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About Lyndale Tap House

The Tap House specializes in Baltimore Style Pit Meat. This preparation involves rubbing a high-quality piece of meat with a special housemade spice mixture and allowing it to marinate for three days. The meat is then seared on a specially installed pit grill which chars the outside and cooks it juicy and tender on the inside. Finally it is sliced paper thin and served on a kaiser roll. A variety of meats are pit grilled in this fashion and served according to your desires. Popular choices include the Pit Beef served with raw onions and homemade horseradish sauce or the Pit Pork served with buttermilk coleslaw and sweet habanero barbecue sauce. Additionally, a diner can choose from a menu including gourmet hamburgers, home baked pretzels, ale steamed mussels, shells & cheese and a full selection of desserts. Vegetarian options are available and our staff would be happy to accommodate dietary needs.

2937 South Lyndale Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Comfort Food, American, Gastro Pub

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 4:00pm-2:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am-2:00am



Happy Hour everyday from 4pm-7pm and 10pm-Midnight!

Cross Street:
Lyndale Ave and Lake St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(612) 825-6150

Website:
http://www.thelyndale.com/

Entertainment:
Sunday Nights - Tap House Trivia - With $3 Bacardi Drinks, and $3 Bottled Beers

Monday Nights - Board Games along with $2.50 PBR Tall Boys and a FREE Taco Bar

Tuesday Nights - Bargo! (Bingo's closely related cousin)

Wednesday Nights - Movie Night!

Thursday Nights - Ladies Night - 1/2 Priced Bottles of Wine and $4 Martinis



Photobooth

Jukebox

Darts

Big Buck Hunter

Touch Screen Games

Executive Chef:
Phil Dvorak

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Lyndale Tap House Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

3.9

service

3.6

ambience

3.6

value

3.5

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (2)
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Great Beer (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The food was fine. The server was nice enough. Honestly this place was rather mediocre and since there are so many awesome restaurants in town I would not bother going back.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Food was amazing! Not busy for Sunday brunch.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 12, 2017

We loved this place- the food was outstanding and it was great for celebrating a friends' birthday with a large group! :)

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Great experience and food! Was terrific to be able to have my Yorkie with me in her carrier too!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Food was good but service needs work. Very slow and it wasn't busy at all.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 21, 2017

My husband and I went for a restaurant week date night. We both liked our sandwhiches and the pretzels were delicious.
Neither of us could finish our food... definitely will not go hungry here! The atmosphere of the place was casual and although it was trendy, it did not feel like your run-of-the-mill uptown joint.

Tags: Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Fun, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on July 17, 2017

The food was fantastic. We went here for the first time during restaurant week and will definitely be back. Lots of great beers on tap.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 17, 2017

The restaurant smells old and musty. They were understaffed and therefore we sat for long periods of time without being checked on (people out of drinks, needing food items, etc.). Our server was super nice and friendly but we could tell she was overwhelmed with tables and wasn't able to give much attention to any of them. This was especially disappointing considering it was during restaurant week where people are coming in to try a place they might have never been before - our whole group of 5 was newcomers and I wouldn't go back.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Great value for Restaurant Week!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Had been there plenty of times last year and liked the food alot but was very disappointed with the food and service on my last visit. The quality is not the same

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Due to reading mixed recent reviews, I was a little concerned about having chosen this spot for a quick meet-up/burger with a pal. But we had a great time ... enjoyed the last 1/2 hour of a happy hour (every day, 4-7 pm, I believe) which meant 2 glasses of wine for the price of 1 (yay!). Our server was friendly and pleasant and did fill us in on Happy Hour pricing. Got appetizers for 'dinner' just because there were a few we wanted, and all were good-to-better than I expected (fish taco/pretzels/walleye bites). For sure it's 'bar comfort food' oriented, but that's what we wanted ... so all good. Decent house pour for wines, plenty of beers to choose from and a super nice open-to-the outside patio. Parking is right behind it (same parking as for Fuji-Ya) ... $2. for 2 hours. Not bad in Uptown. I'll absolutely go here again.

Tags: Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Des Moines)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Very disappointed in the service - slow, not attentive. Loved the menu and think the food would have been good but it was cold-cold. Ordered appetizer of cheese curds that actually were hot and good but they came with all of the other food - which was cold, especially the french fries. Also, ordered the BBQ sauce on the side - it wasn't - and menu said roasted peach coleslaw - it wasn't. Restaurant was not busy at all so not sure why such a lack of service and cold food - great concept, great menu - only wish it would have been executed better.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on March 28, 2017

We went for their happy hour and had the nachos with the French fries and the bread sticks
The good news: the breadsticks were awesome!
The bad news: everything else was crap.
The nachos had cheese whiz on it. $16 nachos with cheese whiz?? Seriously?
And the added chicken had some sort of sweet flavor to it that was not good. Was actually nauseating.
The fries were like a pile of cheese edible heart attack.

The server was the one that recommended them so... yeah, the service was poor, slow and not terribly honest about what was worth ordering

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Pretty good food but awful service. Our server disappeared multiple times.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 26, 2016

Happy hour was 2 for 1 beers, I'd much rather have a discount on all beers and wines rather than 2 for 1's. Oh well. their mac and cheese was one of the best ever! Our server was excellent also.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 19, 2016

Excellent experience during Restaurant week. We had to take the dessert home in a box since the appetizer and sandwich were more than enough food. Good beer selection with a 2 for 1 happy hour (be advised that 2 of the same beer arrive together).

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 18, 2016

Our food was very good . We had been there before and liked it so we came for restaurant week. The service was VERY slow. People around us who came after us were finishing their meals before we got ours. We have not had this poor service before.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 17, 2016

Went for restaurant week; best food was warm pretzel breadstick; pork sandwich flavorless; parmesan chicken was overdone; fettuccine sauce like it came from a jar; cheese cake dessert was awful. Worst food we have had in a long time.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 15, 2016

Good Happy Hour specials. Service was good. Prompt and good attentiveness (our server didn't stop too often and make herself overbearing, but enough to keep our drinks filled)

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 25, 2016

Food was basic bar food quality.
staff was friendly and efficient
We went for brunch, it was nothing special.
good place to grab a drink, and probably a late night snack

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 19, 2016

Food was great, best burger the kids have ever had! The seating is a little worn, but has the genuine kindness and awesome food to compensate.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on May 13, 2016

Great food and great beer list. Not too pricey

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on April 7, 2016

Our waitress was great, very accommodating.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 6, 2016

Fun spot to grab a burger...pork that is ....slow cooked. Loved the Mango Pork sandwich.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 31, 2015

The service here was impeccable. Let us take our time with menu and beer list but checked on us frequently enough to be efficient. Nice variety of local beers and the cheese curds!! Oh, the curds!! Yum.

However, when it came to the entree, the pit was unimpressive. Tasted reheated and the sauce was overpowering. Though the service was excellent and beers were adequate, I don't know that I'd pay that price for a meal there again.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 11, 2015

Went for my birthday. The Tap House Benedict was terrific. The burrito was huge and delicious. I can't wait to go back for the hash and the hard cider French Toast.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Late-night Find
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 31, 2015

I went with a friend and we both really enjoyed our meals. We started with the bean dip which was nice although maybe a more interesting bread with it would be better. The dip itself was good. We both chose pit beef sandwiches, I had the Thai Dragon and my friend had the Italian. We both loved our sandwiches and the sides. We also ordered wings to go and those were good the next day as well. Nothing fancy about the place but a great place for a quick lunch or group dinner and beer. I'll be back for sure!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 21, 2015

Always amazing food. Generally a louder atmosphere but not bad enough to where you can't have a conversation

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 22, 2015

They have a great happy hour 7 days a week. 2 for 1's on all tap beers from 4-7. The apps are $2 off as well and the scotch eggs are fantastic. Their signature sandwiches are spot on, and if you like spicy try the Thai Dragon. A great place to go for any reason, including watching sports. Our server was one of the best servers we have had in a LONG time!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 1, 2014

Lyndale Tap House is my all time favorite place to go to for brunch. The breakfast burrito is mouth watering!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 5, 2014

We had lunch here on a weekend. I think this place has a lot of promise, but there needs to be more attention paid to food preparation. Fries came out cooked very inconsistently - my husband's were good, but mine were undercooked and cold. Server handled it well and brought out a new order, but unfortunately these were hot but still undercooked. I had the pit beef sandwich, and again it was lukewarm. Bun wasn't toasted. Some attention to detail in the kitchen would make us far more likely to return.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 4, 2014

Great food- Restaurant and bar was packed- Thursday Night- First Green Bay Packer game of the season. Extremely loud but a lot of fun watching everyone.

Tags: Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 21, 2014

We went to the a Lyndale Taphouse early on a Thursday night- while it has a huge bar, we went for the food. Our onions rings were not cooked all the way and extremely doughy on the inside.

We also ordered a sangria and a cranberry vodka. The Sangria was great and strong bug my friend had the feeling they were just drinking cranberry cocktail...

I ended up choosing the cashew chicken salad sandwich. It was served on stale ciabatta that crumbled in the corners as I tried to hold it. Otherwise- it was medicore chicken salad. My friend had order the fish and chips. It's two small (about 5 inches) pieces of walleye on a bed of the best handcut fries-- for $15. They do have walleye bites on their appetizer list for cheaper...our mistake.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 8, 2014

always a go to restaurant, love the turkey sloppy joes and brisket sandwich

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on May 31, 2014

Three of us went to the restaurant for lunch on a Saturday. The entrees we had were good, but the accompaniments left much to be desired....the French fries were largely inedible (burnt to a crisp) and the coleslaw side was wilted and so small it was almost laughable. When we pointed the condition of the French fries out to the manager he just nodded and walked away. Not an incentive to come back when there are so many other restaurants to try.

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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on May 10, 2014

Service was good and prices were pretty reasonable. Burger and fries were great. Portions are pretty big, which is great for someone like me who appreciates that and doesn't let food go to waste. Definitely would love to return soon!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on April 13, 2014

Excellent service - very good food - and the beer choices were seemingly endless. I had the grilled chicken sandwich with onion rings & a Surly beer - quite nice. The televisions shifted to the NHL playoffs - great spot to have a beverage, eat tasty food and enjoy a sporting event. When the weather heats up the outdoor option will be full although Lyndale can be a busy street. Don't forget to pay for parking if you park on the street. Thank you for a great meal Lyndale Tap House!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on March 16, 2014

This is our new favorite Sunday breakfast spot. Best Bloody Mary's.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on March 16, 2014

I actually love eating here whether I am hungover or not, but if you just spent the night out in Minneapolis on a Friday or Saturday, this is THE place to go the following morning. I recommend you make reservation though because it can get really busy after 11:30 a.m. The free mimosa with your brunch entree is a nice a touch, and the servers are always very relaxed and nice.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 31, 2014

Great food with fast, friendly service. It can be scary to try new places, especially when you're going for a special occasion! We were both glad to have tried Lyndale Tap House. The food was amazing. The server made excellent recommendations on what to try. I don't venture into Uptown often but when I do again, I'll definitely be heading back to Lyndale Tap House!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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