Fitger's Brewhouse

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Picture yourself sipping a craft brew in a brewery whose history dates back to 1881. Such an experience awaits at the Fitger's Brewhouse.

Fitger's Brewhouse's story dates back to 1881 when the Fitger Brewing Company was founded. For decades, it produced some of the finest beer in the region. However, like many breweries, it faced challenges during the Prohibition era and beyond. 

But in 1995, a group of passionate beer enthusiasts and entrepreneurs breathed new life into the old brewery, and Fitger's Brewhouse was born. Along with stellar brews, Fitger's Brewhouse has tasty fare that goes above and beyond "bar food."

Fitger's Brewhouse continues to honor its brewing heritage while embracing modern craft brewing techniques. Its dedication to quality has earned a place in the hearts of beer aficionados and food lovers alike.


The vibe at Fitger's Brewhouse is a harmonious blend of historic charm and contemporary comfort. The exterior of the building exudes a timeless allure, with its red-brick facade and vintage signage of the original, iconic brewery building. 

The interior of the brewhouse features exposed brick walls, wooden beams, and a peek at some of its modern brewing equipment, paying homage to its brewing heritage. 

The spacious dining area offers a range of seating options, from cozy booths to communal tables, catering to intimate dinners and larger gatherings.

The brewery's active operations add an extra layer of excitement to the ambiance. Guests can enjoy the brewing process while savoring their meals, creating a unique and immersive dining experience.

A Twin Ports visit isn't complete without a visit to Fitger's Brewhouse for artisan craft beer and a unique menu.

Fitger's Brewhouse: Menu & Drinks

At Fitger's Brewhouse, you can expect a delightful fusion of craft beer and culinary creativity. Classic pub offerings meet traditional American dishes, giving diners a bevy of options and something for everyone to enjoy alongside a cold pint.

A signature dish that captures the essence of the region, the Wild Rice Burger is a vegetarian delight. Made with wild rice and a blend of seasonings, this burger is served with lettuce, tomato, and a tangy cranberry mayo on a fresh bun.

Seafood enthusiasts will appreciate the classic beer-battered fish with a Brewhouse twist. It features beer-battered whitefish served with hand-cut fries and house-made coleslaw, all accompanied by a zesty tartar sauce. Come on Fridays to enjoy it alongside a cup of clam chowder!

If you're looking for something a little heartier, you'll want to try the classic Nor Shore Philly! Thin-sliced steak, green peppers, mushrooms, & onions topped with melted Swiss cheese, all served inside a toasted hoagie roll alongside a generous helping of beer-battered fries.

Regarding drinks, Fitger's Brewhouse offers an impressive selection of craft beers brewed on-site. Their rotating beer menu includes various styles, from IPAs and stouts to sours and golden ales, ensuring something to satisfy every palate. Additionally, they craft specialty cocktails and offer a curated wine list to complement your meal.

For tasty food, cold craft brews, and historical nostalgia, get to Fitger's Brewhouse to experience the best Duluth has to offer. 

Local Tips

  • Check their website or social media for the latest beer releases and events.
  • Live music is at Fitger's Brewhouse, so check their website for times and dates.
  • Take a look around the historic building! It now houses shops, spas, and clubs!
  • Try the Barrel Room across the hall if you're looking for a more intimate space.
  • Parking can be limited, so consider using nearby parking lots or street parking.


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