Local Food Shopping in Lancaster County

Lancaster is home to many large grocery chains, including Aldi, Giant, Lidl, Wegmans, Weis Markets, and Whole Foods. Below you will find locally owned markets and specialty food stores that thrive in our area and, as locals, often offer a more intimate setting and personal approach.

Locally Owned Super Markets

John Herr's Village Market, Inc. 
25 Manor Ave., Millersville

Shady Maple Farm Market
1324 Main St., East Earl

Stauffers of Kissel Hill
1050 Lititz Pike #9328, Lititz – 717-627-7654
301 Rohrerstown Rd., Lancaster – 717-397-4719

The Market at Oregon Dairy
2900 Oregon Pike, Lititz

Weiser's Market
680 Furnace Hills Pike, Lititz – 717-626-0271
805 Main St., Akron – 717-859-2765

Yoder’s Country Market
14 S. Tower Rd., New Holland

Small Local Grocers

Mandros Imported Foods
351 N. Charlotte St., Lancaster
A trusted family-owned-and-operated source for high-quality, hard-to-find imported and specialty gourmet foods for over 60 years. Well-known by locals for having delicious cheeses, deli meats, olives, pasta, oils and vinegars, and other staple ingredients for your favorite dishes. A must-stop shop for hard-to-find, imported and specialty gourmet foods, many of which are used by restaurants throughout the area.

West End Market
501 W. Lemon St., Lancaster
A third-generation market that has recently been purchased and is undergoing renovations. Neighborhood grocery store serving the residents of Lancaster and the Franklin and Marshall College community for over 50 years.

Lemon Street Market
241 W. Lemon St., Lancaster
A full-service grocery store, focusing on sustainable and healthy living, with many local, organic, vegan, and gluten-free options. Kitchen serves coffee, tea, espresso, fresh juices, smoothies, hot soup, and takeout items.

Freinschaft Market
398 Harrisburg Ave., #250, Lancaster
Serving foods traditional to Lancaster County while also embracing new and inspiring foods. Custom butchery, made-to-order sandwiches, prepared soups, salads and seasonal dishes, local and imported specialty foods and more.

Forry's Country Market
820 Ivy Dr., Lancaster
Family-owned and operated, the store has the “small-town” grocery store atmosphere. Departments: deli, produce, dairy, salads, baked goods, frozen, grocery bulk food, subs items unique to Forry’s: ready-to-eat subs and pretzel sandwiches, Sauerkraut in December and January, and party trays.

S. Clyde Weaver Smoked Meats
5253 Main St., East Petersburg and 1509 Lititz Pike, Lancaster
Also area farmers' markets (see website for details)
In business for 100 years, providing a wide variety of fresh, high-quality meat, cheese, and related products.

Discount Grocers
Sharp Shopper
Two locations in Lancaster (Leola and Ephrata)
Glenwood Foods
1614 Division Hwy., Ephrata 


Mr. Bill’s Fresh Seafood
430 Harrisburg Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603
Since 1973, Lancaster's year-round source for blue crabs! New space now also includes The Fat Crab Cafe.

Chesapeake Crab Connection 
2834 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, PA 17603
Outpost of a regional chain offering Maryland-style steamed crabs and other seafood specialties. Their blue crabs are caught fresh from their own boats and sized according to the "old-timers" standards.

The Classy Crab
3 Ruby St., Lancaster, PA 17603
A husband/wife owner-operated business that offers high-quality, fresh, live or steamed blue crabs at an affordable price.

International Grocery Stores

Everest Indian Grocery Store
1621 Columbia Ave., Lancaster

Asian Center Supermarket
2060 Bennett Ave., Lancaster
Supermarket in 13,500-square-foot space providing fresh vegetables, fruits and fish in Asia, as well as a full range of dry goods.

Asian Market
248 E. Liberty St., Lancaster
Provides fresh produce, meat, and bread. Rice comes in 5-, 10-, 25-, and 50-pound bags.

Asian Mini Mart (Nepali/Indian Grocery Store)
1831 Columbia Ave., Lancaster

Viet My Oriental Food Market
550 N. Franklin St., Lancaster 

El Pueblito Mexican Grocer
1027 Dillerville Rd., Lancaster
Featuring all types of Mexican products from snacks, produce, dairy, meats, and other Mexican staples such as canned goods, spices and chilies. Restaurant in back of store offers classic Mexican dishes.

European Grocery Store
1345 Fruitville Pike, Lancaster
Featuring Turkish, Russian and Eastern European groceries

Tabarek International Foods
798 New Holland Ave., Lancaster
Middle Eastern groceries and Halal meat. Everything in the store is halal, and in it you can find fresh beef and chicken, as long as a variety of frozen meats from basha to oxtail.

Community-Supported Agriculture
CSA is a production and marketing model where consumers buy shares of a farm’s harvest in advance, paying an agreed amount at the beginning of the growing season, either in one lump sum or in installments. It's a wonderful way to enjoy fresh produce while supporting our local farmers!

Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative
201 Running Pump Rd., Lancaster
Lancaster's oldest certified-organic farmer’s coop of over 120-plus family farmers with a focus on creating healthy high-quality foods from highly maintained and enriched soils on local, small-scale family farms. Their website includes a wonderful overview of what is in season at different times through the year.

150 Letort Rd., Millersville
The longest-running CSA farm in Lancaster County and an award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated to creating new life options for people who have disabilities.