Santa Cruz and Monterey Country Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1980

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties between 1925 and 1980, complied from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. It is generated through a live Google Spreadsheet so it reflects the latest information I have. You may view the list in the frame below or open it in a new window, which will give you more viewing options and the ability to download it or add it to your own Google Drive.


  • Watsonville listings after 1965 may or may not be complete.
  • Older Carmel street addresses could not be pinned down precisely.

Store tags:

  • Alberstons/Monte Mart
  • Alpha Beta
  • Lucky
  • Mayfair
  • Nob Hill
  • Purity
  • Safeway