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Central Market - North Lamar

Not Rated.
Central Market - North LamarCentral Market - North Lamar
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

30 Ratings
Ratings: 30
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.31%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

4001 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, Texas, 78756-3733
United States
phone: (512) 206-1000

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @centralmarket

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vdread

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.1%
quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$

one of the best beer spots to hit in Austin. much better selection and sometimes price than any Specs or other grocery store in the area.

during my last short trip there, the 'beer guy' was walking around and helped two other people make their selections. i didn't need any help, but he was there anyway, and he kept a good distance once i told him i didn't need help. this is a big plus, as i have been literally followed or watched by (i can only assume bored) beer managers before. from what i overheard, however, he was very helpful to the other customers and knew what he was talking about.

selection is one of the best in town. they have a ton of seasonals (even some that Whip In didn't have). i saw no bud, miller, or coors, which was somewhat surprising. there were a few beers there that i haven't seen anywhere else in town like DFH Fort and a full line up of Stone. they even have a Texas beers section at the front, which i like, because i like to support local breweries. this is where they keep the Saint Arnold, Shiner, Real Ale, Independence, and a few others.

prices are average, and they have a mix six option for a flat $1.99 a beer, which is an overcharge for some beers in my opinion (my girl loves drifter pale ale and wanderlust cream ale), is quite a deal for other beers like Stone and DFH. i guess it all evens out at the register, though.

01-30-2010 15:59:09 | More by vdread
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Central Market - North Lamar in Austin, TX
92 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.