Santa Barbara Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1926-1985

Santa Barabra, which introduced the world to An American Family (specifically the Loud family) and to Motel 6, was home to a number of chain locations including Piggly Wiggly, Safeway, A&P, Jodano’s, Smith’s Food King, and Lucky.

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Santa Barbara, Goleta, and Montecito between 1926 and 1985, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. It is generated through a live Google Spreadsheet so it reflects the latest information I have.

View and download a copy of this location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • Albertsons
  • Alpha Beta
  • Jordano’s
  • Lucky
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • S&K
  • Safeway
  • Smith’s Food King

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