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The Thirsty Belgian

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Reviews: 3
Visits: 7
Avg: 4.67
pDev: n/a
Taps: 8
Bottles: --
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2650 S Broadway Suite 600
Rochester, Minnesota, 55904
United States
phone: (507) 258-4402 | map

Place added by: badmoon on 07-18-2014

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Reviews: 3 | Visits: 7
Photo of heytomcat
4.45/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

What a great little oasis in a strip mall. Don't be put off by the location, this place has a great beer selection of stuff you won't find elsewhere. Try a Belgian saison and a toastie for a nice lunch.

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Photo of slyke
4.91/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Located in a strip of shops set off of South Broadway, The Thirsty Belgian is a small place owned by a local couple who worked for many years at the Whistle Binkies pubs in Rochester.

The nine taps are a rotating variety of Belgians, Belgian-style beers, and IPAs accompanied by Stella Artois and Stella Cidre. One of the things I like about this place is the well-curated, but ever-changing tap offerings. An extensive bottle list is also available.

Service is a team effort - there is no looking for your server, anyone with help you out.

Food is a collection of small plates, salads, pressed sandwiches, and flatbread-style pizzas that use naan as the crust. In my trips there I have tasted most of the menu and haven't found a bad item.

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Photo of icefisherman
4.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Nice place not a super location. 10 beers on tap most rotating only 2 main stays being Stella and Stella cidre. Rotating sour on tap always a plus. Food is good, desert is good as well. Would definitely recommend this place if you are looking for a change of pace from the other beer bars in this town.

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The Thirsty Belgian in Rochester, MN
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.