Binny's Beverage Depot - River North

BA SCORE
88
very good

45 Reviews
Binny's Beverage Depot - River NorthBinny's Beverage Depot - River North
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

213 W Grand Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60654-7673
United States

(312) 332-0012 | map
binnys.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
88
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
74
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
7.2%
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Reviews: 45 | Ratings: 74
Reviews by zeff80:
Photo of zeff80
3.8/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Popped in here for a short visit while driving to supper nearby. It was bigger than I expected when I saw it from the outside. Beer makes up the left hand wall of the store. There was a nice selection of beers that I can't find in Missouri - like Port, Dogfish Head, Allagash, Victory, Lost Abbey and locals like Half Acre and Flossmoor. Service seemed rather disinterested and I would like to have a large order of beer placed in a box not in plastic bags. What I have sampled so far from there has been good quality. It appears the IPAs are fresh and they move product pretty rapidly. I did not have a lot of time otherwise I would have spent more time and money in that store.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of cryptichead
4.22/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Nhmp105
4.6/5  rDev +18.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Gambyt20
3.71/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of FBarber
4.39/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

One of the smaller Binny's size wise, yet consistently has one of the better craft beer selections. They get all the big ones and are always on top of limiting bottles to be sure that people have a shot at getting it. The staff is for the most part helpful, friendly and ready with good selections.

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Photo of pagriley
4.12/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Packed a lot of different beers into a tiny store. Service is good too - very helpful staff
Wide selection of Belgians and other non-US non IPA/stouts.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of DMcGirr
3.87/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

A very good liquor store for someone self-sufficient. Service is okay in terms of the basics (e.g. helping you find where something is), but the main attraction is the selection. Great beer, wine and spirits selection. Relatively good pricing too.

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Photo of Iamjeff6
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Angerhaus
4.51/5  rDev +15.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of Eman17
4.44/5  rDev +14.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jophish17
3.55/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4

Photo of 98green
3/5  rDev -22.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3

During a recent trip to Chicago, I hit both this location and the flagship in Lincoln Park. This location pales in comparison to the other. much smaller place and not nearly as much selection (at least as far as local breweries). There is a dedicated parking lot, which is a plus for a location in this area.

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Photo of muskiesbadgersnbeer
4.07/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of plaid75
4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SimcoeKid
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of dwagner003
4.22/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of XmnwildX12
4/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of AirBob
3.9/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of JoelClark
3.61/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

Photo of BeerOps
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of BRami127
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of Jas45678
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of surfcaster
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Great selection, first come first serve no BS kind of place.

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Binny's Beverage Depot - River North in Chicago, IL
3.89 out of 5 based on 74 ratings.
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