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Trader Joe's coming soon to Hyde & Calif, SF

hhc Nov 8, 2012 06:14 PM

Just saw a pic of Trader Joe's coming soon to Hyde & Calif, SF. Hope someone can report back when it's open.


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  1. hill food RE: hhc Nov 8, 2012 06:23 PM

    the Cala site? excellent idea, the SOMA TJ isn't all that far, but the Polk street bus doesn't run often enough and few on Nob Hill have a car.

    1. soupçon RE: hhc Nov 9, 2012 08:53 AM

      The North Beach TJ's is actually a lot closer to Nob Hill than the 9th and Brannan store, and accesssible via the 47 on Van Ness and the Powell/Mason CC. The real question is whether it will be open all night like Cala was.

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        hill food RE: soupçon Nov 9, 2012 06:44 PM

        the 47? ugh, would take forever. the Powell/Mason? too crowded even on off hours.

        the 24-7 is the important question.

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          TenderNob RE: hill food Nov 10, 2012 09:09 AM

          Hey, the 47 bus isn't that bad. Not outstanding or anything, but OK for TJs and Safeway. I doubt the Hyde St TJs will be 24/7, the others aren't.

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            hill food RE: TenderNob Nov 10, 2012 08:10 PM

            I doubt it too. besides if you need 750 ml of something at 1:30 AM there are plenty of places to go on Sutter.

      2. hychka RE: hhc Nov 10, 2012 06:34 PM

        Walked by this morning and late afternoon. They are stocking the shelves and finishing up details. I'd guess the opening will be before Thanksgiving and maybe this next week...looks real close.

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          saffrongold RE: hhc Nov 11, 2012 02:39 PM

          I talked to one of the managers at Masonic and he said the store was going to have less inventory than others because it will share the space with CVS.

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            rebeccakinney RE: hhc Nov 17, 2012 09:43 AM

            A TJ worker who was sitting outside the new store a few days ago told me November 30.

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              TenderNob RE: hhc Nov 20, 2012 07:56 PM

              Saw a hand made sign this morning saying TJs will open on November 29. "Thanks for your enthusiasm" along the bottom.

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              1. re: TenderNob
                BigWoodenSpoon RE: TenderNob Nov 22, 2012 12:52 PM

                One of my fellow Crew Members' husband is helping to launch that store.
                The website says 8 am - 9 pm for "Trading Hours"
                Hmm, if they are sharing the space with CVS, then it might be similar to the Grand Lake store in Oakland who shares with Walgreens.

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