Spokane Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations. 1925-2015

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in Spokane between 1925 and 2015, 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.


  • The 1925 Piggly Wiggly location was apparently unrelated to the later chain that was ultimately operated in Spokane by Safeway.
  • Spokane maintained an unusual address format at least through the 1960s: Instead of “100 N. Main St.” addresses were specified as “N100 Main St.” I have used the more conventional form here, which seems to work fine with Google Maps and also seems to be the currently preferred convention (since the 1990s).
  • The south and east suburban listings may be somewhat incomplete for 2010 and 2015.
  • Blog post detailing Safeway’s 1941 locations in Spokane here.

Store tags:

  • Albertsons
  • E.S. Burgan
  • Excell (co-op)
  • IGA
  • MacMarr
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Rosauer’s
  • Safeway/Pay’nTakit
  • Stone’s
  • Thrift (co-op)
  • Warehouse (co-op)
  • Yoke’s
Updated on 26 November 2022

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