Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Best Convenience Store for Beer (Austin)

Hey Austinites I'm curious: What Austin convenience store do you think has the best beer selection? Yes, I already know about Whip-In. And the Sunrise Mini-Mart on Anderson (which is near my house). And of course, I'm aware of Hyde Park Market. So what else you got? Let me know in the comments section.

Rules:
  • I'm only interested in the Austin area.
  • Only convenience stores, not liquor stores or supermarkets.

8 comments:

Scot said...

Live Oak Market on Manchaca isn't bad.

Dave said...

Good Luck Market at 38th and Guadalupe has a decent selection and isn't too pricey.


Hyde Park Market's prices were so ridiculous that I couldn't justify ever going back. When you go you're paying for every beer in the store.

Fowl Birdwatcher said...

Hyde Park and Whip in are obscene price wise. I'm half a mile from Sunrise and love it. They'll even order cases for you if you ask nicely.

Mark said...

Sunrise, aka flag store, at 45th and Duval is usually on any beer store list. It's great.

cat said...

Definitely check out the new Rosedale convenience store/gas station on 45th and burnet!!

PookieSoup said...

Valero on Manchaca, yo. http://misohungrynow.blogspot.com/2009/12/best-little-gas-station-in-texas.html

HopNBarley said...

Just came across this. There is a great unknown spot on S Lamar near Manchacha & Barton Skyway. Called Food Mart. Went there to enjoy a Wholly Cow Burger (also tried the amazing Cheesesteak), but their Beer Selection is Awesome! The new Manager or Owner there also will order you cases & keeps the prices low. Superior service as well.

Lee said...

Thanks for all the tips, everyone. I used them in article: http://www.austinchronicle.com/food/2011-06-24/beer-convenience/