Grocery Stores

  • Smith’s Marketplace - 4th south and 5th east, 8th south and 9th east, 402 6th Ave The store on 4th south is a super Smith’s housing both food and other randoms like found in a Walmart. Smith’s often has a deal for the U students where you get 5% off all groceries with a special card. Ask the customer service desk for more details.
  • WholeFoods - 4th south and 4th to 5th east Hippie food store. Stocks seitan suitable for replacing meat if you eat vegetarian or vegan, as well as a wide variety of other interesting foods.
  • Trader Joe's - 4th south and 6th to 7th east specialty grocery store. May not replace all your shopping needs, but they have an eclectic collection of items, many of their own brand items.
  • Costco - Buy it cheap when in bulk. Must buy a membership, but you can split it between two people (the cheapest membership is 50$). Just list them as a spouse and you both will get in.
  • Great Harvest - 9th south and 9th east Great bread bakery.
  • Others Dan’s, Albertson’s.
  • Farmers’ Market - Pioneer Park on Saturday mornings but it is a seasonal market open during the summer. Fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as arts and crafts.
  • Liberty Heights Fresh - 1100 East and 1300 south Great place to buy cheese, lots of specialties, but very expensive. Also sells mostly, if not all, organic vegetables.
  • Sprouts Farmers Market - 216 South and 700 East. Offers stuff directly from farmers and provides organic goods as well. Good substitute for Smith's for vegetables and fruits. Also, sometimes cheaper than Smith's.

Regional Stores


  • India Unlimited - Foothill and 1700 south Indian grocery store. Stocks Indianmovies for rent, Indian vegetables and spices, and boxed spice mixtures for easy (I mean it) Indian cooking. The foul-smelling Hing also available here.
  • Shop-n-go at 300 S and 600 E is another Indian store, slightly closer to the U.


Southeast Supermarket (442E 900S) offers a reasonable selection of Chinese food, they have good shrimp for cheap, everything for Tom-Ka Gai, Indian Rice, expensive and non-expensive tea, selection of dumplings, stuff for sushi.


Oriental Food Market (667 S 700 E) - go here for Kim Chi and Korean BBQ meat.


Broilers Market (260S 1300E) sells sushi grade fish (tuna, halibut). Dan's on Foothill started to offer sushi grade fish as well.