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Revival’s famous burger is about halfway down this popular stretch
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Where to Order Takeout Along Selby Avenue in St. Paul's Cathedral Hill Neighborhood

Fried chicken, southern comforts, great coffee, and more

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Revival’s famous burger is about halfway down this popular stretch
| Joy Summers/Eater Twin Cities

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.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Wee Claddagh

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612 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

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.

2. Mango Thai

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610 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 291-1414
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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.

3. Revival

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525 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

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.

Two towering plates of fried chicken, one bright orange with Tennessee Hot seasoning
Fantastic fried chicken available to go or for local delivery
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4. The French Hen Cafe

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518 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

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.

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5. The Gnome Craft Pub

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498 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 219-4233
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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.

The Gnome Pub sign
The Gnome is back and better than ever
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6. La Grolla

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452 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 221-1061
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This Italian eatery feels distinctly European with a menu filled with pasta and a lovely wine list available for take out by the bottle.

7. Red Cow St. Paul

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393 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 789-0545
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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.

8. Handsome Hog

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173 Western Ave N
St Paul, MN 55102
(651) 219-4013
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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.

9. Nina's Coffee Cafe

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165 Western Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 292-9816
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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?

10. WA Frost & Company

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374 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 224-5715
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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.

11. Moscow on the Hill

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371 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 291-1236
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Hearty classic Russian fare have long been served at this classic eatery, including tender little dumplings, dill adorned potatoes, and slow-simmered meats.

1. Wee Claddagh

612 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102

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.

612 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

2. Mango Thai

610 Selby Ave, St Paul, MN 55102

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.

610 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN 55102

3. Revival

525 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Two towering plates of fried chicken, one bright orange with Tennessee Hot seasoning
Fantastic fried chicken available to go or for local delivery
Joy Summers

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.

525 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

4. The French Hen Cafe

518 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102
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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.

518 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

5. The Gnome Craft Pub

498 Selby Ave, St Paul, MN 55102
The Gnome Pub sign
The Gnome is back and better than ever
John Yuccas

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.

498 Selby Ave
St Paul, MN 55102

6. La Grolla

452 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102

This Italian eatery feels distinctly European with a menu filled with pasta and a lovely wine list available for take out by the bottle.

452 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

7. Red Cow St. Paul

393 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102

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.

393 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

8. Handsome Hog

173 Western Ave N, St Paul, MN 55102

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.

173 Western Ave N
St Paul, MN 55102

9. Nina's Coffee Cafe

165 Western Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55102

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?

165 Western Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55102

10. WA Frost & Company

374 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102

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.

374 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

11. Moscow on the Hill

371 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102

Hearty classic Russian fare have long been served at this classic eatery, including tender little dumplings, dill adorned potatoes, and slow-simmered meats.

371 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102

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