and savory sauces float out of this small restaurant just off the Selby and Dale intersection. Open for takeout only.
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What began as a fried chicken obsession in Minneapolis has become a full blown phenomenon in St. Paul. This location was the first to add the now-famous barbecue for take out or delivery.
The French Hen Cafe
This intimate little cafe shines at breakfast time with specials like a banh mi eggs Benedict. The biscuits and gravy are the best on the hill. This fall, the restaurant adds Moon Flower Pizza in the alley, in the evenings. Order breakfast 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
The Gnome Craft Pub
The Gnome has just reopened under the leadership of Brian and Sarah Ingram and culinary director Justin Sutherland. The hearty pub fare is ideal for cool nights, like the ginormous pot pie stuffed with tender meats, poutine covered with oozy raclette cheese, or beer broth steamed mussels.
This Italian eatery feels distinctly European with a menu filled with pasta and a lovely wine list available for take out by the bottle.
Red Cow St. Paul
This place is burger central and the beer list is fabulous. Burgers for everyone in the family, including a great kids menu. Order for pick up or delivery through BiteSquad.
Justin Sutherland’s wildly popular restaurant has relocated to Cathedral Hill and fans are loving the giant patio. Order all the Southern favorites for take out, including a serious fried chicken sandwich dipped in Tennessee hot seasoning.
Nina's Coffee Cafe
A neighborhood institution popular with literary minds. Mulling the next great American novel requires a few cups of coffee and possibly a Bogart’s doughnut or a little soup and sandwich action. Just make sure you pronounce it correctly: locals say it like "NINE-ah." Who's this Neena?
WA Frost & Company
The grand dame of the neighborhood still looks gorgeous after all these years. In a neighborhood filled with beautiful views, this restaurant still might be the prettiest one. Order favorites for take out, although the ever-popular patio is also open.
Moscow on the Hill
Hearty classic Russian fare have long been served at this classic eatery, including tender little dumplings, dill adorned potatoes, and slow-simmered meats.