Whole Foods Market


801 E Lamar Blvd
Arlington, Texas, 76011-3504
United States

(817) 461-9362 | map

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Rated: 3.4 by Abbbp from Texas

Apr 20, 2016
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Reviewed by Northtexan from Texas

4.09/5  rDev +17.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3
As others have noted, this WF has a very small beer selection. No bar or growler wall. However, this was the first WF I ever saw and I come here occasionally for nostalgia's sake. I can still get some nice fish to grill and a decent beer to go with it and there's nothing wrong with that. But for a better selection, hit up the Colleyville location or the Southlake Central Market.
May 28, 2015
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Reviewed by thereal_adam from Texas

2.59/5  rDev -25.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2
Arlington also gets the short end of the stick, by far the worst Whole Foods I've been to when it comes to beer. If this was a normal grocery store I might be impressed, but this is a Whole Foods after all, so I'm left with a meh. Drive down to the Specs at Eastchase, much better.
Jan 05, 2014
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Reviewed by htomsirveaux from Texas

3.66/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3
Stopped in here on 17 Dec 2012 specifically for beer and a wild goose chase for dinner and dried pears (failed on both). Disclaimer: WFM shareholder.

Much more mainstream than the Austin WF. Smaller too, and no growler fills, or bar for that matter. Small beer selection towards the back left. Texas beers reasonably well represented, including Jester King, St Arnold, and Southern Star. Employees fairly helpful as usual.

Prices not too bad, they had several beers on sale, including Sierra Nevada Celebration for $8/6.
Dec 17, 2011
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Reviewed by gtermi from Texas

3.94/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5
I have been here once and the only reason I went was because they had The Abyss. It was the only place around that had it in my area and the lady that worked the beer department hid them for me by the cheese counter. I asked her for another one and she smiled and went to the back for one more. I was very pleased that she helped me out as much as she did, because a lot of the time at stores like this I dont get near the service.
They have a nice little selection. They have great quality beer, but its a pretty small selection. I have been to ones in Dallas and their selection is much bigger. I wish they had more, but I cant really complain.
Dec 08, 2011
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Reviewed by fjordhook from Texas

3.15/5  rDev -9.5%
This store had the smallest selection of beer for a whole foods I have ever been to. I talked to someone there and the lack of selection is just because of lack of shelf space, but he did offer to check with their distributer for any beer I was looking for. Wine seems to be the big seller there so a majority of the space is for that. I would definitely agree that this is the best place to purchase beer in Arlington, even though it has a minimal selection. Arlington seems to be dominated by the major breweries in America so it didn't surprise me that this whole foods had such a slim selection.
Jan 09, 2010
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Reviewed by roblowther from Texas

3.85/5  rDev +10.6%
How to review Whole Foods? vs other beer stores I've been to in my life or vs. other beer stores in Arlington. Definitely the best beer selection of any grocery store in Arlington. You can have a blast shopping for ingredients for a great meal and great beer to compliment it. Not a phenomenal selection by the standards in the larger cities but for a suburb? None too shabby. Quality has always been good and service is very friendly & helpful if not always too informed. But don't worry about that. Often enough I'll be there in front of the case, picking my own beer out & glad to throw an opinion out whether you want it or not.
Jun 17, 2007
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Reviewed by BeerSox from Virginia

3.7/5  rDev +6.3%
I called them a few weeks ago looking for a really rare beer and got exceptional help from the staff. I decided to check them out to see what selection they had compared to some of the other places I have been.

The beer/wine section is in the back left hand corner of the store. It's a very small selection, much smaller than the beer section in most major grocery store chains. They did have singles, but they were mostly the big bomber or 750mL sizes, except for some Trappist varieties. They have some local stuff, but it's mostly popular choices you can get anywhere, including a lot of Bud/Miller/Coors brands. I didn't see anything specific or unique, although they do have some rare Texas brands. Also, at the bottom in the middle they have a little bucket full of marked down beers.

There is a sign at the top of the display that says you can't take bottles to make a mixed six pack like you can at Central Market.

Overall, there are plenty of other places in the area to get a much better selection. Although Whole Foods is closer to me, I would rather drive to Market Street in Colleyville or Central Market in south Fort Worth.
Oct 12, 2006
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Reviewed by TexIndy from Texas

2.95/5  rDev -15.2%
Was in Arlington the other day and decided to see if the Whole Foods here had any beers I couldn't get in North Dallas area. What a disappointment. The beer selection was maybe 1/3 of the WF in Plano. Very basic selection with only a couple choices in each area. No one that I could find to help or suggest anything as well. In the Plano WF, almost everytime there is someone who asks if I need assistance and when I do talk with them they are very knowledgeable. Good if in a hurry and there anyway but no a destination stop.
Sep 20, 2006
Whole Foods Market in Arlington, TX
Place rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 9 ratings