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Nikki's Liquors

Not Rated.
Nikki's LiquorsNikki's Liquors
BA SCORE
100
world-class

94 Ratings
Ratings: 94
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 4.62
pDev: 7.14%
[ Store ]

32 Branch Ave
Providence, Rhode Island, 02904-2714
United States
phone: (401) 861-9006

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(Place added by: Beerguy on 01-18-2006)
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Reviews by RunawayJim:
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

What can I say that hasn't already been said? This is hands down the best package store I have ever been to for beer. I've been to package stores that sell individual bottles and some that will let you break up a 6 pack, but none that sell nearly the quantity of craft and imported beers that Nikki's has. The owner knows his beer and is always re-stocking and changing over the styles based on the season and availability. The mix-a-six is such a great deal.

If you're in the area and you like beer, this is your place.

EDIT: Nikki's just expanded their beer shelves/mix-a-six section. They have more beers now and tastings every Friday it seems. The beer guy there is super helpful and great to chat with while shopping or tasting. If I could get them greater than 5 across the board, I would.

RunawayJim, Jun 09, 2007
More User Reviews:
Photo of BillDon
5/5  rDev +8.2%

Nikki's could make me move to providence so I would be closer. This is my favorite bottle shop and I'll be traveling across the south on 95 a lot more rather than out rt 9. The owners are knowledgable and super helpful without any attitude. They offered suggestions based on styles I was looking for and what I was buying. They even offered the 10% discount when I bought five bottles. They made sure I knew about an upcoming event based on the style of beers I purchased. The cellar room had several good bottles and the prices are reasonable markup.

BillDon, Monday at 10:27 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

xICooRsYIx, Aug 21, 2014
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paresis, Aug 13, 2014
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Resuin, Jul 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

richobrien, Jun 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

BColton1, Jun 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -8%

Latarnik, May 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

ChrisinRI, May 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

portia99, Apr 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.2%

Siebel98, Mar 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev -2.6%

iDrake, Feb 13, 2014
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4.79/5  rDev +3.7%

The craft selection here is great. The owner's are knowledgeable and extremely helpful. I went here for the first time for a Smuttynose tasting and walked out with a mix-a-six of some various crafts and an extra bottle of smuttynose imperial stout to age. This was my first time, but won't be my last visit.

BigFatOgre, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of Rhf9120
4.58/5  rDev -0.9%

This place is fantastic. The beer selection is the best I have encountered so far in Rhode Island and the staff here really knows their stuff. At first glance from outside it looks like a normal tiny liquor store. As soon as you enter you can tell this it is totally centered around beer. On my last visit I spent almost an hour speaking with the owner he is a really nice guy and knows beer very very well. The prices here are definitely reasonable plus you cant beat their mix a six or mix a case deal. This is my go to spot for craft now and I would recommend any RI craft lover that hasn't already to come and check them out.

Rhf9120, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of philbolt
4.61/5  rDev -0.2%

If you like beer you will like Nikki's. I like funky beers and finding them around here can be tough.Service was top notch. Big thanks to mike for treating me like a friend. I also found prices to be very reasonable, when compared to Massachusetts. Returning is a nobrainer I can't wait.

philbolt, Dec 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

RichD, Dec 06, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +2.8%

Madfish85, Nov 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -35.1%

hikeeba, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -13.4%

ejimhof, Oct 23, 2013
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4.59/5  rDev -0.6%

Best store in Rhode Island period. They get stuff other places don't and more of what they do get. It's a small store but its got a lot to offer. Mix a six is offered with a 10% discount. Atmosphere is the only thing wrong. It's small and can get congested at times.

DaKur, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of firedwarftj
4.88/5  rDev +5.6%

My first trip up to Nikki's, but will not be my last. Went in on a friday evening, quite a few customers floating around, but several employees around to help and answer questions. I was lucky enough to get the owner Mike to help me out and he me several different suggestions plus info on several different beers. He had a excellent selection out on the shelf with a good variety of different stuff. Mike did allude to a new shelf going out at some point with some vintage bottles ... Def looking forward to seeing that appear in the store.

The only thing I found a little off was the atmosphere, I don't know what struck me odd, but it def stuck on my head. Im my sure why it did, maybe it was supermarket lighting. But it def was not enough to ruin my trip there. I highly recommend a stop into the store if your in the Providence area.

firedwarftj, Jun 19, 2012
Photo of TotallyHosed
4.65/5  rDev +0.6%

I'm not a Rhode Island resident, but I visit family in the state often. Coming from Chicago, I have an appreciation for, and get excited about, finding rarities on the shelf. I visited Nikki's for the first time this past Christmas, because of the high rating. The praise this store receives is well deserved. I was very surprised to find brews on the shelf that had disappeared off of Chicago shelves within a day or two. The selection is spread thin due to the limited space, but excellent choices have been made. For these two reasons Nikki's deserves a 5 in the Selection category.

I had a brief chat with the owner, explaining I'm from out of state, but visited the store due to the high ratings it's earned. My apologies for not remembering his name, especially because of how helpful and accommodating he was. He made several recommendations and even told me about special tappings at nearby bars. Need I say more? Nikki's gets a 5 for Service.

I will be visiting this store each and every time I return to Rhode Island.

TotallyHosed, Jun 10, 2012
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4.58/5  rDev -0.9%

This is a place I go to regularly. I tend to get a mix-a-six of any beers I find to be interesting that I've never tried whenever I come here. There's usually a monthly beer tasting that I try to go to if something doesn't come up already.

Another good thing is they are partnered with Swipely, so anytime I make a purchase, the money value spent is converted into points on my Swipely account, which gives me money back.

The employees are friendly, always helpful, ask if I found everything I wanted. I typically spend between $18-$30 for my mix-a-six when I go.

notpmekts, Jan 29, 2012
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Nikki's Liquors in Providence, RI
100 out of 100 based on 94 ratings.