Whole Foods Market
Ratings: 17 | Reviews: 13 | Display Reviews Only:
2.85/5 rDev -28.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 4 | $$
Atmosphere - It's a grocery store. It's full of customers, most of whom aren't interested in conversing about beer.
Quality - Nothing special here. The usual brews you can obtain pretty easily anywhere. Very nice displays. Clean Store
Service - Exactly what you'd expect at a Whole Foods. There aren't exactly people walking around looking to help you.
Selection - Not worth coming to unless you're collecting special release beer
Food - It's a whole foods. Best place to buy food as far as I'm concerned.
Prices - Significantly better than my homeland, Montgomery County
08-31-2013 05:41:47 | More by DCgolfpro
3.3/5 rDev -17.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | $$
I stopped in here for a quick visit since I was nearby and figured I might as well. Selection seems a bit limited and the beers in the cooler are not exactly near the room temperature stuff. So keep that in mind if you go. I picked up a few single cans of DC Brau and Lost Rhino for $1.99 each, which was fine by me.
The bottom line is though, with Dominion just down the road, basically, with a superior selection, there isn't much use spending much time here, unless you can find a few singles here that you haven't elsewhere.
12-26-2013 14:10:24 | More by RblWthACoz
3.55/5 rDev -10.8%
quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | $$
This the Whole Foods location that I most often frequent whenever we are passing up through the Nor VA area (as it's close to the Sweetwater location that we enjoy too).
Selection does seem to flucuate depending on the visit. Often times, the wall of big bottles will be stocked with great stuff and the six pack selection is average or vice versa. On our most recent visit there wasn't that many new big bottles but they were flush with six-packs of everything new that Bell's had out at the moment. I always seem to find something good here though and they do pack in a good amount of brands for the amount of shelf space that they have dedicated to beer. They also have a small singles shelf that actually sometimes gets stocked with some pretty decent stuff like seasonals.
I can't really comment on service as I've never really sought anyone's help nor have I ever been asked if I needed any. Prices are reasonable (especially for the area) and are about on par with what I would pay in MD for singles, six-packs, and bombers.
I'm sure that other Whole Foods in the area may have a better selection than this one but heh, I'm from PA. I'm just thrilled to be able to buy some great beer in a grocery store.
11-26-2007 17:50:06 | More by Kegatron
3.76/5 rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | $$
This location of Whole Foods is right along a main business district in Falls Church. Also look out for the Starbucks logo, being in the same plaza, so you do not pass it...busy road.
Anyhow, as you might imagine, this is mainly a grocery store, but they do have a beer section, albeit a fairly small one compared to some other Whole Foods locations. For me, coming from a few states away, it was easy to find a few interesting things such as DC Brau year-round, something from Williamsburgh Alewerks and Bells. They also had several offerings that is commonly found in New England such as Dogfish Head, Rodenbach, etc. For those passing through or visiting from out of sate, it is certainly worth checking out.
08-15-2013 01:54:21 | More by mltobin
3.9/5 rDev -2%
quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | $$
Stopped in after the long drive south and left a quite happy to say the least. A whole foods is a whole foods so you know the setup. Nice and clean with a small section allocated just for beer. Many fantastic selections located at this establishment. I was standing in front of the cooler for probably ten minutes before I picked something out.
Stocked with your normals, Brooklyn, DFH, Victory, Stone, Smutty, Bear Republic, Weyerbacher, etc. But I was pleasently surprised to find Bell's, Troegs, West Coast, Firestone, and Delirium. Locals included Star Hill and OD. I was very surprised to see Cape Ann, which is local to me in Ma. They had a nice selection of bombers and sixpacks and a rack for singles which I pillaged. A very decent selection for a grocery store, but Whole Foods usually does a good job here and with the quality of the beer. German, English, and Belgian beers were lacking to say the least (besides delirium and chimay).
The lady who helped me get a box so that I could take a home a case of Nugget Nectar ($8.99 for a 6pk!!!!) wasn't very nice and actually a bit rude, though she did acquiese to my request. But it was later in the evening and I bet she was a bit tired from working all day. All decent prices. The mix 6pk. that I got was just rung in as a 6pk of OD ($7.99) Excellent...
04-07-2007 15:25:04 | More by bjohnson
4.2/5 rDev +5.5%
quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$$
Sizeable beer selection in the back corner of the store. Numerous domestic micro six-packs in a cooler, along with some import sixers and a few larger single bottles. Singles rack for micros is a nice touch (bottles are $1.49 each). About a fifty foot section of the back wall is stacked with sixers and many hard-to-find singles, like Russian River and Bear Republic, as well as Belgians and east coast breweries. Compared to my hometown Whole Foods (which, to be fair, has much less floor space), this is amazing. I'm quite impressed.
11-04-2005 02:39:00 | More by ElGordo
Whole Foods Market in Falls Church, VA
90 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.