I have been here a couple of times. It’s a great place to have a beer and the food is pretty good. Also, I love when they have their "fests" like Belgian Fest, Hop Fest...ect. Pretty awesome. Must stop there.
csaso (172) Missouri | June 26, 2013| Updated June 27, 2013
Very great beer place! About 50 or so high quality taps - micros to good imports. Very reasonably priced. Had the Cuban sandwich which was outstanding. Great neighborhood bar kind of feel. Service is very good. Tough call between this and the Happy Gnome just down the street. Hit both if you can!
My favorite bar in St. Paul. Tons of taps, always rotating depending on what time of year you come in. 30-40 taps of non-macro beer at all times, plus a solid bottle selection. (Plus they don’t have recurring tap problems like Happy Gnome does) Full bar, so they also have wine and booze. Food is solid, typical pub fare but slightly upscale - no fried food. Service is never over bearing but always friendly. Atmosphere is excellent, lots of dark wood with plenty of cozy booths to relax. Good tunes and a friendly, non meat market, non frat boy/girl crowd. This is definitely one of the better bars in St. Paul, whenever I go the annoyance factor is very low. If you’re in St. Paul and want to go to a decent bar, this is the place.
I have been slacking on getting my review submitted, but that doesn’t mean that I haven’t been thinking about the Muddy Pig since I went there in January. The awesome selection and busy atmosphere is what makes the Muddy Pig so cool. The food is pretty good as well. The only thing that I can really ding the Pig on is the slow wait service or the high beer prices, but the beer prices are easily forgiven because of the abundant number of good beers you can choose from in one sitting. Give it a shot and I’m sure you’ll love it.
One recommendation though....bring a designated driver! NO..seriously! After a few of those 9-11% craft beers, you’ll be surprisingly well lit.
This is an OK place to go if you’re just after beer. I’ve only ever found one bar with a better selection of beers. The service is variable, but usually pretty good. The food is OK, next to nothing a vegetarian can eat (which is about the dumbest thing they could do since they’re across the street from a natural foods co-op). It gets loud enough to make conversation hard on a busy night, but it’s still pretty comfortable.
A nice old school beer bar. One room has a large central bar surrounded by seating with a second room that has additional seating. A few TVs scattered around but not in your face. 50ish taps with a good variety of local and non-local. Service was solid despite being quite busy. Food was good not great and prices were inline with the area. A very good beer bar.
Great bar. Young-ish crowd. Excellent beer options and nice wrap-around bar. Slightly grungy and a little dark inside, which is cool. A few tvs for those wanting to watch sports. I’d rather just drink their beer. One of the best bars in St. Paul.