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Blue Door Pub

1811 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55104

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(651) 493-1865

  • Sun - Sat 11:00am - 1:00am

Cuisine: Bars, Burger Restaurants

4.5 of 5.0 from 183 reviews

price range:$11 to $25

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Blue Door Pub in Saint Paul, MN
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  • Blue Door Pub in Saint Paul, MN
  • Blue Door Pub in Saint Paul, MN
  • Blue Door Pub in Saint Paul, MN
  • Blue Door Pub in Saint Paul, MN
  • Blue Door Pub in Saint Paul, MN
  • Blue Door Pub in Saint Paul, MN
  • Blue Door Pub in Saint Paul, MN
  • Blue Door Pub in Saint Paul, MN

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  • Bruce's Burger Blog on Jul 30, 2013

    We arrived around dinnertime and I wasn’t surprised to see the place packed. I was, however, surprised to see how small it was. I saw only a few tables and booths crammed in to this little corner building...

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  • Nicole NThe cheese curds are heavenly.

    55555 by Nicole N

  • Cole K.Potentially my favorite pub in Minnesota. Their burgers, though not traditional, are flipping unreal. The beer list makes me happy too.

    55555 by Cole K.

  • Alex JMy favorite is the Merriam Park Blucy and Latin Kisses. Also they secretly have the best wings ever!

    55555 by Alex J

  • Alex JMy favorite place for burgers in the cities. So many great options and a great atmosphere.

    55555 by Alex J

  • Jetz G.Fried Pickles w side of Chipotle Mayo!

    55555 by Jetz G.

  • Sean D.Their "Jiffy" rules the land. The fried chicken caesar was good as well. The onion rings were ok, not as crispy to my liking. The tots yum!

    55555 by Sean D.

  • Laurie G.Had the French Dip bluecy....amazing!

    33333 by Laurie G.

  • Kevin JBreakfast Blucy, cheese curds, and this taco Blucy that was new ( excellent). Jessica was a perfect waitress.

    55555 by Kevin J

  • Wendy BTacos and burgers

    55555 by Wendy B

  • Michael S.The Blucy Burger

    55555 by Michael S.

  • Daniel JCan't go wrong with any burger they are all phenomenal

    55555 by Daniel J

  • Jeremy jWe had the Luau Blusy and it was phenomenal. Cute, small, great place.

    55555 by Jeremy j

  • Danielle LarsenNever thought peanut butter would taste good on a burger? Think again and try the jiffy burger.

    55555 by Danielle Larsen

  • Chris M.I like the food.

    33333 by Chris M.

  • Dagny MDeep fried green beans. Get em.

    55555 by Dagny M

  • Danni NCajun tots

    55555 by Danni N

  • Jaiy CGood burgers and usually great beer selection. Can get crowded, but I feel it's worth the wait.

    55555 by Jaiy C

  • Michael M.Great burgers, but make sure to get the green beans too!

    55555 by Michael M.

  • Marty O.Fish tacos were delicious.

    55555 by Marty O.

  • Robert J.Get your tots Cajun style. If tots aren't your thing opt for the beer battered green beans - also Cajun style.

    55555 by Robert J.

  • City Pages Street TeamBest pub around! One of the most creative menus around, and it's all made from scratch! Here you'll find the sacred Juicy Lucy, one of Minnesota's best accomplishments.

    55555 by City Pages Street Team

  • Monika R.Fantastic happy hour with beer, cider, & appetizers (including tater tots). The burgers are delicious and are stuffed with delicious options. Always our first stop when we land in Minneapolis.

    55555 by Monika R.

  • Chelsea NBurgers Tater Tots

    55555 by Chelsea N

  • Austin W.There is hardly any seating but let me tell you, it is worth the wait! Park in the back

    33333 by Austin W.

  • Cassie RI seriously love all of their burgers, they are super unique!

    55555 by Cassie R

  • KatOh my god the Spam bites are amazing.

    55555 by Kat

  • Taylor S.Put meat in me face right now! #CheatDay

    22222 by Taylor S.

  • TV Food MapsCheck out The Blue Door Pub as seen on Bizarre Foods America , Diners, Drive-ins and Dives

    55555 by TV Food Maps

  • Quinn MMy favorite burger here is the Frenchy (French dip juicy Lucy). Love the fries, green bean fries, and cheese curds. They have the best chicken noodle soul EVER!

    55555 by Quinn M

  • Stephen K.This place is tiny and hugely popular - Allow yourself the time

    33333 by Stephen K.

  • Drew ElrickLuau burger is amazing. Prepare to wait awhile. Not much room inside.

    55555 by Drew Elrick

  • Rebecca E.Tatar tots are the best!

    55555 by Rebecca E.

  • Justin E.No booze outside, but the food is fabulous

    55555 by Justin E.

  • Brandon M.Besides the Bangkok, I've never had a bad burger

    55555 by Brandon M.

  • City Pages Street TeamWith a menu driven by Jucy Lucys and all manner of fried goods (green beans, cheese curds, Spam bites, etc.), the Blue Door Pub is low on pretense but high on creativity and passion.

    55555 by City Pages Street Team

  • Mairin G.Be prepared to wait for a table. Also be prepared to see God (it's that good).

    55555 by Mairin G.

  • B. B. SI have had every "great burger" in the twin cities and Blue Door is without question the best. You honestly can't go wrong, but the king of them all is the Jiffy Burger. So. Damn. Good.

    55555 by B. B. S

  • Alex F.Busy and loud! Go at off times, the juicy lucy choices are phenomenal.

    55555 by Alex F.

  • Lys KBlue Door has the best BBQ wings ;) it's our favorite hangout!

    55555 by Lys K

  • Britanny MIf you don't want to wait half an hour head down the street to neighborhood cafe. Never a wait and the food is just as good. Service is above and beyond!

    55555 by Britanny M

  • Amy J.The maple bacon wings are to die for

    55555 by Amy J.

  • Thomas E.Everything is good here

    55555 by Thomas E.

  • Jaron G.Spam bites, 2 dollar HH pints, and the blucy of the month. Can't go wrong.

    55555 by Jaron G.

  • City Pages Street TeamHappy Hour: Every day from 2pm-5pm & 10pm-1am!

    55555 by City Pages Street Team

  • NicoleThe jiffy burger. No question.

    55555 by Nicole

  • John M.Everything is good.

    55555 by John M.

  • Angela L.Careful with that first bite so cheese doesn't explode all over your phone! Also try the buffalo tots secret menu item

    55555 by Angela L.

  • LaMont M.Pretty good overall. Blucy French was real good. Breakfast blucy was ok yoke was hard.

    33333 by LaMont M.

  • UberX CabbieIndeed on tap!

    55555 by UberX Cabbie

  • Niqui R.Get the Merriam Park Blucy with jalapenos and mushrooms. Delicious.

    55555 by Niqui R.

  • Andrew W.Try the "Breakfast Blucy" -- featured on the Pioneer Press list of Best Burgers in the Twin Cities in the "Cult Burgers" category.

    55555 by Andrew W.

  • John S.The blucy is the way to go.

    55555 by John S.

  • jason m.Just go...

    33333 by jason m.

  • RobertFried pickles are fantastic ! Serving could feed 4 or more.

    55555 by Robert

  • City Pages Street TeamGive in to the need for juicy beef surrounding a gooey, cheesy interior and topped with crunchy, salty, spicy, lily-gilding goodness. Give in to the Baked 'n' Loaded Juicy Blucy.

    55555 by City Pages Street Team

  • Mike M.Hard to beat beer specials. 2 bucks a pint early happy hour and only 3 bucks for late night. Can't beat it with a stick!

    55555 by Mike M.

  • Ben P.Sticky Wings with Sriracha Aioli are HANDS DOWN the greatest meal in the Twin Cities right now. Buffalo Wild What?

    55555 by Ben P.

  • Johnny S.Jiffy peanut butter burger is worth the horrible service.

    33333 by Johnny S.

  • Mari D.Fried green beans, don't ask questions, just order them. (Bleu cheese salad is also excellent)

    55555 by Mari D.

  • MelanieTheir parking lot sucks & the burgers.... could use some seasoning.

    33333 by Melanie

  • Jason W.They had a blue door.

    33333 by Jason W.

  • Cindy E.Can't have alcohol on the patio. So sad.

    33333 by Cindy E.

  • J W.Try their chicken strips instead of a blucy. Ask for the original recipe.

    55555 by J W.

  • C. S.The special burger The Guapo was fantastic. Get it with tots and cheese curds to start. Friendly service as well!

    55555 by C. S.

  • Brian M.Fried green beans and cheese curds with any of their Blucies! Can't go wrong! Plus $2 happy hour drafts of great beers.

    55555 by Brian M.

  • Matt H.Try the The Luau Blucy (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Matt H.

  • Matt H.Try the Deep Fried Pickles (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Matt H.

  • Alicia M.Delicious fried pickles!

    55555 by Alicia M.

  • Zach P.Great! Choose the tots over the fries. Ask your server about getting the tots tossed in sauce... they have several to choose from for no extra $.

    55555 by Zach P.

  • TimGet the breakfast blucy. You won't be disappointed!

    55555 by Tim

  • Jason C.A regular here and have 2 shirts to prove I have eaten all the burgers more than once. By far my most favorite place to eat. Don't like the new punch card that makes you go to the other store.

    55555 by Jason C.

  • AmandaCity Pages Best Neighborhood Bar (St. Paul) - 2013

    55555 by Amanda

  • Jeffrey C.Try the Thai inspired burger with the curry dipping sauce. It is tasty and unique. I love the fries! Definitely don't come with a large group. Keep it to a couple or no more than 4!

    55555 by Jeffrey C.

  • EaterIt's a controversial choice for Juicy Lucys (not Matt's or the 5-8?), but the Blue Door Pub has got a damn good Blucy. Whatever they've got as the special blucy is always worth a try.

    55555 by Eater

  • David W.Jucy Lucy heaven!

    55555 by David W.

  • Robert L.Jiffy Rocks

    55555 by Robert L.

  • Robert L.Jiffy Rocks!!!

    55555 by Robert L.

  • Ryan S.Try the cheese curds!

    55555 by Ryan S.

  • Henry S.Extra spaces open up in the parking lot when the adjacent hardware store closes at 7pm, but pull out of the lot slowly or you'll scrape your front bumper!

    22222 by Henry S.

  • Joshua J.Come on Sunday and have Steph be your server. She is awesome!

    55555 by Joshua J.

  • Tom J.Long line? Go to Neighboorhood Cafe on Selby & Snelling. Awesome, cheap food and never a wait.

    55555 by Tom J.

  • Mike M.My 2nd home now.

    55555 by Mike M.

  • Alex S.Best Happy Hour in Town. $2 dollar tots and Surly

    55555 by Alex S.

  • Rebekah G.If you are a decent person don't sit here with your laptop on a Saturday night while people wait 90 minutes to eat

    33333 by Rebekah G.

  • City Pages Street TeamVoted top ten chicken wings! The Frogtown Wings, named for the nearby neighborhood, are ultra crispy chicken wings liberally seasoned and tossed with a chunky, spicy peanut butter sauce.

    55555 by City Pages Street Team

  • Liz FlannCajun tots ughh

    33333 by Liz Flann

  • Jamie P.Premo and the best Jucy Lucy in town.

    55555 by Jamie P.

  • Alicia W.wonderful food, near to amazing mn state fair like cheese curds, if you arent a fan of pink burgers make sure to speak up!

    55555 by Alicia W.

  • J.P. B.I can't bring myself to get anything but the jiffy burger ever since I first tried it!!

    55555 by J.P. B.

  • Anny F.Good food but terrible service.

    22222 by Anny F.

  • Rebekah G.The garden salad is the best i've ever had. I think about them.

    55555 by Rebekah G.

  • Nina G.The jiffy burger and green beans are a must!

    55555 by Nina G.

  • BriDgetTry the Blucy With Handcut Fries - From Diners, Drive Ins and Dives..... (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by BriDget

  • reginekittenThe blucys are awesome and definitely get some Cajun tots to go with the burger. The Jiffy burger is one of my favs!!

    55555 by reginekitten

  • TJ M.Breakfast Blucy was pure ecstasy.

    55555 by TJ M.

  • Sara M.Jiffy burger... peanut butter & bacon! Messy but delicious!

    55555 by Sara M.

  • Sara K.Spam balls blow my mind. Get it or don't... The second choice is a mistake.

    33333 by Sara K.

  • Tina F.The Luau Burger is so amazing! There is a sweet chili sauce that they put on it that is amazing. That, plus the pineapple pieces makes it so delicious.

    55555 by Tina F.

  • Lori G.Be prepared to wait for a table!

    55555 by Lori G.

  • Kara L.Jesus SO. LOUD. SO LOUD. Gross. Didnt even wait to order drinks.

    22222 by Kara L.

  • Nick A.The "Classic" is a good way to go if you like to keep it simple, beef & molten cheese, the way God/Buddha/Allah intended it.

    55555 by Nick A.

  • Beatrice H.Try the deep fried pickles! And don't let them forget the garlic aioli! So good.

    55555 by Beatrice H.

  • Bryan B.Have the Latin kisses

    55555 by Bryan B.

  • Ben S.:P yummmmm spam bites :P

    55555 by Ben S.

  • Nick L.The Lumber Jack burger and Malbec pair nicely.

    55555 by Nick L.

  • Nichol H.Best cheese curds I've ever had.

    55555 by Nichol H.

  • Corbet X. N.I used to tell folks to get here about 4 PM for a table. I guess it's now Noon.

    33333 by Corbet X. N.

  • Hannah B.Cheese curds are bomb

    55555 by Hannah B.

  • Tim S.Hop slam!!!

    33333 by Tim S.

  • Travel ChannelAndrew Zimmern made a stop here, where they’ve taken the classic, local Juicy Lucy hamburger in a new direction.

    55555 by Travel Channel

  • Cori W.The fries are not very good. Just stick with a burger.

    33333 by Cori W.

  • Charles E.Blucy, breakfast blucy, tots, curds, lumberjack blucy, horsekick blucy, good beers, what more can you ask for. Usually busy (as well it should be).

    55555 by Charles E.

  • Jon C.Jiffy burger is the bomb!

    55555 by Jon C.

  • Leah H.Get the tater tots! Best in town

    55555 by Leah H.

  • Leslie S.Make sure you have 4 hours in your night to eat dinner, their seating process is flawed. Do NOT seat 2 people in a 6 person booth!!

    33333 by Leslie S.

  • Lizzie S.Greeeeeeenbeans. They're to die for!!

    55555 by Lizzie S.

  • LucasSomeone needs to manage these tables better. Don't seat a three person group in a six person booth when you've got a three top opening up an a party of six waiting.

    22222 by Lucas

  • John M.We had a horrible time - The Nazi Party

    11111 by John M.

  • charles h.Be prepared for a long crowded uncomfortable wait .

    33333 by charles h.

  • Bill T.Two words: Buffalo TotsThey taste as good as they sound.

    55555 by Bill T.

  • John P.Black bean burger bangcok style. Delish!

    55555 by John P.

  • Deanna B.Get the buffalo tots! Yum

    55555 by Deanna B.

  • Alex S.2 dollar Surly during happy hour. Enough said...

    33333 by Alex S.

  • BobbieServing up the BEST blucys in the Twin Cities. My favorite is their flagship blucy!

    55555 by Bobbie

  • Laura S.Best juicy lucys. Period.

    55555 by Laura S.

  • Patrick O.Cajun tots. Cajun tots cajun tots cajun tots. I can NOT stress this enough. Also, the wings are surprisingly good

    55555 by Patrick O.

  • Chad F.Try the drunken blucey. It won't be around long. And of course tip your waitresses.

    55555 by Chad F.

  • Matt R.The Merriam Park is delicious. You wouldn't think that red currant jam would work so well on a burger, but it does NOT disappoint!

    55555 by Matt R.

  • Haeyoon C.It's usually incredibly crowded with a bit of a wait but I go for the Juicy Blue-cy. Blue cheese inside my burger is magical.

    55555 by Haeyoon C.

  • Nathaniel M.Surly Furious on Tap. Dylan's recommendation!

    33333 by Nathaniel M.

  • Steven K35-40 minute wait

    22222 by Steven K

  • Tommy SThe cheese curds are unreal!

    55555 by Tommy S

  • anthony t.lettuce wraps on the side. shit gets soggy

    33333 by anthony t.

  • Yancy d.Get the fried pickles, but pass on the cajun tots.

    55555 by Yancy d.

  • Kayla D.Verrrry small.

    33333 by Kayla D.

  • Thomas M.Get the jiffy burger with a fried egg!

    55555 by Thomas M.

  • Greg L.Delicious stuffed burgers. And definitely get the tots!

    55555 by Greg L.

  • Matt F.Great Happy Hour. Breakfast Burger is a stand-by if the B.O.M. doesn't sound good. Be ready to wait, this is the best burger joint in Saint Paul and lots of people know about it.

    55555 by Matt F.

  • Gavin R.Cherry coke has too much cherry.

    33333 by Gavin R.

  • Maggie M.Are you a veggie too? No blucies for you, but the black bean burger is divine!

    55555 by Maggie M.

  • Andy PDon't be the dick that drinks blue moon through a straw. Also, groups of less than 4 get seated fastest.

    33333 by Andy P

  • Meghan P.They have a fantastic black bean burger option for vegetarians!!

    55555 by Meghan P.

  • Mpls.St.Paul MagazineTry the Jiffy Burger. This burger with peanut butter, mayo, pepper jack cheese, bacon, and pickles will crack your mind open.—Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, February 2011

    55555 by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

  • City Pages Street TeamVoted as Best Neighborhood Bar In St. Paul by City Pages in 2010. The happy hours go late, the crowds are pleasant, and the Cajun fries are plain delicious.

    55555 by City Pages Street Team

  • Kato R.Just saw Ryan Harris here tonight. Dude loves his jiffeys!

    55555 by Kato R.

  • Emily U.Don't be that dick and bring in a group of 15. Not meant for large groups.

    33333 by Emily U.

  • Lance P B.Try the Blucy with Tots!

    55555 by Lance P B.

  • Kato R.Good burgers, great beer

    55555 by Kato R.

  • Jeff T.The Gatsby is back! Its not on the menu so be sure to ask!

    55555 by Jeff T.

  • BrandonThe bathroom is small and smells like dukie

    22222 by Brandon

  • Bryan B.Have the El Guapo before it's gone!

    33333 by Bryan B.

  • Shelley COne of my favorite burger joints. My favorite as of late is the frenchy. Its like french onion soup in a burger. Fantastic!! Also, cajun tater tots are the bomb!!

    55555 by Shelley C

  • Alec G.Bacon blucy is the way to go, cmon its meat in meat!

    33333 by Alec G.

  • Rishi V.Every bite of the Jiffy is like God telling me he loves me and that he wants me to be happy!

    33333 by Rishi V.

  • Sandy B.No beef? No problem. Their build your own grilled cheese options are stellar. Get a Summit.

    55555 by Sandy B.

  • Bryan B.Have the Ball Park Blucy before its gone again!

    33333 by Bryan B.

  • Kristine D.Any burger you get will be fantastic but make sure to finish up your meal with the cake bites, but they are soooo hot inside be careful not to burn your mouth!!

    55555 by Kristine D.

  • Elissa MVeggie burger. Fried onions + mushrooms. All-Amerrrrican cheese. Damn.

    55555 by Elissa M

  • Kayla C.Small, cozy place. Lots of UST students; beware.

    55555 by Kayla C.

  • Mike W.It's all good. Spam balls, tater tots, blucy varieties. Come early for $2 taps at happy hour and you can get a seat.

    55555 by Mike W.

  • Josh S.Do the Blucy Challenge.

    55555 by Josh S.

  • Peter B.Try the beer-batter green beans - excellent!

    55555 by Peter B.

  • Jordan PThe fried Spam bites are out of this world.

    55555 by Jordan P

  • Brett S.Great place... standing room only every time I've been here. Furious on tap!

    55555 by Brett S.

  • Ellery L.Bring a friend and get a pitcher of Surley.

    33333 by Ellery L.

  • Andrew S.Their fried cheese curds are better than the MN State fairs. Yes. I did say that.

    55555 by Andrew S.

  • Heavy TableTry the Lumberjack Blucy: a Jucy Lucy with smoked Gouda, thick-cut bacon, and cayenne pepper. It's finished off with a maple syrup glaze on the outside and served naked on a bun.

    55555 by Heavy Table

  • Bryan B.Ask for the Cajun "Jiffy" Blucy. You will thank me later.

    55555 by Bryan B.

  • Paul W.The jiffy burger will blow your mind...and Elvis's.

    55555 by Paul W.

  • Bryan B.Have the Lumberjack Blucy

    33333 by Bryan B.

  • Michael S.Burgers and beer here are outstanding. The seasoned fries are also world-class. Small place, so be prepared to wait.

    55555 by Michael S.

  • Elissa MEat the new Pastrami-licious burger of the moment. Follow it up with a Surly Furious, for the perfect combination.

    55555 by Elissa M

  • Zach I.Get the Jiffy burger with tots.

    55555 by Zach I.

  • Tara O.Eat a Juicy Lucy or a Bluecy Lucy (all the burgers are delicious and inspired) and drink a Lift Bridge Farm Girl.

    55555 by Tara O.

  • minusmanhattanOrder their signature burger, the bluesy. It's always busy but if you call ahead 30 minutes you should be golden.

    55555 by minusmanhattan

  • Mary K.I don't eat "burgers"...but they have a great beer selection. :)

    55555 by Mary K.

  • Julie BCheck out the Blue Door Pub in St. Paul.. great food and a killer beer selection!

    55555 by Julie B

  • Jason M.Happy hour is beers and wines, as well as a variety of menu items. Totally good deals.

    55555 by Jason M.

  • Louis H.Surly on tap for three bucks! NICE

    55555 by Louis H.

  • Heavy TableThe Breakfast Blucy ($8.50), an improbably delicious egg-on-Jucy Lucy burger that is an unhealthy wallow through the ditch of deliciousness.

    55555 by Heavy Table

  • Jason D.eat some deep fried green beans. they have the best in town

    55555 by Jason D.

  • Mitchell H.Cajun Blucy and Cajun tots. Yes.

    55555 by Mitchell H.

  • Thomas K.1. Find parking. (you win) 2. Find a seat. (bonus points) 3. Finish their Breakfast Blucy and all your tots.. dipped in chipotle ranch of course. (you're the all time champion).

    55555 by Thomas K.

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