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Reviews by Billolick:
3.85/5 rDev -2.5%
quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | $$
Typical Trader Joe's set up, tons of decent deals on good quality food, with beer in the rear of the store. A large display of 4 or 5 varieties of Bells greeted me upon entering the store. Beer selection were decent here, but a bit on the disappointing side. Bells, New Holland, Founders, Arcadia on the local side, also a selection or two from national heavy hitters Ommegang , Stone,and Unibroue. It looks like Trader Joe's is also having a few brews made under their name. I'm a sucker for the trader Joe's deal on the food side, so having a moderate beer selection to boot is a bonus. This place is just a mile or two from downtown Ann Arbor, and about ¼ mile from the Whole Foods on Washtenaw.
08-11-2008 15:14:52 | More by Billolick
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4/5 rDev +1.3%
quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | $$$
Trader Joe's is a decent little hole-in-the-wall hippie organic place with an always awesomely friendly staff that will you up and help you to find what you need.
Now I don't have a huge hardon for organic food, but there are a few particular grocery items that I like to pick up at TJ's: Spicy Flax Tortilla Chips, great 71% dark chocolate bars, Joe's O's (TJ brand plain cheerios with only 1g of sugar per serving!), and their various selections of brown rice and pasta. Aside of these delightful grocery items, much of their stuff seems good but is moderately pricey in my opinion.
Their beer selection is modest yet still has a good spread: They offer a wide range of their own TJ-brand brews in many different styles. Aside from that, they offer a good selection of local-Michigan beers such as Bells and Founders, as well some other nationally well-recognized ones like Stone. They also let you take out any individual bottles from any sixers, which is always nice (and they're reasonably priced as individuals as well).
Also, if you're into wine, they seem to have a pretty big selection for the size of the store, including many different styles of "Three-Buck Chuck"--their house brand for only $3 a bottle.
Overall, for alcohol alone, Trader Joe's Ann Arbor is worth at least checking out--and you're bound to find at least a few other interesting goodies you'll want to try out while you're there as well.
08-11-2008 01:21:10 | More by jeremyd365
Trader Joe's in Ann Arbor, MI
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.