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Native Sun

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Type: Store

11030 Baymeadows Rd.
Jacksonville, Florida, 32256
United States

(904) 260-2791 | map

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Added by CampusCrew on 12-01-2009

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by CampusCrew:
Photo of CampusCrew
4/5  rDev +37.5%

Native Sun is getting into the craft beer movement. Megan, the manager, is really trying to increase craft beer sales. She has a beer and wine tasting with food pairings monthly and also sells Sierra Nevada 6 packs for 6.99. That smashes everyone in town. They have a decent selection. Lots of organic beers since it's a health food store but they have plenty of other approved beers to their standards such as chimay, starhill, Brooklyn, and local bold city among many others. I'd say nearly 20-30 different selections. They are still waiting for the Dog Fish Head approval which should be soon. I'll post some of the beer tastings on beer calendar in the future. You can also check on this local website for updates on this store. It's a Jacksonville craft beer website.


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More User Reviews:
Photo of Aiptasia
2.28/5  rDev -21.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 1.5 | service: 3 | selection: 1.5 | food: 4

Native Suns are a health food chain here in Jacksonville. I've been in two of them recently as they're located fairly close to two branches of my company, and have stopped in to purchase lunch at the sandwich counter in each store (here and their location on San Jose).

Neither store has more than a single end cap of craft beer, so the selection and quality of the beer is pretty poor. The service is average for a health food store, neither outstanding nor terrible. Their food is pretty good, however, with an emphasis on fresh. It's a much better food store than bottle shop.

Like most health food stores, prices are higher on most items. Cheaper than fresh market, but about as expensive as whole foods.

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Photo of crusian
2.45/5  rDev -15.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 1

Stopped in here on the way up to sc. What a letdown. They do have craft beer, but not much at all. Some local stuff. Maybe 10 different breweries and a total of 30 different beers. They did have terrapin, bold city, sierra nevada, Shmaltz but nothing good from them, read Jewbelation 15 or Hebrew 15:15.
no one asked me if I needed any help or anything, so no comment on service. Given the selection, I can't imagine the average employee knew too much about beer. As stated in the other review, Meagan may, or Melissa... I forgot.
Go to total wine like 2 exits north. Huge waste of time.

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Native Sun in Jacksonville, FL
Place rating: 2.91 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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