Whole Foods Market
Ratings: 27 | Reviews: 20 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by GallowsThief:
4.25/5 rDev +3.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$
Been here many times to pick up dinner when in town on business. First time reviewing. A bit hidden in the lot, park in the garage (it’s free). Beer is off to the right all the way in the back corner. Really nice selection and well laid out. Cold and warm beer options. Bombers, singles and six packs. Tons of Cigar City as you would expect as the brewery is right around the corner. They had Bolita, Good Gourd, Zhukov, Jai Alai, Maduro, Cubano, 110k etc. For some reason at times the bottles here are cheaper then the taproom. They have a great selection of other breweries as well like Terrapin, Bruery, Chimay, Schmaltz etc. Really solid. I spoke with Jason while here this time. Guy is very knowledgeable and I was asking if Pumking had hit yet. It had not but he expected it the same week. He then told me about a multiple bottle tasting of pumpkins he did recently and what he liked best to least. Really good guy.
Food as in most Whole Foods is damn good. Hot foods, salads, sandwiches etc. All very good and I have never had something I did not like. If your up for it walk around and sample to your hearts content, they have tons of free samples.
This is well worth a stop if you’re in the area. Cigar City, Total Wine and the location are all within walking distance of each other. Hit em all and have fun.
09-21-2011 23:56:30 | More by GallowsThief
More User Reviews:
4.13/5 rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$$
I went in here for a look at the beer. I didn't get any, since I was rushed, but I probably should have since the selection was better than The Fresh Market and I wasn't sure if I'd be getting something from Total Wine since I was right there. Service was good, as someone was actually there and noticed me. He had some knowledge, too, and was helpful with the few questions I could (probably annoyingly) rush at him. There wasn't a whole of stuff I couldn't get in the Midwest but there was definitely a sixer's worth or two(again, should have while I was there). The way bigger bottles were arranged (Respect? Rarely heard of) was cool. Overall, this is a good place to grab some good stuff in Tampa.
02-06-2014 13:21:37 | More by Brenden
3.63/5 rDev -11.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | $$$
Not as much beer as I was expecting, but they do have some beers I didn't see anywhere else. The prices were a touch on the high side compared to the Total Wine location next door. If you're going to visit total wine you might as well stop in here as well since it's basically in the same parking lot. This was the only store I saw that had Cigar City Zhukov (12.99+tax for 750ml)
01-21-2013 16:55:28 | More by spinrsx
Whole Foods Market in Tampa, FL
92 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.