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21 Reviews
Whole Foods MarketWhole Foods Market

Type: Store

1548 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, Florida, 33607-2551
United States

(813) 874-9435 | map

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Added by cjgator3 on 12-01-2008

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Reviews: 21 | Ratings: 41
Reviews by spinrsx:
Photo of spinrsx
3.63/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Not as much beer as I was expecting, but they do have some beers I didn't see anywhere else. The prices were a touch on the high side compared to the Total Wine location next door. If you're going to visit total wine you might as well stop in here as well since it's basically in the same parking lot. This was the only store I saw that had Cigar City Zhukov (12.99+tax for 750ml)

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More User Reviews:
Photo of bigred89
3.83/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of valrxman
3.51/5  rDev -14.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

Selection has gotten smaller but it's still pretty good. One of my regular stops before I leave town.

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Photo of The_Snow_Bird
3.64/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of JaredSammy
4.04/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Jge301985
4.14/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Good place for a quick lunch, surprising tap selection. Close to CCB and TPA.
Worst area in town for traffic but once in the parking lot plenty of spaces to pard

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Photo of cyrushire
4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of halo3one
3.57/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25

Photo of baggedlunch
3.9/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of matt23j
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of KensWorld
3.76/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of baybum
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of One1Asterisk
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Pinball_Guy
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of patre_tim
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of TheSamKuehn
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of TX-Badger
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Bartos
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Lare453
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

Photo of Brenden
4.13/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

I went in here for a look at the beer. I didn't get any, since I was rushed, but I probably should have since the selection was better than The Fresh Market and I wasn't sure if I'd be getting something from Total Wine since I was right there. Service was good, as someone was actually there and noticed me. He had some knowledge, too, and was helpful with the few questions I could (probably annoyingly) rush at him. There wasn't a whole of stuff I couldn't get in the Midwest but there was definitely a sixer's worth or two(again, should have while I was there). The way bigger bottles were arranged (Respect? Rarely heard of) was cool. Overall, this is a good place to grab some good stuff in Tampa.

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Photo of stephensinner
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of bigfnjoe
3.94/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

It's a Whole Foods, so there's not much going on for atmosphere. Decent quantity of brews, expected more of a selection of Cigar City based on what I had read on here previously....only had 3-4 750s and Jai Alai/Maduro. Loved the setup of the larger bottles in the wine racks, really unique. A gentleman immediately asked if I needed help, but I didn't quiz him. Very friendly. Didn't walk out with anything because nothing jumped out at me, but the selection was good. If I'm ever at CCB again, I'll stop by. The Total Wine across the parking lot is worth checking out too.

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Photo of FosterJM
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Had to stop in after CCB and Total wine on my recent trip to Tampa.

Atm- Much like other Whole Foods, its well light and laid out well. Beer is all the way in the back in an alcove with some wire wine racks to hold the bigger bottles or rarer bottles per se.

Quality- A lot of great beers were in the store. Bruery, Chimay, CCB, Terrapin, Brooklyn and Sierra Nevada amongst others.

Service- The gentleman helping me didnt have a name tag on but was a very tall and big guy with a beard. Can't miss him. Knowledgeable, and informative.

Selection- Had a nice selection but some open holes since I believe it was stock day. Terrapin, Bruery, CCB were the standouts with them actually have Brooklyn Local 1&2 and Sorachi Ace as well. If I had more room in the suitcase they wouldve come back with me.

Food- I had some lunch and grabbed a nice light salad and some tabouli. Always good and fresh.

Value- Overall, a bit expenive but had some great beers to bring home.

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