South Lyndale Liquors

BA SCORE
92
outstanding

35 Ratings
South Lyndale LiquorsSouth Lyndale Liquors
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

5300 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55419-1230
United States

(612) 827-5811 | map
southlyndale.com

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Added by Chaz on 03-30-2010

PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Ratings:
35
Reviews:
11
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
9.09%
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Ratings: 35 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of emerge077
4.29/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Mail order review. Typically I wouldn't review a store based on an online order, but they went out of their way to be helpful.
Placed an order for an out-of-market beer and it arrived 2 days later via Fedex ground. Fast turnaround, and they contacted me right away to optimize the order based on availability/weight/etc. Their website has an extensive selection of over 1500+ beers, including local gems from Indeed, Surly, Schells, Olvalde, Steel Toe, plus a number of obscure imports. Overall I had a great experience with them, and wouldn't hesitate to order online again or visit in person.

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Photo of mattmarka1
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jera1350
4.2/5  rDev +0.5%

Actually visited this place after tracking down a rare wine I was looking for. As far as the wine goes, I had excellent customer service and pricing. When picking up my wine, I stumbled upon a very nice beer selection. Lots of quality and a good selection of beers. They have a solid selection of imports and american with a pleasing local selection of Surly, Summit and others. I spotted some Darkness Tulips here for $3 after paying $7 at the brewery for mine. Overall, if in the area, I would shop here. A very nice beer store that is unknown to many in the Twin Cities.

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Photo of gatornation
4.33/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

south lyndale liquors is on 5300 block of lyndale ave in south minneapolis its a full service liquor store but caters to beer and wine first..its newly expanded in the last year with more room to beer..when you walk in the store you see wine first to the left and then displays of beer in the center lobby with lots more brew around to the right and in back of that..they have a whole cooler dedicated to imports a whole wall of chilled craft sixers,,then a wall of bombers/750 ml (warm) 6-paks,4-paks of many craft brews limited ,seasonal and year round both import and domestic the selection is awesome you will definably fine something to drink here ..it is a little pricey but not over the top

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Photo of SlightlyGrey
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.47/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of mothman
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of KarlHungus
4.43/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

I shop at South Lyndale Liquor a couple times a month as it is across the street from the gym that I frequent. They claim to carry 998 different beers, and I believe that claim. They have a good mix of local and regional craft beers and quality imports. They carry a lot of Belgian beers including a large selection of sours. The service has always been friendly and attentive. Someone always asks if I need help finding anything, and a number of the staff seem to know about of enjoy good beer. Prices are very good too, and there seems to always be a great deal of something good. Overall, South Lyndale is one of the better liquor stores in the Twin Cities area, and I will continue to give them my business.

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Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

They have a bit selection, they seem to keep making it bigger every few months, and they refrigerate a lot of stuff so even if it moves slow it will stay fresher longer. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly and they will deliver locally on orders of more than $25.

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Photo of Taybeh
4.46/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of millelacsmark
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Angerhaus
4.43/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of hardy008
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Alpar
2.5/5  rDev -40.2%

Photo of jsprain1
4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

A- Dimly lit. Beer is in a sort of hidden large alcove in the store. Unlike some other places, parking isn't an issue, which is always nice.
Q- Most beer is kept coolers with some on shelves. No freshness issues
Ser- Friendly, helpful, though frequently you have to make the effort to find someone and ask. Not usually someone roaming.
Sel- A tremendous singles selection, with a fairly strong selection of European beers. Domestic crafts are maybe just a bit behind Zipp's or Four Firkins.
Prices are pretty reasonable.

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Photo of Fluffheady
3.43/5  rDev -17.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

They have a LOT of things. There wasn’t anything special the day we went there. I was kind of bored. We went to many shops around the city. This was well above average but not a destination for out-of-towners. If you're staying in the area, though, you can get a lot of really good local things to stock up.

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of Knoxrb12
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Thirstygoat
4.32/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of MNBeer1017
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Minnesota_beer_guy
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Powderhornphil
4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of AnalogErik
4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of Cooper
5/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of tgates
4/5  rDev -4.3%

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South Lyndale Liquors in Minneapolis, MN
4.18 out of 5 based on 35 ratings.
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