Looking to explore the best grocery stores around?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top grocery stores in Berkeley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for a grocery store.
1. Berkeley Bowl Marketplace
Topping the list is Berkeley Bowl Marketplace. Located at 2020 Oregon St. (between Milvia and Adeline streets), Berkeley Bowl Marketplace is the most popular grocery store in Berkeley, boasting four stars out of 1,607 reviews on Yelp.
2. Berkeley Bowl West
Next up is Berkeley Bowl Marketplace's sister store, Berkeley Bowl West, situated at 920 Heinz Ave. With four stars out of 1,283 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite since opening in 2009.
3. Middle East Market
Middle East Market, located at 2054 San Pablo Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Persian/Iranian specialty store 4.5 stars out of 253 reviews.
4. The Spanish Table
The Spanish Table — a kitchen supply and specialty store stocking products imported from Spain — is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 101 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1814 San Pablo Ave. to see for yourself.
5. Franklin Bros. Market
And then there's Franklin Bros. Market, a local favorite with five stars out of 23 reviews. Stop by 901 Bancroft Way to check it out.