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Central Market

Gourmet Shop, Grocery Store, and Health Food Store
Uptown Broadway, San Antonio
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  • Robyn C.
    "Great selection of everything- wine, cheese, breads."(14 Tips)
    Tom R.
    "best salad bar in San Antonio!Add a soup and grab a whole grain roll"(2 Tips)
    Rachel B.
    "The fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil sandwich is divine."(7 Tips)
    Brett C.
    "Quite possibly the best beer selection in San Antonio."(2 Tips)
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  • Rob H.
    Rob HernandezFebruary 2
    Groceries and Cafe food! :-)
  • Ben C.
    Ben CoxNovember 2, 2016
    Everything is great!!!
  • Jim W.
    Jim WyattSeptember 28, 2016
    Fish seafood is flown in each day. Wild caught salmon. Fish experts are easy to visit with.
  • Antwan N.
    Antwan NicholsonSeptember 6, 2016
    The food bars are the best in town.
  • Ashley R.
    Ashley RiosSeptember 6, 2016
    The food here is very fresh and the store is very well taken care of. The staff is very friendly, this is one of my favorite Grocery stores to shop.
  • Shean M.
    Shean McCollinAugust 28, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Take your time to leisurely shop. There's several food options, taste testing, alcohol testing events.
  • Sedric K.
    Sedric KentishJune 27, 2016
    Very nice place, lots of variety. Fruits are excellent. Rotisserie Chicken could use a MAJOR upgrade though. HEB is the only place I get these and this location has the worst by miles! Half or whole.
  • Rick M.
    Rick M.April 9, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Best produce in town
  • Jay F.
    Jay FisherApril 8, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    helpful, friendly employees
  • Lesli M.
    Lesli MackMarch 25, 2016
    Everything! Outstanding selections of produce, deli item and hot food.
  • A G.
    A GMarch 24, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    Best olive bar
  • Tyrone B.
    Tyrone BixbyMarch 13, 2016
    Full assortment of deli foods and a fresh grill wit bomb food yo.
  • C
    CFebruary 25, 2016
    overpriced heb, way overated
  • Charlie
    CharlieDecember 28, 2015
    Place to find those hard to find items
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel CanalesNovember 29, 2015
    Best grocery shopping in town(if there is such a thing)!
  • A G.
    A GSeptember 23, 2015
    Been here 50+ times
    Now with a growler station
  • Ramón S.
    Ramón SánchezAugust 24, 2015
    Great choice to buy groceries & eat there with lots of trendy food!
  • Jerry S.
    Jerry SolizMarch 13, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Love coming to get the special stuff we can't find at normal HEB
  • Crystal V.
    Crystal VerdinFebruary 2, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Love their meals for one. I enjoyed their herbed chicken with mashed potatoes, carrots, and green beans.
  • Marina D.
    Marina DegroJanuary 21, 2015
    Everything is awesome! It's like a health food store, with some of the regular items you would buy at a regular grocery store. I go there for some of my health food items.
  • Jorge R.
    Jorge R.December 30, 2014
    Awesome selection of everything: fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meats, seafood, breads, wines, beers, you name it. Truly impressive.
  • Kyle F.
    Kyle FitchOctober 8, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Fantastic craft beer selection.
  • Robin L.
    Robin LopezAugust 31, 2014
    Drinking a I.P.A... Dogfish 60 min.
  • Robyn C.
    Robyn CronkhiteAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great selection of everything- wine, cheese, breads. Also as those hard to find items.
  • Scott W.
    Scott WhitrightAugust 7, 2014
    The cooking class upstairs was a lot of fun.
  • Andrea
    AndreaMay 31, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Usually I always get great service but tonight I was really disappointed. The attitude I got from people working the panini station was completely unnecessary.
  • Jessica R.
    Hello wine heaven!
  • John E.
    John EitniearOctober 27, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Check out the live band that, plays music outside on Sunday Afternoon. (12:20pm) !
  • Abrazo A.
    Abrazo AdoptionOctober 11, 2013
    The apex of all local grocery stores! Specialty foods, great bakery, kitschy gifts, decent wine selection, awesome deli (and maybe even diapers and formula hidden somewhere amongst its many aisles!?)
  • Marco H.
    Marco HinojosaSeptember 13, 2013
    Come in on the weekends. Samples beats SAMs and Costco
  • Adam G.
    Adam GordonSeptember 7, 2013
    Great selection.
  • Nik N.
    Nik NewmanAugust 23, 2013
    The lunch sandwich bar is great, but can take a while. Get there early before the lunch crowd hits.
  • James
    JamesAugust 22, 2013
    Amazing place to shop!
  • Marcos H.
    Marcos HernandezJuly 2, 2013
    Order off the menu - veggie torta
  • Raquel B.
    Raquel BishopJune 24, 2013
    Love Love Love this store!
  • Cherie M.
    Cherie MastersApril 26, 2013
    Great selection of fresh produce and bulk foods
  • Roxanne S.
    Roxanne SolisMarch 26, 2013
    Not a good place to come when on liquid diet
  • Mario G.
    Mario GiacaloneFebruary 7, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Go early in the morning durning the week !! Gets crazy around lunch time and weekends are an avoid at all cost
  • Matthew
    MatthewFebruary 4, 2013
    Visit the specialty wine section for some top shelf wines you can't find easily. ;)
  • Glen
    GlenFebruary 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Heidi is the wine goddess here and she knows her stuff well!
  • Naej A.
    Naej AdnilJanuary 3, 2013
    Taking a cooking class tonight and it is soooooooo good!
  • Juju R.
    Juju RafiiDecember 5, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    The Kale salad from counter is absolutely the BEST!!
  • Heather S.
    Heather SpeckDecember 3, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Heads up ladies: the tampon selection is awful. Unless, of course, you prefer the chlorine-free, vegan, hand-picked, $8/box variety -_-
  • John E.
    John EitniearSeptember 23, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Free samples !
  • Clay C.
    Clay ChastainAugust 14, 2012
    One of the most crucial grocery stores around. Love all the stuff they make up fresh. The wine selection is also pretty legit.
  • Jennifer L.
    Jennifer LeAugust 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Blueberries cream cookies is the best!!
  • Nicholas
    NicholasJuly 21, 2012
    Apricot. Chicken. Salad. In bulk or in a sandwich, it never fails to satisfy.
  • Missy M.
    Missy ModerJune 28, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Special order the Victorian cake it's flour less.
  • Missy M.
    Missy ModerJune 28, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    I love shopping here after a bottle of wine.
  • Casey James
    Casey JamesMay 11, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Too many wanna-be's, get ready for a headache
  • Jasmine M.
    Jasmine MoralesApril 12, 2012
    Blueberry cookies with white chocolate in the bakery!!! Get on it.
  • Annie K.
    Annie KApril 4, 2012
    Pick up Zum Clean laundry soap. OMG it smells so good!!!
  • Roxy C.
    Sue and Tara @ the smoothie shop are the best
  • Kelly S.
    Kelly SchaubMarch 18, 2012
    First time I've had the paper or plastic option since moving to SA. Thank you Central Market - I much prefer paper.
  • Tom R.
    Tom ResingFebruary 25, 2012
    If you're in a hurry, but want the freshest lunch, make your own salad. It's the best salad bar in San Antonio!Add a soup and grab a whole grain roll to make a bigger lunch.
  • Linda S.
    Linda SuttnerFebruary 18, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Get on over to the chocolate bar section and grab a Vosges dark chocolate bacon bar or a blood orange caramel bar..über yum ;)
  • Brett C.
    Brett CopelandFebruary 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Quite possibly the best beer selection in San Antonio.
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MadridFebruary 13, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Try some of the fresh pastas by the deli counter.
  • Jerry G.
    Jerry GonzalesFebruary 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best sandwich combo: a Cuban with lightly salted potato chips and a Virgil's rootbeer.
  • Mike D.
    Mike DJanuary 28, 2012
    Where are the Chinese lentils?
  • Ruben H.
    Ruben HerreraJanuary 15, 2012
    Love the very very blueberry muffins
  • Leona H.
    Leona HenryJanuary 9, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    There's a whole isle of gluten free stuff. Cookies, wafers, table crackers, you name it!
  • Randy S.
    Randy SarskeDecember 31, 2011
    What's not to love at Central Market? However, they stopped carrying Mrs. Ball's Chutney from South Africa.
  • 💚Felicia💜
    💚Felicia💜November 30, 2011
    turkey and provolone panini. yes please
  • Texasnudist ..
    Texasnudist .November 28, 2011
    Great place.
  • John V.
    John VNovember 26, 2011
    Snag a bottle of Stone Ruination IPA
  • Jose A.
    Jose ANovember 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great selection at the meat counter and you can never go wrong with a nice piece of lamb.
  • Dana M.
    Dana MaureschatOctober 25, 2011
    The salad bar is awesome!
  • Stacy V.
    Stacy ValeSeptember 22, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask Giancarlo for wine advice. He knows his stuff.
  • Art D.
    Art DuranSeptember 19, 2011
    The wine selection is divine! Check it out!
  • Colleen P.
    Colleen PenceSeptember 4, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Park under the store to keep your car cool while you shop.
  • Derba M.
    Derba MillsAugust 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Since you're across the street from Clothesline Cleaners, drop your pants! They'll be ready tomorrow, Naturally
  • Sacre Bleu Wine
    Sacre Bleu WineAugust 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    This heat demands the Sacre Bleu Sauvignon Blanc.
  • Sophia G.
    Sophia GibsonWilliamsAugust 14, 2011
    This the best place for a healthy brunch/Lunch!!
  • Sacre Bleu Wine
    Sacre Bleu WineAugust 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The Sacre Bleu Cabernet Sauvignon is a beautiful thing.
  • Lisa H.
    Lisa HoltJuly 29, 2011
    They have cooking demonstrations and provide wine while you watch.
  • Lauren O.
    Lauren OsinskiJuly 22, 2011
    Ah. Maze. Ing.
  • Mark
    MarkJuly 21, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    the Cuban is AMAZING!!!!
  • Rachel B.
    Rachel BlackJuly 20, 2011
    The fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil sandwich is divine.
  • Heather H.
    Heather HaywoodJune 30, 2011
    Awesome place where you can get soba noodles, not ramen, biscuits, not cookies, gai lan, not broccoli...and other international foods unavailable at HEB.
  • andrew f.
    andrew floresJune 17, 2011
    listen to versus leviathan
  • A Bag's Life
    A Bag's LifeApril 27, 2011
    I see that plastic bag you’re holding.. I know you need it now, but when you are finished with it bring it back here to be recycled!
  • monica
    monicaApril 26, 2011
    Great place for flowers. Have them wrapped!
  • Noemi W.
    Noemi WinklerApril 15, 2011
    They have left hand milk stout.
  • vincent l.
    vincent lunaApril 1, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Foodie heaven. Great selection of wine, beer, cheese and bread. What else do you really need?
  • Linda S.
    Linda SuttnerMarch 17, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    If you're lucky, you can get your hands on a hard-to-find bottle of cakebread Chardonnay ;)
  • Allyson
    AllysonFebruary 24, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The grill has the best fries, and a huge order is only $3.
  • Rhiannon E.
    Rhiannon EverittFebruary 17, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    You are what you eat~
  • NOM NOM Boris
    NOM NOM BorisJanuary 11, 2011
    You should check out their coffee shop and try ice mocha with big cookie. More tips & pictures at www.nomnomboris.com
  • Esther F.
    Esther FosterJanuary 7, 2011
    Try the spicy Prometheus Springs drinks in the cafe refrigerated area. I love the Lemon Ginger.
  • Don M.
    Don McCainJanuary 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you have 15 or less items, try the checkout line next to the pharmacy. Usually, there is no line at all - it can help you get in and out faster.
  • Chip E.
    Chip EakinsDecember 24, 2010
    great place to buy food. unusual selection and try the freshly made guacamole.
  • Allison H.
    Allison HayneDecember 13, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    No time to cook and you want something a little different? Head down one block to SA Fresh (5162 Broadway) safresh.com
  • Scott C.
    Scott CarterDecember 9, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't be afraid to ask anyone a question, the staff is always happy to go above and beyond when it comes to assisting you.
  • Scott C.
    Scott CarterDecember 5, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to study and learn about all things culinary.
  • Eric B.
    Eric BishopNovember 30, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Best super market in the country. I work in California and they have nothing close to as nice as these. Were very lucky to have central markets!
  • Carolyn B.
    Carolyn BurtonNovember 21, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The paninis are amazing!
  • James
    JamesNovember 16, 2010
    Mongolian beef ...mmmm !!
  • Ryan F.
    Ryan FrazierNovember 4, 2010
    An extremely friendly neighborhood hangout.
  • Matthew M.
    Matthew MedinaSeptember 5, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't buy Genetically modified food. make sure the label says "non-gmo".http://www.saynotogmos.org
  • Lauren L.
    Lauren LoveJune 21, 2010
    Ernie is your guy if you need wine
  • Ronnie P.
    Ronnie PenaApril 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Want some great cheese...ask for Howard. Always helpful and great recommendations
  • chris s.
    chris sandovalFebruary 14, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    grab a beer from the beer case, pay for it @ the cafe and drink it while shopping (or listening to music)
  • Emily H.
    Emily HurstJanuary 22, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    No time to cook? Grab a dinner for two or something out of the chef's case. Read more
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