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Whole Foods - SoMa

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12 Ratings
Ratings: 12
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4
pDev: 5.75%
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399 4th St
San Francisco, California, 94107-1236
United States
phone: (415) 618-0066

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(Place added by: clickpush on 12-06-2006)
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

greenspointexas, Jul 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

brywhite, Sep 04, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -3.8%

This whole foods in downtown San Francisco (SoMa) had the best beer selection of any supermarket in the city! The selection is always very fresh and it rotates quite frequently as well. The beer guy here is pretty good and open to ordering suggestions and the prices are on the low side of things for a Whole Foods store...the wine selection is also killer here as welll, and I highly suggest checking this whole foods out when you are in the area...if you can't find everything you are looking for at the specialty beer stores in town...Na Zdrowie !

francisweizen, May 18, 2007
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3.85/5  rDev -3.8%

I stopped at this Whole Foods 2 weeks ago during a visit to the west coast. The selection of west coast beers was as good as I'd hoped it would be, including good things from Firestone Walker, Russian River, Bear Republic, Bruery, Deschutes, etc. Prices were about normal for all selections, despite the probable high rent for the real estate.

The location is fairly convenient from 101 and also a short walk from Union Square. If you're in town for a conference you'll probably be close to this store.

I've been to a lot of Whole Foods stores and I've divided them in my mind into 2 groups, those with normal beer selection (<25 beers) and those with a choice amount of local + import beers (>100). The 4th street location is in the second group, better than NYC or CT locations and somewhat competitive with SC and Columbus operations.

TurdFurgison, Oct 17, 2009
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4/5  rDev 0%

AngusOg, Oct 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

This Whole Foods, located on 4th and Harrison, has a surprisingly great beer selection. Almost all of the beer is kept cold, and the cold shelf is enormous. Stone, Deschutes, North Coast, Anchor, Firestone Walker and Lagunitas are well represented here, amongst many other locals. I've found many a limited release here, including all of the Firestone anniversary ales. Nice variety of imports too, with one of the bigger selections of lambic and gueuze I've seen at a grocery store (though it seems to be dwindling as of late). Prices are standard, I've never seen anything marked up here. Well worth a stop, and not far from City Beer.

largadeer, Dec 07, 2008
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4/5  rDev 0%

A pretty damn good beer selection, especially for a grocery store. It's easily the best beer selection I've seen in a Whole Foods. A great selection, lots of local stuff (including 7 Russian Rivers), Belgians and other imports. Plenty of stuff that would definitely be considered rare and hard to find. Everything is in a cooler and they sell singles. I was also struck by some low prices, something you almost never see at Whole Paycheck. For example Rochefoft 8 was $4.99 which is 50 cents cheaper than Bevmo.

willjschmidt, May 19, 2008
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4/5  rDev 0%

Tristan_E, Dec 11, 2013
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4.18/5  rDev +4.5%

Decided to stop by since it was near our hotel and was happy that I did. They had a pretty good bottle selection including a few limited release seasonals that I didn't end up finding at any of the bottle shops. Overall selection is much better than your average Whole Foods and prices were comparable to the average bottle shop prices in the area. Given this store's proximity to Market Street, this is an easy place to make a quick stop on a trip to San Fran.

TheSevenDuffs, Aug 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

RBassSFHOPit2ME, May 07, 2014
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Whole Foods - SoMa in San Francisco, CA
90 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.