Tamura's Fine Wine & Liquors
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Ratings: 4 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by atigerlife:
4.15/5 rDev -5.3%
quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $
Tamura's in Kaimuki, on the corner of Waialae & 10th Ave. Easy to find if you are visiting [but a car will be helpful]. A short drive from Waikiki.
While this place does not have the best selection of beer in Honolulu [see The Liquor Collection], the prices are considerable cheaper [$1-$3 cheaper than other places in town].
They have a large selection of wine and a good selection of liquor. As for beer, they have one non-refrigerated case in the back devoted mostly to Belgian's [singles]. The are also nine refrigerated cases in the back that have mostly six packs and cases [though a few singles]. Also, pay attention when you walk in the store. On the right wil be a special section that usually has some beers [UnibroueX4, Sam Adams Chocoloate bock, Hitachino nest wit, Bison, etc.]. As for other beers, a sampling includes: chimay blue, Lindeman's feramboise, Golden drak, bornem, Piraat, petrus, Augustijn, Schothcilly, Hommel, Mongozo, Stiegel, Spaten, Ayinger, Franziskaner, Czechvar, Peroni, Harp, Pilsner Urquel, etc.
So, if you in Hawaii and want a decent selection at a very reasonable price [e.g. Unibroue's are around $10 everywhere in town but only $6.39 here], then this is the place to go. Nice place that is popular with locals.
07-04-2006 22:57:10 | More by atigerlife
More User Reviews:
4.35/5 rDev -0.7%
quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $$
Tamura's has a good selection of beer (though not as big as Whole Foods or The Liquor Collection) at great prices. They are consistently $1-2 cheaper than the same beer at Whole Foods. I also buy Scotch here and they are cheaper than Costco.
Their parking lot can be a pain to get into and out of (one enter only, no left turn and the other enter/exit but again, no left turn) and you can't legally enter if you are headed west (Diamondhead) on Waialae. But there is usually plenty of parking and getting in and out of the store is easy.
01-25-2011 04:38:25 | More by mariner22
Tamura's Fine Wine & Liquors in Honolulu, HI
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.