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Jan 7, 2011 08:30 AM

Cosentinos Market, San Jose- Closing!

Informed they are shutting the doors on February 8. Owners retiring. Development company has bought the lot. Very sad, as I am moving two blocks away from this great grocery.

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  1. I'm so sorry to hear that. Cosentino's is the best market I have ever shopped at.

    1. Best grocery store in the area. This is really unfortunate. Now we're left with Whole Foods....

      1. This is such a loss. I have become completely dependent on Cosentino's for my produce and meat.
        Is there any place else in the area (other than the Farmers Markets) where I can get comparable produce?

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        1. re: emi50

          I have never found any place to be comparable to Cosentino's for variety and quality of produce, except perhaps Berkeley Bowl or Signona's. But for overall selection of produce, bakery, deli, meat, etc. - it was the perfect little store. Last time I was there, my favoriter checker told me not to cry, but I couldn't help it, and she started crying, too.

          Berkeley Bowl
          2020 Oregon St, Berkeley, CA 94703

            1. re: Claudette

              I completely understand, Claudette. I am devastated. Thanks for the response, and thank you for the link, wolfe.

              1. re: emi50

                I completely agree. I just came from there and the shelves are getting more bare. They're basically not ordering anything else and will close sooner than Feb 8th depending on how much inventory they have left.

          1. This is the worst news I've heard today. What a shame! Where am I going to buy their Butternut Squash ravioli???!!!!

            1. Are they going to do any big discounts now until Feb 8?