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Whole Foods Market - Bowery

Not Rated.
Whole Foods Market - BoweryWhole Foods Market - Bowery
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

73 Ratings
Ratings: 73
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 7.51%
[ Store ]

95 E Houston St
New York, New York, 10002-1002
United States
phone: (212) 420-1320

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @wholefoodsnyc

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(Place added by: Billolick on 09-18-2007)
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Reviews by Neffbeer:
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4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

I come to this place when I want to get a growler fill, or pick up some fresh American beers (they have excellent quality control). Their import selection is good, but limited compared to New Beer Distributors up the street. They had an excellent selection of Drie Fonteinen, and Cantillon for a while, but that well has apparently dried up for now. The service has been attentive each visit I have made. They have also recently starting selling home brew supplies which is a huge plus for Manhattan. Check it out if you are in the area.

Neffbeer, Dec 07, 2010
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rojapa, Sep 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Nice beer selections, but also have beers strung throughout the store... that makes it a bit confusing as I noticed beer in at least 10 places.

PBRmeasap1980, Aug 20, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

timotao, May 31, 2014
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4.27/5  rDev +3.4%

The vibe has always been low pressure and friendly, and I've been there 5 or 6 times this year. The separate beer "store" at the Whole Foods in the Bowery is very impressive with its own registers in the middle that has always allowed me to pay quickly.

Really high quality stuff with small batch, popular craft and macro brands. They have a huge cold section for those wanting to drink immediately and tons of varieties to choose from. Good range that should cover everyone's needs.

Service has always been good, with 2 people there to help and offer advice. Some seem to know a lot about beer and recommend some good stuff if you ask about a style or brand. They even discussed turnover and storage so I got a good feel for how they move product, and it all seems to turn over at a good pace.

Huge selection, has to be one of the biggest selections in Manhattan with a 360 selection around you if you are in the middle of the store. The counter has the bomber specials and new arrivals, and the back wall has the 6 packs, both cold and room temp. They have shelves of singles for mix-a-six with a lot of different beers, and then a whole section of international beers broken down by country (Germany, Japan, Belgium, US, etc.) and style like sours. The growler fill station had 6 beers on-tap, with half IPA's but some unique ones like Oxbow / Coppertail Grizzaca and Evil Twin Table Beer available in 32 or 64 oz. fills. It's nice to see a big selection of Evil Twin and Westbrook beers always on hand, as well as the more established craft middle players like SixPoint, Dogfish Head, Stone, etc.

Value: The prices are reasonable if you know your beer prices, especially for NYC. They always have specials running at this store and the bomber deals are good with some being great like the $6.99 per bottle Evil Twin Even More Denmark that I got last month. If you know your prices then you should do just fine here, and the growler prices are on the low side which is always a plus in NYC.

CHickman, May 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

paulish, Feb 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

-NESTO-, Jan 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

GRG1313, Nov 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

SourAddict, Oct 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

valianes, Oct 16, 2013
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3.73/5  rDev -9.7%

I would say this is a must stop - (even though it's not my favorite NYC spot) just to experience a whole foods with essentially a whole separate beer store complete with its own entrance and growler fills.

Overall design is nothing special, but fairly well organized and laid out. at least half the beers are in coolers. Is an area the you can buy singles of 12oz bottles and 6 growler fills available. Was happy to get a growler of a kuhnhenn stout. Fairly wide selection with a good turn around. A good first stop, went back a for few more stops (to pick up some Maine beer co).

drewone, Aug 22, 2013
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Whole Foods Market - Bowery in New York, NY
92 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.