Whole Foods Market - Lamar

BA SCORE
90
outstanding

53 Ratings
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Store

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%
 
 
Taps:
20
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Ratings: 53 |  Reviews: 21
Reviews by mltobin:
Photo of mltobin
3.7/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

From what I understand, this is the original Whole Foods location. No doubt, they expanded its` size from when they first opened, but still kinda neat. Anyhow, it is a good place to pick up some beer to take home or to your hotel if visiting. The fairly well rounded selection reminded me of what their NYC Bowery location, suited to the distribution of Texas. Local breweries such as Jester King and Real Ale are here, along with plenty of other domestic craft or macro options and imports too. Since it is Whole Foods, prices can be a little north of some other retailers. The staff was OK at my visit, wasn`t particularly looking for anything special, but some young lady in produce did point me in the direction of where to find the beer !

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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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