39 Supermarkets in Cary (& counting)


Cary, NC — There are at least 39 supermarkets in Cary. We made a map of all of them.

How Many Supermarkets Are There in Cary?

The question came up during a staff meeting when we realized that at least five different supermarket names rest within a five minute drive of CaryCitizen headquarters.

We named at least 39 Cary supermarkets. You can click on our map below to see all of them.


Map of Cary supermarkets by Hal Goodtree.

Supermarket Wars

It’s been a big couple of years for Cary supermarkets. Harris Teeter and Food Lion still dominate the area, but, all of a sudden, some new-to-the-area stores are being thrown into the mix.

Publix opened at the corner of High House and Davis Drive in 2014, and Earth Fare opened in Park West Village only two months ago. Apart from Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Publix and Earth Fare, Cary shoppers can buy groceries from ALDI, Fresh Market, Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Kroger, Walmart Neighborhood Market and a selection of Asian Markets.

What supermarkets are near you?

Your Guide to Supermarkets

We’ve covered a lot of content about Cary supermarkets over the years including grand openings, controversies, guides, and media tours. Here are some of our most popular supermarket reads:


Map by Hal Goodtree. Story by Jessica Patrick. Read more about Cary supermarkets.

8 replies
  1. Hal Goodtree
    Hal Goodtree says:

    Hi all – We used a lot of open data to build the map. Funny how some listings were mysteriously misplaced. We also deleted a lot of duplicate entries.

    So: we’ve moved Reedy Creek Food Lion to its proper spot and added Today Asia.

    Thanks all for the help!

  2. Robert Campbell
    Robert Campbell says:

    Today Asia Market
    Kildaire Plaza
    1207 Kildaire Farm Rd
    Cary, NC 27511

  3. Bob Hickey
    Bob Hickey says:

    Looks like you moved the Food Lion/Reedy Creek to Weston Parkway.

    Also, why not include Target?

    • Hal Goodtree
      Hal Goodtree says:

      Thanks Gannt – That’s a great idea. Maybe we’ll get to it when we go back and update the story in the future.

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