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57 Reviews

Type: Store

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

(612) 379-3232 | map

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Reviews: 57 | Ratings: 78
Reviews by mdwalsh:
Photo of mdwalsh
3.55/5  rDev -9%

Stopped by this place on my cities tour during the Odell/Great Lakes releases. Got some cheese and sausage, no beer. The store is nice enough, beer takes up 2 or so aisles plus a few end-caps in this predominately wine store. I was only asked if I needed help finding anything by some clerks stocking stuff, no one who seemed to be any sort of beer specialist. The beer was mostly on shelves, though there was a selection of stuff in coolers. A decent selection of American Craft, Belgians and some of the smaller name imports that I would have expected to see at a store that wanted to look like it had a big beer selection 10 years ago. And the prices! Through the roof. I was at 3 or 4 liquor stores that day, plus the one I work at and I would say Surdyk's was the most expensive or second to most after a Municipal I stopped at. I will probably only stop here if I really need something that no one else has or if I'm in that much of a rush and near by. Also, not having any singles was a big no no.

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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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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.4/5  rDev -12.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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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%

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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%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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1/5  rDev -74.4%

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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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