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Whole Foods Market

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20 Ratings
Ratings: 20
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
$$ - reasonable
[ Store ]

2700 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, Virginia, 22201-3804
United States
phone: (703) 527-6596

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @wfmarlingtonva

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Reviews by mdfb79:
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mdfb79

New York

4.3/5  rDev +8.9%
quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | $$

For the most part their selection was similiar to other Whole Food stores but I was pleasantly surprised and found a few things I did not expect to see at a Whole Foods. The staff was very knowledgeable and helpful and let me know what they were expecting in and when in the following weeks, like HopSlam and Brooklyn BLACK OPS.

Also don't forget to look at the column to the right of the wall of beer; it had several things I almost missed that were pretty good like Dogfish Head's World Wide Stout.

Prices were on par with other stores. Would recommend checking out if you're in the area, but not really worth going out of your way to visit.

01-12-2010 18:17:30 | More by mdfb79
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shadyside

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

06-23-2014 15:33:21 | More by shadyside
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reidjoshua

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

06-15-2014 14:30:30 | More by reidjoshua
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-18-2014 14:59:30 | More by threedaggers
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DubCo21

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

04-16-2014 11:17:36 | More by DubCo21
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-11-2014 19:48:34 | More by Iamjeff6
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$

This is one of the better Whole Foods in NVA for beer. The selection isn't huge but there are always bombers and 6/4 packs that I want to get. Prices here are as good as you will find in DC. I have never run into any knowledgeable employees here but the Whole Foods people are always less down-trodden than typical grocery store employees, so that's a plus. I am also a fan of the many cheese samples nearby.

Upstairs they have about 8 taps and they normally have some decent options. However, there is always just one person for the whole bar so you have to wait in line behind people buying coffees and lattes. Galaxy Hut is across the street if you want a bar anyway.

This is the best place to buy beer in the Clarendon area, if you need special stuff or a larger selection take a trip to Arrowine or Total Wine.

03-02-2014 06:30:37 | More by amstokesdb9
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.39/5  rDev -14.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$$

Visited the bar on a Monday late lunch time.

Not the highest ranked place, but WF can definitely be an oasis in the beer dessert. I would visit and drink again, especially if my wife needs to shop.

A - Its a grocery store that sells great beer. The atmosphere at the bar is more grocery store than craft beer.

Q - Had a Goose Island Lolita, but it smelled like soap. Make sure they rinse the glass before pouring a beer.

S - The good and the bad. The person behind the bar is also waiting on customers buying coffee, etc. He/she makes the lattes. So service can be slow with a general lack of attention. On the other hand, I stumbled upon their shipment of GI BCBS, coffee and rye. I bought the first bottles as they were kind enough to bring them to the bar and fix the SKU so I could take my leave. Both tenders seemed to be very enthusiatic about beer.

S - A good selection of beer on tap. About 7 or 8. WIde variety. No too common either.

V - The prices at the bar were above average. The price I paid for the four-pack of BCBS Coffee was less than Total Wine.

12-02-2013 19:16:05 | More by Sludgeman
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Eriktheipaman

California

3.59/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | $$

First time in any Whole Foods so I thought I'd stop in and take a look. The beer section was small but had a little of anything you could want. Nice selection of bombers and 750's as well as a good amount of 6 packs. Everything was kept cold which is always a plus.

They had 4 taps to fill up growlers I think it was 2 Pilsners and 2 Pumpkin beers but don't quote me on that. Prices on everything was more than fair.

It is about a 15 min drive for me so unless I wanted a specific growler they had or was in the area to grab dinner I don't think I would go back just for beer. Who knows though...

09-08-2011 15:32:58 | More by Eriktheipaman
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russwbeck

Virginia

3.56/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | $$

My go to Whole Foods. Su (the beer buyer) knows his beer, but he is the only one. He hides the good stuff in the back for those in the know (like it or hate it). Always carries some good Belgians on the shelves, but nothing you won't see somewhere else. Great selection of 6ers, average selection of singles. Everything is reasonably priced. Be forewarned, parking is a pain in the you know what.

Recent purchases:

Stone IRS/Belgo Anise
Dogfish Head Life and Limb 2
Firestone Walker Parabola
Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Marzen

08-16-2011 21:56:33 | More by russwbeck
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