Whole Foods Market - Vienna | Vienna, Virginia
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Whole Foods Market - Vienna
Excellent based on 44 ratings
Type: Grocery Store

143 Maple Ave E
Vienna, Virginia United States 22180 [ print map ]
703 319 2000

wholefoods.com/stores/list_DC.html

Hours: M-Sa: 8a-10p; Su: 9a-9p


Mayor: jgb9348 (3) | Affiliated user(s) here JimD | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 200+


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Founders Backstage Series #10: Dissenter Imperial IPL 98, Meantime Coffee Porter 91, De Dolle Oerbier Special Reserva 100, Wild Wolf Wee Heavy 43, Twisted Pine La Petite Saison 80
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44 reviews for Whole Foods Market - Vienna
 Ambiance  63%
 Service  70%
 Selection  80%
 Food  72%
 Value  72%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  87%
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  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
MilkmanDan  (20) Eagan, Minnesota | January 12, 2004
As for it being "a hike", hey, it's only a hike if you live in the wrong part of town. For some of us, it's local, so nyah nyah. Ambiance sucks, as it's a grocery store. Sort of a given that it's not that good, but ambiance really isn't relevant to package stores anyways. Service is great, as Jim's a darn good guy who's very friendly and helpful and will go out of his way to get good stuff in. Selection is near-legendary for a very good reason, as this place has hundreds of single bottles of various brews from all over the place. Jim gets in the rarest stuff and will hold it for the good beer geek. Sixer selection is a bit more limited, but that's not really a major issue as you can always hit Norm's for that. From just a rarities and selection perspective, it's hard to imagine a better place.
96
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
jeffc666  (93) Fairfax, Virginia | January 11, 2004
The best place to buy beer in the DC area, bar-none. Jim Dorsch has created a selection of beer that is simply unbelievable. The focus is primarily on Belgian beers, all six Trappist breweries are represented, typically 6 or 7 different Cantillon bottles, etc… This does not mean that American micros are not represented; this is where I have purchased Three Floyds, Stone, Midnight Sun, and more. The selection is always changing and it is always an event to visit the store. Jim Dorsch is always extremely helpful. Overall this is an experience not to be missed, which is sure to leave any beer geek’s wallet lighter.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
TheBeerGod  (108) Newport News, Virginia | January 11, 2004
WOW! Went here with jeffc666. I had seen the pics posted in the forum, but it could not prepare me. AWESOME selection! Found so many things I have never seen before here. Met Jim Dorsch who was above and beyond friendly and helpful. I came out $283 poorer, but it was worth every cent. Make your way here, by any means necessary!
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
argo0  (216) Washington DC | January 6, 2004
Jim Dorsch has assembled a treasure trove of great beers -- all the Trappist breweries are here, as are a number of top regional brewers, good German and Belgian, Unibroue, and the list goes on. While the number of different beers may be less than some of the bigger places, the quality is unmatched by anywhere else I've seen on the East coast. Now if they could only get Alesmith and Bell's....

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