Whole Foods Market

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1146 Blossom Hill Rd
San Jose, California, 95118-3113
United States

(408) 266-3700 | map

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Added by djeucalyptus on 02-21-2011

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 7
Photo of Plasmafunk
4.04/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Large, clean, well-lit store, safety not a concern.
There are two main employees that assist with beer and they are both friendly and knowledgeable.
Selection is so so, even by Whole Foods standards. Today I saw an Eclipse FiftyFifty and a Prairie Bomb!, that's about as exclusive as it gets. Beer prices are about average.
As for food prices, quality is pristine but they don't call it Whole Paycheck for nothin'.

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Photo of ironchefkook
3.23/5  rDev -19.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3

Reasonable. A decent selection. A go-to because of mere convenience. Doesnt have the best selection, but definitely carries an array of California breweries, providing a very 'Drink local beer' feel. They have this "Cellar worthy" shelf that for the most part is great, but basically a shelf to display the more expensive bottles. Nothing too special.

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Photo of allisomething
3.68/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 2

Whole foods beer (and wine/alcohol) section is small, but makes up for that in service.

Brien is the beer specialist there and VERY helpful. He knows the
products they carry and if you are unsure of what to pick up, he
is more than happy to help you pick something out.

The store also has little description cards that specify a beer's
characteristics (sweet, bitterness, fruitiness, etc). As someone
who has not tried too many beers thus far, these cards are
very helpful.

Food variation is plentiful (it is a grocery store) but WAY too expensive. I would not pick up food here, there is a trader
joes across the street I would go to for that.

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Whole Foods Market in San Jose, CA
4 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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