Bullwinkle's Saloon

Dive Bar
1429 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1429 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis Directions
Today 12:00 AM - 2:00 AM Closed All Hours
+16123388520
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65% of 200 customers recommended

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    12:00 AM - 2:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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Report | 2 years ago
Good food and casual neighborhood pub atmosphere.
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Report | 3 years ago
The bartender was hard to talk to. He didn't smile or acknowledge that he heard anything you said. He was completely baffled about the groupon. He walked around like a lost puppy.
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Report | 3 years ago
with a broken down fryer and broken down grill, how do you expect to serve your customers? The choice for dinner was terrible. wont go back again!
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Report | 3 years ago
Limited option for food due to deep fryer being broken. Only 1 employee was working the bar and serving.
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Report | 3 years ago
food was ok
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Report | 3 years ago
This is in a 100 year old building that has never been upgraded. The bar and back bar were purchased used over 100 years ago. the only menu is in the bartender's head, he is also the order taker, and there is no service. The person that signed this on for groupon must have been drunk. If they have no employees, and they are not a cafeteria, what can you expect. Right, little or next to nothing. The menu in the bartendere's head was hot dogs and pizza. 1. No menu, don't take their money. 2. if the building is a shack, but unintended to be, don't list them. 3. Have someone look at the building before you list them.
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Report | 3 years ago
The worst dining experience we have ever had. We arrived at the location and were told that they had a limited menu because they didn't pass the fire inspection. We had come for coney's and we could have those if we waited till the coney sauce arrived... We lived a long distance away and came because of the Groupon so we waited. Big mistake. The place was filthy, the food was bad and the bill was triple our groupon. We regretted going the moment our drinks came and my husband had stuff floating in his soda. If customer service or their reputation mattered, they would have taken better care of us and made sure we were satisfied. Not the same experience we had had before. We will NEVER return.
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Report | 3 years ago
The grill and the deep fryer were both broken so we had choice 4 items to eat...served w/ chips. They would not extend the deadline even tho it was their fault we couldn't order what we wanted. I had looked online and loved the full menu. When we got there only one person was working (host, bar, waiter, cook, dishwasher) on the last night to use Groupon!! The owner came in later and was very rude. All the tables filled up with Grouponers and it was very difficult to get service...even our bill so we could leave before our meter expired. I WAS really excited to go there. The first (alone) guy was very nice.
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Report | 3 years ago
Bartender/Server/Cook (all-in-one) was kind, but overwhelmed being on his own making service slow. Coney's were decent and good selection of tap beer. I last went to Bullwinkles in 1992 when I was taking classes at night at the U of M (Billwinkles is a U of M landmark... "May the Moose Be With You") and I felt nostalgic when the Groupon was offered. The bar has not been changed since 1992 and it was over-run with fruit flies in the bar and especially in the bathroom (MN Deparment of Health Restaurant Division may want to stop in for an inspection). I am over my nostalgia.
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Report | 3 years ago
I eat out a lot and have never experienced service as bad as this. We were there for 45 minutes and asked 3 times for the bartender to take our food order, but he kept making excuses that he would get back to us to take our order. He would not let the kind, old gentlemen, who was trying to help out the best he could, take our order and he never asked if we wanted another beer. It was so bad, we thought that maybe somebody was playing a prank on us. This used to be one of my favorite bars but now I have vowed that will never step foot in this place again. After 45 minutes of no service we decided that they did not want to wait on us because they did not want to honor our Groupon deal. So we just walked out and left my Groupon on the bar to cover the beers. I have never felt so disrespected by a place of business in my life.
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From Our Editors

Described as an “unlikely savior” of a “decades-old bar,” by the Star Tribune, retired research analyst Bob Rick took over when the former Bullwinkle’s shuttered its doors in early 2011. After myriad updates to the kitchen and bar, Bullwinkle’s reopened as Bullwinkle Saloon, a neighborhood pub that serves Coney Dogs alongside wings and full glasses of beer. A lineup of daily specials ranges from 33-cent wings to 400-cent buckets of Lucky IPAs.

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Sun-Sat
12:00 AM - 2:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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