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From here you can easily access any of the numerous restaurants on West 7th Street, but we're going to highlight three of those that are nearby and locally-owned. Before you go, please call or check their websites (listed here) for hours, information about ordering online, indoor or outdoor dining, curbside pick-up, or take-out. And please wear a mask to protect the servers and staff who make our enjoyment of these places possible and keep St. Paul's oldest neighborhood a vibrant place.

Cossetta's Eatery & Pizzeria

211 7th Street West

Saint Paul, MN 55102

(651) 222-3476 phone

Founded by the Cossetta family who lived in the (now lost) Upper Levee district of the West End. Their various alimentari (groceries) and versions of their restaurants have been fixtures and purveyors of Italian food in St. Paul since 1911.

Burger Moe's

242 West 7th Street

Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102

(651) 222-3100

A neighborhood place owned and operated by St. Paul restaurateur Moe Sharif that specializes in burgers and beer. Check out their patio, which surrounds a tiny two-room stone house built on West 7th around 1855!

Downtowner Woodfire Grill

253 West 7th Street

St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 228-9500

If you are looking for a slightly more upscale experience with a wine selection try the Downtowner Woodfire Grill, also owned by Moe Sharif.


425 West 7th Street

St. Paul, MN 55102

(651) 291-7105

Established by former bootlegger Joe “Kid Bullets” DeGidio in 1933 and still run by his grandchildren, DeGidio's specializes in classic Italian American dishes and features patio seating.


445 Smith Avenue

Saint Paul, MN 55102

(651) 222-1857

Housed in the 1857 German lager saloon originally owned by local brewer Anton Waldmann, the Waldmann Brewery & Wurstery offers classic German beers and dishes inspired by the history of the building and the neighborhood.

Bad Weather Brewing

414 West 7th Street

St Paul, MN, 55102

They serve up seasonal and all-weather brews on-site and packaged beers and growlers to-go. The often feature food trucks on their patio. Check the website for food truck schedule.