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Grocery Store, Supermarket, and Food Truck
Southwest - Waterfront, Washington
  • Valerie F.
    "A great improvement from the old safeway at Waterside."(3 Tips)
    Danielle R.
    "They have a sushi bar, Starbucks and extensive sandwich shop"(5 Tips)
    Crystal U.
    "my fav grocery store"(3 Tips)
    Danyela H.
    "I love the French bread"(2 Tips)
40 Tips and reviews
  • bagels
  • wine
  • pastries
  • sushi
  • groceries
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  • Amanda F.
    Amanda FosterAugust 16, 2013
    I've always been scared to buy salad bar & go to a clerk as I thought they'd pack it carelessly. Alas, they truly care to keep it upright. Nice job!
  • Alan H.
    Alan H.August 1, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The bakery here is much much better than you would think a grocery store bakery is. The bagels, foccacia, and rolls are all delicious, as are the cupcakes and pastries. Read more
  • Derek J.
    Derek JonesSeptember 24, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    There is a self check-out line near Starbucks that tends to not have a line. You won't get a parking validation there though.
  • Crystal U.
    Crystal U.October 26, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    This is my fav grocery store and they have an awesome wine collection!
  • R W.
    R WillFebruary 20, 2013
    Nice spot. They have everything in here. Signature soup is delicious.
  • Danielle R.
    Danielle RicksAugust 20, 2011
    Simply the best Safeway ever. They have a sushi bar, Starbucks and extensive sandwich shop Read more
  • Andrea H.
    Andrea HJuly 9, 2013
    At first glance this looks like a pretty good Safeway. Then you try to function inside and there are alot of questions and frustrations. Shows a poorly managed store.
  • Amanda F.
    Amanda FosterOctober 8, 2014
    They CONSTANTLY close the sandwich bar early & CONSTANTLY run out of things everywhere.
  • TJ
    TJJune 18, 2011
    Wow. It WAS possible for Southwest to get more gentrified. I miss the old Safeway. It felt like an actual neighborhood supermarket, because it was.
  • Kristen M.
    Kristen MentastiMay 14, 2013
    True story. Tons of cops. Always think you are trying to steal.
  • Gary Y.
    Gary YOctober 22, 2012
    We practically survived off the deli food for 3 days here. Not much else around. Right next to Waterfront SEU Metro!
  • Emma C.
    Emma Carew GrovumMarch 24, 2013
    Service at the deli counter is so freaking slow; but the guys in the meat/fish counter are actually quite helpful
  • Javien D.
    Javien DawsonJanuary 4, 2013
    This is one of the best Safeway's in DC.
  • Amanda F.
    Amanda FosterJuly 24, 2013
    The sandwich station is slow as shit. Budget a minimum of 20 minutes if you would like a cold sandwich. Not nearly enough staffers.
  • Jules Winnfield
    Jules WinnfieldMarch 24, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Often disappointing in terms of selection, now & then this store holds surprises, like heirloom tomatoes.
  • Jeff M.
    Jeff MeadeAugust 26, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Careful with disaster planning here. The new Safeway is bigger, which only means more people in line!
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle StewartNovember 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Signature Cafe lunches are cheap and good!
  • A E.
    A EdwardsFebruary 21
    Love my store, but the SW one is so much better
  • Chickie M.
    Chickie M.February 12, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Make sure you check out the weekly circular...this Safeway has awesome sales!
  • William C.
    William CummingsDecember 6, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    God awful. Lines are always 15 min wait. Open more registers!!!!!!!!
  • Matt S.
    Matt SilvermanAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Worst checkout lines in DC. If you're here, you must be desperate. Free underground parking is nice though...
  • Valerie F.
    Valerie FenderJune 8, 2010
    Watch the expiry dates on the products! Very dissapointing. This was a problem with the old Safeway here. I'm dissapointed!
  • Mathew H.
    Mathew HartJuly 19, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Convenient shipping on H street.
  • Derek J.
    Derek JonesSeptember 14, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The Southwest Safeway
  • Danyela H.
    Danyela HillMarch 28, 2012
    I love the French bread
  • Mandy J.
    Mandy JenkinsAugust 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't even bother trying to order from the deli. There's never anyone back there and if they are there, they ignore you.
  • Richard
    RichardApril 3, 2011
    Don't steal!!!! They check every package on the receipt. New store, and the locals are still not trusted
  • Jeff M.
    Jeff MeadeFebruary 27, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    This Safeway rocks now! I won't shop anywhere else.
  • Raymond T.
    Raymond TellezFebruary 27, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    But groceries somewhere else. This is basically a large 7/11.
  • Marriop
    MarriopApril 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    They are no longer checking receipts at the door.
  • Valerie F.
    Valerie FenderJune 4, 2010
    A great improvement from the old safeway at Waterside.
  • marta w.
    marta washOctober 4, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Be aware of customer service they steal money not small either go for $100
  • Mario 😎
    Mario 😎September 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Serving up hate crimes in every aisle!
  • Jeff M.
    Jeff MeadeFebruary 16, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    They're checking receipts now so be prepared!
  • Nic R.
    Nic RusinackMarch 13, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Lines are awful on weeknights.
  • Herschel H.
    Herschel HooverApril 14, 2012
    There was a hot girl in an Italian Stallion t-shirt. I wasn't even mad when the deli messed up my sandwich. Again.
  • CARL
    CARLMay 9, 2013
    Worse deli time EVER... VERY INEFFICIENT.
  • Jeff M.
    Jeff MeadeFebruary 27, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    This Safeway rocks now!
  • Mandy J.
    Mandy JenkinsMay 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Always understocked.
  • Vladimir G.
    Vladimir GorshkovMarch 8, 2011
    If you're looking for anything organic fresh produce, don't even try here. Horrible produce, shelves empty, lettuce dried out. Gross!
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