Quality Inn & Suites Arden Hills - Saint Paul North
1125 Red Fox Rd
Arden Hills, MN 55112-6945
Phone: (651) 484-6557
Fax: (651) 484-9521
Bars & Cafes
The Blue Fox has established a reputation for catering to those who just want to shake it all night without worrying about trends. As a center for nightlife in St. Paul's northern suburbs, it has maintained much of the same clientele over the years. Live bands get the club jumping on weekends playing a variety of rock, pop, blues, oldies and country. Disc-spinning DJs provide the entertainment on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Pool, dart boards and video games provide additional entertainment. Drinks and food are reasonably priced. A large selection of steaks, burgers, sandwiches, salads and pasta are featured on the menu, as well as a selection of items for kids. A wide variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks too are available.
This sports bar offers a family outing with a sports atmosphere, which will appeal to the sports fan and family diner. Watch the game in the bar area on one of the big screen TVs while waiting for your table in the dining room. Weather permitting, request seating on the large outdoor patio. Try your hand at pinball, darts or video games. The menu has something for everyone. Choose from beer-battered walleye, Mexican entrees, Cajun chicken, red or white sauce pasta or stick with the tried and true favorites. Whether you order an appetizer or entrée, it will be a generous portion.
This casual yet elegant eating haven is located at the Radisson Hotel and caters especially to hardcore non-vegetarians. You can savor prime rib, chargrilled steaks, wings and spicy half/full rack ribs at Axel's Charhouse. Pastas and seafood are also available. The wine list is a class apart - aged to perfection. What's more, the television sets provide ongoing game coverage. The valet parking is free. Call for more details.
The Mermaid is a supper club, nightclub and bowling alley where you can 'Rock' and 'Roll' the night away all under one roof. Roll on the lanes, then head to the dance floor where DJs spin your favorite classic rock tunes. Or try your luck at darts, pool or video games. Choose from onion rings, spicy chicken wings or deep-fried cheese sticks for starters. The American menu features supper club fare such as steak and seafood along with burgers, fries and sandwiches. Beer, liquor and soft drinks are served.
This is like a Tale of Two Bars. By day, Hoggsbreath Bar is a quiet neighborhood bar serving the breakfast and lunch crowd. At night it becomes a singles bar rocking the night away. Catch the game on one of the eleven TVs. Head downstairs for pool, darts, pinball or video games. At night, carve out your spot on the packed dance floor. Burgers, sandwiches, salads and appetizers are the main items on the menu. There is a large selection of imported and domestic beer, as well as liquor and wine. Call for more details.
Nestled between the University of Minnesota's St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses, this bar caters mainly to the college crowd. Fitting enough, this place is hopping during any Gophers game with the home team, a decided house favorite. If you want to play a game rather than watch one, you can play foosball, pinball or pool. Grab a burger, sandwich or salad. On Mondays, you can get a burger for cheap rates. Wash it down with a pitcher of brew or a glass of wine. The nightclub is attached so if you are itching to boogie you can do that too. Call for timings as they vary depending on events.
This eatery features a menu of American classics, a full bar, and a casual, relaxed atmosphere.
Sociable Cider Werks is a cidery making small-batch cider from real apples. Now you can pay a visit to their taproom to try what they've been brewing, a delicious, dry cider, on their big outdoor patio. With live music an food trucks, this is a great place to spend some time sipping a cool beverage.
If you like to visit sites that have been immortalized on the silver screen, be sure to stop by this very happening recreation hall. The bar was a set for the movie Grumpy Old Men. If that is not enough reason to drop in, how about playing a game of bocce ball on the dirt courts in the lower level. Irish culture thrives in St. Paul and for twenty years this recreation hall has been featuring live Irish folk bands. The 'Rec' is actually two bars in one; one side of the large room is dedicated to the pool table and dartboard crowd, while the other half consists of dimly lit tables and a velvet curtained stage. The large bar presides down the center. Grab a pint of your favorite ale or brew and visit both sides of the room. Munch on an appetizer and listen to the Emerald Isle's favorite tunes. ATM on premises.
Pov's 65 has been a favorite fixture for revelers of Spring Lake Park ever since it opened the doors in the 1980s. The bar serve lunch where tantalizing American specialties like burgers, chicken sandwiches and Deep Fried Turkey are served on specific days of the week. As the night approaches, the mood of the house changes into a party house where night events take place through out the week. Walk in on Wasted Wednesdays or the Sunday Jam sessions and listen to the performances of some amazing rock bands. Happy hours are from 10a to 7p, so make sure you walk in early to avail discounts on drinks and food specials. Call ahead to know more.
Black Coffee and Waffle Bar is a great place to enjoy the Belgian classic. Husband and wife team Lisa and Andrew Ply launch their second venture in the same Como location. Located close to the university campus, it is popular among the student community. Their homemade recipe and toppings create eight versions of sweet and savory waffles. Sample the Apple Strudel Waffle of apple-cinnamon flavors, the granola and fruits topped Naughty Waffle, the Swiss cheese and ham One Bad Pig, or the S’Mores Waffle with chocolate chips and marshmallows. They also offer coffee and pastries.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruschetta, calamari, ravioli and Eggplant Parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu as their cakes, custards and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.