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ALDI


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The main draw is very low prices for everyday staples like bread, eggs, milk....

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Balducci's


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Excellent prepared foods.

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BJ's


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Overall happy with BJs. Like the hand scanners and extra self checkout. Like...

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Costco


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Costco is good because their prices are good and they keep things in stock....

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Food Lion


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Regardless of the pandemic, items needed were available. Good sales, accurate...

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Fort Belvoir Military Commissary


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Excellent service, variety, and price

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Fort Myer Military Commissary


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I am very short and cannot see prices posted on higher shelves. This is very...

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Giant


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Giant is Giant. Stores run out of on-sale items quickly so I have a stack...

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Greenbelt Co-op


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This old, cooperatively owned supermarket has had a resurgence with a new general...

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Grosvenor Market


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I've been shopping here for nearly 35 years, and Grosvenor Market just...

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Harris Teeter


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Store has really gone down in the past few years. We were loyal customers...

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Hmart


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Highly recommended for variety of fresh produce, reasonable prices, and speedy...

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Lidl


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The main driving factor is Lidl's very low prices for items. Often, regardless...

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Lotte Plaza


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A wide variety of foods from many countries makes this an interesting place...

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MOM's Organic Market


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Love the electric vehicle charging stations (close to the doors. Wish...

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PriceRite


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Prices are excellent compared to most other local stores.

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Roots Market


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Best store ever. What a neighorhood jewel. I wish I had found them years...

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Safeway


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Great location and diversity of products

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Sam's Club


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low prices good selection

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Shoppers


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The Shoppers in the Fair City Mall is a hidden treasure loved by all the locals....

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ShopRite


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Staff is very friendly. They have frequently had hard to find items (flour,...

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Snider's Super Foods


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Neighborhood market, have shopped there since 1974!! Their...

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Target/SuperTarget


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I generally don't use Target for groceries but when I do it's fine.

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The Fresh Market


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You give up the variety of the products that the big chains offer, but you...

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Trader Joe's


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My favorite food store. Awesome products, decent prices and friendly atmosphere.

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Walmart


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Overall prices are very good. Quality is also surprisingly good.

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Wegmans


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If you need something for that special event, you will find it at Wegmans....

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Weis


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No good sales during the pandemic. I suppose they are taking advantage of the...

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Whole Foods


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I recommend Whole Foods but won't shop there unless in a rush or can't...

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Yes! Organic Market


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This applies to the Cleveland Park Yes! They had tofu during the pandemic...

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ALDI

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Balducci's

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BJ's

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Costco

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Food Lion

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Fort Belvoir Military Commissary

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Fort Myer Military Commissary

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Giant

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Greenbelt Co-op

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Grosvenor Market

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Harris Teeter

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Hmart

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Lidl

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Lotte Plaza

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MOM's Organic Market

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PriceRite

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Roots Market

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Safeway

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Sam's Club

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Shoppers

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ShopRite

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Snider's Super Foods

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Target/SuperTarget

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The Fresh Market

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Trader Joe's

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Walmart

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Wegmans

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Weis

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Whole Foods

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Yes! Organic Market

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ALDI

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Balducci's

53 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

BJ's

48 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Costco

355 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Food Lion

124 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Fort Belvoir Military Commissary

17 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Fort Myer Military Commissary

24 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Giant

2704 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Greenbelt Co-op

45 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Grosvenor Market

39 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Harris Teeter

1029 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Hmart

57 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Lidl

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Lotte Plaza

16 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

MOM's Organic Market

191 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

PriceRite

No Data ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Roots Market

12 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Safeway

1480 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Sam's Club

27 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Shoppers

416 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

ShopRite

81 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Snider's Super Foods

82 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Target/SuperTarget

51 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

The Fresh Market

23 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Trader Joe's

815 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Walmart

153 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Wegmans

1204 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Weis

47 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Whole Foods

739 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Yes! Organic Market

19 ? ? ? ? ? ? ?