I used to have a sentimental connection to this store but the disinterested staff
and neglected interior kept me away for a few years. I think the cashiers are better chosen now and the produce is fine but be careful of the expired packaged food which is put on special near the door but not identified as expired. Sometimes by as much as two years.
Very nice mom and pop grocery store. If you're not worried about aesthetic looking fruits and veggies and need the basics in produce at a very reasonable competitive rate to other main store box chain stores on The Drive, this and a few other's in the hood is the place to go. Don't be surprised if you meet some of your friends on The Drive here.
When I first moved into my place near the Drive quite a while ago, my landlord told me that Norman's was the best place around for fresh produce. A year and a half later, having visited probably EVERY grocer in the neighbourhood during ALL of the seasons, I can confirm he was correct. Yeah, Norman's may not be pretty and sparkly, but damn if it doesn't have the best prices on produce. I know... more