photo of trader joe's storefront
  • Music Selection: inconclusive (can’t remember if TJ’s plays music in their stores)
  • Customer Service: 5/5 (we’ve all seen the tiktok!)
  • Floor Stickiness: 0/5 (never once encountered a sticky floor here!)
  • Product Selection: 5/5 (this is contigent on if the chili & lime chips are in stock)
  • Parking: 3/5 (honestly Joe it could be better!)
  • Overall: 4.75/5 (all in all, a good grocery store!)
photo of kroger storefront
  • Music Selection: 2/5 (very hit or miss..but mostly miss)
  • Customer Service: 5/5 (will only be giving this rating out bc regardless of service, grocery store workers are underpaid and overworked — signed, a former stressed out grocery store worker)
  • Floor Stickiness: 3/5 (sometimes inexplicably sticky)
  • Product Selection: 4.5/5 (I can usually find what I need, no complaints)
  • Parking: 4/5
  • Overall: 4/5 (I shop here the most, don’t tell Joe!)
photo of publix storefront
  • Music Selection: 3/5 (sometimes you might catch me humming along to a song or two)
  • Customer Service: 5/5
  • Floor Stickiness: 0/5
  • Product Selection: 3.75/5 (could be better, could be worse)
  • Parking: 4/5 (was there today and yep, you guessed it, I found a space)
  • Overall: 3.75/5 (yes, it’s lower than Kroger — I may regret this later on)
photo of whole foods storefront
  • Music Selection: inconclusive (cannot recall what type of music was played, it’s been a year since I’ve last been in a WF — thanks to COVID and distance!)
  • Customer Service: 5/5
  • Floor Stickiness: 0/5 (would go against their brand to have a sticky floor, so I get it)
  • Product Selection: 4/5 (would kill to get something from their hot bar right about now)
  • Parking: 5/5
  • Overall: 4.5/5 (petition to bring WF to Athens! give the people what they want and so rightfully deserve!)
photo of ingles storefront
  • Music Selection: 0/5 (worked here so I heard the same playlist over and over and over again — very unpleasant!)
  • Customer Service: 5/5
  • Floor Stickiness: 4/5 (I cleaned bathrooms often so the floor was always sticky in my opinion)
  • Product Selection: 3/5
  • Parking: 2/5 (yes there is always somewhere to park BUT the parking lot is so ominous and scary — as is the rest of the store — at night)
  • Overall: 2.75/5
photo of the fresh market storefront
  • Music Selection: inconclusive
  • Customer Service: 5/5
  • Floor Stickiness: 0/5 (would also be very off-brand to have sticky floors here)
  • Product Selection: 3/5 (yes they sell some very high brow foods befitting those with refined palates but it's all too much!)
  • Parking: 5/5 (honestly not ever really that busy)
  • Overall: 3/5 (its smug aura mocks me!)