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Ratings: 22 | Reviews: 16 | Display Reviews Only:
4.5/5 rDev +3%
Mondo Vino is a clean, handsome little store on the main street of a neighborhood less than 10 minutes from downtown that features an array of stores and eating establishments. The place is nicely laid out, wines on racks spaced about the wooden floor, all the beer in coolers against the long back wall.
The selection was all quality and conveniently arranged by country/region. There were a couple coolers devoted to imports and euro stuff, but I was mostly after the locals, of which there were plenty to choose. Of course you won't find the massive range of stuff available at the big box liquor stores, but the somewhat compact selection was very well-chosen. My choices were RR Supplication and Consectration, Pliny the Elder, Dry Dock 7 Seas, and Upslope IPA.
Service was fantastic. The guys working were friendly and very knowledgeable about the product. They gave a recommendation for a great restaurant nearby and even offered to hold my beers in the cooler in the meantime.
Overall I really liked this store, definitely worth a short detour to check out.
04-14-2011 22:37:20 | More by blackie
3.7/5 rDev -15.3%
Stopped by this store during a recent trip to Denver. This is basically a nice small liquor store in a really nice neighborhood outside of downtown. The shop was lad out nicely and very clean with a nice decor. It's pretty small but they had a nice selection of wines and a back wall with around ten coolers filled with beer.
The service at this place was pretty good. Two different employees approached me while browsing and were very helpful without being pushy.
The selection was decent with standard local six packs and bombers but they did have Woodcut #4, two Funkwerks bottles and a few nice imports. Small section but most beers are of high quality. Nothing is sold room temperature and it's a bit pricier than other stores in the area but it's worth checking out.
06-13-2011 04:25:56 | More by corby112
4.45/5 rDev +1.8%
Visited on 4/28/09, probably the best store I visited in all of Colorado and Wyoming, the seventeen dollar bottles of La Folie helped that right along, located in a cool part of Denver about three miles from downtown back in a neighborhood, right across the street from a Chipotle, this was place was very close to our hotel, they had a huge selection including Ska, Boulder, Oskar Blues, Boulevard, Fort Collins, New Belgium, Dogfish Head, Port/Lost Abbey, Left Hand, several different Belgians I had never even seen or heard of before, and many more American craft brews, all were in nice fridges, probably about eight total, bought a good amount of beer, prices were pretty standard but some stuff was a little pricey, brought my dad back some Stranahan's bourbon and my mom a Colorado wine named Flying Monkey Emporium, place had a huge selection of liquor, guy working there was very helpful, knew all the answers to my annoying questions, even gave us free wine shippers to get all the alcohol back to California safely, very clean inside and nice fixtures, keep all their beer at the proper temperature, must stop here if you are visiting Colorado and do not have access to a lot of these beers where you are from, I will be going back here when I am in town, recommended
05-09-2009 18:13:53 | More by Floydster
4.3/5 rDev -1.6%
Rolled on over to Mondo Liquors, one of our first stops for our week in Denver. Really a nice place inside and out, great storage for the wine, tons of, well, nothing but refrigeration for the beer. All of it. I don't think there is any beer that is not refrigerated here.
Quality is very good, just all kinds of good stuff running the gamut of styles and places. Imports, locals etc. . .
Very helpful people there. Good chit chat. Amazing selection, there's tons of stuff. Some of the cooler stuff I picked up was Barrel Aged Boris, Consecration, Oud Floris, Victory BA Storm King, BA Ruffian etc. . . but it isn't just the bombers, they have good 4/6 packs, picked up some terribly, undated Specher dipa just because I was shocked to find it, I know its not particularly good.
Only downside was their prices are the highest in Denver from what I can tell. $13 for Oud Floris, found it for $10 at DaveCo.
Nonetheless, I still recommend you make the trip over and check this place out, lots and lots of stuff. Wine and spirits section nothing to sneeze at either.
08-13-2012 23:15:02 | More by Beerandraiderfan
4.3/5 rDev -1.6%
Stopped by on my walk as I just moved into the area. Thinking it was a wine shop I was surprised to the beer selection. Quite impressive, really. Bigger stores would have more, but this selection will do. The singles section is the key and provides good variety. Mostly domestic, but a good few imports....thankfully, no Kingfisher. Saw a couple of Golden City Brewery selections. I'll have to get me some.
Service was friendly and helpful. I popped in for recon and will now have to go back for purchasing. It was a bit pricey, but for the part of town it's in, not bad.
02-25-2009 19:49:44 | More by Mebuzzard
4.35/5 rDev -0.5%
After reading the reviews of Mondo, I decided to stop by and check things out. The store is near my house, which is a big plus.
Don't let the name fool you. Yes, wine is their specialty, but beer doesn't get short changed. Along the west wall is a full row of coolers that's well stocked with everything they carry. You won't find warm bottles sitting out here.
Selection is hard to judge. Six-pack selection is nice, put not over the top great. It's in the 22oz and 750ml singles where things get interesting. If you're looking for many CO and US craft beers that are easy to find elsewhere, you honestly might not find them here. However, if you're in the mood to browse the coolers and pickup beers that you've never seen before, this is your place. It's almost as if someone from the store shopped the competition, and made sure to order things they didn't see at other stores. I grabbed a bottle of Belgoo Magus simply because I knew I'd never seen it anywhere else in the Denver area.
The staff here is very helpful; perhaps overly so if you like to be left alone while you shop. Even on a Sunday, they had four people working. The man that helped me was quite knowledgeable. He even went in the back and found their last bottle of Stone Self-Righteous for me. A very nice perk.
Prices are on par with other stores in the area. When I was there, all the singles (even La Folie!) were 15% off. I will definitely be back here in the future.
04-05-2009 22:55:55 | More by Rayek
Mondo Vino in Denver, CO
95 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.