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Spec's #00 - Downtown

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Spec's #00 - DowntownSpec's #00 - Downtown
BA SCORE
98
world-class

83 Ratings
Ratings: 83
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: n/a
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2410 Smith St
Houston, Texas, 77006-2316
United States
phone: (888) 526-8787

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Reviews by stumac:
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4.7/5  rDev +4.9%

Definately the biggest liquor store i've ever seen! it is two (maybe three) stories tall! but actually, the first floor is the floor with all of the selection. the second floor is just business. they have a massive wine selection. i believe it takes up basically half of the first floor. there is a huge deli area with some awesome sandwiches, but they also have pizza, burgers, salads, and whatever else.

Now to the beer department. its huge! it has basically every beer that you can find in the Houston market (with the exception of a handful or two of beers). very nice selection. on the occasion, they will transfer old beers from other Spec's that didn't sell very well. Which is good for the beer connoisseur because you can always find some already two year aged brews.

Definately a business that is properly set in the great city of Houston.

More User Reviews:
Photo of LehighAce06
4.51/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of GregJ
4.22/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Great selection, nice layout, lot of bombers and cooler space.

Photo of Sludgeman
3.72/5  rDev -17%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of beaulabauve
4.16/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Sammy
3.14/5  rDev -29.9%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 1.75 | selection: 4

This is a supermarket so no service or vibe expected
Wireless access would be a minimum. Very good selection though. If they bring the brewer in, then all the current offerings tend to be there.

Photo of Bradaplast
4.87/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Dicers
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Bayou_beer_guy
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

Okay. This place has the best and largest beer selection in Houston. If there is a limited release in Houston it will be found here. Here is the bone I have to pick with this place:
Spec's only do their special releases at their downtown location and only on weekdays at 10:00 am.
Only a select few can get to this location during a weekday morning for these releases.
I realize that this is a a personal thing, but really this cuts out a whole bunch of people that would like to get their hands on some limited stuff. I talked to the managers of the beer sections at other Specs and they have told me that the beer managers at this location will not make those limited releases available to them.
But as I said, great beer selection.

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of BKotch
4.75/5  rDev +6%

If it's sold in Texas, Spec's warehouse location will have it. Period.

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -16.3%

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Spec's #00 - Downtown in Houston, TX
98 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.