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Jungle Jim's International Market - Fairfield

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Jungle Jim's International Market - FairfieldJungle Jim's International Market - Fairfield
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99 Ratings
Ratings: 99
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: n/a
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5440 Dixie Hwy
Fairfield, Ohio, 45014-7488
United States
phone: (513) 674-6000

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Reviews by mgbickel:
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4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

Man...I wish we could have such a place in Western PA! Stopped by here while in the area on business...recommended on this site by local BAs!

Massive super store...more amusement park like than anything! But, I will try to focus on the beer...

They have isles...6 I think...of beer to choose from. Mixed singles, bombers and sixers are together and cases can be found in various other locations.

The quality is super. Lots of big name craft beers as well as locals. They seem to have the good stuff from all the breweries...limited releases, BA, that sort of thing...

I really cannot speak for the service, but I did see one person stocking a shelf and he answered my question. No pushy sales person in your face...

The pricing is great in my opinion, but I am basing that off of the high PA pricing.

I will stop by here whenever I am in the area. Great selection, quality and pricing!

More User Reviews:
Photo of rjp217
3.85/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of rudimon
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of raeman70
4.18/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +16%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of UrbanCaveman
4.34/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Not only are the Jungle Jim's locations both some seriously impressive grocery stores wherein one can reasonably expect to find anything edible (ostrich? boar bacon? rancid emu eggs? It's there!), but the craft beer section is nothing to sneeze at. Multiple taps for tastings and growler fills, in addition to aisles for country / region, all reasonably well-stocked with tons of breweries' offerings. That includes AleSmith, The Bruery, and tons of others. If you want to see a partial list of what they carry, just look at the "Brands" and "Beers We Sell" sections of the websites for Premium Beverage Supply and Heidelberg Distributing. JJ's orders every single beer each of those distributors carries, plus more.

The imports section is absurd for German and Belgian beers, in a good way. If Paulaner, Ayinger, St. Bernardus, or Weihenstephaner brew it, it's in a bottle there somewhere.

To top it all off, there will occasionally be ludicrous sale prices on packs of beer at the Fairfield location. I've gotten a 12-pack of GLBC Edmund Fitzgerald for $8, and a 6-pack of Left Hand Sawtooth for $4.

The downsides are that the staff aren't generally all that knowledgeable - there are some beer geeks, but mostly grocery store employees who just happen to work in the beer section. Advice is not their forte. They also tend to keep a lot of their inventory on non-refrigerated shelves under fluorescent lights, so check dates on bottles.

Photo of WesMantooth
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Really cool place. The Eastgate store has a little better selection

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of RCLOHR267
4.54/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Went to Jungle Jim''s yesterday. I was a little disappointed with the amount of options. I guess I was expecting more. Where I wasn't disappointed at all, was the different selections I can't get In Indianapolis. I ended up getting quite a bit. I actually even found Elderberry wine which I had been looking for. It was a two-hour trip from Indy, but worth it if your looking for some exotic foods and a different selection of beers!

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of JVB
4.88/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

I grew up around this area and still have a lot of family in the area. Every time I come back(1-3 times a yr) stopping at Jungle Jim's is a must. You never know what gems you will find on the shelves. I was there in Sept of this yr and found a few BBQ sitting on the shelves. Highly recommend any craft brew lover to swing by here.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of KYGunner
4.66/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Walking into the beer aisle I realized " your not in Kentucky anymore." Huge selection of quality brews and much are unavailable to me in KY. The Bruery, Alesmith, Ballast Point, Great Divide, Victory and so much more were waiting and to top it off I found several that were available but apparently in short supply. There's about ten taps with several great offerings that you can try while you peruse the best selection I've seen. The staff were friendly but not beer geeks, but who cares when your staring at so much.

Photo of WVbeergeek
4.61/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Between the cigar selection in their walk in humidor and the beer selection available, I thought I landed in my own personal heaven on earth. Jungle Jim's is an adult theme park for foodies, beergeeks, winos, and cigar snobs alike. Massive Ohio brewed selection, tasting area offered beers I had never had, or heard of. Cigars were stellar quality is top notch, and I'm glad I made it to this store, I have to go back but if I never make it there's at least one thing off of my bucket list. I didn't meet many employees well versed on beer, but I was so impressed and jealous at the same time that this isn't located in my neighborhood. Awesome place for cigar, wine, and beer tastings there's nothing like this store not a cookie cutter chain, one of kind built piece by piece as eclectic as any world market could ever claim to be. This place has to be in the Guinness book of world records for originality or something.

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Jungle Jim's International Market - Fairfield in Fairfield, OH
95 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.