All the essentials in Vancouver

From fresh fruit to fresh laundry, this is where local Airbnb hosts go for the basics.

Locals’ favourite places

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1. Whole Foods Market
510 W 8th Ave
145local recommendations
Trey
Trey says “Premium grocery store with lots of options for dietary restrictions (vegan, gluten-free). Has hot fo...” ·
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2. Whole Foods Market
2285 W 4th Ave
117local recommendations
Tanya
Tanya says “Grab a coffee or tea while you grocery shop at Whole Foods - 4th Avenue has lots of little produce a...” ·
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3. Urban Fare
177 Davie St
96local recommendations
George & Cathie
George & Cathie says “Nice hot buffet, coffee bar, and groceries all in one. Grab a coffee and head down to the marina and...” ·
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4. Choices Markets
1202 Richards St
93local recommendations
Grace
Grace says “Natural, Organic, fresh groceries with hot-food options and a vitamin / skin care shop!” ·
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5. T&T Supermarket
179 Keefer Pl
70local recommendations
Klay
Klay says “Asian grocery market...Some interesting international offerings alongside the kitchen basics. (DO N...” ·
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6. Nesters Market
333 Abbott St
72local recommendations
Lorinda
Lorinda says “The full-deal grocery store in the neighbourhood: Produce, deli, meat/seafood, bakery, prepared food...” ·
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7. Nesters Market
990 Seymour St
69local recommendations
Israel
Israel says “This grocery store ins only 3 blocks away from the condo. Standard prices with a sufficient selectio...” ·
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8. IGA
909 Burrard St
65local recommendations
Pat And Walter
Pat And Walter says “Good selection of groceries, great deli with pre-cooked food. Better bread than most local stores, a...” ·
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9. Whole Foods Market
1675 Robson St
66local recommendations
James
James says “Hey, if you're feeling flush and just gotta have that organic chicken or exotic yoghurt - Whole Food...” ·
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10. Urban Fare
1133 Alberni St
62local recommendations
Lisa
Lisa says “Located in the Aquarius complex below the suite, Urban Fare features gourmet and everyday groceries....” ·
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11. Buy-Low Foods
370 E Broadway
49local recommendations
Gabriela
Gabriela says “Large Grocery Store carrying a great selection of everything including some organics.” ·
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12. Urban Fare
1688 Salt St
52local recommendations
Richard
Richard says “Urban Fare carries a wide variety of organic and locally sourced groceries. They're very hip and the...” ·
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13. IGA
489 Robson St
55local recommendations
Grace
Grace says “Good varieties of groceries. Convenient location on busy Robson St.” ·
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14. Donald's Market
2279 Commercial Dr
56local recommendations
Mel
Mel says “A favourite among locals, this small grocery store is packed with all the essentials including some ...” ·
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15. Save-On-Foods
2308 Cambie St
49local recommendations
Rosina
Rosina says “Reasonable prices, good selection, walking distance. A good bet for stocking your fridge.” ·
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16. Safeway
2315 W 4th Ave
43local recommendations
Adam
Adam says “Groceries. Also, New Apple Market and Market Meats across the street.” ·
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17. Starbucks
1641 Davie St
37local recommendations
Brad
Brad says “Grocery store is 3 blocks from the condo”
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18. Choices Markets
3493 Cambie St
45local recommendations
Barbara
Barbara says “Choices is a great natural foods store. There are several locations in Vancouver and this one is the...” ·
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19. Safeway Robson
1766 Robson St
44local recommendations
Alice
Alice says “This is the next closest grocery store & the biggest in the area, they have a pharmacy, flower shop,...” ·
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20. Shoppers Drug Mart
1006 Homer St
33local recommendations
Grace
Grace says “This multi-purpose Pharmacy has all your daily needs covered, from milk, eggs, to kitchen cleaners a...” ·
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21. Alfie's No Frills
1688 W 4th Ave
39local recommendations
Catherine
Catherine says “Great low cost super market with...little decorative panache but delightful sales staff.” ·
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22. Davie Street Your Independent Grocer
1255 Davie St
42local recommendations
Pat And Walter
Pat And Walter says “Great variety of groceries including fresh veggies and meat, bakery and prepared foods. Make sure yo...” ·
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23. Save-On-Foods
1403 E King Edward Ave
35local recommendations
David & Melissa
David & Melissa says “Closest chain supermarket. Take one of our cloth bags. They charge for plastic bags.” ·
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24. Real Canadian Superstore
3185 Grandview Hwy
28local recommendations
Ping
Ping says “The HUGE supermarket that has everything you need including electronics, clothes, cookware and even ...” ·
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25. Stong's Market
2150 Dollarton Hwy
30local recommendations
R
R says “With a deli and a wide selection of both everyday and gourmet items, Stongs is a gem. You can order...” ·
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26. IGA
3515 W 4th Ave
26local recommendations
Alexandra
Alexandra says “Just a few blocks from our home you'll find this mid-sized grocery store that stocks everything you'...” ·
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27. Meinhardt Fine Foods
3002 Granville St
33local recommendations
Christina
Christina says “The closest grocery store. It’s an “upscale” store, so things tend to be overpriced, but not outrage...” ·
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28. Donald's Market
2332 E Hastings St
74local recommendations
Jessica
Jessica says “Great local food market. Prices are unbeatable, selection is really great. A large selection of orga...” ·
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29. Semperviva Yoga Studio and College - Kits Beach
2201 W 4th Ave
24local recommendations
Vanessa
Vanessa says “Looking to do some yoga, great studio with great teachers.” ·
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30. La Grotta Del Formaggio
1791 Commercial Dr
29local recommendations
Penelope + Stuart
Penelope + Stuart says “Best italian place for fabulous cheeses, sliced meats, italian delicacies - make the best foccacia s...” ·