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Safeway

Supermarket, Grocery Store, and Smoke Shop
Central San Jose, San Jose
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5.8/10
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  • Nina B.
    "Tamales are great from the girls in the parking lot."(3 Tips)
    David G.
    "Best stocked grocery store in the area."(2 Tips)
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  • Matthew T.
    Matthew ToddSeptember 1, 2012
    Lines can be bad at night too. My suggestion is to buy your drinks of choice at a liquor store instead unless they're already closed for the night. I prefer to pay a little more and wait less.
  • Antoinette M.
    Antoinette M.January 11, 2012
    LOVE the self-checkout @ Safeway! It sure makes you wanna run down the street and blow up FoodMaxx for having such SLOW checkout lines, though! LOL!
  • huy
    huyApril 7, 2014
    i wouldn't come here alone at night if you're someone that "can't hold your own." if you keep to your own business and do not mind the sketchy folks that loiter in the parking, you'll be fine
  • JJ H.
    JJ HOctober 27, 2010
    Register your club card to get free stuff and PERSONALIZED coupons (use referral code 822701D): http://shopgroceries.safeway.com/a/tBMwl8eBxs2sTB8VRkZA0pgd8.Bxs2sTYJ/j4u-1
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HaftelMarch 20, 2015
    Safeway in general is not that great and this location is worse than most. The produce is really low quality, the selection in general skews to the cheaper side of things, & there's always long lines
  • Nina B.
    Nina BersaminaAugust 19, 2012
    BE CAREFUL OF BIKE THIEVES. My bike got stolen right in the middle of a busy Friday, it was locked up to the bike rack. NOBODY even cared enough to say anything
  • Matthew T.
    Matthew ToddMarch 29, 2013
    Don't come late at night. Line can get quite long after 10:30 or 11:00 PM
  • Tonya S.
    Tonya ShippNovember 6, 2013
    Go with a pleasant state of mind and patience cuz the vibe is off!
  • Nina B.
    Nina BersaminaJune 1, 2011
    Tamales are great from the girls in the parking lot. Making an honest living yummmmmmm haters
  • Matthew T.
    Matthew ToddSeptember 15, 2012
    Lines can be ridiculous late at night. Buy your beer or other drinks elsewhere unless nobody else is open..
  • J R.
    J ReimersDecember 8, 2015
    There's a Wells Fargo branch inside. One of the last ones in Central San Jose.
  • Don T.
    Don TheSyFyGuyMarch 11, 2012
    Go at night to avoid the long lines of the day
  • Anders B.
    Anders BorchFebruary 22, 2014
    15 min searching for a cart, 10 min picking stuff to buy, 20 min waiting in line at the register...
  • David G.
    David GianniniAugust 9, 2014
    Best stocked grocery store in the area.
  • Don T.
    Don TheSyFyGuyApril 5, 2012
    Safeway, McD's, and Walgreens across the street. BK next corner. Nice spot.
  • Bethany A.
    Bethany AnneJune 30, 2013
    They need more employees... Lines everywhere for everything!
  • Matthew T.
    Matthew ToddApril 14, 2011
    Avoid the people loitering in and around the parking lot. So many people asking for money or selling stuff. Tamales, anyone?
  • Ryan O.
    Ryan OtaAugust 11, 2015
    Always busy with long lines
  • Amanda L.
    Amanda LaneyJune 5, 2012
    Watch out for kids selling perfume!!
  • Robbie A.
    Robbie AuserNovember 15, 2011
    Scary grocery store experience!
  • Mickey S.
    Mickey SmithJanuary 2, 2013
    Free blood pressure check in back!
  • Iskra M.
    Iskra MahicJanuary 28, 2013
    Wouldn't come here if whole foods/trader joes had later hours.
  • Mike R.
    Mike ReandeauOctober 1, 2011
    Selection can be poor unless you want Safeway brands only
  • Jeffrey B.
    Jeffrey BlattmanMarch 27, 2011
    Pssst ... tamales?
  • Nick H.
    Nick HillAugust 16, 2014
    A little taste if hell
  • Alberto A.
    Alberto AlcantarJuly 21, 2012
    The lines are are horrible avoid it here unless u have to come
  • Alma L.
    Alma LopezJanuary 20, 2012
    Lately the lines are terrible
  • Thomas M.
    Thomas MarzanoMay 23, 2012
    Way to many piece of shit trash begin for money ..wish they'd all just FUCK OFF
  • Mark L.
    Mark LaCoreApril 23, 2010
    Hate. HATE the people that loiter out front.
  • Dylan G.
    Dylan GilesAugust 2, 2012
    This. Place. Is. Fucking. Horrible.
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