Surdyk's

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88
very good

57 Reviews
Surdyk'sSurdyk's
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

303 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55414-1015
United States

(612) 379-3232 | map
www.surdyks.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
88
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
78
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
10%
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Reviews: 57 | Ratings: 78
Reviews by Ek0nomik:
Photo of Ek0nomik
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%

I stopped here a view times while visiting my girlfriend in Minnesota.

I may be a bit biased coming from Wisconsin, but their beer selection doesn't top any of the places around Madison. I also think that France 44 has a better selection of beer than Surdyk's. None the less, it's still a good place to visit if you're around campus.

They have my favorite Minnesota brewery, Surly, in a quite plentiful supply. They also have Bell's, Avery, Boulevard, Breckenridge, and plenty of other breweries from around the country. I picked up an Ale to the Chief by Avery and a four pack of Surly Cynic.

The service here wasn't anything spectacular. The employees stood behind their counter, and really nothing more. I asked if I could break down a Surly four pack so I could try some various beers from Surly, but that was a no go. Too bad.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Justdoit1234
3.72/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of oldsailor
3.64/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

I was slightly disappointed with this place. Felt like a converted Walgreens/CVS and was not very inviting. The staff was very nice and were trying to help, but I felt the selection was way too generic for Minneapolis and it felt like anything really special would pass them up.

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Photo of jpuetz
4.58/5  rDev +17.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of maedhros09
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25

Surdyk's definitely has a wine and spirits focus. 10-15 years ago their beer selection was something to behold, but the shelf space for beer is basically unchanged since then and the selection isn't actually much better either. All that means that they're only a bit above average these days. Prices are average to slightly above average.

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Photo of BigAl18
3.59/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of mmulebarn
4.34/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

High-end liquor store. Prices have become more reasonable, but you're definitely paying more for quality service. Not recommended if you're a beer geek, but a good place for beginners with lots of questions.

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Photo of lonewolfcry
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of AnalogErik
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of MrMojoRisn
3.4/5  rDev -12.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Skunkyluvmuffin
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of pat61
4.3/5  rDev +10.3%

They have a good selection especially of Belgians and Germans but watch the labels, some of the imported stuff can sit on a shelf for a long time. Their cheese shop is one of the best in town.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Alpar
1.25/5  rDev -67.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of mattmarka1
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of joh02034
1/5  rDev -74.4%

Photo of MNBeer1017
2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Surdyk's in Minneapolis, MN
3.9 out of 5 based on 78 ratings.
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