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Gomer's Fine Wine and Spirits - South Kansas City
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$$ - reasonable
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9902 Holmes Rd
phone: (816) 942-6200
(Place added by: texascarl)
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| Reviews: 22
quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | $$
I go to this Gomers location every once in a while when I'm looking for something that had been in the area a while ago but is sold out pretty much everywhere. That's really the best part about this Gomers. Their stock doesn't move as much as some of the other larger liquor stores in the KC metro area. I was able to find a bottle of La Folie about 6 months after it made its yearly limited run in KC. The bottle was just stuck in a corner in the cooler. The service is about nil. Unless you go out of your way to walk up to the counter and ask a question, no one will ask if you need anything. And if you do ask a question they don't necessarily have an answer for you. As with all the Gomers, it's always reasonable. They don't jack up their prices like some area chain liquor stores.
05-09-2008 17:46:48 |
More by hwwty4
quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | $$$
Update: The bloom is off the rose. IMO, this place is a bit of a dump. The selection doesnt impress me anymore. The Belgians they off rarely seems to grow. Germans and English beer seem stale. They offer few craft beers; I only consider Bells to be great (Unibroue if you add Canada to the mix). There is never any help available. The beer section is a mess. I havent purchased anything here in my last 2 or 3 visits. The selection is boring and the prices are high in spots. I think Gomers has slipped.
Old Review from 03-25-2003:
(My old scores: Quality: 4; Service: 3; Selection: 4)
This Gomers review is for the Holmes location.
This review will be simple medium-sized store, absolutely no glitz; no glamour just four walls a roof and beer (and wine and liquor but who cares?). The floors are concrete, the aisles are small, full of boxes, and the employees dont give a rats ass about you (unless you ask for help). The beer selection is very, very good one of the best stores Ive been too. Plenty of 6-packs to choose from Bells, Rogue, Unibroue, Boulevard, Capital, and more. There are plenty of singles of imported beer like St. Bernardus, Rochefort, Chimay, and Hitachino, Duvel a good array of lambics. There is also a fair selection of cold beer. The carry an array of odd macro-swill (like Hamms Light or Hamms Golden Draft, etc in cases. Seems to have different beer every time I visit. The price of most of the beer is solid.
Gomers is the place to visit in KC for bottled beer.
04-16-2006 14:25:54 |
More by bditty187
quality: 4 | service: 2 | selection: 3.5 | $$
Pretty decent place. Nothing overwhelming, and I don't think I found a single beer here that I didn't find elsewhere. However, although a bit cluttered I found I liked the feeling that a gem count be hidden anywhere in here. Prices weren't out of line with anything else around town.
Service was nonexistent, but they were friendly at least. I don't know if I'll be back as Royal and Lukas are nearby and both are superior in selection (though Gomer's has Royal beat on quality), but if I was in the area or heard they had something I wanted I wouldn't hesitate to head back here.
05-16-2007 00:55:00 |
More by udubdawg
quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | $$
Gomer's is pretty much a one stop shop.
In the coolers the have a full line of Sierra Nevada, Anchor, New Belgium, and some selections form Bells including Two Hearted Ale. They normally carry a good selection of Colorado craft brews.
In the back left corner is where all the Belgians are. Most of the Trappist ales can be found. They have most Fullers and Youngs brews. A nice selections of German lagers including 5 or 6 from Ayinger.
I highly recommend that you check for freshness or drink by dates before buying stuff of off the shelves in the back. I recenlty puchaced a bottle of Fuller's ESB and didn't. Oxidized as hell. After checking stuff out, It was 4 months out of date.
Service is okay. Its mostly local Marines that work there as a second job. The most they know about beer is that it gets you drunk.
Gomer's also has an extensive selection wine, as wall as top end spirits.
04-22-2005 11:29:21 |
More by tjthresh
quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4
Crowded aisles and a staff that seldom smiles...so why do I like this place? 'Cause they've got the brew. A good selection makes up for many a sin in my book, and they've got a good selection. Single bottles of beer available, individually priced. Watch for sales, Gomer's has some good loss-leader prices every week. Check the KC Star website online, Gomer's ad's are carried online there now.
03-02-2003 18:27:23 |
More by texascarl
quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5
Unlike some of the other reviews I have found the service to be great. I usually went to the the Main Street location and found that while it is crowded and full of a variety of people (from your run of the mill winos counting the change for one more drink to suit-clad attorneys heading from work), it has a great selection of brew. Kegs of the local brew Boulevard are the cheapest in town and they'll even contact the brewery to get a nice tap. The prices are great, selection plentiful, and the staff has tried most of the products so they can give a good recommendation. I know this is a beer site, but the wine selection is great as well. Don't expect a fancy decor, but the selection makes this a winner.
05-29-2003 16:32:38 |
More by Brew34
quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | $$
I was in KCMO for the weekend and while visiting Boulevard asked some of the locals where to go to buy beer. They suggested Gomer's Midtown (which wasn't far from the brewery), so I went there first, then went to this Gomer's.
This Gomer's had a much better beer selection though both were fairly similar. This one had the entire set of Boulevard Smokestacks; Midtown just had the recently released Imperial Stout. Not sure if this means Midtown rotates stock more or just has less stuff.
Anyway, staff was friendly but somewhat indifferent. They saw me grabbing the Smokestacks and informed me the Imperial was squirreled away somewhere else and brought one out for me to buy.
Beyond Boulevard, they had a full complement of Southern Tier (at least a couple I haven't been able to find in Minnesota), Schaflys, a full set of Ridgeways (eg the Bad Elf series) and a few Colorado beers. Nothing overwhelming but I was able to get some stuff I can't get up north.
Prices were very reasonable, about the same as what I pay back home. Definately worth a visit if you are in the area.
Note: I drove by the place the first time, their signage completely sucks as you get off the interstate.
01-19-2009 16:08:37 |
More by isubsmith
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $
Gomer's South has a very large selection of Missouri's finest beers. They get the occasional rare gem, as often as any store in KC, but mostly this place offers a great selection of shelf beer with good prices and good service. If you are south in KC this place will have anything that you might need. They are also part of the Gomer's chain of stores so if they don't have it, you can check if any of the other 4 have what you are looking for. Like most places the majority of the store space is wine but there is some knowledgeable beer people and if you are looking for some wine they have great people for that also.
05-14-2011 15:56:55 |
More by mizzouguy
quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | $$
As the BeerFly guide states in Gomer's address line, there are several locations in the Kansas City area. I used to go to the one in Parkville, making the weekly pilgrimage with my roommate to stock up on good beer for the week.
It was a decent, clean place, though a little disorganized. The staff would pretty much leave me alone unless I asked for help, and then they were happy to give me a hand.
They had tons of different beers, both cold and warm. I went there quite often and never came close to tapping the place out as a source. One downfall was that they did not sell singles.
They also had a large keg menu, with about forty to fifty different beers. My roommate and I almost got a keg of Full Sail one weekend, just because we could.
03-07-2003 18:25:16 |
More by Quaffer
quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5
The best location out of the three Gomers is the store on the corner of 99th st and Holmes Ave. The store is quite cluttered, and upon entering, dense rows of wine and spirits do a good job of hiding the beer, which is towards the back. The selection is excellent. Many fine micros including most Bells, Capital, Rogue plus harder to find ones are both refridgerated and keep at room temp. There's a fine assortment of imports as well, and this would be the place to go for Belgians (I go here for my Liefmans Goudenband fix) and obscure European brews, including the now defunct Okocim Porter. Don't count on it... I will try to buy all remaining bottles. Don't beat me to it! Oh yeah, fine selection of Brit brews taboot. If you're into hot sauces and cheese, there's an assortment of that as well. This Gomer's is my favorite store in KC, and I make the 1 1/2 hour drive from Manhattan about once a month to stock up. The service is generally stoic and functional, depending on who is working. Definitely recommended if you're in the area.
08-08-2003 15:25:23 |
More by marc77
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