CVille Grocery Wars: Where Will Wegmans Rank?



By now, you’ve all heard the buzz about CVille getting a Wegmans, but how will it hold up to our current grocery stores?

Current CVille Grocery Wars Rankings

1. Whole Foods

1797 Hydraulic Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901
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Whole Foods specializes in organic goods. You can find a huge selection of international and hard to find groceries and pick up lunch at the hot foods bar! If you love cheese, you won’t want to miss their cheese shop.

2. Market Street Market

400 E Market St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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We may be biased, since they’re right next door, but we love Market Street Market. They have a great deli, a selection of baked goods and soup during the colder seasons.


3. Foods Of All Nations

2121 Ivy Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Foods Of All Nations is a local grocer with an large assortment of foreign groceries and a great bakery.

4. Trader Joe’s

2025 Bond St, Charlottesville, VA 22901
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Like Wegmans, Trader Joe’s has earned a reputation as a fair employer. They also make and sell some amazing foods. Have you TRIED the cookie butter?!

5. Feast!

416 W Main St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Feast! is another great local store that sells a refined selection of cheeses, wine, spreads and oils. They also have the largest variety of cheese samples!

6. Harris Teeter

harristeeter975 Emmet St, Charlottesville, Virginia 22905
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Harris Teeter has a fantastic deli and salad bar as well as some of the best produce in town.

7. Reid Super Save Market

600 Preston Ave, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Reid Super Save Market has a great selection of meat and produce at fantastic prices.

8. The Fresh Market

Albemarle Square Shopping Center, 100 Albemarle Square, Charlottesville, VA 22901
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The Fresh Market is a lot like a smaller Wegmans. They have a similar design and great food. Best of all, they have big barrels of taffy!

9. Great Valu

5728 Three Notch D Rd, Crozet, Virginia
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Great Valu is a wonderful little store in Crozet. They have low prices and a small selection of organic products.


10. Giant

1900 Abbey Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911
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Giant is another great store for when you’re shopping on a budget.

11. Rebecca’s Natural Foods

1141 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Rebecca’s Natural Foods has a wide variety of supplements, product demonstrations and organic goods.

12. Integral Yoga Natural Foods

923 Preston Ave Suite H, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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Integral Yoga Natural Foods is another grocery store that specializes in supplements. They also sell vegetarian, fair trade and environmentally friendly products.

13. Kroger

1159 Emmet St N | 1980 Rio Hill Center | 1904 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA
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Kroger is a happy medium between price and quality. You can find fresh produce and meat and a lower price than most other places in town.

14. Belmont Market

834 Monticello Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
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The Belmont Market is an old fashioned, local market in the heart of the Belmont neighborhood.

15. Market Street Wineshop & Grocery

311 East Market St, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Market Street Wineshop & Grocery isn’t all wine and beer. They also have chocolate, breads and olive oils.

16. Food Lion

570 Riverbend Dr | 1131 5th St SW | 32 Mill Creek Dr | 585 Branchlands Blvd | 1740 Timberwood Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22911
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Food Lion has some of the lowest prices in town and tons of convenient locations.

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