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The Olive Tree Marketplace

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The Olive Tree MarketplaceThe Olive Tree Marketplace
BA SCORE
99
world-class

56 Ratings
Ratings: 56
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 7.71%
[ Store ]

4805 Narragansett Ave
San Diego, California, 92107-3104
United States
phone: (619) 224-0443

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(Place added by: SDBrewFan on 01-02-2008)
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Reviews by flexabull:
Photo of flexabull
4.3/5  rDev -5.3%

Stopped in here after visiting Pizza Port OB, just a few blocks away.

Looks like a cross between a nice liquor store and a mini mart.

Quality is quite good. Lots of locals (no Alpine though), some good foreign stuff including two New Zealand beers that I thought i would never see in USA. Also saw some stuff from east of here, like Jolly Pumpkin, Dogfish, and Allagash.

Service was kind of non existent until I inquired about the lack of Alpine. The employee was nice, explained why he didn't have any (they get small amounts, and it goes fast) and was cool to talk too. This is how I like it, no one bugging you while you shop, but happy to help when you need it.

Selection was good, not a ton of stuff, but what they had was good.

Prices were a bit high, but not bad.

All in all, a nice store. Not sure if this is a "destination", but it's well worth checking out if you are in the area.

flexabull, Aug 08, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of taospowder
4.56/5  rDev +0.4%

taospowder, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of Bwagner1122
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

Bwagner1122, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of aoampm
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%

aoampm, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of greenspointexas
4/5  rDev -11.9%

greenspointexas, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of bennetj17
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%

bennetj17, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of orangesol
4.15/5  rDev -8.6%

Stopped in here on the way to Pizza Port since it was so close by. Similar feel to the BDBS in that it sort of feels like a corner bodega thanks to all the food they sell while still having a large selection of wine and beer sprinkled in. Atmosphere was decent enough. People coming in and grabbing supplies and quickly getting back to what they were doing. I noticed they had a taproom but it wasn’t open due to the purveyor being in Belgium, lucky guy. Service was pretty good. I was asked if I needed any help once, always nice. Quality was pretty good. Lots of different accouterments to enhance your beers or wines available. Selection was a little small compared to some of the other shops I have visited in the area but they had some really nice bottles so that more than made up for it. Prices were on par with all of the other places I have encountered. Overall a nice local bottle shop with some really nice bottles. Not something I would go out of my way to visit but if you are in the area it is definitely worth a stop to check out.

orangesol, Feb 19, 2014
Photo of dwagner003
4/5  rDev -11.9%

dwagner003, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of BMMillsy
4.65/5  rDev +2.4%

Stopped in here while in town just to see what they had. I was blown away. Shelf turds like Fantome Extra Sour, Saison, Printemps, and 3 Fontenin’s Golden Blend, Cognac Brunch Weasel, Almanac. Picked up an Almanac Heirloom Pumpkin, Avery Rumpkin, Lost Abbey Cuvée de Tomme, and HotD Fred from the Wood (2009 vintage no less). As an east coaster this was awesome. Lots of other choices but shipping is getting expensive. Prices weren’t out of whack but not great either. Nice staff, also food and cheeses and wine. Apparently they also do beer tastings here. Neat spot and plenty of awesome brews (I am nice and left the last Rumpkin for someone else). Highly recommended.

BMMillsy, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of BillRoth
4.25/5  rDev -6.4%

BillRoth, Oct 16, 2013
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The Olive Tree Marketplace in San Diego, CA
99 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.