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Where To Shop For Groceries Near Our Belmar Vacation Rental

At our beach house rental in Belmar, New Jersey, you’ll find a well-equipped kitchen for preparing meals, along with a diverse selection of nearby supermarkets, farm markets, and natural-foods stores to shop for groceries and provisions.

Our home is a short drive from popular markets such as Whole Foods and Wegmans, as well as independent grocers such as Nature’s Corner Natural Market and Matt’s Farm Market. Check out the Belmar Beachcomber's top picks for grocery stores (listed in order of proximity to our rental). We've also compiled a list of our favorite places for gourmet takeout and Italian specialties for those lazy summer days when you don't feel like cooking or dining out.

1. Matt's Farm Market & Garden Center

1740 Highway 71

Belmar, NJ 07719


<1 mile

Great for: Fresh fruits and vegetables, bundles of fresh basil, Jersey sweet corn and tomatoes, winesap apples.

2. Nature’s Corner Natural Market

2407 NJ-71

Spring Lake Heights, NJ 07762


1.3 miles

Great for: Organic soup and salad bar, fresh organic produce, vitamins and supplements, smoothies, and organic groceries. Voted "Best Natural Foods Market" in the 2018 and 2019 Monmouth Health & Life Reader's Choice Awards.

3. ShopRite of Belmar

1801 State Route 35

Belmar, NJ 07719


1.7 miles

This is an older, smaller ShopRite, but you'll find all the basics that you would need for a week. Plans are in progress to build a brand-new Super ShopRite on 18th Avenue and Route 35 on the site that formerly housed FoodTown.

Best for: General groceries, basic household provisions, personal care items.

4. Aldi Supermarket

1919 State Route 35

Wall Township, NJ 07719

Approx. 2.5 miles

Great for: Aldi-brand foods and fresh produce.

5. Whole Foods Market

1933 NJ–35

Wall Township, NJ 07719


Approx. 3 miles

Great for: Organic produce and foods, gourmet cheeses, bakery items, fresh fish and seafood, Bell & Evans chicken, cold cuts, hot prepared foods and salad bar.

6. Acme

2007 New Jersey Highway 35

Wall Township, NJ 07719


Approx. 3 miles

Great for: General groceries, Boar's Head cold cuts, basic provisions.

7. Wegmans

1104 Highway 35

Ocean Township, NJ 07712


Approx. 6 miles

Great for: General groceries, basic provisions, hot prepared foods, takeout sushi, fresh meat and seafood, organic foods and produce, international ingredients, wine and beer.

8. Costco

2361 Highway 66

Ocean Township, NJ 07712


Approx. 6 miles

9. Trader Joe’s

1031 Broad Street

Shrewsbury, NJ 07702


Approx. 13 miles

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