Johnís Marketplace | Portland, Oregon
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Johnís Marketplace
Excellent based on 71 ratings
Type: Beer Store

3535 SW Multnomah Blvd
Portland, Oregon United States 97219 [ print map ]
503 244 2617

johnsmarketplace.com

Hours: Daily 7:00am-10:00pm


Mayor: 5000 (34) | Bottles: 300+


Johnís Marketplace

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Beer Available At Johnís Marketplace (arranged by most recent)
Arsenalnoe Krepkoe (Extra Lager) 6, Goose Island The Illinois 97, Portland Brewing Royal Anne , Crooked Fence 3 Picket Porter 86, Crooked Fence Grim Reaper Imperial Black IPA , Seven Brides Waldo Hills IRA , Gilgamesh Mamba 52, Two Kilts 70 Shilling Scottish Ale , Pelican Red Lantern IPA 90, Calapooia Norman Ale , Firestone Walker Easy Jack 97, Two Kilts IPA , Crooked Fence Rusty Nail Pale Ale 46, Hopworks Motherland 91, Mazama Mazamanator , Cambridge Tripel Threat 88, Gilgamesh Oedipus IPA 60, Cambridge Audacity of Hops 97, Gigantic Bang On 70, Gilgamesh Vader Black IPA 85
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71 reviews for Johnís Marketplace
 Ambiance  59%
 Service  69%
 Selection  92%
 Food  60%
 Value  78%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  93%
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
beerinmarch  (118) Washington | November 9, 2004
Just like everyone else says, a grungy ass market that from the outside looks like it would only carry BMC, but on the inside is a bottle mecca. 300+ bottles isnít even close to right, I would guess well over 700 different bottles. Doesnít have the vintages like bottleworks does, but still an amazing selection.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Sham  (43) Seattle, Washington | October 27, 2004
This is mecca. I love shopping here. Well my taste buds do, but my wallet doesnít. I spend entirely too much money when I am here. The staff is friendly and helpful and the beer is plentiful.
52
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
Hoser  (162) Cowtown, Alberta | September 29, 2004| Updated November 5, 2005
I heard this was the holy grail of bottle shops I donít agree. Really watch expiry dates and prices here. They had oddities I didnít see anywhere else which was nice and lots of dust bunnies on things that should have been put on sale years ago. Hey they should clean thier coolers they stink, have broken glass in them and are moldy.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
fly  (219) austin, Tejas, Alabama | September 16, 2004
Too much beer. It pained me. Literally and financially. After filling up two baskets to overflowing I was still dizzy and uncertain. (then lugging it all to car in a deluge was comic. What a place!
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Gurlygirl  (1) Portland, Oregon | August 27, 2004
David is a really good guy, cares about his customers, and he is one of the top players in the Portland beverage industry. Beers are not stored out of light, but this is a grocery store - and you canít beat it for a grocery store with great selection. Lots of wine, too. The staff is great.
64
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
jeffc666  (93) Fairfax, Virginia | July 31, 2004
I wanted to like this place, they almost have what it takes to be a beer mecca but IMHO they fall short. First the selection, it is amazing, they have tons of beer from all over the place, and they also seem to have lots of older vintages and such. This however leads us to the first issue, treatment of the beer. It seems that they might over order and as such stock does not rotate very quickly. Also when I was there it was about 85 degrees in the store and most of the beer is not kept in coolers. I noticed a great many beers on out of the shelves that had tons of dust. Now this would be OK if it werenít for the temperature extremes. I bought about 10 bottles, 2 were severely degraded due to storage problems. The others were OK. But that is a 20% loss. Whatever you do, do not go look at the produce section. It is the absolute worst looking lot of produce I have ever seen. What wasnít brown and wilting, was partially smashed or in some other way compromised. Bottom-line, excellent selection, but proceed with caution.
60
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
RoseRainDrop  (1) Oregon | March 30, 2004
This is beer lovers place. Nowhere else could find the selection of local and imported beers. The bomber department is amazing. They even sell Terminal Gravity IPA in the keg. The best IPA on the planet.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
BŁckDich  (215) McCall, Idaho | January 21, 2004
Outside look of this place is confusing and misleading. Inside is a fairly unkept wine shop, but then when you get in the back...OMFG! The ailes are small and plentiful; filled with beer from the floor to above your head. Probably everything available in bottles in Portland can be found here. The prices aren't too bad and the people know a thing or two about their stock and are very willing to help. No trip to portland is complete without visiting this place.
84
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
TimE  (241) Tokyo, Japan | January 14, 2004
Outside what has been said, there is nothing like this place. The staff don't know jack (except they can be really friendly sometimes), the ambiance is negligible and the beer selection is incomparable. Only advice is watch the expiry date on bottles you buy. Not a big problem, but it happens.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
Murphy  (35) Fort Collins, Colorado | January 12, 2004
This place is heaven. Endless isles filled with beer. Boasting over 900 varieties and Portland's best selection, they know what's up. Also, they seem to rarely run out of things because they carry cases upon cases, and display them on the shelf as opposed to a single bottle. Great selection of NW beers, Belgians, and especially beers from Great Brittan. Staff isn't that knowledgable and sometimes the isles seem disorganized, but make no mistake this is one of the best bottleshops you will ever go to.

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