Whole Foods Market - Lamar

BA SCORE
90
outstanding

53 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

525 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, Texas, 78703-5411
United States

(512) 476-1206 | map
wholefoodsmarket.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Ratings:
53
Reviews:
21
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
6.14%
 
 
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Ratings: 53 |  Reviews: 21
Reviews by jamescain:
Photo of jamescain
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

It's hard to review this place based off of food, seeing as how it's supposed to be a grocery store. They have a self service food area and various eateries offering pizza, sandwiches, ice cream, bar-b-que, etc. I've never been disappointed by the food they offer. This is usually where I end up buying my beer in Austin, because my girlfriend likes to eat there, so I just go ahead and pick up some beers when we're done eating. They keep all of their beer in a large walk in cooler and have a very good selection. Their beer prices are competitive and you can break up any six pack. They recently added a bar to the back of the store and will fill growlers. The staff is very helpful and will retrieve a beer from the back if they don't have any out. If you're looking for a quick tasty lunch, this place is my recommendation. You can also pick up a beer from the bar, a growler, or grab some bottles from their cooler. The atmosphere is a little busy, since it is still a grocery store. But you can take your food outside to eat to their patio or upstairs to their terrace.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.87/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of gilgar
3.23/5  rDev -20.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of Hopfarts
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Minnesota_beer_guy
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of DoctorZombies
4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5

Huge walk in cooler with beer from around the world and handcraft from around the country. A separate cooler for "top rated" beers like Bomb! A "bar" area with over 20 beers on tap. A wall in the cooler of Texas singles for $1.99 each and other handcraft singles for pennies more...grocery store heaven.

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Photo of stevoj
3.45/5  rDev -15.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

This rating is just for the store. Typical whole foods layout. Lots of bottles and singles to choose from, focus on local and regional crafts. Decent internationals as well.

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Photo of jdimento
3.5/5  rDev -14%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of mig100
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of IsYoursGold
3.29/5  rDev -19.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Photo of BeerSamurai34
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Really great Whole Foods. This is one of the nicest ones I have ever been inside of and the refrigerated beer cave is really cool. They had a big selection, but nothing special.

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Photo of ericaus
4/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Very good health/natural store with an impressive selection of beers. Very nice collection of imports, as well as domestic craft.

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Photo of pnelting
4.42/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of billab914
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Gatordaddy
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

A lot to like here.

A good tap selection that allows one to drink a good beer while shopping. The prices are pretty reasonable. Add to this that you can buy some food and head up to the roof and chill with a beer. Add to that that there's a play structure up top as well, so you can drink away and relax while your children have a blast on the play structure.

The package selection is pretty damn solid but you won't find any rarities here, at least I didn't. Still, if you just want a sixer of something good, it'll be here.

Great Whole Foods that I wish could be duplicated here in New Mexico.

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Photo of JamLand
4/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
4/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of ChaseTheAce
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of stumac
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of HaoleToYou
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of DerekSmigelski
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of mattvaletudo
5/5  rDev +22.9%

whole foods - great quality product all over the store. hey have a little bar with a couple of tap handles where you can chill out and not to mention we were able to score sucuba thre when it came out

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Photo of cfrobrew
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Whole Foods Market - Lamar in Austin, TX
4.07 out of 5 based on 53 ratings.
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