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The Foodery - Center City

Not Rated.
The Foodery - Center CityThe Foodery - Center City
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

133 Ratings
Ratings: 133
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 9.55%
Taps: 0
Bottles: 800
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Eatery, Store ]

324 S 10th St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107-6149
United States
phone: (215) 928-1111

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Reviews by Andreji:
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

So this is quite the little gem in a very beautiful neighbourhood downtown.

I was just walkin round pine street after having hit the farmer's market a bit further east and spotted this place from afar, northwest corner of pine and...something.

Now I love checking out small time grocery stores, but this looked like an average place (and the name gives no hints). However the door had a sign I think of dogfish or some other craft- maybe a logo of Chimay somewhere- so it caught my eye.

Inside it's distributed like any small time grocery store. There's a central aisle I essentially ignored. The side walls on the left have tonnes of belgian beers stacked as much as the furniture held- including a fair share of glassware. The back was also packed, but what most caught my attention were the fridges on the right- they're regionally distributed as locals, USA and european beers, with a very, very decent selection of local beers from which I chose a sixer to take back home (I went local). Took a peek though at the rest and the collection was from belgian to german a very decent few beers.

In all, this is a great source for local and US micros in my opinion, and is generally inexpensive. Worth a visit on the day you go back home.

Andreji, May 13, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of timotao
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

timotao, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of amano_h
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%

This Foodery is a little more limited in terms of selection compared to the Foodery at Northern Liberties due to their limited store space, but they pack or at least try to pack as much of a punch into the shop as they can.

Although the store front is almost hallf the size of Nor Libs', the Washington Square location seems to get all the same seasonal/rare imports that the other Fooderies get as well. (case in point: I bought a four-pack of Goose Isand Bourbon County Stout here, as well as the last bottle of Bourbon County Coffee Stout)

Don't buy food here as the groceries/food is a front for laundering beer (Due to, I'm assuming, the oh-so-strange Philadelphia alcohol laws). If you're looking for good beer and are too lazy/scared to take the Market-Frankford line to Girard, then the Washington Square Foodery is for you.

amano_h, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

tommyguz, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Lorianneb, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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The Foodery - Center City in Philadelphia, PA
93 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.