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Choice City Butcher & Deli

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

40 Reviews
Choice City Butcher & DeliChoice City Butcher & Deli
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

104 W Olive St
Fort Collins, Colorado, 80524-2832
United States

(970) 490-2489 | map
choicecitybutcher.com

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Added by gbontrag on 07-18-2005

PLACE STATS
Score:
94
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
70
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
10.12%
 
 
Taps:
8
Bottles/Cans:
30
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 40 | Ratings: 70
Reviews by mkorpal:
Photo of mkorpal
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

I can't believe I never reviewed my favorite place. maybe I did and it just disappeared. Who knows.

Anyway, Choice City tripples as a great butcher, and awesome deli, and a world class beer bar. They only have 15 or so taps available. however, they are all high quality. At one time, they had Avery Samael's, Lost Abby Angels Share, and Oskar Blues ten Fidy on tap. That was just a few of the awesome brews available. They also have a bunch of bottles, but it's hard to tell what they actually have at times.

The food is some of the best in the city. Typical deli stuff with sandwiches and burgers. The sandwhiches are huge and tasty, while the burgers are fresh and juicy. They do an incredible job with the food.

Service can sometimes be a bit spotty, especially when it is quiet. The line can also stop if someone like myself can't make up their mind on the beer. Oh well, it isn't bad enough for me to dock them far, and it's the beer that should be front and center.

price wise, the food is expensive, but the beer is fairly priced. they also will drop a dollar of you pint when you order a meal. my suggestion, the Choice City burger, mashed potatoes, and an Erics Ale.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of deereless
4.11/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of jaydoc
4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of zeff80
4.25/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of RLM15
4.88/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Amazon beer selection with awesome food as well. Are here twice while in Fort Collins. The bison ribeye was the best steak I have ever had. I also had the butchers salad for lunch and that was great as well. The beer selection had something for everyone and was great.

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Photo of spacebear09
4.63/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of siddhartha
4.51/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of kojevergas
3.33/5  rDev -21.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of MLDucky
4.55/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Visited twice. First time was a lovely experience. Nice older counter style service at times, we visited on a Sunday, table service. Our server was attentive, friendly and very personable. Selected had nice locals which was cool. We went back the next day for breakfast and upon standing in line to get a table (11 a.m. on the dot) we were told they were only doing counter service and no longer serving breakfast, even though we made it clear we were interested in breakfast. I would have liked to see the customer service a bit better in that regard, but it's our fault for not getting there and seated in time and I understand the kitchen switches over (I guess). Not a huge deal though. The sandwich was outstanding and we can't wait to go back and hopefully try breakfast!

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Photo of Front_Ranger
4.09/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Skagnetti
4.25/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of MisterKilderkin
5/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of RayReed522
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Was there 3/26, 3/27, and 3/29

Had Sucaba, Pliny, and Alpine Duet on tap amongst a great lineup of other quality beers

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Photo of WildDalby18
4.25/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Moonshae_D
5/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Finally tried Pliny the Elder here, and picked up som Rabbit and Rattlesnake sausages to grill later on. Amazing...

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Photo of XmnwildX12
4.53/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of eawolff99
4.58/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of greg4579
4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of durlta
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Nice tap selection and excellent food. Definitely worth a visit.

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Photo of jarrgal
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.86/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Eating and having a brew on a weekday afternoon, off time. Still quite busy, always a line. Not super fast service but that seemed to be more of a function of inadequate staffing than a lack of willingness to jam by the employees.

Food was especially good, albeit a bit pricey, but the quality shant be dissed in any way for quality and tasty-ness. Rueben sandwich, awesome, wing-burger, great, tuna and PBJ also damn tasty. Sandwiches are by no means small, nor is there any lack of meat. Everything was quite tasty.

Pretty good selection of beer, both on tap and in the cooler, but the cooler is consume in house only so that kinda limits your actual selection to how much you can consume while you're there.

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Photo of wstein70
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of jbogner
5/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of seanchai
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of JJWIGHT
4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Choice City Butcher & Deli in Fort Collins, CO
4.25 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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