Local East Side Restaurants

Kaya Hotz, Review Writer

Karibu Deli and Grocery:

Outside the entrance to Karibu Grocery and Deli on Payne Ave, East St. Paul. Credit: Kaya Hotz

Karibu is a deli located on the East Side of St. Paul that offers East African, Afro-Mediterranean, and American cuisines. They have everything from sambusas to gyros to burgers. Karibu also has a small grocery section inside the restaurant that has home-cooking essentials. Karibu offers dine-in, takeout, and catering services.

Address:  719 Payne Ave, St Paul, MN 55130 

Phone number: 612-414-0799 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KaribuGroceryDeli

Website: https://karibugrocery.wixsite.com/karibu?fbclid=IwAR2XAXDfrWj3Ze1QGnPogP5thNC7FDTydmORdwm0JvBeTeJyjXx9FUk9V1w 


The outside of Carbone’s Pizzeria on 7th St in East St. Paul. Credit: Kaya HotzCarbone’s Pizzeria:

Carbone’s Pizzeria:

Carbone’s is an independent pizza restaurant chain that started out on the East Side of St. Paul. Carbone’s was founded by two Italians, Alfonso and Antoinette Carbone, in 1954. The Italian restaurant began as a small grocery store, bar, and confections shop that served secret family recipes. Carbone’s has a variety of appetizers, like their garlic toast and their meatballs. They also have various pizza crusts, including their hand-tossed, pan style, thin crust, and cauliflower crust. Carbone’s has an assortment of specialty pizzas, like buffalo chicken and veggie, but there is also the option to build your own pizza. Carbone’s offers dine-in, takeout, and catering services.

Website: https://www.carbones.com 


Taqueria Los Paisanos:

In front of Taqueria Los Paisanos on 7th and Arcade St, East St. Paul. Credit: Kaya Hotz

Taqueria Los Paisanos was founded over 10 years ago in East St. Paul and serves authentic Mexican food. They serve an array of tacos, from the Chorizo Tacos to the Al Pastor Tacos. They also have a diverse selection of quesadillas and burritos, including the Veggie Burrito, Carnitas Burrito, Pollo Quesadilla, and the Queso Quesadilla. Taqueria Los Paisanos also offers other food items, such as tamales, stuffed peppers, and enchiladas. They offer quick and easy online ordering, takeout, and dine-in services.

Address: 825 E 7th St St. Paul MN, 55106

Phone number: (651) 778-8062

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/taqlospai/ 

Website: https://lospaisanostaqueria.com/5718