Looking to check out the best grocery stores around?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top grocery stores in Columbus, 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 grocery stores.
December is the top month of the year for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the Columbus area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management services and email automation for small businesses. Daily spending at Columbus-area food and beverage shops rose to $619 per business in December of last year, 5% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Tensuke Market
First on the list is Tensuke Market. Located at 1167 Old Henderson Road in Governours Square, the grocery store is the highest-rated grocery store in Columbus, boasting 4.5 stars out of 208 reviews on Yelp.
Next up is Forest Park West's Carfagna's, situated at 1405 E. Dublin Granville Road. With 4.5 stars out of 122 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store, meat shop and Italian spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Trader Joe's
Easton's Trader Joe's, a member of the chain located at 3888 Townsfair Way, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the grocery store 4.5 stars out of 103 reviews.
4. Santiago Supermarket
Santiago Supermarket, a grocery store and Mexican spot in Hilliard Green, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 28 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5431 Roberts Road to see for yourself.
5. Whole Foods Market
Over in Brookside Woods, check out this location of the chain Whole Foods Market, which has earned four stars out of 147 reviews on Yelp. You can find the grocery store, health market and organic store at 3670 W. Dublin Granville Road.