Once Upon a Vine

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98
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Once Upon a VineOnce Upon a Vine
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

4009 MacArthur Ave
Richmond, Virginia, 23227-4050
United States

(804) 726-9463 | map
www.onceuponavine.us

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PLACE STATS
Score:
98
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
79
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
8.5%
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Reviews: 58 | Ratings: 79
Reviews by IBUnit63:
Photo of IBUnit63
4.65/5  rDev +4%

Had to check this out as highly recommended as it has been...

Excellent selection of beer - about 35-40% of the space dedicated. Lots in the coolers in back with several shelves of domestic craft and lots of Belgians and Germans. Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic is very well-represented. Quite a bit of Bell's in the house...great to bring back to Boston. Bob and his crew rule. Friendly as hell and knowledgeable. Max the Spaniel is an excellent store mascot, especially for those of us stopping in with young kids (place is a little small to contain them in shopping carts). Prices are solid - you may be able to get things a little cheaper at a Total Wine if they have them, but they are more reasonable than some Charlottesville outlets and as mentioned the service is stellar. A go-to place a little off the beaten path on the North Side. Good to be back home!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of epyon396
3.97/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of papat444
4.01/5  rDev -10.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Has a Nice selection, very good service. They let you break open most of the six packs. Watch the dates a bit as I found somr dust on some shelf beer. Still a great place, about 5 minutes from highway.

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Photo of uvachief
4.4/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of tridge85
4.6/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Spreetaper
4.14/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of EJXL
4.7/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Drifter1
4.27/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of LeeEvolved
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of embass
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Great selection. I've been twice and both times I only meant to stay 10-15 mins at tops and got lost just looking around.

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Photo of RyanGuynn
3.5/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of qchic
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Fave place to buy beer when in Richmond. Tucked away in a residential area, and the beer while occupying a smaller area than the wine is packed with goodies. I can always get my Michigan beer fix (when will they come to MD!?) and last time I also got some Hardywood Park and Cigar City. Bam! Folks are generally helpful and prices fair. The thing I always think of, though, is how someone once forgot to pull their e-brake and their car drifted across the parking lot while I was in there. Thank god my rental car was not in its path! We all had a good chuckle. Maybe you had to be there...

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Wattie
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of JFear
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Links41
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of julielynndubee
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Precog640
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of joegard
5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Rvageneralee
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Petermang1
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of Cody101
5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Jackbiersh
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of garuda
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of rwhite757
4.64/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Dropped by the store on the 16th. Had just about everything I was looking for and then some. Very helpful and actually remembered me from when I called and asked about the selection. Great selection. Even gave me a discount at checkout. Definitely worth checking out. You will not be disappointed. They had a boatload of 120 minute IPA and a great selection of beers that I can't find in NC. I have gone to a few stores around the area and they were fairly reasonable if not cheaper for the most part.

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Once Upon a Vine in Richmond, VA
4.47 out of 5 based on 79 ratings.
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