This was my neighbourhood grocery store at one point, but I have since moved. I've lived in a lot of places around town, and don't always stick to the same grocery store so I have an idea which ones are / aren't good. This store is a full-sized store, though it's part of Market Mall. By that it can be busier than other stores, so keep that in mind when picking what time to shop.
Do not come here if you want to be out quick. Always 1 person in cash out and if you're lucky maybe two. Otherwise you will be spending 15 minutes just waiting to cash out. Absolutely ridiculous for such a large store.
It's no downtown Safeway with Alex behind the sandwich counter, but this Safeway's got some good things going for it.
1. It's in Market Mall. All malls should come complete with a grocery store. It's the one thing Chinook is missing. The malls that do have grocery stores really are your one-stop-shop for everything.
2. It's one of those fancy-schmancy newer layouts with the pharmacy right in... more