Holiday Market

BA SCORE
97
world-class

69 Ratings
Holiday MarketHoliday Market
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

1203 S Main St
Royal Oak, Michigan, 48067-3244
United States

(248) 541-1414 | map
holiday-market.com

Notes:
Monday - Saturday: 8am - 9pm
Sunday: 8am - 8pm

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PLACE STATS
Score:
97
Ratings:
69
Reviews:
42
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
6.55%
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Ratings: 69 |  Reviews: 42
Reviews by superspak:
Photo of superspak
4.4/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

This is a fantastic place. I just wish I got down to Royal Oak more often. All of the beer and wine is located in one large area. Beer is in one aisle on both sides. There is one full shelf of bombers and six packs on one rack. Wide array of local and domestic brews from all over represented. There is a short open cooler behind this rack that is filled with a wide variety of six packs. A ton of local stuff, beers that are better kept cold etc. There are a couple more racks next to the domestic shelf and these are loaded with an unprecedented selection of imported beers with stuff like Hanssens and Beer Here represented. On the wall at the end of the aisle there is a whole rack of singles with a wide variety of offerings represented. An especially large amount of local offerings are on that shelf as well. As for quality, it is pretty good. I have checked bottle dates and a lot of stuff is fresh, especially the beer that sits in the cooler. They have a damn good turnover at this store so freshness is pretty much a non-issue IMO.

I don't know much about the service because I usually don't need any, but there is always 1 or 2 guys in the beer/wine area and they are actively answering questions all the time. I have also seen them in the beer section answering style questions and making recommendations to other customers in the store.

Overall this is an outstanding establishment, and I will definitely be back here in the future. Especially if I am looking for some good imported Belgian brews and the like.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Benjolovesbeer
5/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.47/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of JasonR1975
4.94/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Very haphazard store but has everything - best beer selection in area with knowledgable FULL TIME beer staff. Well organized, best singles selection in area and one of the best fresh food markets around. The Gold Standard on how to run a world marketplace.

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Photo of Jpinoniemi
5/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Cotton_27
4.01/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of moshea
5/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best spot in town. Service and selection can't be beat

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Photo of Fahrn13
4.14/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of ZachDow7
4.88/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

If there is any beer from outside MI that you are trying to find HM is the place to go! Amazing selection, great staff, plus the food selection at HM is great!

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Photo of dmorgan310
4.72/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of FyreStorm
4.57/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Wow! A grocery store that totally rocks the beer scene...we were in town last week for a concert from Ontario...hit about 9 craft beer stores, unfortunately we went here first and we're not looking to overshop early...promptly greeted by several staff, selection was deep including a Michigan only section. Def one of the top spots we hit...this would be be one of one or 3 stops when we come back.

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Photo of midlifec
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Gemini6
4.29/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tommy5
3.93/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of _morandi_
4.44/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Ohiovania
4.64/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of jgards73
5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of Readysethgo989
4.28/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of mikediesel124
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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Holiday Market in Royal Oak, MI
4.43 out of 5 based on 69 ratings.
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