The Lowdown on the Best Places to Buy Groceries in Milford NH

Grocery shopping is one of those important chores that every household has to manage every week.  There are a variety of great places to do your grocery shopping in the Milford, New Hampshire area.  Here is the lowdown on our top picks that are close to your Milford apartment.

Market Basket

The top choice for Milford residents is Market Basket at 21 Jones Road just off the Route 101 By-pass.  This chain of stores offers high quality produce and meat.  They are known for the vast variety of groceries that they carry as well as a very good café with ready to heat sandwiches, pizza and sushi.  The staff is knowledgeable and friendly.  Store hours are from 8am to 9pm.  The Market Basket chain is a well-known family run operation.  It is very easy to park here.

Shaw’s

This large supermarket is located at 586 Nashua Road in Milford.  Resident’s at Red Oak’s apartments at Eastern Trails and the Ridge at Eastern Trails can walk to Shaw's on a newly constructed sidewalk.  Shaw’s is a large chain of stores with a big selection of groceries.  This location also has a pharmacy.  Shaw’s has many store brands that are delicious and of high quality.  The store is always clean and the friendly staff is willing to go out of their way to help you.  We especially love the bakery at this location.  The variety of cakes and special occasion desserts is always good.  The store is open from 8am to 9pm.

Super Walmart

If you are looking to combine your grocery shopping with getting your household products, clothing or gift items all in one stop then go to the Walmart Super Center located at 85 NH-101A in Amherst NH.  This store is just 5 minutes from the Red Oak Apartments at Eastern Trials and The Ridge at Eastern Trails.  It is 10 minutes to Milford Trails Apartments and 15 minutes to Highland Estates Apartments.  As with most Walmart stores pricing is very competitive and there are many opportunities to buy in bulk here.  In addition to grocery shopping be sure to check out the meat department.  The butcher is onsite and will help you select exactly the choice cuts you may need.  After getting your groceries- stock up on household paper goods, soaps, detergents and cleaning products at a great price.  Need more reasons to stop here?  Check out the garden center for beautiful flowers and all that you need for your green thumb.  The store has a beauty shop, vision center and a pharmacy too.  Walmart is open from 6am to 11pm every day.

Milford Convenience Store

Sometimes you don’t need to do a big order of groceries.  If you want to just pick up a few essentials like milk or bread.  It’s easy to run into a convenience store to do this.  We like the Milford Convenience Store at 92 Union Street.  They are open from 6am to 9pm and are convenient to our Highland Estates Apartments.  Prices are higher when you choose to shop in a smaller store like this but the ease of just running in for a few things is worth the extra price. 

Fitch’s Corner Farm Stand

When you want the freshest produce that is in season then you must try Fitch’s Farm Stand.  They are located at 499 N River Rd in Milford.  This farm stand is worth going to in the summer for farm fresh native NH corn, tomatoes and produce.  All year long you can buy raw cow’s milk, bakery goods and locally made jams and jellies.  They are open year-round from 8am to 5pm. 

Live in an Apartment Community that is Close to Grocery Shopping

Choose a studio, 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartment home from Red Oak Apartments.  The variety of locations and styles in Milford make Red Oak the largest provider of apartment homes in Milford, NH.  Doing your grocery shopping will be easy as their locations are never more than a 10 minute or less drive to the choices we have covered in this blog.  Contact Red Oak for your next Milford apartment.