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Surdyk's

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88
very good

57 Reviews
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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
Place Score:
88
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
78
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
10%
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Reviews: 57 | Ratings: 78
Reviews by mothman:
Photo of mothman
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

I was in the area so I decided to see what they all had. I noticed they had a ton of wine samplings that day, but only had 1 brewery to sample: New Belgium. They are a big wine store, but they have some decent craft stuff. I noticed they had the Boulevard Smokestack series on sale for a good price. The store wasn't anything fancy, reminded me of a grocery store.

Service wasn't anything stellar. It is such a huge store and there isn't that much beer so help really wasn't needed anyways.

Overall, this is a decent store with good prices. Good enough selection to stop in.

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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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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%

Photo of millelacsmark
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%

Photo of jarrgal
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Alpar
1.25/5  rDev -67.9%

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of hardy008
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Powderhornphil
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%

Photo of richkrull
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of amgamgamg
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of vikinghorn
4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Surdyk's in Minneapolis, MN
88 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.
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