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Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's

Grocery Store, Wine Shop, and Supermarket
Hillcrest, San Diego
  • Svetlana K.
    "Hummus quarter is the best ever u can get for $4.99."(2 Tips)
    Alfred A.
    "Love this store but it can get crowded at times."(2 Tips)
    Ravenale D.
    "Pumpkin cheesecakes are in the house!"(2 Tips)
    "The Frozen mac n cheese.. Omg have to try it :)"(2 Tips)
44 Tips and reviews
  • healthy food
  • hummus
  • Italian food
  • desserts
  • wine
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  • Gem B.
    Gem BFebruary 5, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Cheap produce, great wraps, free samples.
  • Alfred A.
    Alfred AvilaOctober 26, 2015
    Love this store but it can get crowded at times.
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaApril 24, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Wine & organic produce, what more do you need?!
  • Paul S.
    Paul SmithDecember 31, 2014
    Crowded as all get out. Parking lot sucks
  • Alfa S.
    Alfa SantosNovember 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    This place is more often than not, busy, however, the cashiers do try to get you outta there quickly.
  • S G.
    S G MNovember 5, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Don't be scared if you come in and it's packed... The lines are fast.... Trust me one you are here might as well get everything you need... And don't forget your wine🍷🍪🍰🍧🍗
  • Perriann H.
    Perriann HodgesSeptember 4, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Did you know that if you wanted to taste something, you could ask a sales associate and they will open ANYTHING!
  • Perriann H.
    Perriann HodgesAugust 23, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    I love everything here. Period.
  • Svetlana K.
    Svetlana KuzinaJune 26, 2014
    Hummus quarter is the best ever u can get for $4.99. [regular+roastedGarlic+spicy+tomato]. We love it especially with yellow corn tortillas!!!!
  • Ian W.
    Ian WrightApril 2, 2014
    Aisles are skinny. Not a problem for TJ's shoppers, for the most part, but worth noting. The width would not work at Wal-Mart.
  • Leah L.
    Leah LipsonMarch 28, 2014
    Bring your bags!
  • Ravenale D.
    Ravenale DragonheartSeptember 10, 2013
    Pumpkin cheesecakes are in the house!
  • Justin O.
    Justin O'NeillSeptember 3, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Pumpkin ice cream is back!!!!
  • Brandon S.
    Brandon SmithAugust 21, 2013
    Bob Filner recall petition signing this evening.
  • Tracy B.
    Tracy BrownFebruary 7, 2013
    Don't come the day before a big holiday that involves cooking! Be at least 2 days early to avoid the rush. Otherwise there's no parking!
  • Alison K.
    Alison KSeptember 21, 2012
    Love Trader Joes but the parking lot at this location is awful. Not nearly enough parking.
  • Peggy G.
    Peggy GartinJuly 19, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Open daily 9-9.
  • David K.
    David KMay 23, 2012
    ask the clerks for a recommendation
  • Moo J.
    Moo JuMay 6, 2012
  • Ed B.
    Ed BelmonteApril 5, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Love their honey almonds, delicious
  • Ed B.
    Ed BelmonteApril 5, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Some really hot guys working here, wine selection the best at cheap
  • Fatima C.
    Fatima CheatomApril 3, 2012
    The staff is super friendly. I suggest u try the marinated meats!
  • Daniel M.
    Daniel MarshallMarch 19, 2012
    Park in the garage....
  • Stephen L.
    Stephen LeitnerFebruary 27, 2012
    Good coffee
  • Jennifer P.
    Jennifer PersonetteFebruary 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Secret parking lot behind the store:)
  • Jessica G.
    Jessica GarrowAugust 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    I love the product, but this place & the parking lot here is chock full of the biggest idiots on the planet. Sometimes I wonder if it's worth it... til I get home w/ all my goodies.
  • Matt C.
    Matt ClaytonAugust 24, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Free high fives from the mayor!
  • Ex-Sailor
    Ex-SailorJuly 30, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best all natural dog treats in san diego.
  • Patrick P.
    Patrick PierceJuly 20, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Reserved for Matt, Mayor of the Metal Milkbox. All others gnash your teeth despair and fill our cups with your tears!!
  • Patrick P.
    Patrick PierceJuly 17, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    For only those who truly rock hard.
  • Matt C.
    Matt ClaytonJuly 15, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    In your face Patrick and jeff!
  • Ilya N.
    Ilya N.May 11, 2011
    Trader Joe's cilantro and jalapeno hummus...incredibly satisfying ...especially with some pita chips!
  • Matt C.
    Matt ClaytonMarch 23, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    In your face Jason!
  • Leah S.
    Leah SadowskiFebruary 17, 2011
    Vegetarian Flat bread pizzas and Eggplant fillets (in freezer section) that are absolutely to die for!
    KitchenKonfidence.comDecember 21, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Just picked up a package of Brussels sprouts to make my quick, healthy and delish Golden Brussels Sprouts. For this recipe and other seasonal side dishes, check out
  • wheat knee
    wheat kneeOctober 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Beluga lentils nom nom!!
  • Erin
    ErinSeptember 17, 2010
    The Frozen mac n cheese.. Omg have to try it :)
  • Dust A.
    Dust AgentSeptember 5, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    My personal favorites are the dark chocolate edamame, raspberry torte, peanut butter filled pretzels and the soy chorizo burrito.
  • Wine H.
    Wine HarlotsSeptember 4, 2010
    Can you say cheese?
  • Ray E.
    Ray ElkinsAugust 26, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    No lie, this TJ's has the hottest women shopping in it all the time. They may be lesbian, but that's okay...I like women too. :-)
  • Dan S.
    Dan SuchyApril 16, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Like pizza? How about dumb questions? So buy the $1.29 TJ pizza dough, their $2 jar of pizza sauce, and a few bucks in toppings. Better, cheaper, and healthier than any frozen pizza.
  • Mai L.
    Mai LoveApril 12, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Organic Olive Oil Popcorn is sooo bomb!
  • aFAview
    aFAviewMarch 1, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Don't come here on a Sunday night at 6:00pm. :(
  • Jordan S.
    Jordan SnodgrassJanuary 16, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Chimay Blue for $9.99!!! Lowest I've found it in SD -- way cheaper than Ralph's next door.
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