Best of Boston

Best Supermarket

1998 Best Supermarket, Kosher

The Butcherie

Brookline
This butcher shop in the Harvard Street borscht belt has been refurbished and expanded since news got around that kosher preparation of chicken and other […] read more»
1991 Best Supermarket, New

Bread & Circus

Brookline
More bread & Circus than Bread & Circus. Wow! read more»
1989 Best Supermarket

Bread & Circus

Newton Highlands
Where hippie and yuppie meet over whole-meal fettuccine. So who needs sugar anyway? read more»
1988 Best Supermarket

Bread & Circus

Newton
Why is it that people who work in “health food” places look a if they’re about to keel over? They probably don’t drink and smoke […] read more»
1985 Best Supermarket, Upscale

J. Bildner & Sons

Boston
Yuppies think they’ve died and gone to heaven. read more»
1984 Best Supermarket, Upscale

Bread and Circus

Where EDBs refuse to tread. read more»
1983 Best Supermarket, Discount

Edwards

The chain where you bring your own bags and boxes, among other antifrills. read more»
1983 Best Supermarket, Upscale

DeLuca’s Back Bay Market

Boston
The Charles Street location is fine, too. read more»
1982 Best Supermarket, Natural Foods

Bread & Circus

Cambridge, Brookline, and Wellesley
Terrific variety, and doesn’t smell like a supermarket. Maybe it’s Brookline’s or Wellesley’s air. We know it’s not Cambridge’s. read more»
1982 Best Supermarket, Discout

Edward’s Warehouse Store

Newton
Selection and price’s can’t be beat, even if you do have to bring your own bags. read more»
1982 Best Supermarket, Upscale

Roche Brothers

Wellesley
Very fresh produce, good cheese selection, and clean. read more»
1981 Best Supermarket, Natural Foods

Bread and Circus

Brookline
A new meat department and an expanded produce section make this a full-fledged all-purpose market. read more»
1980 Best Supermarket

Bread and Circus

Brookline
Freshest produce, finest selection of naturally preserved foods, and stuff you never see anywhere else. read more»
1976 Best Supermarket, All-Night

Star Market

Boston
Clean, well-stocked and so vast that some shoppers have never come back. Try it when you get a craving for paté at 4 a.m. read more»