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Stanley's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Stanley's Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Fruit & Vegetable Store and Grocery Store
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  • Alexander S.
    "Most awesome fruit and veggie place, and easy to bike to on Elston."(5 Tips)
    Ashley s.
    "Fresh organic produce at an affordable price."(4 Tips)
    Emily S.
    "Amazingly cheap produce, especially in large quantities!"(2 Tips)
    Julie A.
    "Fantastic prices on organic fruits and vegetables!"(2 Tips)
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  • Brittany T.
    Brittany TowersMay 10, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    I love Stanley's. If you juice a lot this is the place to go to get cheap fruits and veggies. Sometimes you have to pick through stuff but it is totally worth it.
  • Elly D.
    Elly DeutchDecember 2, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Best prices and freshest organic fruits and vegetables available in Chicago! I spend 1/4 the amount on my groceries here than any other place in the city.
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BuggyJune 24, 2016
    Amazing selection of produce. They also have a cooler of chicken from a regional farm, and a decent deli! Not many packaged goods though.
  • Timothy M.
    Timothy MadsenMarch 17, 2014
    It was a great place to shop. Calm but crowded for a Sunday. Stanley's Deli in back. Fruits & veggies for awesome prices!! Some items a bit more but not outrageous.
  • Rosa L.
    Rosa LopezDecember 1, 2012
    Been coming here since a baby and I'm still coming in and will continue too they have awesome fresh produce at great prices
  • Catherine Y.
    Catherine YoshimuraMarch 1, 2015
    Stanley allows the Sisters of Notre Dame to sell their French pastries on the weekend! These were the nuns who were featured on the television about surviving the freezing cold. Lemon tarts-beautiful!
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoMay 23, 2012
    Anybody who says it's expensive to eat organic has never been to Stanley's. This market is crazy cheap—typical finds include a pound of organic carrots for a buck. -RW Read more
  • Kfunky
    KfunkyNovember 22, 2012
    Mike was really helpful. We were looking for the perfect pumpkin for my fondue pumpkin and Mike grabbed one and weighed it for us. What a guy!
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoJune 4, 2012
    Anybody who says it's expensive to eat organic has never been to Stanley's. This market is crazy cheap—typical finds include a pound of organic carrots for a buck.
  • Lisa W.
    Lisa WJune 18, 2012
    Best place to buy produce if you are going to juice it. Some of the stuff doesn't last long, but it's crazy cheap!
  • Ashley P.
    Ashley PMay 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Holy moly, the homemade guacamole! Other goodies (besides produce, duh): olive oil, roasted peanuts and sunflower seeds.
  • Christopher
    ChristopherFebruary 21, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    French pastries from the sisters of St Roger's Abbey sold here every Saturday and Sunday
  • Nikolas S.
    Nikolas SmithSeptember 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing selection, exceptional value, low prices. I'm definitely making this a regular stop!
  • Ben P.
    Ben PerezJanuary 8, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're not looking for organic produce, make sure you double check what you're picking up. The stuff nearest the door is organic.
  • Shinji K.
    Shinji KuwayamaJune 13, 2015
    This is essentially a produce liquidator. The stock is good but is at the absolute end of its lifetime
  • Paul L.
    Paul LimonApril 26, 2016
    Quick in and quick out for fresh and inexpensive produce. Always have great specials.
  • Julie A.
    Julie AndrusykMay 16, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Fantastic prices on organic fruits and vegetables!
  • Sarah V.
    Sarah VelascoJanuary 13, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Always busy and parking can be difficult. But worth it for the cheep prices!
  • Emily S.
    Emily SDecember 21, 2014
    Amazingly cheap produce, especially in large quantities!
  • Richard S.
    Richard StilesOctober 28, 2012
    Produce is generally very ripe, so consume within a day or so. Avoid the urge to stock up.
  • Hillman P.
    Hillman PhilistiaFebruary 6, 2015
    Start from opposite side, the left, pick up the organic produce first then get the rest.
  • Ashley B.
    Ashley BuzieckiAugust 25, 2014
    So many great organic options and all for good prices.
  • Alexander S.
    Alexander SchrockSeptember 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Most awesome fruit and veggie place, and easy to bike to on Elston.
  • Maria S.
    Maria SabatiniMarch 14, 2012
    you cannot beat these fresh fruits & veggies especially at this low price
  • Jeff C.
    Jeff CarterMay 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best potato chips in the world are made onsite here. Jiminy Chips.
  • William F.
    William FayenJanuary 11, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The prices aren't the only thing that is delicious.
  • Ashley s.
    Ashley strahanJuly 10, 2012
    Fresh organic produce at an affordable price. I feel like I just found a gold mine.
  • Aaron R.
    Aaron RohNovember 23, 2014
    Great selection on fruits and veggies! The price is right
  • Hannah ..
    Hannah ...January 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    come early on weekends for homemade PICO DE GALLO
  • Sofía B.
    Sofía BermúdezJanuary 23, 2014
    Amazing prices I couldn't believe it
  • Brittany L.
    Brittany L.April 23, 2011
    Homemade sweet potato chips are awesome! Left of the cash registers.
  • Chef Josh K.
    Chef Josh KattJuly 25, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Value quality produce - use same day or the next!
  • LaLaLauren
    LaLaLaurenOctober 18, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    It's best to visit first thing in the morning right when they get the shipments. Also, its way less crowded.
  • Heather W.
    Heather WilliamsMay 15, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    My #manfriend was shocked to get all of his produce for $56 after guessing he'd spend $100+
  • Lina G.
    Lina GonzoOctober 18, 2012
    Amazing variety of super delicious breads!
  • Dulce V.
    Dulce VillarrealDecember 18, 2016
    This place is amazing to buy fruit and vegetables. It's really cheap.
  • Jaye J.
    Jaye JalsoDecember 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Produce is rock bottom prices; check for freshness
  • Kostya K.
    Kostya KekhaevJune 28, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't expect to find everything you need, especially toward the end of the day - once something is gone, it's not getting replenished until after close.
  • Beth M.
    Beth MoonMarch 21, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Fresh fruits and veggies, about 1/3 of which are organic. The prices CANNOT be beat and the in-store music is solid. Can be crazy crowded on weekend days.
  • Anamaria H.
    Anamaria HernandezJanuary 9, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great deals on produce ... but make sure you eat it fast.
  • Jenn L.
    Jenn LiggettJuly 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Beautiful and affordable fruits and veggies!!
  • Stephanie B.
    Stephanie BrieloffJune 4, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Fresh produce at great rates!!!
  • Fit Girl I.
    Omg! Entire bag of organic produce for $13?!?!! Amazing
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda SchulzeSeptember 16, 2010
    Love this place for apples berries and yogurt. Not a complete grocery store.
  • Kristine Y.
    Kristine YuenNovember 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Always check your produce before buying, cheap prices but be careful
  • Z K.
    Z KhanNovember 25, 2012
    Cheapest intelligentsia coffee beans here
  • 311aura
    311auraFebruary 17, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Must try the guacamole ^___________^
  • Donna J.
    Donna JohnsonJanuary 7, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Very inexpensive produce!
  • JR87
    JR87April 29, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Delicious juicy watermelon!
  • Hector
    HectorSeptember 12, 2014
    Fruits & Vegetables.
  • Connie P.
    Connie PraterJune 16, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    No place is cheaper for produce than Stanley's!!!
  • Louisa D.
    Louisa DeLeonApril 13, 2014
    Awesome deals!
  • Dj Droppa
    Dj DroppaOctober 11, 2014
    In joy the fresh vegetables here ...
  • Charlotte E.
    Charlotte EriksenFebruary 11, 2012
    BEST place for cheap cheap cheap produce
  • Kenneth S.
    Kenneth StokesFebruary 14, 2012
    Fresh fruit
  • Scott Z.
    Scott ZhangSeptember 28, 2013
    Magical!!!!!
  • Chelsea F.
    Chelsea FeltchApril 1, 2013
    Worst parking lot known to man. I don't have a suggestion fto help that, just thought you should know.
  • Sylvia M.
    Sylvia MaruszewskiFebruary 24, 2012
    Love this place.
  • Aimee G.
    Aimee GoudasMay 1, 2011
    Case of strawberries for $0.49 tonight!
  • Renee P.
    Renee PrisbleDecember 1, 2014
    The prices
  • JaRita S.
    JaRita SandovalOctober 12, 2011
    Good pineapples
  • Masha R.
    Masha RykovaFebruary 11, 2010
    Have great fruits & vegetables
  • Megan G.
    Megan GatesMay 3, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't go on Sundays. Crazy busy.
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