Wondering where to find the best grocery stores near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top affordable food sellers in Chula Vista, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best budget-oriented stores to hit next time you're on the hunt.
1. Carnival Supermarket
Topping the list is Carnival Supermarket. Located at 870 Third Ave. (at L Street) in Northwest, it offers fruits, veggies and more. It's the highest-rated budget-friendly grocery store in Chula Vista, boasting four stars out of 104 reviews on Yelp. In addition groceries, the store has a food court that offers Mexican, Chinese, Mediterranean and Japanese dishes.
2. Grocery Outlet Bargain Market
Southwest's Grocery Outlet Bargain Market, located at 1340 Third Ave. (at Palomar Street), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the grocery/discount store four stars out of 27 reviews. Part of a chain of 300-plus locations, it specializes in brand-name groceries at discount prices that it procures through packaging changes, surplus inventory and product overruns.
3. Apple Tree Market
Also in Southwest is Apple Tree Market. It's another inexpensive go-to, with four stars out of 28 Yelp reviews. The store specializes in fresh meat, fish and poultry, as well as fruits and vegetables. Head over to 1556 Third Ave. to see for yourself.