It's not the most visited grocery store in Illinois, but the most visited grocery store in the US has 30-plus locations here in the Land of Lincoln. Which grocery store did Americans visit the most in 2023? Here are the details...

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According to an article from Supermarket News, Kroger was the most visited grocery store in the US in 2023. Kroger took the 1st place spot just ahead of Publix, Safeway, Aldi, and H-E-B, in the article, they say...

"Data analytics firm released its 2023 end-of-year recap report, identifying Kroger as the most popular grocery banner in the country in terms of foot traffic...Kroger and its various banners – its most widely known being Smith’s, King Soopers, Dillons, Fry’s Food Stores, Fred Meyer, and Pick n’ Save – were also the most popular grocers in 14 states in 2023."

The most popular grocery store in Illinois last year was Jewel-Osco, which is very popular in the Chicagoland area. To read more about the most popular grocery stores in the US last year, click here!

Illinois Locations

If you were to ask me how many Kroger stores are in Illinois before I looked it up I would have said zero. I have been to Kroger but all of the ones I have been to have been in the South or East, not the Midwest. However, according to Kroger's website, they have 31 locations in the Land of Lincoln...

"Kroger has 31 grocery stores across 25 cities in Illinois. Whether you prefer to shop in-store, curbside pickup or delivery, your neighborhood Kroger offers thousands of quality products ranging from fresh produce, meats, and seafood, dry goods, home supplies, health products and more. Make Kroger in Illinois your one-stop place to shop and save!"

Have you been to a Kroger in the Land of Lincoln?

Most popular grocery stores in America

The most popular grocery stores in America, from corporate chains to family-owned enterprises. Stacker ranked them using consumer ratings sourced from YouGov polls.

Gallery Credit: Stacker



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