Grocery Stores

While you can find delicious vegan food in every grocery store – things like fruits, vegetables, pasta, rice, potatoes, beans, nuts, lentils, cereal, chips, granola bars and more (most stores also carry soy milk and a few vegetarian meats in the produce and freezer sections) – the following stores go above and beyond the usual offerings. If you know a store with great vegan goods in the Fresno/Clovis area that we missed, please contact us.

Adventist Book Center
2820 Willow Ave
Clovis, CA 93612 (map)
(559) 347-3000
Hours: Sun 12pm-4pm, Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri 9am-2pm, closed Sat

A true gem hidden next to a large office of the Seventh Day Adventist church. The grocery section has an excellent variety of processed vegan foods but no fresh produce. Look for seitan jerky, soy fish fillets, eggplant burgers, soy taquitos, eggless mayonnaise, vegan margarine, gelatine-free desserts, and loads of canned vegetable meats. You’ll find 5-pound bulk packs of Beyond Meat at a huge discount. The ABC store also carries dairy-free chocolate chips, nutritional yeast, vegetable bullion, vital wheat gluten, and TVP.

Golden Bowl
1221 N 1st St
Fresno, CA 93703 (map)
(559) 485-5593
Hours: Sun-Sat, 8am-7pm

East Asian grocery with unique selection of regional produce and wide selection of canned goods.

International Market
6460 N Blackstone Ave
Fresno, CA 93710 (map)
(559) 435-1368
Hours: Sun 10am-7pm, Mon-Sat 8:30am-7pm

Local Middle Eastern market featuring freshly baked breads, unique spices, and tasty canned goods.

Karabakh Market & Deli
777 E Barstow Ave
Fresno, CA 93710 (map)
(559) 224-9710
Hours: Sun 9am-3pm, Mon-Sat 8am-7pm

Family-owned Armenian market featuring an excellent assortment of regional spices, canned goods, and unique sweet treats. Produce section is very limited but extremely affordable.

Lassen’s Natural Foods
9439 North Fort Washington Rd
Fresno, CA 93730 (map)
(559) 434-6990
Hours: closed Sun, Mon-Sat 8am-9pm

Natural foods and vitamin store featuring an excellent selection of organic produce and vegan specialty goods. Look for non-dairy milks and margarines, refrigerated vegetable meats, cold cereals, cookies, crackers, and more. Definitely pricey but worth a visit.

The Market
7088 N West Ave
Fresno, CA 93711 (map)
(559) 432-3306
Hours: Sun 8am-8pm, Mon-Sat 7am-9pm

Palka Bazar
2438 N Marks Ave
Fresno, CA 93722 (map)
(559) 237-3333
Hours: Sun-Sat, 9am-9pm

R-N Market
6670 N Cedar Ave
Fresno, CA 93710 (map)
(559) 439-8044
Hours: Sun-Sat, 9am-8pm

R-N is two shops in one: a pan-Asian market plus a standard American grocery. The Asian market is the real standout, one of the largest and best stocked in Fresno. Wide variety of noodles, sauces, oils, canned seitan, fresh/dry/frozen soy foods, and the like. Produce selection is fresh with enough fruits and veggies for most everyday needs. Everything is competitively priced.

Royal India Market
3315 W Ashlan Ave, Ste 103
Fresno, CA 93722 (map)
(559) 271-7692
Hours: Sun-Sat, 9am-8pm

SaveMarttons of SaveMart grocery stores throughout Fresno/Clovis. They are adding more and more vegan options.

Sprouts Farmers Market
7477 N Blackstone Ave
Fresno, CA 93720 (map)
(559) 256-1735
Hours: Sun-Sat, 7am-10pm

Large grocer offering an excellent selection of produce, processed vegan foods, and cruelty-free household products. With a wider selection than Trader Joe’s and a lower price point than Whole Foods, Sprouts is a great option for one-stop food shopping. Look for vegan meats, mayos, buttery spreads, cheeses, frozen desserts, cookies, and crackers. There is a limited selection of bulk foods, but we still prefer the pricing and variety of WinCo’s bulk foods section. That said, Sprouts offers an exceptional variety and value to vegan shoppers that’s tough to beat.

Standard Sweets & Spices
1819 E Dakota Ave
Fresno, CA 93726 (map)
(559) 241-0645
Hours: Sun 10am-8pm, closed Mon, Tues-Sat 10am-8pm

Sweet Elites Vegan Cupcakes
Tower District
Fresno, CA 93728
SweetElites@gmail.com

Home-based custom cupcake company specializing in vegan baking. All cupcakes and frostings are made from scratch and 100% vegan. The sweets are prepared in a commercial kitchen by a ServSafe certified professional. Information on pricing, ordering, delivery, and the menu can be found at http://sweetelitescupcakes.blogspot.com/.

Targetthe Target stores with the grocery stores included have great vegan options!

Trader Joe’s
5376 N Blackstone Ave
Fresno, CA 93710 (map)
(559) 222-4348
Hours: Sun-Sat, 8am-9pm

This national chain offers great products for every vegan’s refrigerator, freezer, pantry, and household. You’ll find vegetable meats, non dairy milks and yogurts, Earth Balance margarine, coconut and soy ice cremes, cookies, crackers, and candies. TJ’s also carries vegan lotions, soaps, detergents, and household cleaners. Processed foods and household items are priced very competitively. The produce section, however, is limited and of lesser quality than most Fresno area grocers. For a full list of their vegan goods click here.

Trader Joe’s
1077 North Willow Avenue
Clovis, CA 93611 (map)
(559) 325-3120
Hours: Sun-Sat, 8am-9pm

Whole Foods Market
650 W Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93704 (map)
(559) 241-0300
Hours: Sun-Sat, 7am-9pm

The gold standard for vegan-friendly groceries. Their produce is gorgeous, with an incomparable selection of organic fruits and vegetables. Plenty of ingredients for international cuisines, vegan specialty foods, and cruelty-free household goods. The back right corner has a chilled section full of vegan desserts, meats, and cheeses. Steps away you’ll find a huge selection of vegan milks, yogurts, buttery spreads, sour creme, and cream cheese. Lots of great frozen treats too, both sweet and savory.

WinCo Foods
396 West Ashlan Ave
Clovis, CA 93612 (map)
(559) 347-9311
Hours: Sun-Sat, Open 24 hrs

This employee-owned mega grocery is filled with vegan staples at excellent prices. You’ll find several varieties of tofu, soy and almond milks, vegan cream cheese, soy meats (look for Tofurky and Lightlife products in the produce section and soy chorizo in the deli aisle), and a fantastic bulk foods section. WinCo’s bulk foods offer an unmatched value for wheat gluten (homemade seitan, anyone?), nutritional yeast, chocolate chips, grains, legumes, spices, and much more. The produce selection is large but lacking in organic options and of poor quality.

WinCo Foods
1004 S. Peach Ave
Fresno, CA 93727 (map)
(559) 251-1002
Hours: Sun-Sat, Open 24 hrs

WinCo Foods
4488 W. Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93722 (map)
(559) 271-2199
Hours: Sun-Sat, Open 24 hrs

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