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RSVP Discount Beverage & Redemption Center

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
86
very good

41 Reviews
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

887 Forest Ave
Portland, Maine, 04103-4107
United States

(207) 773-8808 | map

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
86
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
64
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
13.53%
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Reviews: 41 | Ratings: 64
Reviews by gtn80:
Photo of gtn80
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%

RSVP is my go to bottle shop in Portland. First the good part. They have a great selection of continental beer, especially German and Belgian. They also have a great selection of craft beer, especially the local and New Englad scene. Most is warm, but they do put a bunch of the bigger micros and cases of micros in the coolers.

The bad is the service and atmosphere. The place is a pretty dumpy warehouse feel. The service is exactly that, serviceable. I usually only interact with the cashiers, and they are adequate. The problem is the staff has no clue about beer, but I don't really care about that. I know what I want going in, but if you like to ask alot of questions, this isn't the place for you.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of zimm421
2.85/5  rDev -24.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 1 | selection: 3.75

Photo of ElGallo
4.34/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of illpass78
3.97/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Good bigger store. Check the dates on your bottles; some stuff sticks around a while. Otherwise I'm a fan.

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Photo of MacQ32
4.12/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of OJT1993
4.29/5  rDev +13.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.01/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +14.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +16.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.04/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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5/5  rDev +32.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of cnwillis31
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of johnnnniee
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

I stopped in here last week while working out of town. I’m a little surprised about the low ratings from previous reviewers, but then again I had no issues with my out of state ID because I’m a bit older. On forest st a bit out of the center of Portland a bit past the Bear with ample parking. Feels like an open warehouse with a row of cold beer coolers filling the back wall of the store. Macro’s well yea they have them, but a huge focus on craft beer with a focus on Maine as usual. Off to the far right hand side of the store is a long warm isle with an incredible selection of craft beer. Respectable imported selection but more domestic with a focus on ME brews. Employee sent to straighten out the shelves said hi to me but never asked if she could assist me. Nice selection. decent prices, if I were in town again I wouldn’t hesitate to stop in again. .

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RSVP Discount Beverage & Redemption Center in Portland, ME
86 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.
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