In the back of the store is a walk-in cooler that is cold as can be! Almost too cold to stay in for too long. Large variety of local and imported bottles, another place to find Heater Allen and a few other things that either donít make it around to a lot of other stores, or are bought out quick enough that you donít see them. Iíve visited on different trips to Portland and Iíve enjoyed the selection that the beer manager puts together. He hosts in-store tastings, and the wine and food selections are also quality. Very close to Johnís as spikester mentioned, so take your business here rather than throwing your money away on Johnís warm, dusty, old bottles.
AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
This is a small grocery store with a good sized walk-in beer cooler in the very back. The store has a nice deli section with plenty of international prepared foods. The whole store has a bit of the Mideastern feel to it. Clean and well lit it has a fine selection craft beers with a smaller but good selection of foreign beers. The place is easy to find on Barbur Boulevard with I-5 access. Not far from Johnís Marketplace. I usually visit both places when I stop at Johnís.