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Stub & Herb's

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Stub & Herb'sStub & Herb's
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4.33/5
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111 Ratings
Stub & Herb'sStub & Herb's
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

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

(612) 379-0555 | map
stubandherbsbar.com

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Added by JohnBierman on 05-18-2007

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
82
Ratings:
111
pDev:
9.7%
 
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Reviews by zeff80:
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I stopped in here with my family on New Year's Day around 1pm. It was pretty empty, but I figured most people were still sleeping off the previous night (plus it was about 2 degrees). Atmosphere is fairly typical of a college-area eatery. Beautiful bar and a nice collection of growlers and other bottles are on display. Beers were all high quality. They offer flights of 5.5oz sample. A great option when confronted with numerous taps that are new to you. I had Schell's Wild Rice Farmhouse Ale, Summit Unchained Imperial Pumpkin Porter and a Flat Earth Tripel. All well-done beers that were worth a try. I also had a pint of Brau Bros Scotch Ale. The food is good but a little greasy - fries and onion rings, especially. My Bacon, Turkey Avocado sandwich was great and everyone else with me liked their food, too. Prices are pretty good. The one downer of the trip was that Surly Smoke was on the menu but the keg had kicked the previous night. All in all a great place to visit. The taps were so good that I didn't even ask about the bottle options!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of tiptop
3.71/5  rDev -14.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 2.5

Photo of runmn
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Beautiful aged bar right on campus where you will almost never find a stereotypical college student except for gameday. For the most part, the students that frequent here are genuinely looking for good beer and not always looking to get hammered. Their prices and pours of their rare beers are generous. Their selection and rotation seems to get better every year and their food is typical bar food, but still very good. It is well priced and they have a couple takeovers each month, but do not seem to hype them up like other places do. Definitely the place for people looking for craft on campus.

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Photo of Dicers
3.48/5  rDev -19.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jhavs
4.06/5  rDev -6.2%
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 -20.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Photo of cadaugherty
4.04/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of ovaltine
4.36/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

When my son went to The U, we were regulars at Stub & Herb's. Very good beer list, slanted primarily to local stuff, and excellent food - the burgers and fries are outstanding, IMHO. Just a great college bar/restaurant that happens to serve some really good beer, including hard-to-get local one-offs.

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Photo of Josholson666
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of thorkelson
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev -19.2%
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 DissentFatsquirrel
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Sludgeman
3.69/5  rDev -14.8%
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 -5.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BigAl18
3.74/5  rDev -13.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of couchsitta
4.59/5  rDev +6%
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 +1.6%
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 +3.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of eawolff99
4.33/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of BDeibs
4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of AnalogErik
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of CCutch
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of TooGood
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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 -1.8%

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Stub & Herb's in Minneapolis, MN
Place rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 111 ratings
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