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Festival Foods

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MultiMMan
2018-06-21T02:37:27.663Z
Very clean, well lit, with a pleasant atmosphere. Some of the food is a little pricy, but not badly enough to keep me away. The nice cheerful staff definitely make it worth it, nobody here has brushed me off or treated me poorly.
Nelson Cho
2018-06-07T18:20:01.317Z
ive rarely written a review on anything before. much less for grocery stores. but the staff here are just too friendly and helpful. makes me feel like im in an amusement park or something. little gestures of kindness amd genuine hellos really make this store (and the world) a better place. :) keep it up
Rebecca Compton-Allen
2018-06-06T01:49:39.000Z
We’ve been enjoying this store since it opened.
Henry Issac
2018-06-04T13:14:45.219Z
Affordable products, fresh meats and sea foods. Great customer service.
Cory F.
2018-05-22
Convenient place to go nearby for cheap beers and food at times and they have a sweet wine ($14,000+) machine upstairs to drink from. Trivia on Friday's at 7pm upstairs. Workers are helpful. Sometimes their food can be more expensive than surrounding grocery stores.
2018-05-22
Convenient place to go nearby for cheap beers and food at times and they have a sweet wine ($14,000+) machine upstairs to drink from. Trivia on Friday's at 7pm …
Cory F.
2018-05-22
Convenient place to go nearby for cheap beers and food at times and they have a sweet wine ($14,000+) machine upstairs to drink from. Trivia on Friday's at 7pm upstairs. Workers are helpful. Sometimes their food can be more expensive than surrounding grocery stores.
Otto
2018-05-21T03:21:49.922Z
Great grocery store with good prices in Madison
2018-05-13
I am staying at the Sheraton for two weeks while going to classes at Epic and I decided that $2.50 a bottle of water was too much and I had to find a place to grab a …
Jozsef R.
2018-05-13
I am staying at the Sheraton for two weeks while going to classes at Epic and I decided that $2.50 a bottle of water was too much and I had to find a place to grab a few things. I could not have picked better than Festival Foods. The store is very clean and organized. The bakery has a nice assortment of breads and sweets. I grabbed some water and pretzels. The prices are what's to be expected. The part that shines the most is the salad and hot bar. Unlike some places, the area was nice and clean. The salad was bright and fresh and all the toppings you could want are available. I didn't want to be too much of a glutton and put some peas and chicken on it. I also tried the pasta salad, it was fabulous. The pasta was cooked perfectly and the sauce with it was not too tart or sweet. Pure perfection. The pulled pork looked great, so I had to grab a small container of it. Awesome choice. Some pulled porks can become stringy, dry and over cooked. This was NOT. The BBQ sauce was just right and the pork juicy and tender. I also tried the chicken tenders, which were phenomenal and I added a side of potato wedges. The wedges were crispy in the outside and soft in the inside. Both the chicken and the wedges were nicely seasoned and delightful. My only regret is that we don't have a Festival Foods in MA. When I come back for Epic training in June, I'm looking forward to visiting Festival Foods again.
Jozsef R.
2018-05-13
I am staying at the Sheraton for two weeks while going to classes at Epic and I decided that $2.50 a bottle of water was too much and I had to find a place to grab a few things. I could not have picked better than Festival Foods. The store is very clean and organized. The bakery has a nice assortment of breads and sweets. I grabbed some water and pretzels. The prices are what's to be expected. The part that shines the most is the salad and hot bar. Unlike some places, the area was nice and clean. The salad was bright and fresh and all the toppings you could want are available. I didn't want to be too much of a glutton and put some peas and chicken on it. I also tried the pasta salad, it was fabulous. The pasta was cooked perfectly and the sauce with it was not too tart or sweet. Pure perfection. The pulled pork looked great, so I had to grab a small container of it. Awesome choice. Some pulled porks can become stringy, dry and over cooked. This was NOT. The BBQ sauce was just right and the pork juicy and tender. I also tried the chicken tenders, which were phenomenal and I added a side of potato wedges. The wedges were crispy in the outside and soft in the inside. Both the chicken and the wedges were nicely seasoned and delightful. My only regret is that we don't have a Festival Foods in MA. When I come back for Epic training in June, I'm looking forward to visiting Festival Foods again.
Veni V.
2018-04-20
I love Festival - this is where I get all my grocery shopping done. I try to get all my shopping done in one stop - but that's why I have to give it 4 stars. Some days, the are completely out of produce I need - like jalapeños, cilantro, etc. They have organic versions of them if you're desperate but they are a lot more expensive. They have an Asian section, but it's a lot of basic things. I always have to go to an Asian store to get more specific spices/powders/noodles that I would expect to be at festival. I am aware you can request them to stock certain things - Haven't gotten around to that yet but maybe one of these days I will. Anyway, onto the good stuff. The workers here are super friendly, the store is always clean and the liquor section is pretty damn good. They have a very good section for vegetarian/vegan food. Almond milk, beyond meat brand, daiya cheese, you name it. They also have a place where you can buy ready made food like pastas, lasagna, potatoes, etc. (Sushi and rotisserie chicken too!) If you want to eat then and there, you can take it up to the Mezz and microwave it. There's plenty of seating up there and free Wi-Fi as well! If you're in the mood for some drinks, there's a bar with really affordable drinks and free popcorn :) We've played shuffle board here, sat on the balcony when it was warm and even played trivia! Super odd one of my favorite places to just hangout is the bar above my grocery store but hey, that's what makes it special!
2018-04-20
I love Festival - this is where I get all my grocery shopping done. I try to get all my shopping done in one stop - but that's why I have to give it 4 stars. Some days, the …
Veni V.
2018-04-20
I love Festival - this is where I get all my grocery shopping done. I try to get all my shopping done in one stop - but that's why I have to give it 4 stars. Some days, the are completely out of produce I need - like jalapeños, cilantro, etc. They have organic versions of them if you're desperate but they are a lot more expensive. They have an Asian section, but it's a lot of basic things. I always have to go to an Asian store to get more specific spices/powders/noodles that I would expect to be at festival. I am aware you can request them to stock certain things - Haven't gotten around to that yet but maybe one of these days I will. Anyway, onto the good stuff. The workers here are super friendly, the store is always clean and the liquor section is pretty damn good. They have a very good section for vegetarian/vegan food. Almond milk, beyond meat brand, daiya cheese, you name it. They also have a place where you can buy ready made food like pastas, lasagna, potatoes, etc. (Sushi and rotisserie chicken too!) If you want to eat then and there, you can take it up to the Mezz and microwave it. There's plenty of seating up there and free Wi-Fi as well! If you're in the mood for some drinks, there's a bar with really affordable drinks and free popcorn :) We've played shuffle board here, sat on the balcony when it was warm and even played trivia! Super odd one of my favorite places to just hangout is the bar above my grocery store but hey, that's what makes it special!
Jenny K
2018-04-02
I have fallen in love with this grocery store. The staff here is amazing, friendly, and super helpful. They will help you with any questions you might have. The store itself is huge for being in downtown Madison. It has easy to access under ground parking. They make all kinds of goodies here in the bakery and deli. And offer a great selection of bulk foods. I was also impressed with all the different product brands they carry. It's a great downtown grocery store!