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Best Damn Beer Shop (Krisp Beverages + Natural Foods)

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world-class

82 Ratings
Ratings: 82
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 10.79%
[ Store ]

1036 7th Ave
San Diego, California, 92101-5302
United States
phone: (619) 232-6367

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @krispbevfoods

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(Place added by: SidVicious619 on 07-27-2009)
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Reviews by orangesol:
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev -5.8%

Best way to describe this place is a NY bodega on steroids. Typical small grocery in the front and along the left wall and then tons of liquor, wine and beer in the middle and right side. Atmosphere was laid back and easy going. Service was nowhere to be found initially but once they cleared the small line I was asked if I needed help but I was good by then. Quality was solid all around. I only saw a few bottles I would say are past their prime and they had some really cool glasses, including one of the specialty Duvel’s which I hadn’t seen yet. Selection was top notch. They have a TON of beer in that place including some pretty limited bottles from overseas to go along with the above average local selection. Prices were a touch high on the rarer stuff but the rest was on par with all of the other shops I have visited in the area. Overall a really nice bottle shop in the city limits, if I lived in the area I would definitely return often.

02-19-2014 02:06:51 | More by orangesol
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KhakCane

North Carolina

4.94/5  rDev +11%

I was absolutely blown away by both the service and the selection at this spot. The location is great for out-of-towners staying downtown, and it was a reasonable walk from my hotel on J and 6th (even toting a case full of beers purchased at the shop). Sid is unbelievably knowledgeable, and he made this southerner feel right at home in SoCal. I was only in town for three days, and I stopped in everyday, largely because Sid was such an awesome guy... oh, and the killer selection did not hurt. If you are anywhere near downtown, then do yourself a favor and stop in.

08-12-2014 16:14:56 | More by KhakCane
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Kimcor

Indiana

5/5  rDev +12.4%

08-10-2014 04:21:34 | More by Kimcor
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mrcraft

California

4.44/5  rDev -0.2%

I briefly visited this store during a business trip since it was only about a 10 minute walk from my office. I completely forgot it was inside Krisp, so I kept walking back and forth because I had the general location, and I was looking for a beer shop and not a market. :)

I thought the selection was on par with the better bottle shops I visit in the Los Angeles area.

I'll spend more time at this store during my next visit and update my review. I was initially impressed.

08-02-2014 15:17:47 | More by mrcraft
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anthony23cippy

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

08-02-2014 14:53:43 | More by anthony23cippy
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aoampm

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

07-27-2014 06:10:01 | More by aoampm
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cherche

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

07-17-2014 23:26:56 | More by cherche
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ajs4bd

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

07-01-2014 01:59:52 | More by ajs4bd
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

06-23-2014 23:29:11 | More by ADTaber
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Bwagner1122

California

4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

06-23-2014 02:10:53 | More by Bwagner1122
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Best Damn Beer Shop (Krisp Beverages + Natural Foods) in San Diego, CA
98 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.