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Town Hall Tap

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

38 Ratings
Ratings: 38
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 7.71%
Taps: 24
Bottles: 7
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

4810 Chicago Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55417-1009
United States
phone: (612) 767-7307

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @townhalltap1

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(Place added by: kbutler1 on 01-12-2011)
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

warpig372, Aug 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Alpar, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of Sludgeman
4.2/5  rDev -4.8%

Visited on a Sunday night. Slow at 9:30. Looked just like regulars in the place. Sat at the bar.

Vibe - A townie bar if it wasn't known all over the US by BAs. Dark and worn inside. The place has windows and a garage door that open up the entire bar to the street/sidewalk and a small outdoor patio. This time of year it was wide open and inviting. Patio closes early though during the week – did not get to sit outside :-( Overall a great old fashion bar in an old fashion town but with a new twist. 4.25

Service - Friendly. Bartender was appropriately distant. 4

Selection - Good house beers and a good selection of guest beers. 4

Quality - Different glasses, temperature was good, three beer engines. 4.5

Food – I ate the Heidelberg burger. It was great! Fries were crispy - 4.25

Price - 20oz house beers for $5.50 fantastic compared to DC and NY. Two big beers and a burger and fries for about $20 (excluding tip) was excellent. - $

Sludgeman, Jul 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

josephwa, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

hardy008, Jul 08, 2014
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mothman, Jun 28, 2014
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DaftPatrick, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Dwarven_Ale, Jun 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

timlyon, Jun 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Powderhornphil, Jun 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

bumchilly25, May 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

Bunuelian, May 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

SlightlyGrey, Apr 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

NordeastFan26, Mar 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

LeeW, Mar 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Pug, Jan 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

mattmarka1, Jan 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

MNBeer1017, Dec 06, 2013
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

amgamgamg, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

MattXT, Nov 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

mmulebarn, Nov 12, 2013
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4.21/5  rDev -4.5%

Visited for dinner and brews on Friday August 30. The outdoor streetside seating looked very appealing but I headed inside to get a better view of the taps, chalkboards, clientale, etc. They have two front garage doors that were open to the street anyway, so it still felt like being somewhat outside. The place was pretty full but no waiting list. The crowd seemed to be pretty local - groups of friends, families, young couples, etc.

I had two flights of four each - one with regular beers (all of which were great including Masala Mama, etc) and one with seasonals (a bit dissapointing with a Kolsch, an Amber, etc). But overall the beer quality was excellent and the food and service were good as well. This is a nice neighborhood bar/restaurant but if you're visiting the Twin Cities for beer purposes I'd recommend skipping this and going to the main Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery instead.

coldriver, Sep 02, 2013
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4.55/5  rDev +3.2%

I like this place, I come here about every other week. I like seeing the rotation of guest beers on tap, and there's plenty of standards by which to educate myself. The food is fancier than bar food: in particular I like Pete's Cabin Burger, mixed with wild rice and mushrooms, and when I ask for mayo on the side (for my fries), it's a seasoned variety that's even more delightful.

One of the bartenders in particular is exceptionally attentive and affable without being pushy. Clearly he knows his beer, as does the other bartender I've seen, but the one distinguishes himself as endeavoring to become a host. I appreciate that.

I don't like holding a venue responsible for its constituency, but I don't enjoy the constituency here. The locals are fine, the families that come in and the people settling down for conversation, but occasionally there's a hipster influx that, initially, made me question whether I was in the right place. Regardless, it's easy to block everyone else out and focus on my food and beer.

I don't think it's awesome they tack on a $2 fee for a gluten-free bun for the burgers, but my wife appreciates the option and they chose a good brand to go with, Udi's.

sxoidmal, Feb 19, 2013
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4.38/5  rDev -0.7%

I arrived at about 4:30 on a beautiful fall Wednesday afternoon. I was tempted by the tables outside, but was by myself so I chose to sit at the bar. It didn't matter much as the two large garage doors on the front of the building were open to let the fall air in.

The atmosphere was city neighborhood laid back, which I prefer. I was in the Twin Cities on business and made the trip specifically to try Masala Mama. It's a vey solid IPA that I was glad to be able to try, but I was more impressed with the welcoming vibe of the bar. The bartender was really cool, I think his name was Rolf. I also tried Marmalade Sky APA which was good. Rolf suggested the Java Porter and he was right on, what a great beer.

As for food, I had the Jalapeño cheese stuffed pretzels, which were awesome. The best part was it was happy hour so I got out of there for less than $20. It was an enjoyable few hours. I highly recommend it.

ssimpson89, Oct 05, 2012
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Town Hall Tap in Minneapolis, MN
96 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.