Elizabeth Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1967

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in XXXX between 1925 and 1697, 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.


  • Linden locations from 1925 are not avilable.
  • Presumably the Safeway locations from 1963 were operating as Safeway First National.
  • A spreadsheet shared by Market Report Media indicates that there were very few changes by 1969, the last year when city directories were published for Elizabeth.

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • Acme
  • Eagle Grocery Co
  • First National/Finast
  • Food Fair
  • Foodtown
  • James Butler Grocery Co
  • National Grocery Co
  • Safeway
  • ShopRite
  • United
  • Universal
Updated on 17 March 2023