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Address: 4477 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78745-1579
Phone Number: (512) 899-4300

Huge supermarket specializing in rare foods.

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Two sections

The one side has a cafeteria sort of food to eat. You order and then pick it up. A wide selection of iced teas. The other side has a small market including a variety of cheese... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The one side has a cafeteria sort of food to eat. You order and then pick it up. A wide selection of iced teas. The other side has a small market including a variety of cheese, baked goods, and vegetables. Try the cookies...so soft and chewy.

Thank c3a3m3
G-Patch, Texas
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361 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I first shopped here back when in was in college when they first opened this location, and I love that it hasn't changed much since then. This is a great neighborhood grocery store with healthy and organic options. If I lived closer, I'd shop here all the time! We stopped in over the weekend on our way through town to... More 

Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Austin, Texas
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344 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is easy. In my humble opinion, it has the best fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and deli of any grocery store in Austin. Friendly people, clean and organized. Once you have been a frequent customer the people know your name and exactly how you like your items.

Thank La E
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place where you can spend the whole day shopping and eating. I have never seen such a wide variety and choice of items in any one market - from farm fresh produce to simple meals to gourmet wines and cheeses - you name it and most probably they have it. The staff is also very helpful -... More 

Thank jolly370
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55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The shopping is fun, the selections are overwhelming. My husband, myself and two kids (7 years) went to eat. The food was pretty bland. My boys ordered spaghetti and meatball and neither one liked it, and they are not picky. My sandwich was ok. My husband ordered some type of BBQ sandwich and wasn't pleased. It was about $50 for... More 

Thank ashleyhum
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We were celebrating a birthday. In one massive, everything you want grocery store we were able to pick up delicious truffle pate, mild smoked Scottish salmon, thinly sliced DeBeca ham, prosciutto, wine, organic perfect red grapes, made from scratch breads and amazing deserts - coconut and carrot cake cupcakes and if you like chocolate - Toni's Chocolate Mousse Cake -... More 

Thank Jacque M
El Cerrito, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This is the place to get food, beverages and go listen to music too! It was like a Whole Foods on steroids. The cheese section was as large as some corner stores. They seemed to carry just about everything. The layout is a little confusing, but it was great to have everything under one roof.

Thank LauranTony
Austin, Texas
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

A great Austin home-grown landmark. Just visiting the store and walking the aisles is a grand experience. They have a mind-blowing selection of fresh produce that usually offers free samples of fresh squeezed juices. There is a huge selection of, wine and a 60' wall of every beer you've ever heard of and some you haven't. The entire grocery experience... More 

Thank rereno
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52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We were looking for a grocery store to get some necessities and maybe an eat in dinner for our first night of vacation in Austin. We found Central Market HEB and I was delighted. The produce section was the largest that I have ever seen. I was experiencing smelling veggies and fruits that I had seen on tv but that... More 

Thank kathsum
Loomis, California
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Good veggies, wine, beer, meat , cheese, bread, etc. It is in a good shopping center. Highly recommended. Good delis and prepared foods .

Thank Fathorsemama

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