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D & Q Mini-Mart

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96
world-class

29 Reviews
Reviews: 29
Visits: 69
Avg: 4.45
pDev: n/a
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806 Richmond Ave
Houston, Texas, 77006-5514
United States
phone: (713) 526-4451 | map

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Reviews: 29 | Visits: 69
Reviews by Dajtai007:
Photo of Dajtai007
4.94/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Walking in to the place you are bombarded with beers and fish. Yes, fish. Fish tanks all around, its quite pleasing to see little fishies mingling with bottle after bottles of beer. Bottle decorate the walls, some of them really sought after. The selection is pretty expansive, with lots of obscure beers and hard to gets. A massive selction of "build your own" six packs and glassware. The prices may be a tad bit higher than the large liquor store, but you get a better selection of beers and great customer service. The guy knows his beer. I highly recommend this place for craft beers, as do others.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of dga5030
4.88/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

D&Q is the best place for rare and limited release beers in Houston. My first time walking in there, FW Velvet Merkin was simply sitting on the shelf, next to Abyss and day-old Yellow Rose. On top of that, the owner that's always there is awesome and knows his stuff.

The outside of the building might look a little sketchy, but you forget all about that as soon as you walk inside and see hundreds of singles just waiting to be tasted.

Also, I recommend following them on twitter to see when they get something new.

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Photo of RHMaximus
4.97/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Best_Enjoyed_In_Texas
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of BdM
4.39/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Scamboogery
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of davidanastas
4.94/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of caffeineTX
4.81/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of OKFine
4.79/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of valkyre65
4.54/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

This place was an amazing find! Best place in H-Town to buy craft singles and special releases. Walked in for the first time, not knowing what to expect and ended up spending over an hour there! Once I was looking totally confused, the owner there(Brandon?) spent at least 20 minutes pointing out things he thought stood out to him and had no problem with me app scanning his choices for confirmation. In the end I walked out with 20 highly rated Biers and a definite sh*t eating grin I couldn't shake. This will DEFINITELY be a regular stop for me from now on ;)

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Photo of menezes
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

There's a very good selection of craft beer They receive most of the releases (limited and standards), and many limited releases from craft brewers from across the US.

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Photo of rwf08
5/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The owner is super cool and sold me one of his rare beers once because he sold out before I got there. Anytime I stop in for a rare beer, if he doesn't have it, I still buy something out of gratitude for this good service and selection.

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Photo of saspurs50
4.39/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Photo of acharles331
4.44/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Great peoples, the guy behind the counter is very helpful and always willing to offer a beer suggestion. Highly recommended for your beer needs.

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Photo of Matt141
4.58/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of LehighAce06
4.79/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of GregJ
4.31/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Interesting arrangement but great selection of beer and knowledgable owner.

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Photo of stumac
4/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of halo3one
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of BlackNotesIII
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of Wayne17
4/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of Dogleg
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of IvanJ126
5/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of cfrobrew
4/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of hoppy91
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

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D & Q Mini-Mart in Houston, TX
96 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.