The Foodery - Center City

BA SCORE
93
outstanding

146 Ratings
The Foodery - Center CityThe Foodery - Center City
PLACE INFO

Type: Eatery, Store

324 S 10th St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107-6149
United States

(215) 928-1111 | map
fooderybeer.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
93
Ratings:
146
Reviews:
122
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
800
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Ratings: 146 |  Reviews: 122
Reviews by ChappyCubsFan:
Photo of ChappyCubsFan
4.3/5  rDev +3.1%

It's a small corner store just south of central downtown Philadelphia. It's a great neighborhood too. This place had an oustanding selection of beers. We needed several Mid-Atlantic and New England IPA's to round out the field for our taste test on the last night of our tour. We found about 9 with ease. I was impressed with their CA beer selection. I was hoping to find Three Floyd's Dreadnaught, but they said it was on order. They have an especially good selection of Mid-Atlantic and New England beers.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.81/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of KVNBGRY
3.85/5  rDev -7.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

A nice bottle selection, though not much to go crazy for. The bar service was fairly quick, though not personable. The tap list looked decent, but small. (4-6 total?) the water station was unique... Three different types of water for all your hydration needs.

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Photo of nickfl
3.93/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Neat hybrid of bottle shop and bar that has been springing up in beer centric cities for the last few years, this is apparently one of the originals. The service was good, the beer seemed to be well taken care of. The selection of draft beer is small but nicely balanced, the selection of bottles is huge, buy honestly not anything special. Worth a stop if you are nearby and it is too crowded elsewhere, but you really can find a better beer selection elsewhere in this city with ease.

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Photo of stephenjmoore
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of bgold86
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of mltobin
3.93/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of momtokate2002
4.6/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

I found one employee there who was super knowledgeable about beer and he was extremely helpful to me. Overall, I think this foodery had beer that may be rare to people not from Philadelphia, but for those who live there, it does not appear to have anything unusual, rare, or hard to find.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.24/5  rDev -22.3%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4

A decent amount of domestic and international craft brews. The place however looks a bit messy and crowded. Also there are no prices on any of their beers so it's hard to know whether you're staying on budget or not.

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Photo of HookemHoos
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of N17shelfside
3.5/5  rDev -16.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of woodchip
3.93/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of GeorgiaBeerGuy
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of timotao
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of amano_h
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

This Foodery is a little more limited in terms of selection compared to the Foodery at Northern Liberties due to their limited store space, but they pack or at least try to pack as much of a punch into the shop as they can.

Although the store front is almost hallf the size of Nor Libs', the Washington Square location seems to get all the same seasonal/rare imports that the other Fooderies get as well. (case in point: I bought a four-pack of Goose Isand Bourbon County Stout here, as well as the last bottle of Bourbon County Coffee Stout)

Don't buy food here as the groceries/food is a front for laundering beer (Due to, I'm assuming, the oh-so-strange Philadelphia alcohol laws). If you're looking for good beer and are too lazy/scared to take the Market-Frankford line to Girard, then the Washington Square Foodery is for you.

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Photo of tommyguz
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Lorianneb
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of BeerThursdays
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of AGust82
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of baconfromwalmart
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of KLReed
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of SlightlyGrey
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of seanchai
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of JKV96
4/5  rDev -4.1%

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The Foodery - Center City in Philadelphia, PA
4.17 out of 5 based on 146 ratings.
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