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“Good food, beautiful space, great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Canal Park Brewery

Canal Park Brewery
Ranked #9 of 254 Restaurants in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Pub
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Good for: Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Good food, beautiful space, great service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

Our family of four, including two teenagers, enjoyed a good meal here. Does not feel like a bar at all but a good restaurant that happens to craft great beer. Check out the t-shirt shop while you wait for a table - these folks have a fun sense of humor. Wish I liked beer, because they sounded delicious! My husband very much enjoyed his Stoned Surf IPA. I had a nice glass of red wine from their short but thoughtful (all exclusively family-owned vineyards) wine selection. They have a great focus on sustainability and local food sourcing and support.

Burgers were excellent (Northcoaster and The Gus are both to be recommended). Fish tacos were a little disappointing: fine, but not memorable in any way. They have gluten free buns available, and can substitute grilled portabella mushrooms or chicken breast for any burger. Also have some other nice selections available on the menu.

This place must be amazing during warmer weather with their patio location on the Duluth lakefront. Fun relaxed environment, beautiful space, with a mix of families, singles, older couples all there when we visited on a weeknight in early April. We would definitely return.

One note: the lighting (which was dimmed slightly just after we arrived at 8PM and it was dark outside) was such that the menus were kind of hard to read.

  • Visited April 2014
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Hammond, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great location and even though they were very busy and appeared to be under staffed for the day ... We were very well taken care”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

Had heard it was a nice place and were not disappointed. We tried 8 different beers "flight" not glasses each ... Had an appetizer ... And met some nice people to chat with at the bar. Our only regret was not stopping on our way heading out of town to pick up a growler or two.

Visited April 2014
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Adelaide
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Friendly and Fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014 via mobile

Straightforward tasty food and an array of interesting beers from pilsner to barley wine (strong at close to 10%). And the prices are very reasonable.

Visited March 2014
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Even if you don't drink beer”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

We'll be back! Clean design. Love that there aren't tvs everywhere. LOVE the beer-cheese dip with the pretzel appetizer. Fish n chips was terrific -- light beer batter with a solid fish. Can't wait to enjoy a cocktail on the deck or around the fire pit.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank NylasMom
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Daegu, Daegu, South Korea
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12 reviews
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“Good for beer drinkers”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

If your into beer then I think its the place for you. The food is pretty standard bar food. Deep fried with lots of sauces to choose from. I did enjoy the meats platter I probably wouldn't make a return trip here unless I was with someone that wanted to drink beer.

  • Visited March 2014
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