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Canal Park Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Canal Park Brewing Co.Canal Park Brewing Co.
BEER AVG
3.68/5
Based on:
28 Beers
213 Hads
Place Score: 91
Reviews: 11
Visits: 48
Avg: 4.07
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

300 Canal Park Dr
Duluth, Minnesota, 55802-2316
United States
phone: (218) 464-4790 | map
www.canalparkbrewery.com

Notes:
Place added by: Chaz on 10-31-2012

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Reviews: 11 | Visits: 48
Reviews by Redrover:
Photo of Redrover
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Canal Park has a modern boxlike look and is located on the lake and park.

It has both a great side and front patio. Both (but especially the front) have just awesome views of Lake Superior. I like the Adirondack chairs in the front patio.

There is a hostess stand as you enter. There are several different dining areas. I headed straight to the bar. It is light blonde wood with a blue tile base. My Danish ancestors would approve. Actually, the whole decor is modern with a Scandinavian vibe. There are tanks in the front of the building and behind glass at the bar.

Service was friendly and efficient.

The menu looked good, but I didn't eat on this visit.

8 house beers on tap. ESB, German wheat. Tripel, Brown, Maple Maibock (!!), Porter, Saison and IPA that hits a lot of styles. They also offer growlers to go.

Well worth a stop and only a 15 minute stroll form Fitgers and Carmodys.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Metalsnota
4.15/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of Yankeejw
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of Lancer873
4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Gorgeous outdoor seating during the summer and early fall, and a nice enough indoors when it inevitably gets too cold. It's bit of a tourist trap for sure, but don't let that discourage you, it's a pretty darn good tourist trap. Their beers are usually good but rarely great, but they've got a great variety so you're sure to find something you like. Service is outstanding, the waiters will happily describe the options to you and make recommendations. If you order the right stuff, you'll get some great food. Highly recommend the beer cheese soup and the fish and chips.

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Photo of Josholson666
4.53/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.65/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25

Photo of sgttibbs
3.45/5  rDev -15.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of JeffSK
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of CJCouillard
4.36/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Convivial atmosphere, exceptional view of Lake Superior, decent menu, decent beer. I have only been there during the day and then the crowd has a lot of tourists.

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Photo of PlatonicOtterLuv
4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Nifty modern spot on the shore of Lake Superior. Sat alongside a big firepit outside so our dog could join us - they brought him water and treats!

Service was awesome, staff knew the beers by heart and made solid recommendations. Seven taps, but seven distinct styles, plus a cask or two. Beer was actually pretty good, definitely more than we were expecting, and the food was well above standard pub food (but you pay for it).

If you bring your dog, it can't be beat for the area.

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Photo of iRun2Beer
3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of CraigP83
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of BigAl18
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of Mplsbrew
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of northcoastwolf
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of XmnwildX12
3.3/5  rDev -18.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Photo of Sunny004
4.8/5  rDev +17.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of MustangJames
4/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of zeff80
3.91/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of NathanMilesLund
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

To be fair, I've only visited this place in winter; their lakefront location could be exponentially more appealing in warm weather (which, yes, Duluth does get on occasion). But the house beers inside are impressive year-round.

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Photo of Kenai4
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of TooGood
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of DaveMiller
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of qcghost
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Canal Park Brewing Co. in Duluth, MN
91 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.