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Surly Brewing Co.

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Address: 4811 Dusharme Dr, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429-3940
Phone Number: 763-535-3330

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Good Beer with mediocre food

Being from Chicago, the location of the brewery was definitely a different experience. Loved the big open space and outdoor seating. It's a nice experience but the food was just... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2016
chicago, il
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chicago, il
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Being from Chicago, the location of the brewery was definitely a different experience. Loved the big open space and outdoor seating. It's a nice experience but the food was just ok, I had the fish tacos which were good but small for the price and my friend had the sausage which he didn't like at all. The beer was really... More 

Thank little_one80
Needham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Didn't get a tour, but this was a bright spot for a brewery. Lots if outside space, including cornhole and tables to eat/beverage. Store was good, with plenty to buy. Cornbread was delicious, beer okay, and pork sandwich good enough (generous portions). Waitstaff was a little sarcastic, but didn't bother us. Worth it to have lunch and drinks there. I... More 

Thank AjHDr0p
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The new brewery in Dinkytown had not been made yet, so this was the only one to go to. Honestly, not terribly impressive when it comes to the tour and facilities, unlike the new one that is finished by now. Nonetheless, you go to the brewery for the beverages and not to brag about architecture. The beers are great and... More 

Thank Nathaniel M
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Went in to check it out. It was a Saturday but still before 5pm. Very nice crowd of people had no problem getting a seat at the bar. Many delicious micro brews to choose from. Had the Surly burger, was ok, nothing to write home about, french fries were very salty, wouldn't get it again. Maybe I need more beer... More 

Thank PaulEcon
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

I finally made it to Surly. We had some family in town, so went on a Saturday after lunch time, hoping that there wouldn't be any crowds. We were wrong. There was a outdoor hockey at the U stadium, so the place was jammed with Hockey fans. Were able to get a hi-top table to stand around. We weren't going... More 

Thank AndyB5542
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Great beer, good bar. The tour is great. Not too long, informative and interesting. And you get to try three different beers, plus a fourth one at the bar included, and you get a souvenir glass to take home. The food from the food truck is good too, I had the pork sandwich and it was delicious. Get there somewhat... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Surly's got the craft beer with good bonanza started in Minnesota and they deliver. The brew pub located near the University of Minnesota Stadium Village on the East Bank, has become a destination. Come for the beer, stay for the food. You can't go wrong.

Thank HowdyDoody4
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Boy, Surly made a statement when they moved to their new location in MPLS. It's small enough to stay in the micro/craft brew class, but big enough to serve their purpose which appears to be providing a showcase for an impressive line-up of quality craft beers, a strong food menu, and an impressive facility. From the moment you turn the... More 

Thank brewskie
Kellogg, Minnesota
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My husband and I ate lunch at Surly in Minneapolis. The food and service were great!! Our waitress did a great job of recommended a Surly beer for each of us based on our tastes. We also took the tour which was wonderful! We had two great tour guides who were very informative about the history of Surly and the... More 

1 Thank Audrey T
Shoreview, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've visited the Surly Brewing Co. a couple of times now and this is my impression: Atmosphere: VERY high ceilings, long family-style tables and a constantly packed house can make for a loud experience, albeit a fun one. I would not recommend this for a romantic night out or a place where serious conversation needs to happen, rather it is... More 

Thank Mark V

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