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Lundys Shopping Ctr, Helena, MT 59601
406-442-8645
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's just the best!

The meat is unbelievable ...produce perfect...deli good! Great choice and very good service...I shop daily it's always a pleasure

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Charlie S
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The meat is unbelievable ...produce perfect...deli good! Great choice and very good service...I shop daily it's always a pleasure

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Avon, Montana
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

The place to buy your provisions in Helena. They have their own bakery inside, making tasty baked goods! The meat counter (with real butchers working in the back) is great as well, we always stock up on things to take home with us. Everyone in the store is friendly, and eager to help if you have questions. This is the... More 

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Thank Avon233
Helena, Montana
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Here's all you need to know about Vans. First of all it's just off of Euclid at the Lundy center. You could hardly pick a worse location for a grocery store. The parking lot is poorly designed and doesn't suit a grocery store. The sidewalks are hardly wide enough for your grocery cart and are in horrible condition. There are... More 

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Thank Joshua A
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Vans has a reputation for doing great wedding cakes. My cake was not given to me in three separate boxes like a wedding cake usually comes. It was already stacked so it feel and crushed in on it self when driving to our venue. When I complained, they told me I should have asked for it to be made in... More 

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Thank Lynda D
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is hands down the best grocery in Helena. The staff are friendly and helpful, and you can see they act as a family. Great products and selection, clean store, and the meat department is fresh!!!

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Thank maideninmontana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Great grocery store, I dont recomend the deli. I shop there all the time, but would rather go hungry than eat from their deli. They do have good items in their deli cooler and the sushi they have is made local at a restaurant that is quite good

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Helena, Montana, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I shop at Van's at least twice a week!!! The store has the best weekly specials, the best meat in Helena and the friendliest staff!! The meat is incredible, and no matter what I ask for, the men and women in the meat department always go the extra step to make sure I get the best meat and prices available.... More 

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Thank Karen H
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265 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

its tough being an independent grocery store these days, competing against the likes of Walmart and Costco. Yes, Walmart and Costco do have huge stores with huge inventories, but I prefer these smaller local stores where I can find everything I need and don't have to walk half-a-mile to get from the produce department to the dairy. Van's has a... More 

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Thank Bigredmachine
Oregon
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I found this place nice but too expensive...Their meat is good quality, bakery is fine. They have good options for lunch but still expensive.

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Thank spring131
Helena, Montana
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Van's has Wok and Roll sushi take out. Great for lunch but by dinner the rice is dry. Excellent take away salads. Friday is burrito bar.

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  • Address: Lundys Shopping Ctr, Helena, MT 59601
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Helena
  • Phone Number: 406-442-8645

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