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Stub & Herb's

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
97
world-class

95 Ratings
Ratings: 95
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: n/a
Taps: 32
Bottles: 51
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

227 Oak St SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55414-2908
United States
phone: (612) 379-0555

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Reviews by beerwolf77:
Photo of beerwolf77
4.44/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Another must stop on my recent trip to the twin cities.

My friends and I walked in and immediately grabbed four stools at the bar. The bartender was already asking us what we were interested in before I could even get my jacket off. That's the way I like it. Of course I had trouble deciding with all the great beers to choose from. While I was looking at the beer list the bartender was helping my friends make descisions. He gave them samples of several beers which I always think is awesome.

The bartender was super friendly and chatted with us throughout most of our night.

The place has a nice corner bar vibe combined with phenominal tap list.

I will make this a regular stop from now on when in the area.

More User Reviews:
Photo of mmulebarn
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.23/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of eawolff99
4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of BDeibs
4.3/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of AnalogErik
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of CCutch
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of TooGood
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Awesome tap list always and often unbeatable beer prices on some terrific brews. If heading to any Gopher games this is a must stop!

Photo of SlightlyGrey
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Jlabs
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of millelacsmark
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Bunuelian
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jarrgal
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Alpar
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of KTMinnesota
2.5/5  rDev -42.9%

Photo of hardy008
4.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of mattmarka1
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of MNBeer1017
3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of gatornation
3.84/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Stub and Herbs had the atmosphere of a aged pub in a trendy location, featuring an above average tap list and one of the best music selections I've experienced in a long time. Bartender was boring, slow and depressing, and a below average happy hour takes away from an awesome pub. The company surrounding my party was superb and makes me interested in what a busier night would look like. One to check out but until I investigate further it is not a pub I will be frequenting.

Photo of AnalScubaHive
3.49/5  rDev -20.3%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Located in Stadium Village - it's the best bar in the area. But, that isn't saying much still. Full of kids who don't know how to drink but it's stadium village so it's pretty quiet (in the summer, during the school year, ultra annoying). Cool lighting and seating - ol' fashion bar aesthetic.

The bartender gave me a free drink for not having any belgians in stock and he gave my friend a free beer since he was in the service.

Pretty good selection for the area. No one matches at least for a few miles.

But the people... Gah...

Photo of KayTeePee
5/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

My favorite Beer Bar. Rotating taps, and lots of them. Great Grub - Fries are out of this world, pretzel buns are fantastic. Burgers and Buff Chix Sammy are mouthwatering.

Busy on Gopher Game Days.

Reagan the bartender is a boss. Waitress that use to be there looked a lot like T. Swift, which was nice.

Photo of Hopsiam14
4.29/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Stub's is my favorite MN beer bar. They have a ton of rotating taps, beer savvy staff and they make a mean burger. Have had the opportunity to go there' for multiple release parties for things like Darkness and KBS among others. Their atmosphere is definitely that of a college bar but as long as you aren't expecting a fancy place, it is a lot of fun.

Photo of ndolover
3.98/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2

Located in Dinkytown on the UM campus. This place is a top three beer establishment in the university area. However, if you are going to UM game this is a the place to go PERIOD.

The downtstairs is creepy, don't go there. The service is prompt and friendly. The food is stadium fare, but overall is good.

However, the beer is the real star here. They have a good selection of popular or hard to find kegs of craft beer. They have special events like DARKNESS EVE. Clean taps and lots of volume ensure fresh beer.

If you are in the MN University area, this is a must hit.

Photo of KarlHungus
2.76/5  rDev -37%
vibe: 3 | quality: 1 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Stub and Herbs is a college bar with good beer. Thus, the clientele consists mostly of college kids who have discovered good beer. The upstairs area is inviting enough, however, the basement area is dingy and creepy. Something about it just screams date rape parlor. The beer selection is top notch with a wide variety of styles including malty beers, hoppy beers, wheat beers, and Belgian style beers. Within the past year they have stopped carrying the rotating rare/unique beers they used to. Prices have also gone up in the past year. They used to have some of the best prices in town, but now they have some of the worst. Most of the beers they charge $6 for can be found elsewhere in town for $5 or $5.50. Service is good for the most part, and generally pretty knowledgeable about beer.

I'm rating the quality of Stub and Herbs so low due to the fact that they have received numerous food-safety violations from state food-safety inspectors. I'm certain that most, if note all, dinning establishments receive some violations. However, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported last spring (April 30th to be exact) that of 771 food-related businesses inspected Stub and Herbs had the eighth most violations including nine critical violations and 22 total. The Star Tribune article listed some of Stub and Herbs violations, and the one that stood out to me was "person in charge not knowledgeable." How am I to believe they have corrected their problems when the person in charge doesn't know what they are doing? For this reason I will not eat at Stub and Herbs.

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Stub & Herb's in Minneapolis, MN
97 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.