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Excelsior Brewery

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421 3rd St, Excelsior, MN 55331-2007
+1 952-474-7837
Thu - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First of all, this brewery started out in the back of a garage. After a year or two they quickly expanded since - they have GREAT BEER! They are still kind of out of a garage - albeit a larger one with inside seating, great beer and a very informal outdoor "patio". They are dog friendly and lots of folks... More 

Thank EstebanMinneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Went to hear bluegrass music and sample their selection of beer. While we were there we ordered a pizza from Olives just down the street which they deliver!

Thank crenross
Excelsior, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Brewery has a wonderful selection of beers. My favorite is the Bitterchlappen. Always something happening at the brewery.

Thank in4mation2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I want to be a local just so I can bring my dog and hang out here with the cool atmosphere, the regulars and of course, sip the brew! Favorite is Mr Jimmys beer or the bitteshlappe. Great music too...can't wait for summer to hang outside and order the pizza from next door!

Thank lpguini
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stopped here while taking out of town family to visit downtown Excelsior. The brewery is conveniently located right downtown. As others mentioned, there is no food available but they are okay with you bringing your own. The bartenders were super friendly, helpful & had no problem providing samples of their wares. They also have frequent special events including yoga... More 

Thank Jay M
Elk River, Minnesota
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We shared a couple different flights and enjoyed all. We got a private tour by the bartender after finding out we stopped in there as a surprise for my husband's birthday. We will definitely be back again.

Thank Lynann S
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is all about the beer. Minimal furnishings, but the outside patio was recently redone to provide more tables and areas to chat. There is no food served. Lastly, some people love Excelsior beers, some people not so much. This is a good hit-and-run place if you are bar hopping Exclesior

Thank Mntravelsalot
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a nice relaxing place for a few beers this is a great place. The staff is friendly and the beer is good. If it's nice you can sit outside and there are some heaters to help keep you warm on cool days. There is music often and the bands are quite good. They don't serve... More 

Thank Jamie R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Excelsior Brewing Company offers great beer in a fun environment. They've remodeled since their opening a few years ago and now offer a nice patio in addition to more inside seating. They are always hosting special events and are a cornerstone of the resurgence of dining and drinking establishments in Excelsior. Don't miss a chance to try it.

Thank Tim K
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Take the corner tavern feel with live music on site,close walking to some fine dining close by(read my last review) quality brews and you've have the start of something very fine indeed. Plus the traffic isn't quite as bad as some places in the cities where it seems like everyone and their brother decided to go there at the same... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 3rd St, Excelsior, MN 55331-2007
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Excelsior
  • Phone Number: +1 952-474-7837

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?