MINNEAPOLIS (Hoodline) — Looking to try the top cocktail bars around? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top cocktail bars in St. Paul, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to achieve your dreams.

1. Handsome Hog

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Topping the list is Handsome Hog. Located at 203 Sixth St. East downtown, the cocktail bar and Southern spot, which offers waffles and more, is the highest rated cocktail bar in St. Paul, boasting four stars out of 307 reviews on Yelp.

2. The Commodore Bar & Restaurant

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Summit-University’s The Commodore Bar & Restaurant, located at 79 Western Ave. North, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the venues and event space, cocktail bar and New American spot four stars out of 114 reviews.

3. Vieux Carré

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Vieux Carré, a venues and event space, cocktail bar and jazz and blues spot located downtown, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 40 Yelp reviews. Head over to 408 St. Peter St. to see for yourself.

4. Hodges Bend

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Over in St. Anthony, check out Hodges Bend, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp. You can find the cocktail bar and breakfast and brunch spot, which offers coffee, tea and more, at 2700 University Ave. West, Suite 100.

5. Parlour Bar St. Paul

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Finally, there’s Parlour Bar St. Paul, a West Seventh favorite with four stars out of 75 reviews. Stop by 267 W. Seventh St. to hit up the cocktail bar and New American spot next time the urge strikes.

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