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Wine Bar, American
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3291 Saint Croix Trl S, Afton, MN 55001-9424
16:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on Friday evening because we were staying at the Afton Inn. It was wine tasting night. So we tried a couple. We purchased a bottle to take to the room and price was very comparable to other wines we have bought.

Thank 7995April
Afton, Minnesota
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Swirl wine bar . Club . Shop is always fun and exciting. Always new wines every week and the complimentary wine tasting on Friday nights are great. Good food and fun. Great place for date night and friend get togethers

Thank Kathy J
Delano, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wine bar as quite nice. Staff was friendly, but the guy who was running the wine tasting didn't seem qualified.

Thank gablauway3
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Friends brought us here for the first time last evening. There will be many more visits. When you walk in past the outdoor tables your first impression will be of a casual tasting room near the west coast. The walls were covered by racks of great wines. Lots of variety and good value. The menu was slim but had something... More 

Thank Dbo911
Hudson, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a nice small place to join with friends and have a glass or two of wine and a nice meal. The menu is not large but the food is good. I have had the hamburger and recently had the braised short ribs - they were fabulous and fell apart as you ate them. I would highly recommend this... More 

Thank cmj0502
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127 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Unfriendly waitress staff except for a taller, shapely brunette with a long pony tail (she was very nice). Bartenders not too friendly either.

Thank mrblumis
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A friend and I recently stopped for a late lunch here while exploring the area. Very good wine selection and good nosh - we had appetizer of Wisconsin Cheese Fondue (very yummy cheese with chicken, bread, apples) and the Truffle Fries. All very good! The service was spotty which is why I didn't give it 4 stars. Not a big... More 

Thank Molly R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Several times I have joined friends down at Swirl. If I knew more about wine, or was interested in learning about it, this review would probably be 'very good.' What I had, I enjoyed.

Thank Susan B
Woodbury, Minnesota
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98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been to Swirl many times. The place has a great vibe and is located in quaint downtown. If the weather cooperates, eating outside is a must. Swirl offers a wide variety of simple, inexpensive wines paired with good food. The truffle fries are terrific and we order on every visit. Also very good: Salmon, artisan... More 

Thank Chuck S
Afton, Minnesota
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I recently had a really fun girls night here , affordable wine tastings helped us choose our wine for the evening , you can also order some appetizers from the restaurant next-door . I think it would be a fantastic place for a ladies night or a first date. , Or heck a night away from the kids.

Thank Bomburg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Wine Bar, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3291 Saint Croix Trl S, Afton, MN 55001-9424
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Afton

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