Trader Joe’s Edgewater

11/5/2007 Update:

(break from the politics)

Just got back from the new Trader Joe’s in Edgewater. They’ve been open for 4 days. Got a weeks worth of food for under $60 bucks.

Things I’ve always liked about TJ’s: Good value, some really interesting products, more healthy choices than a standard supermarket.

What needs improvement: The checkout process, it’s a wreck. The bags, weak and easy to rip. Some packaging is also either hard to open sensibly, or shoddy entirely.

But if anyone wants to join me on my weekly trip there, just email me.

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10/5/2007 Update:

Light at the end of the Trader Joe’s tunnel! They’re now hiring, and are in the last phase of building. They hope to be open the first week of November, but they said definitely before Thanksgiving! You can call them at 201-341-3634 if you’d like more info.

See February 2007 update and previous pictures after the jump!

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2/1/2007:
Many local residents love and swear by Trader Joe’s and the food they sell. I think it’s ok, but continually get frustrated with their shoddy packaging. Trying to open a bag of their pretzel nuggets practically guarantees you’ll be sweeping them off the floor soon afterward.

This “coming soon” sign in nearby Edgewater has been up for around eight months. Doesn’t look like it’s coming too soon. Does Al Arezzo have a part-time job as inspector in Edgewater, too? Their “actual time translator” sounds cooler too (EATT).

Anyway, since this is a topic that comes up often, I figured I’d finally create a place-holder in Hoboken411 for readers to discuss (if) once it ever opens.

Description: An empty building, some construction equipment, a porto-johnny and a “coming soon” sign.
Address: near 725 River Road, Edgewater, NJ 07020 (near the Binghampton Ferryboat)
Phone: two soup-cans and some string
Website: www.traderjoes.com

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129 Comments on "Trader Joe’s Edgewater"


HansBrix
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HansBrix
8 years 12 days ago

[quote comment=”106100″]
The TJs in edgewater doesn’t have a liquor license. The only Trader Joes in NJ that I know of that sells alcohol is the one in Westfield.[/quote]

Yup – Union SQR and Westfield. Bring the car and load the trunk. One franklin buys almost three cases. I try to go once a month!

syracuse12
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syracuse12
8 years 12 days ago

[quote comment=”106085″]Does any one know if they sell the 2 buck chuck wine at the edgewater location?[/quote]
The TJs in edgewater doesn’t have a liquor license. The only Trader Joes in NJ that I know of that sells alcohol is the one in Westfield.

KenOn10
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KenOn10
8 years 12 days ago

They have 3-buck-chuck at Joe’s on 14th Street NYC. That’s the closest one, to the best of my knowledge. Love that cheap wine.

hobokenj
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hobokenj
8 years 12 days ago

Thanks

matt_72
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8 years 12 days ago

[quote comment=”106085″]Does any one know if they sell the 2 buck chuck wine at the edgewater location?[/quote]

Nope. Never seen it there.

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