Johnís Grocery | Iowa City, Iowa
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Johnís Grocery
World Class based on 104 ratings
Type: Beer Store

401 E Market Street
Iowa City, Iowa United States 52245 [ print map ]
319 337 2183

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Hours: Mon-Thur 7:30AM-Midnight, Fri-Sat 7:30AM-2:00AM, Sun 7:30AM-Midnight


Mayor: wlajwl (149) | Affiliated user(s) here mrcrabs | Bottles: 800+


Johnís Grocery

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Beer Available At Johnís Grocery (arranged by most recent)
Anchorage Mosaic Saison 99, Prairie Americana 99, 18th Street Moonwalk 52, Coors Light Citrus Radler 10, Turner Alley Woodís Wheat , Big Grove India Pale Ale (IPA) 84, Toppling Goliath Watershed Wheat 49, Gšnstaller Bršu XL 1 - Russian Imperial Stout 97, Destihl Wild Sour Series: Here Gose Nothiní 94, Wild Cider Apple , Prairie Brett C. 99, Stillwater Rio De Sauvin 83, New Belgium Long Table 81, Exile Daytrotter Pale Ale , Central Waters HHG APA 97, OíDempseyís Cold One 42, Destihl Wild Sour Series: Counter ClockWeisse 93, 18th Street Sex and Candy 91, Big Grove Que Sera Sera Berliner Weiss , Toppling Goliath Dorothyís New World Lager 74
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104 reviews for Johnís Grocery
 Ambiance  73%
 Service  78%
 Selection  87%
 Food  58%
 Value  78%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  97%
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 8/20
HappyHandsClub  (2) Iowa | January 31, 2014| Updated November 28, 2014
1848 dry goods store is appropriate location for international & micro-brewed beer selection fueled by Big 10 university town prices. Just learned they treat special batch beers as if supplying heroin addicts. Total turn off. Havenít stocked Okocim in eons.
92
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
mruss99  (1) Iowa | December 14, 2013
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
TheHOFF43  (117) Robbinsdale, Minnesota | September 24, 2013
Never been to the physical location but Iíve had some great online orders. The promptness, selection and packaging are grate.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
t0rin0  (1505) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 28, 2013
Ordered beer from them once through some bro named Andy. He hooked me up with a nice discount too. Very easy to work with, very prompt, and the pricing was pretty good (even if the beers I was ordering were really expensive beers). I got a mixed case of 3 Fonteinen (Doesjel and Scharbeekse Kriek). The selection at Johnís is really quite good and everyone should check them out. If I ever make it Iowa City Iíll have to stop in.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
DiarmaidBHK  (750) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | July 27, 2013
I donít know if this is the biggest selection of beer in the states but itís certainly one of the most thoughtful and carefully curated. This place has been open in their current location since the 1940ís. Thankfully thereís parking behind the store. I saw their video on YouTube and was expecting a bigger place although it looks just the same. Given the small size of the space and the amount of stuff crammed in there, johns has the feel of a market in Manhattan. 800ís probably a conservative estimate. Iíd guess closer to 1000. They have a fantastic selection of Belgian and Scandanavian craft and very solid English, German, and American craft sections. They also have a separate room that has a pretty massive wall of beer glasses. The service was friendly and very helpful and the prices were far less than Iím used to. I think youíll find few bottle shops more complete than this one.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Homer321  (24) Melboring, Florida | June 14, 2013
Let me say that I have never been to Johns, or Iowa, but have ordered online. Great service, quick shipping. I will be a repeat customer!
96
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
BVery  (525) Plymouth, Minnesota | April 20, 2013
Stopped in on 4.19.2013. One of the very best beer stores Iíve been to. Crazy selection - tons of singles. Solid pricing and outstanding service. Not to mention a totally cool throw-back vibe. Iíll be back every time Iím in the area.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl  (47) Quad Cities, Iowa | April 9, 2013
Among the best places for hard to find beer in eastern Iowa. It seems a little ancient in there, the old school corner grocery store is hard to find in the area. After the remodel they did, it seems like thereís more space to get around and not as much needing someone to get beer down off the very top shelf. Among the best places out there.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
jake65  (120) Boise, Idaho | February 7, 2013
Online order, super easy and quick shipping. I canít imagine not being a repeat customer. Kudos!
98
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
bagalagalaga  (6) Indiana | January 1, 2013
Walk past the Doritos and Ramen noodles, and head straight to the back for probably the best selection of singles Iíve ever seen. You could spend an hour browsing in here and the only problem is making up your mind how many beers to get. Large walk-in for a huge variety of cold six packs (not just cases of domestics). Iíve found and tried out many highly rated beers from this site at Johnís. Would love to live within walking distance of here!

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