All the essentials in Boston

From fresh fruit to fresh laundry, this is where local Airbnb hosts go for the basics.

Locals’ favourite places

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1. Whole Foods Market
115 Prospect St
107local recommendations
Rebecca
Rebecca says “The Whole Foods in Central Square is busy, and has a good meat counter, and decent produce. Close to...” ·
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2. Whole Foods Market
413 Centre St
85local recommendations
Kevin
Kevin says “Great wholesome food staffed by fantastic people. Zero attitude. Super helpful; always stuff on sale...” ·
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3. Market Basket
400 Somerville Ave
65local recommendations
Madeleine
Madeleine says “Hands down, the cheapest and best grocery store in the area. With that in mind, it does get crazy bu...” ·
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4. Trader Joe's
748 Memorial Dr
62local recommendations
Jeff&Liz
Jeff&Liz says “Cheaper prices & a friendly 'crew'. Good selection of cheeses. Some produce. Lots of frozen dinners ...” ·
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5. Trader Joe's
899 Boylston St
55local recommendations
Edward
Edward says “Trader Joe's values, two buck Chuck, frozen entrees, fresh produce, teas, nuts, etc. .8 miles or 16...” ·
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6. Whole Foods Market
45 Beacon St
62local recommendations
Shiyi
Shiyi says “A good-sized grocery store that carries natural/organic food products. There are a few other WF Mar...” ·
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7. Whole Foods Market
15 Westland Ave
63local recommendations
Justin
Justin says “Closest full scale supermarket. Just cut through SW corridor park and only a 5 minute walk. If you...” ·
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8. Hmart Cambridge
581 Massachusetts Ave
65local recommendations
Joan
Joan says “Great meet-up space right at the Central Sq subway! A truly ? Parisian style bakery w pastry/ coffee...” ·
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9. Whole Foods Market
340 River St
62local recommendations
Jeff&Liz
Jeff&Liz says “Quality food, tho' pricey. Plenty of dinner-to-go choices. A hot & a cold food bar. Roast Chicken- 1...” ·
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10. Whole Foods Market
181 Cambridge St
61local recommendations
Rebecca
Rebecca says “A larger Whole Foods, with tons of hot prepared foods, close to MGH (Boston/Beacon Hill). Good publi...” ·
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11. Star Market
53 Huntington Ave
52local recommendations
Edward
Edward says “Shaw's is .5 miles from your front door, a 10 minute walk. The largest closest Supermarket extensi...” ·
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12. Trader Joe's
1317 Beacon St
52local recommendations
Marika
Marika says “A little bit farther down on the C line, but great for groceries. Definitely the best bargain aroun...” ·
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13. Whole Foods Market
200 Alewife Brook Pkwy
42local recommendations
Caitlin
Caitlin says “Whole Foods boasts the largest selection of local and organic foods in the area, Located in the Fres...” ·
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14. Foodie's Markets
1421 Washington St
39local recommendations
Edward
Edward says “Foodies is 8 minutes away and it's great for groceries... a lot of speciality items w reasonable pri...” ·
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15. Whole Foods Market
15 Washington St
45local recommendations
Robin
Robin says “Great organic produce, can be expensive but it's walking distance. You can also get good prepared fo...” ·
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16. Star Market
49 White St
36local recommendations
Beth
Beth says “The closest full-service grocery store. Good sized parking lot but it can be very busy at peak times...” ·
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17. Broadway Marketplace
468 Broadway
25local recommendations
S
S says “A good sized, well stocked, fresh grocery store. You get meat, fish, veggies and pretty everything y...” ·
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18. Formaggio Kitchen
244 Huron Ave
32local recommendations
Amy
Amy says “Formaggio is so much more than one of the best cheese shops in the country. Throw a dinner party - p...” ·
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19. Foodie's Markets South Boston
230 W Broadway
25local recommendations
Donny & Christopher
Donny & Christopher says “Locally owned and operated. A good urban market. Also, has a small prepared foods section” ·
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20. Stop & Shop
301 Centre St
35local recommendations
Jared
Jared says “JP's most economical grocery store - good if you are doing a big grocery run. Not as close as City F...” ·
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21. Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St
28local recommendations
Vivek
Vivek says “U.S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals, 2014-15. Located West End neighbo...” ·
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22. Star Market
20 Sidney St
31local recommendations
Joan
Joan says “Large commercial grocery store located on the second floor of the Meridian hotel complex. All the u...” ·
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23. Harvest Co-Op Market
580 Massachusetts Ave
27local recommendations
Joan
Joan says “A full service food co-op. Open to the public. Complete grocery items including deli for take out. B...” ·
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24. Whole Foods Market
348 Harrison Ave
31local recommendations
Allison
Allison says “Whole Foods. Easy to get to using the 9 bus (even easier to get home - the 9 stops right outside of ...” ·
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25. Trader Joe's
211 Alewife Brook Pkwy
32local recommendations
Caitlin
Caitlin says “A short T-Ride away, Trade Joe's is hands down my favorite, and affordable grocery store in the area...” ·
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26. Star Market
33 Kilmarnock St
27local recommendations
Will & Mari
Will & Mari says “24-hour supermarket with a large parking lot- a bit of a trek on foot, but perfect for anyone with ...” ·
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27. Stop & Shop
713 E Broadway
23local recommendations
Tiffany
Tiffany says “Grocery store, not as great as Foodie's, but more selection for regular items if needed.” ·
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28. CVS
467 Centre St
19local recommendations
Maria Elena
Maria Elena says “Pharmacy with full selection of personal care items plus some groceries like milk, bread, etc.” ·
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29. Roche Bros. West Roxbury
1800 Centre St
12local recommendations
Ella & Will
Ella & Will says “Large up-scale grocery store. Walkable in 15 mins. Fish counter, bakery, lots of ready prepared meal...” ·
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30. Star Market
1717 Beacon Street
18local recommendations
Sandrine
Sandrine says “Conveniently located two blocks away from home.” ·