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Readers' Choice: Vote for Best Grocery Store

Patch readers nominated the best grocery store in Anne Arundel County so vote to determine which one is the Readers’ Choice 2012 winner.

Where can you find the best grocery store in Anne Arundel County? Cast your vote to let us know.

Patch is relaunching its Readers’ Choice program and we’re asking you, your friends, family, neighbors, coworkers and anyone else who knows about the area to participate.

Nominations were accepted through July 9 and include:

  • Angel's in Pasadena
  • Giant in Severna Park
  • Graul's Market in Cape St. Claire
  • Lauers in Pasadena
  • Mars in Pasadena
  • Organic Market in Severna Park
  • Shop Rite in Glen Burnie
  • Shoppers Food Warehouse in Millersville
  • Whole Foods in Annapolis

Winners in all Readers' Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24.

Sign up for the newsletter of your local Patch to get community information and updates on the Readers' Choice contest.

The poll will open to accept votes from registered Patch users starting on July 23 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17.

Judy Campbell June 18, 2012 at 12:23 PM
Graul's Market - Cape St. Claire. Hands down the best: best produce, best customer service, best selection, best bag packers.
Lisa Whiting Tessicini June 18, 2012 at 12:33 PM
Lauers in Pasadena Maryland ~ The BEST bakery, fastest checkout/customer service, best of everything!!!!!! We wouldn't get our cakes anywhere but from Lauers! Stephanie is also the best decorator ~ very easy to work with and very creative!!!
Philip D June 18, 2012 at 12:38 PM
Shop Rite in Glen Burnie. Yes, Glen Burnie. Clean, great prices, and they double coupons!
Jessica Miles Klug June 18, 2012 at 01:43 PM
I have to agree that Lauer's is the best. Great customer service, great prices, and of course because it's a LOCAL business.
Earl Brinkmeyer June 18, 2012 at 02:25 PM
Angels, hands down. Since I moved into the area in 1972 the Clocker family have always catered to the community's needs and wants. A small country store service in a nice modern supermarket. What more could you want.
kathy lapinski June 18, 2012 at 04:51 PM
Giant in Bowie!
Jen Reilly June 18, 2012 at 05:45 PM
I'm a hard-core Whole Foods fan.
Marion Keane June 19, 2012 at 01:41 PM
I love going to Graul's at Cape St. Claire--food is excellent, everyone is helpful and friendly and there is no problem finding what you need.
Teresa Grenagle June 19, 2012 at 06:22 PM
Lauers in Pasadena Maryland ~ The best bakery around, fastest checkout/customer service, and amazing products to offer. My family and I wouldn't get our cakes anywhere but from Lauers! Stephanie is also the best decorator. She is very easy to work with and very creative. Plus some of employees there know you by your name and remember what products you get all the time.
Karen Wiltz June 19, 2012 at 06:56 PM
Lauers all the way!!!!!
Kathleen Hopkins June 20, 2012 at 12:31 AM
Giant in Severna Park -- great prices, wonderful staff!
J. J. Fitzgerald June 20, 2012 at 05:49 PM
Lauer's Supermarket in Pasadena. I love shopping there. Many of the employees there know me by name. Some even know my favorite bakery, deli, and hot food items. I work in Glen Burnie and some of my coworker will get me to bring in some of their wonderful bakery items.
Dale Jordan June 21, 2012 at 09:01 PM
Shoppers Millersville
Nic Kipke June 23, 2012 at 01:18 AM
It is a tough choice between Lauer's and Angel's. But I would have to say Lauer's because of their bakery.
Stephanie June 23, 2012 at 03:23 AM
I second the Shop Rite in Glen Burnie and that says something since the closest grocery store to me is Angel's.
Amy June 24, 2012 at 01:52 PM
Amy Mars Pasadena
Friends of Broadneck Park June 25, 2012 at 11:15 PM
Graul's hands down. Everyone there knows MY name and my son's name and he knows theirs! (he is 3) I love the brands they carry; the people behind the fish counter are always there to tell me what is best and delicious, and they are community activists with Donna and Pat doing the Polar Bear Plunge, their support of My Brother's Pantry and the ASPCA. During the last major power outage they stayed opened, and fetched emergency goods for their customers despite probably losing thousands in food stuffs. Great neighborhood food store.
Susan Whipps Purdy June 28, 2012 at 03:08 AM
Hands down - Lauer's!
S Murphy June 29, 2012 at 06:56 PM
Lauer's is the best for sure!
bn July 08, 2012 at 10:12 PM
Giant for convenience, variety of goods, and speed of transaction. But Graul's Cape St. Claire for their Deli.
SP Neighbor July 11, 2012 at 06:07 PM
The Organic Market in Severna Park. Only go to the Giant if pressed. Safeway a distant third.

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