Star Grocery | Berkeley, California
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Star Grocery
Exceptional based on 6 ratings
Type: Grocery Store

3068 Claremont Ave
Berkeley, California United States 94705 [ print map ]
510 652 2490

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Mayor: marcus (17) | Taps: 0 | Bottles: 30


Star Grocery

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Beer Available At Star Grocery (arranged by most recent)
Fyne Ales Jarl 95, Prairie Artisan Ales Funky Gold Mosaic 98, Tahoe Mountain Rcolte Du Bois - Apricot 94, Tahoe Mountain Recolte du Bois Peach Saison 90, Tahoe Mountain Recolte du Bois Saison Savoureuse , Midnight Sun Modern Romance 88, Evil Twin Bikini Beer 86, Wild Beer Epic Saison 88, BridgePort Trilogy 2, Aussie Salute IPA 79, Stillwater Brontide 81, Prairie Artisan Ales / Evil Twin Bible Belt 100, Birra del Borgo Perle ai Porci (Pearls for Pigs) 88, To l Mine Is Bigger Than Yours Barley Wine (Aged In Muscatel Barrels) 97, Rogue Farms 7 Hop IPA 98, Heater Allen Pils 99, Anchor IPA 92, Prairie Artisan Ales Birra 95, To l Jule Mlk 95, Grassroots Arctic Soire 96, Wild Beer Modus Operandi (M.O.) 91
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6 reviews for Star Grocery
 Ambiance  63%
 Service  68%
 Selection  81%
 Food  90%
 Value  74%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  80%


82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
marcus  (172) Sacramento, California | April 10, 2011
Located in a trendy part of Berkeley, this is a specialty grocery store that happens to stock some beers that are very difficult to find in the Bay Area or, for that matter, anywhere is the U.S. The selection is not large, but very well-chosen. The staff is pleasant and helpful, especially if Harley (the beer guy) is in.
64
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
DYCSoccer17  (300) Woodland, California | November 24, 2011
I was here a few weeks ago, and my sentiments echo many of those before. This place was actually off my radar until the guys at Triple Rock told me about it. I found several beers that I had never seen before (Pannepeut). Small selection that is mostly European micros. Lots of Scandanavian stuff. Smallish selection and decent prices. Beers are stored dark, which is cool. A nice hidden gem of a place.
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
asedzie  (12) San Francisco, California | July 16, 2010
Wildly good selection of international microbrews. Emphasis on Belgians and Scandinavians and an eclectic mix of other top quality brews. Obviously hand selected by someone who is very up to date on the world of craft brewing. Everytime I visit I find something rare which I never thought Id have the opportunity to try. Grab one of the best sandwiches in the world at the deli while you are there. Thanks Star!
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb  (463) Woodland, California | February 16, 2010
Not that many bottles, but they are outstanding. I acquired thirteen rarities Id never had before. Never seen many of them. Or heard of many of them. Its definitely worth a side trip, if youre heading for Ledgers.
72
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs  (147) Livermore, California | November 1, 2009
I would have never guessed this place had good beer by the looks of it. Its your classic old school corner grocery store in a quiet part of Berkeley. You have to go all the way to the back by the meat dept. in a very cramped isle to find the beer coolers. Once there, you realize they have made the most of their limited space. Only two or three small coolers, but they are packed with amazing beer. Good Belgians, and really good German beers, some I havent seen even at Ledgers. One of the employees spotted me examining the beer and came over and spent about ten minutes talking beer and helping me choose. Excellent service. Good prices too. Overall, if you can stop in, do it.
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Aquilo  (20) Berkeley, California | April 2, 2009
This is probably the closest place to where I live that has a good selection of beer. The beer is tucked away almost at the back of the store. There are, if I recall correctly, three coolers full of some amazing stuff. Whoever buys the beer for this store obviously loves beer.

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