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Grocery Outlet To Open On Geary@28th Avenue!?!

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DavidT Oct 17, 2012 03:10 PM

Word is a Grocery Outlet Store will take over the building that housed the Delano/CalaFoods supermarkets on Geary at 28th Avenue in San Francisco.

Looks like they have found a spot in Visitacion Valley as well.

http://sfappeal.com/news/2012/10/groc...

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    vocesf Nov 20, 2013 11:49 AM

    The store says they're opening tomorrow.

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      pamjoyray Nov 18, 2013 08:05 AM

      also check out the article from Sunday's chronicle:

      http://www.sfgate.com/default/article...

      It's sure to be one of the better ones. I for one am extremely excited, and have become a GO outlet fan over that last five years.

      1. foodseek Oct 17, 2012 05:37 PM

        I am excited since I live close and have hoped for a grocery store in that spot. So, what do I have to look forward to with the Grocery Outlet? If you were comparing stores what does it most resemble- a Safeway, a TJ's or Smart and Final or something else? Thanks for the news!

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          Robert Lauriston Oct 17, 2012 05:54 PM

          If Pack and Save is one step down from Safeway, Grocery Outlet is two or three steps down from Pack and Save. Some great bargains, lots of weird crap.

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            DavidT Oct 17, 2012 06:13 PM

            foodseek -

            If you get a chance, you could visit the Grocery Outlet on Hickey Blvd. in South San Fran to scope out what a GO store sells. They now carry fresh fruit & veg, as well as meat, cheese, dairy, etc..

            A GO store is a bit of a treasure hunt, but I typically spend anywhere from $30 to $80 when I go shopping there once or twice a month.

            Here is what chowhounders are finding at GO this month:

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/872250

            Here is what chowhounders were finding at GO last month:

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/866516

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              baron45 Oct 18, 2012 08:52 AM

              Here's the article in the SF Chronicle:

              http://www.sfgate.com/default/article...

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                foodseek Oct 26, 2012 08:05 AM

                Thank you for the information. Since visiting the South San Francisco store- I am excited about future good buys at the new store on Geary. The shopping is a bit of a treasure hunt but fun.

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              chocolatetartguy Nov 20, 2013 12:25 PM

              It's a treasure hunt. Sometimes you find a nugget, sometimes you find fool's gold.

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