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Lee's Discount Liquor - Lake Mead/Tenaya

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Lee's Discount Liquor - Lake Mead/TenayaLee's Discount Liquor - Lake Mead/Tenaya
BA SCORE
89
very good

17 Ratings
Ratings: 17
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 15.54%
[ Store ]

7411 W Lake Mead Blvd
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89128-0265
United States
phone: (702) 804-9700

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Photo of CasanovaCummins
2.86/5  rDev -25.9%

This store is the best of the Lee's Liquors. That's not saying a lot, either. Basically this place is the one of two stores from Lee's where you might, and I say might, be able to get anything other than the standard Distro beer.

Unfortunately, you have to wade through aisles of cheapo wines and InBev items to possibly find a few good offerings. The help is one step above catatonic and most don't know craft beer from a hole in the head. The few that do know will squirrel away the good stuff. So you do have to ask for limited releases if you expect to find any. And they are absolutely no help on when to expect any shipments. And don't bother asking for any knowledge on breweries or beers.

No better than a Costco. A box store run on appealing to the lowest common denominator. And for some reason, they have miffed the distributors off and don't get much of the good stuff that comes into the valley. This is a last resort when Total Wine or Khoury's runs dry.

CasanovaCummins, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of IPALOVR
2.73/5  rDev -29.3%

As with all Lee's Liquor this one is hit or miss. I have been able to get some good finds here. If shopping here make sure to check dates as there is a lot of out of code beer here. I wont buy anything that isn't dated from Lee's Liquor. As far as the staff you can forget about any sort of help from them. I have asked alot of questions about what is on sale and they never know and usually refuse to check for you. The prices are usually good and I will usually stop in if I'm passing it but won't ever make a special trip to Lee's Liquor. There is much better options then Lee's Liquor for beer in Las Vegas.

IPALOVR, Jun 13, 2011
Photo of Sicknot
2.86/5  rDev -25.9%

this is one of the better lees liquor stores in las vegas. this one has a better than average selection and occasionally had some rare treats. quality is always an issue with any lees so always be on the lookout for codes, born on dates, and any visual clues on beers. i used to shop this leed frequently, but due to distance, i will go to this one here and there. prices are good but not great. the associates/ staff will help u out when asked. i will suggest this lees by buyer beware...u have been warned.

Sicknot, Jun 12, 2011
Photo of sholland119
3.65/5  rDev -5.4%

I have to say up front that I was expecting a whole lot more from this Lee's. I had a good stop at the Henderson location a couple years ago, and since this was the highest rated Lee's, I thought it would rock.

While the cold box had some good quality brews, I only saw a row and a half of craft beer. Lots of locals, but very little in the way of high quality craft beers (little or no Deschutes, Sierra Nevada or Stone on my visit). I did grab a couple of Grand Teton bottles so that was nice. But otherwise I walked out empty handed. I was expecting to buy a cart load (last time through I got 6 Black Butte XX for example).

Checkers were pleasant, prices were fair. Kind of a bummer.

sholland119, Dec 23, 2010
Photo of BlackHaddock
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%

Got our hire car at 10.00, was here very soon after! We were heading for Utah and some National Parks, so needed to stock up for our road trip. This store looked the closest to Downtown Vegas, how was I to know how long West Lake Mead Blvd is?

Not knowing what to expect I was pleasantly suprised by the selection, plenty of beers from plenty of different states and a good few from overseas too. We were left alone to amble the isles taking in the sights, this is a big (to me anyway) alcohol store.

I got some New Belgium, Full Sail, Lagunitas and Long Coast stuff and brought home to the UK a couple of Traquair bottles who had lost their way and ended up in the US.

My wife found some funny named wines and we both left happy, her with some wine me with some beers to review after starring at rocks all day at Zion and Bryce Canyons.

BlackHaddock, May 16, 2010
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3.4/5  rDev -11.9%

This is, almost verbatim, the same review as I provided when I stopped in another Lee's location a year and a half ago.

Stopped in during my trip to Vegas so that I could stock up on West Coast goods unavailable in Baltimore. A little disappointed, but more on that in the selection section.

No issues with quality. I drank most of what I bought, and had no issues. Usual concerns about turnover in a warehouse type setting.

Service was friendly, and asked if I needed any help. I didn't request any, so no idea as to knowledge level.

Selection was OK, but I had just been to Sun Devil Liquors in Phoenix a couple of weeks before. Sun Devil still impresses me, whereas Lee's left me a bit flat. Having said that, they do have quite a bit of product from Stone, Deschutes, Unibroue, Rogue, New Belgium, and most Belgian's. What seemed to be missing were Alesmith, Avery, DFH, Moylan (still missing). I did pick up some DeSchutes Black Butte XX.

Value was reasonable, $9/six for most craft beers. Bombers ranged from $6 to $15.

I made it to Vegas again, and I did stop by (different location). In my review of their other location, I stated that I felt that this wasn't a destination store. What I meant was across the U.S. As far as Vegas goes, it is about as good as it gets!

, Aug 15, 2008
Photo of MarcGetty
4/5  rDev +3.6%

I'm in Las Vegas for only an hour or so and I magicly find myself at the # 1 rated beer store on BeerAdvocate. Who would have thought?

I was not disapointed. The selection was good and the guy who rang me up gave me 10% off of their already low prices. The place had a nice mix of US craft brews, and a solid selection of German and Belgian imports. I wound up getting six 750ml bottles to start my week off, the sum of which came out to $47.47 after tax.

However (there is always a however), there were some favorites missing from the selection. No Chimay Blue? No La Chouffe -or- Delirium Tremens? Schlenkerla Rauchbier? Bummer all 'round.

Sure the Stone and Unibroue collections were there, and even the rare Biere de Miel, but when you miss some of my favorites you make a Beer Advocate sad. :-(

Going to Lee's is definitely worth the ride out from the strip and is a quality joint. However, it's not world-class material.

MarcGetty, Jun 17, 2008
Photo of PhageLab
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%

Stopped by here several times during my stay in Vegas, as said previously, this is the best in the area. The store itself is fairly large, with a nice selection of just about everything. Lots of bombers and sixers in cold storage, but very few craft singles for sale. Lots of interesting German imports I'd never seen before, but some are quite old. I was going to pick up some Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen, but the coating of dust on it was so thick I decided against it. Lots of Unibroue (Including 16), Stone, Rogue, Deschutes, Widmer (Crimson '08), and several brands I'd never seen before. The staff, while not particularly attentive, were pretty nice and the prices were very reasonable. I'd definitely recommend coming here for some stock if you are in the area.

PhageLab, May 13, 2008
Photo of Avryle
3.55/5  rDev -8%

Stopped by this Lee's as I was informed that it was probably the best one in Vegas. While they did have a pretty good selection, i didn't find the domestic craft brew selection to be mind-blowing. A lot of west coast stuff- Stone ('08 RISs are in), Anderson Valley, Deschutes, Rouge available.
I did notice however have a pretty darn good selection of imports, especially British and Belgian. Unfortunately, this is not what I was after so it didn't behoove me in the least.
Shelves were well-organied and well-stocked though I don't particularly like having to shift stacks of cases of Llandshark Lager and other Macro swill to get to the "good" stuff. I did very much appreciate the handy shopping carts available at the front and took advantage to the fullest. Wish I had had more time to shop around and complare the selection at other Lee's outlets.

Avryle, May 02, 2008
Photo of bunnyhustle
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%

I have visited this location several times now and after making a drive across town for it I have to play devil's advocate compared to the other reviews thus far and say it hasnt been worth the drive yet.

This is a nice store. Like the other Lee's location it has the warehouse atmosphere with tons of alcohol. The east wall is lined with various 12 packs and cases, impressive site but mostly macros and some common imports. Tons of beer in cooler. Also a row and a half of room temp brew. This is the best selection I've seen of any Lee's and as with the others, prices are probably the best in town. You have to be careful though as Lee's isnt necessarily known for keeping the freshest products (note some of the dust build up on bottles and shelves!).

My only complaint here is I swear everytime I go there are also boxes and boxes lined up in front of the shelves and I have to move them around or peek in between them. One time literally the whole shelf was blocked (all 15-20 ft. of it) and an employee did ask if I needed help but didnt feel like asking him to move the 150 cases of macro's blocking the good beer.

Good selection of Stone, Rogue, Deschutes, Full Sail, Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada, Unibroue, Lost Coast, Anchor, ect...This location also tends to get good gift sets and packages if that tickles your fancy.

Nice place, I just assume go to my local Lee's as this location will sometimes have an offering or two not at my local but for me, not worth the trip.

bunnyhustle, Jan 27, 2008
Photo of plexiprs
4.35/5  rDev +12.7%

Good American microbrew and import selection; several cooler doors of singles as well as packs. Shelf displays of lots of WARM singles, but be wary of the age as I found many with layers of dust.

Also, everytime I'm in they seem to have boxes stacked in the aisle between the warm shelf area and the beer cooler which makes digging around more trouble.

Staff seems lackluster in the beer area but great help from the Wine Manager and staff in that area. Overall, a good stop for the harder to find brews.

plexiprs, Oct 09, 2007
Photo of tonistruth
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%

Q- Lee's stores seem to know what the hell they are doing so in vegas i usually just stick to them. Most beer in coolers, some on shelves.

S- never really bought anything here but i come here on wednesdays for the beer tastings. employees are there to help out though

S- if it can be found in vegas, its at this lee's. anchor, speakeasy, stone, deschutes, full sail, wydmer, pyramid, firestone walker, stone, rogue, sierra nevada, etc. Nothing too special, but quality none the less

Like all lee's you can find just about any hard alcohol or wine here for cheaper than any where else in town.

tonistruth, Sep 25, 2006
Photo of BlindPig
4.7/5  rDev +21.8%

I probably go into this Lee's the most. They have a great selection, usually keep everything pretty well stocked (besides a few times I went in they seemed to be missing quite a bit of things). The stock guys that work here are really nice. I always talk to this one and he's a great guy. Most of the people that work here are really friendly (besides one time I went in this lady at the checkout stand was just nasty, and rude). They have a great selection of stuff. A lot of bombers (some in fridge and others not). They also have a lot of imports also. This is the 3rd biggest Lee's. They also sell kegs here also.

BlindPig, Jul 24, 2006
Photo of IronDjinn
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%

My first trip to a beer store in the U.S. since joining BA, and I consider it a good 'un. Picked this location out of the rest with the help of Beerfly, and was duly impressed. Hell, my jaw dropped and dragged on the floor when I saw the selection, the deprived Canadian boy that I am. Plus this Lee's is conveniently right next to a cash advance establishment for those of you in need when you succumb to your beer greed. Very impressive selection, lots of Rogue and Stone, all new to my palate and dirty mitts, a very impressive selection of Unibroue to find south of the 49, plus tonnes of imports--from Belgium to Germany, the Eastern Bloc countries and some cute Hitachino offerings from Japan. Lots of great singles to be had on a large shelf, and a fantastic selection of cold 6's in the coolers opposite as well. My basket was nearly full when my colleague (bless her heart) rolled up with a shopping cart for my hunting and gathering. As I was travelling by air I had to inform her that if I couldn't fit it in my basket, then I'd never be able to pack it in my luggage to take back, let alone get it through customs unhindered. That's including everything I sampled in my hotel room as well to lighten the load. The service seemed aloof as I was running back and forth trying to choose selectively and wisely, almost smirking at my fervor. When I got to the cashier is when the real comedy started. The cashier and his co-worker were like Flava Flav and Flava Flav, not a straight man Chuck D to be found, and the rap was priceless. First, after emptying my basket, the cashier commented that I must have the inside scoop on the global stoppage of beer production, and that I must be stocking up for this heinous disaster. After letting him know that I was from Canada and grabbing all the good American stuff I couldn't get up there he went into a diatribe about how our macros were better and stronger, but that they had good micros that most people overlooked. The purchase of a couple bottles of Hitachino spurred some pretty off-coloured comments about the Japanese producing Belgian-styled beers that I'll refrain from repeating. Overall the staff was totally entertaining the night I was there, and they even gave me a 10% discount on my purchase. The next time I'm back in Vegas I'll be back here for sure to stock up some more. A big thanks to DESTRO for giving me the local 411 on the best stuff to pick up, it was a huge help and totally came in handy when confronted with such an immensely new selection for me.

IronDjinn, Sep 22, 2004
Photo of UncleJimbo
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%

Located on W. Lake Mead Blvd. just west of I-95 beyond Tenaya Way. This is a warehouse style store with a huge wine selection, but with a very good beer selection, too. Much of the beer is available cold, but there is also a good amount at room temperature, and of course there are stacks of macro beers by the case. In the corner there is also a section with many beers from Belgium and elsewhere. Here are some of the beers that caught my eye on my recent visit: Utopias ($114.99), MacTarnahan's 6-packs and bombers, many from Rogue, many from Stone, Buffalo Bill's, Unibroue, Spaten, Weihenstephaner (4 types), Hitachino, New Belgium, Gordon Biersch, Sierra Nevada, Lost Coast, Acme, Casta, Ruby Mountain, Humboldt, Firestone, Big Rock, etc. Overall a very nice variety of beers and a large selection to choose from. The prices were good, with some good sales going on when I visited. As with other Lee's locations, however, they did not allow breaking up of six-packs (which counts toward the Service score in my ratings).

Definitely worth a visit.

UncleJimbo, Jan 12, 2004
Photo of DESTRO
4.65/5  rDev +20.5%

although i live closer to the rancho location i always go here as it has a much larger beer selection. this place is open till 11 nightly and is huge. they have a large selection of brews that are true goodies. we're talking everything from stone and rogue, sam smiths, fullers, new belgium, anderson valley, lindemans, north coast, lost coast, sierra nevada, hitachino, full sail, unibrou, ommegang, all the germans, and assloads of rare beligians. ive found some awesome finds like 1998 harvey's elizabethen, 2001 harvey's christmas, fantome noel, nora, nora baladin, numerous oerbiers, terrible, unibrou 10 & 11, samichlaus, carnegie stark porter, and a bunch of things i cant even remember that ive never heard of. theyve got magnums of duvel, kwak, n'ice, all sorts of junk. tons of gift packs from st. bernardus, unibrou, sam smiths, and alot of others i cant remember. a kick ass selection and good prices....its my only stop.


oh and i recently talked to the guy in charge of the beer selection and he said within a year the victory line up will be in stock.

DESTRO, Dec 06, 2003
Photo of Gavage
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

I knew nothing about this place expect it is close to my folks house and I needed a beer or two for Thanksgiving meal. I was pleasantly surprised at the large warehouse type store, with large wine, liquor, and beer sections. Being from the east coast it was nice to see the entire Stone line along with many other western beers I don't get in my local area.

They had a large display of Stone magnums ($49 and $59 for Bastard and Double Bastard). Overall prices were very good compared to Jersey. An example was a 12 pack of Fat Tire was $11.99. Huge 6 pack refridgerator section and a large room temp selection of singles across the aisle on shelves. One refridgerator held Rogue, Stone, Unibroue bomber bottles. Belgian and German selections were nice.

Staff was helpful and full of cheer while asking magnum prices and during the general discussion we had on Stone products.

Gavage, Dec 04, 2003
Lee's Discount Liquor - Lake Mead/Tenaya in Las Vegas, NV
89 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.