Sidebar at Surdyk’s

The Partners

The four-generation Surdyk family

The Spot

The first on-premises restaurant for Northeast Minneapolis’ 80-year-old fine-foods-and-liquor mecca

The Work

Create a neighborhood bar that nods to nostalgia while looking towards many more decades of Surdyk’s success

The Scene

Lit, liquor-filled shelves lining a cozy space with a copper bar at its heart, with a roll-up glass garage door to create a symbiotic energy with the neighborhood


  • Brand, logo, and collateral by Shea
  • Custom wallcovering featuring ads and news pieces from the family business’ history
  • Blue-tiled copper bar, use of vintage Surdyk’s signage and family heirlooms, custom lighting collaborations with local artisan

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