Whole Foods Market
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Ratings: 34 | Reviews: 28 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by smanders:
4.5/5 rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5 | $$
This is the place where if you didn't have kids, the wife and you would live...eat, drink, shop, socialize, etc. It has everything from eat-in dining (Asian, BBQ, and seafood) to carry-out (I won't even begin to list the selections). Oh, and at the eat-in shops, pints are less than $3! Find a better deal in FFX Cnty. You won't.
Every Thursday there is a "Beer Class" where you can educate yourself on the wonderful selection available at the store. Prices are hit-or-miss but with GORDON for only $9.99, I am a frequent/repeat shopper. Oh, and did I mention free samples throughout the store? You won't be hungry when you leave.
I must admit I feel a bit odd recommending that one buy quality beer from a grocer, but hey, the times they are a-changin'.
01-02-2009 22:41:47 | More by smanders
More User Reviews:
4.01/5 rDev -10.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$
Work took me to Fairfax yesterday. I stopped into this Whole foods for lunch. What a great layout. Five different places to eat. I had the Brisket. Melts in your month. The Founders Porter was my drink of choice. Very nice.
The selection of craft beer is great at each of the places to eat. Then I visited the beer area. The selection is better then most beer stores. If you are having trouble finding a beer this would be a place to try.
I will be returning for both the food and beer.
09-11-2013 02:14:18 | More by bcgeiman
4.81/5 rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75 | $$$
My hometown check-in, WholeFoods Beer Market is the top place for finding beer in the Northern VA area. Red White and Bleu and Norms are nothing short of awesome. But Lee does the best damn job bringing in something for everyone and rareities that are hard to get in the area with the VA ABC regulating brews.
all in all the beer will be flowing if lee can find a way to bring it in and the food prices and quality doesn't dissapoint.
08-27-2013 11:55:21 | More by Roland45s
4.72/5 rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $
I love this place. Its my go-to bar, which is funny because its a supermarket. $3.99 a 10-16oz. pour depending on ABV. Super expensive kegs will carry a $7.99 per pour tag. The double charge kegs are things like KBS, Parabola, DuPont Avec Les Bon Voieux. Yes, DuPont on draft at a supermarket.
Lee, the beer manager, does an amazing job keeping the draft and shelves filled with delicious goodies. He also maintains a facebook page where he posts new bottle arrivals and a continually updated stream of draft status as kegs change out.
Food wise you can grab anything from the shelves, or grab a bite at any of the 4 venues. Personally I do not recommend the Sushi restraunt (they are not affiliated with WF but lease their space in the store). Cheese Town will have the best beers, but you are welcome to enjoy your pour at any of the other venues.
If your significant other is a wine fan they have 10+ different wines at cheese town and a wine room upstairs that is very nice to relax in.
Stop by and say "Hi", odds are I'll be sitting at the end of the bar enjoying a pint.
01-03-2012 21:11:10 | More by neorunner
Whole Foods Market in Fairfax, VA
97 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.