Ann Arbor Grocery Store Hours & Options

Grocery Stores, Convenience Stores, and other food shopping are exempt from Governor Whitmer’s Stay At Home Order. However, many are operating on alternate schedules. Check out our list of Ann Arbor Grocery Store Hours along with pickup and delivery options.

Ann Arbor Grocery Store Hours and Pickup & Delivery Options

Initially, I planned an article on Ann Arbor Grocery Delivery and Pickup Options. Unfortunately, while it sounds like a great idea, the grocery stores are largely overwhelmed with requests and it is not always a viable option. I have tried repeatedly to get an order in at Meijer, but have not found any pickup or delivery times. I was finally able to schedule a pickup for Sam’s Club, but could not add certain items like milk to the pickup. Since milk is the number one item I need, this was of limited usefulness.


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Ann Arbor Grocery Store Hours and Pickup/Delivery Options

With COVID-19 causing an increase in grocery demand and potential for exposure, many local grocery stores have decreased their hours. These decreased hours allow them to increase cleaning protocols and stocking efforts.

Many grocery stores have closed self serve areas and may even limit the interactions at the deli and meat counters by pre-packaging items.

Traditional Groceries, Big Box Stores, Specialty Stores

GrocerLocationsHoursSpecial HoursPickup/ Delivery
MeijerAll Stores including: Carpenter Rd, Ann Arbor-Saline Rd, & Scio Township,
Canton, Belleville
8a-10pMon & Wed: 7-8a Essential Service Workers & Meijer Team Members
Tues & Thurs: 7-8a – Seniors & those with Chronic Health Conditions
Yes, but frequently
no slots available
KrogerAll Michigan Stores including: Westgate, Plymouth & Nixon,
Arborland, Carpenter Rd, Whittaker, Michigan Ave (Ypsilanti), South Lyon, Pinckney, Canton, Milan,
7a*-9p*7-8a is exclusively for seniors on Monday, Wednesday, and FridayYes. but frequently
no slots available
Busch’sAll stores including Green Rd, Main St, Saline, Canton, 7a-9pYes, pickup.
Site is very slow
Plum MarketAll stores including: Ann Arbor West (Maple Rd), Ann Arbor North Campus (Plymouth Rd)8a-10pVia Instacart
Whole FoodsWashtenaw Ave, Cranbrook (Eisenhower)9a-8pCustomers age 60+ may shop from 8-9aYes, but frequently
not available
Trader Joe’sEast Stadium Blvd.9a-7pCustomers age 60+ will have an expedited line outside from 9-10a to assist their shopping
Fresh ThymeWashtenaw Rd, Ypsilanti8a-8p6-8a Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays for seniors
and those at high risk
6-8a Tuesdays & Thursdays for essential healthcare workers, first responders, and law enforcement
Yes, Instacart
Argus Farm StopLiberty Store Open
Packard Rd Closed (open for online pickup)
7a-7p M-F
8a-6p S & S
Yes pickup or delivery
at Packard Rd location
Arbor Farms MarketStadium Blvd7a-9p
Senior discount (10%) every day from 7-10a
WalmartMichigan Ave, Saline,
Ellsworth, Ypsilanti
7a-8:30pTuesdays from 6-7a for customers age 60+At Saline, times
frequently not available
TargetCarpenter Rd, Waters Rd (Ann Arbor-Saline)8a-9pFirst hour on Wednesdays reserved for those 65+, pregnant women, and others deemed high risk by CDCGrocery Items for delivery
via Shipt, most not eligible for curbside pickup
AldiCarpenter Rd, Dexter Ave9a-6p8:30a-9:30a on Tuesday & Thursday for senior citizens, expectant mothers and those with underlying health concernsDelivery and Pickup via Instacart
Sparrow MarketKerrytown Shops8a-7p M-F
7a-6p Sat
9a-6p Sun
Curbside now offered

Co-Oops & Smaller Markets

Our local food co-ops are still running. Some of their offerings may be limited due to COVID-19 precautions.

BusinessLocationHoursSpecial Hours/Current OfferingsPickup/Delivery
People’s Food Co-OpFourth Ave8a-8p Mon-Sat,
9a-8p Sun
Ypsilanti Food Co-OpRiver St, Ypsilantinoon-7p11a-noon for seniors
& customers with
compromised immune systems
Pickup orders by email are encouraged.
Email by 10a for same day pickup after noon
Knight’s MarketMiller AveCurrently all shopping is via curbside pickup. Phone in an order for pickup.Currently Only Offering Curbside
Tippins MarketAnn Arbor-Saline Rd8a-8pDelivery Available
York Ann ArborPackard Rd8a-7pDeli, Prepared Food, wine, beerCurbside To Go Only
Produce StationState St8a-7p8-9a daily senior shopping hourNo Touch Curbside & Local Delivery

Bulk Shopping

With most families home all day, shopping in bulk is a great option. Check out the updates at Costco, Sam’s Club, and more.

GrocerLocationHoursSpecial Hours/Notes Pickup/Delivery
CostcoAirport Blvd10a-6:30p Mon-Fri
(until 8p on 3/27)
9:30a-6p Sat
10a-6p
Limiting Number of Shoppers at one Time
Sam’s ClubMichigan Ave, Ypsilanti9a-8p M-Sat
10a-6p Sun
Pickup, but slots are frequently booked
GFSLiberty St, Carpenter Rd7a-8p M-Sat,
noon-6p Sun
No updates on store hours. Free pickup is availableFree pickup is available
By the PoundIndustrial Highway8a-7p M-F
9a-6p Sat
10a-5p Sun
Bulk items are now pre-packaged

Convenience Stores and Pharmacies

Convenience Stores and Pharmacies are also options for picking up grocery essentials. In the last 6 months I have picked up powdered sugar at Walgreens with my Christmas Card order and eggs at a (different) Walgreens after a skating class at Veterans Park. I don’t know what their curent inventory levels are.

LocationsHoursDelivery/Pickup
Washtenaw Ave (by Whole Foods), State St, Jackson Ave (at Maple), Washtenaw Ave at Hewitt, Ypsilanti9a-9p
Many locations throughout the areaVary by storeInstacart, or essentials with prescription delivery
Jackson Ave, Plymouth Rd, Packard St in Ann Arbor, Grove St in Ypsilanti8a-10p

Other Options

With the social isolation going on, several local stores and restaurants are increasing

BusinessLocationHoursSpecial HoursProduct Options
Weber’s RestaurantJackson RdPosted Online,
order for pickup the next day
Mostly produce, dairy, seafood, and meats
Washtenaw DairyAshley St6a-7pDairy products, breads, eggs, meats & cheeses, & more
looking into produce
Zingerman’s DeliDetroit St11a-7pDeli Items including meats, bread, cheeses, spreads,
sauces, nuts, pastas, beans, rice, coffee, tea, etc.

Other Resources

The Ann Arbor Farmers Market provided a list of how you can contact their typical vendors and find their products.

We will also be working on information on food banks, school meal service, and others helping the community with free meals for kids home from school.

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