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Stub & Herb's

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95
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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 kbaker91:
Photo of kbaker91
4.58/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I decided to spend the afternoon here yesterday to watch the Twins game & sample some tasty beers; mainly due to the glowing reviews I have seen on BeerFly. Let's just say that Stub & Herb's lives up to its lofty reviews. I had been to here many times in the past before Gopher hockey games, but had never been there on a normal day (not gameday packed) before yesterday.

The bar area is mainly wood, with a lot of Gopher memorabilia adorning the walls. The bar itself is centrally located in the main room. A patio sits out back, with a side room and also more tables in the basement. Free parking in the back is also a bonus considering this place's location.

The tap beer list features 30 offerings, all craft beers as far as I remember. Most seasonal styles are represented. The beer list extends to include a few dozen bottles and cans. The happy hour special of $3.50 on most tap pints is great since it extends all day until 7PM.

Service was great. The bartender was quick, offering samples and answering questions when asked.

Didn't eat this time, but have had pretty good burgers, wings, etc. in the past.

Overall, if this place was alittle closer to my home in the NW suburbs, I would be here a lot more often. Great tap list, great service, definitely an establishment to visit again ASAP.

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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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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of millelacsmark
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +10%

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