The Loon Cafe

Located in the historic Hamm Building, the Loon Cafe St. Paul opened its doors in July 2019. Owner Tim Mahoney, a partner in the original Minneapolis Loon Cafe for over 30 years, thought it was time to bring the iconic institution to St. Paul, where he’s been a resident for many years.

The Loon Cafe St. Paul has all the menu favorites, like the award-winning chili, a friendly, warm and welcoming staff, an ample bar, cozy booths, and beautiful outdoor patios. The perfect place when venturing out to one of the many music and theater venues nearby, catching a MN Wild or St. Paul Saints game, or just sipping a glass of wine on a sunny afternoon.

All are welcome, and we look forward to hosting you soon.


426 Saint Peter St., Saint Paul, MN 55102



Tues: 11:30am – 1am
Wed – Sat: 11:30am – 2am



Pecos River Red

Lean cubed sirloin steak and onions along with Tex-Mex spices and chile peppers. Topped with sour cream, green onion and shredded cheese with a side of Texas Toast Mild, Medium or Hot. “A Classic Texas Style Chili.”

Pinto’s Diablo Chili

Traditional chili with ground beef, kidney beans and veggies that’s hearty and pleasantly spiced. Topped with sour cream, green onion and shredded cheese with a side of Texas Toast.

Veggie Chili

A wonderful medley of veggies and beans simmered in a sweet-spicy tomato base. Topped with green onions and served with side of Texas Toast.

Chicken Chili ala Ski-Dad

A thick, rich, spicy blend of chicken, peppers, onions and green chiles. Topped with jalapeño cream cheese, green onions and a side of fresh warm tortillas.

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