United States > Virginia > Charlottesville
jackl (550) Minneapolis, Minnesota | February 9, 2015
46 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 8/20
Convenient location and hours of business. As far as selection goes for grocery stores in the area, itís probably only behind Whole Foods. Thereís a large selection of national players as well as a decent representation of local breweries. Prices are fine, service is nonexistent. Overall, temper your expectations, but itís nice to have around.
Emeister84 (86) Charlottesville, Virginia | June 7, 2014
32 AMBIANCE 1/5 SERVICE 1/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 8/20
Decent beer selection. They also have a beer cave, mostly filled with domestics. All of their beer is cold. A good variety of common craft offerings, 4- and 6-packs, 22ís, and 750ís.
brigg (11) Washington DC | April 28, 2011
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
Better than Kroger in Charlottesville (and in the same shopping center), and better than most grocery stores that I have been to. The mean in terms of quality is not as good as Whole Foods, but they might have a bigger selection (close call). Definitely a great place to go later in the day after Wine Warehouse or Whole Foods is closed (though there is also Beer Run for late night runs). The selection fluctuates a little bit among certain beers (the ones I usually want). Plus, it is convenient to those near central Cíville and (to a greater extent) UVA. There is no service to speak of, so I wasnít sure how to rate that.
Drake (574) Free Union, Virginia | July 13, 2010
56 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
The best grocery store in the area in terms of beer selection with the exception of Whole Foods, and a tick better than the Hollymead location already in the database. Located near the University in a large shopping center. Plenty of parking. Prices are competitive. Customer service doesnít exist. There are plenty of macros, but also a few Belgians and a good representation of the local and regional craft beer scenes, as well as some national micros. Overall, worth a stop if you need to pick up some good beer late at night, but before 10PM there are better options open for bottles.
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