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Bobby's Liquors

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Bobby's LiquorsBobby's Liquors
BA SCORE
99
world-class

36 Ratings
Ratings: 36
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 6.99%
[ Store ]

2327 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, California, 95050-4060
United States
phone: (408) 984-1120

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(Place added by: alpinab7 on 02-03-2010)
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Dobby

California

5/5  rDev +9.2%

Overall Bobby's is a great place in the southbay to find some great craft brews. What looks like your typical liquor store on the outside hides the true gem that is located inside. 5-6 full coolers stocked with IPA's, Belgians, Stouts, Porters and everything in between. Dee (owner) is the man and has personally tried all the beers he sells. Always incredibly helpful and will always let you know what it is coming in soon. I hear he is also possibly opening up a bar/bottle shop in SJ, hope that comes soon!

05-05-2011 05:10:14 | More by Dobby
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richard_stanton

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

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Resuin

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

05-08-2014 04:08:01 | More by Resuin
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FocusDave

California

4.48/5  rDev -2.2%

Bobby's Liquors is not the store you go to for your everyday beer shopping; it's where you go to get stuff you can't find anywhere else. I can almost guarantee that if you can get it somewhere else, it will be cheaper somewhere else. However, the number of beers here that you can't get anywhere else is off the charts. Limited releases? Check. Vintages as old as 2009 on the shelf (who knows what's in the back)? Check. A large enough selection of imported beers to confound and stupefy you? Check. Location is a bit odd and unless Dee is there (he's the friendly one who knows a bunch about beer), don't expect to get much in the way of service.

tl;dr

Pros: Selection, selection, selection.

Cons: High prices compared to other places, as much porn as they have beer (maybe not a con for some?), hit-and-miss service depending on who's there.

03-30-2014 14:57:48 | More by FocusDave
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ironchefkook

California

3.87/5  rDev -15.5%

First of all, before I talk about the petty things about the atmosphere and the unhelpful clerk, their selection is great. They are probably the few selection of liquor stores that carry Pliny the Elder and is somewhat easily accessible. They have some vintage beers, rightly noted, and is great all around as far as selection. BUT this place is crowded, swarmed in between two adult shops (which I find highly distasteful) and the clerk doesnt really speak English. I'm not saying that this is wrong, but it is at times difficult if I am looking for a certain beer and the store clerk cant help me out. Plus, it is a bit overpriced. I have found certain beers marked up and not too fresh. But dont get me wrong, if this was the only craft beer shop around the neighborhood, I would go here every single time to get my fix, but that just isnt the case.

02-20-2014 01:27:50 | More by ironchefkook
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random846

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

01-10-2014 03:58:06 | More by random846
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cjw333

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-07-2013 08:49:18 | More by cjw333
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IPAsStoutsAndPortersOhMy

California

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

This place is absolutely awesome... amazing and slightly unbelievably wide selection of every type of beer you can think of. I find something new and exciting every time I go here. The guy behind the counter not only knows what he is talking about, he is enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge and passion with his customers.

06-26-2013 21:40:39 | More by IPAsStoutsAndPortersOhMy
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Bobby's Liquors in Santa Clara, CA
99 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.