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Stub & Herb's

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

80 Reviews
Stub & Herb'sStub & Herb's
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

227 Oak St SE
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55414-2908
United States

(612) 379-0555 | map
www.stubandherbsbar.com

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Added by JohnBierman on 05-18-2007

PLACE STATS
Place Score:
95
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
108
Avg:
4.32
pDev:
7.87%
 
 
Taps:
32
Bottles/Cans:
51
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 80 | Ratings: 108
Reviews by MPLS:
Photo of MPLS
4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

The atmosphere at Stub 'n' Herbs is highly variable, but I most certainly hate this place on a "game day" and is filled with obnoxious people. I prefer this place when it is not soooo busy. It has a mellow atmosphere with a good diversity of people. The bar and the booths that surround it are great, plenty of wood and cozy, but college craze...no thanks.

The menus and quality of beer offer plenty of options. There is even a beer school guide to with descriptions of different styles of beer. This bar with change in ownerships has really specialized in artisan beers with 32 taps and a cask beer seems to always be there too.

The food is more burgers and sandwiches than anything else, but I am in love with their burgers. They use pretzel buns that I first found utterly amazing from my trips to Chicago. Excellent burgers. I cannot speak for much else on their menu.

They have a long happy hour which seems to neglect the more limited craft beers, but that is still fine by me. Excellent beer selection that is always changing with a focus on Minnesota craft beers with plenty of Surly ammo.

The service is hit or miss depending on the time of day, the service from the bar is usually personable and prompt. If you're getting service at a table/booth it seems to be a female dominated staff here.

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Photo of jhavs
4.06/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

This is a college bar. They do have an above average tap list. I did not try the food. Seems like a good place to grab some beers, but I assume it gets slammed with college students during the school year. Was a bit grimy, but that is how all crowded college bars get.

The bartender was attentive. I never had to look for service.

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Photo of Taybeh
3.46/5  rDev -19.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Photo of cadaugherty
4.04/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of ovaltine
4.36/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Josholson666
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of thorkelson
4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev -19%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

A college joint filled with college kids. When the kids are around its loud and energetic - sometimes too energetic. When they are not around, it can be dull and somewhat depressing.

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Photo of CoryJones
4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Sludgeman
3.69/5  rDev -14.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Visited on a summer Monday at 6:30 pm. Place was slow. Just off UM campus. There are definitely better beer bars in the twin cities. Walk to surly less than a mile away.

V - Typical dark and dank northern latitude bar. Definitely beer is part of their focus but not particularly beer centric. Curious as to how often the taps rotate based on their rather permanent looking beer menu. 3.5
Q- All beers in shaker pints (-). All the glasses look clean. 3.5
Sel - About 35 on tap with BMC in bottles. A good selection focused on local brews - Surly, Indeed, Steel Toe, Fulton, Lift Bridge, Summit, Bent Paddle. Also a sour on tap. It was summer so only one stout on tap 4
S - Staffed by university students. Friendly but distant. 3.75
F - Ordered the bleu burger which was good. Fries were pedestrian. 3.5

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Photo of chrisjws
4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BigAl18
3.74/5  rDev -13.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of couchsitta
4.59/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Only thing I didn't like about the place was the dungeon bathroom that gave fear to possible transgressions against my person.

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Photo of KillerJigger
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Grreat beer selection. Service was prompt. Reminded me of my college years but with better beer by far.

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Photo of mmulebarn
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of eawolff99
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of BDeibs
4.3/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of AnalogErik
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Photo of CCutch
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of TooGood
4.75/5  rDev +10%

Awesome tap list always and often unbeatable beer prices on some terrific brews. If heading to any Gopher games this is a must stop!

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Photo of SlightlyGrey
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Jlabs
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of millelacsmark
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Bunuelian
4.75/5  rDev +10%

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