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Friendly service as a way of life.

General Info
I started working in my fathers store in Venice in 1940, and it seemed so comfortable, it just made sense to eventually start my own store. In 1965, we found this property, and it became the first Bob's Market. Our focus has always been to serve the needs of our neighborhood and it is a joy. I'm happy to be with my family and the friends we've made over the years. There are people who I've seen coming to the store since they were children. Now they're grown up and are starting to bring their own kids here. That's very special to me. When you know people for that long, you are going to be able to anticipate the kinds of things they want. You won't find the kind of flexibility and custom orders we offer at those big corporations. Because of that, there will always be a place for independent markets.
Business History
In 1965, we found this property, and it became the first Bob's Market. Our focus has always been to serve the needs of our neighborhood and it is a joy. I am happy to be with my family and the friends we have made over the years. There are people who I have seen coming to the store since they were children. Now they are grown up and are starting to bring their own kids here. That is very special to me. - Bob
Hours
Regular Hours
Mon - Sun:
Services/Products
  • Meat
  • Wines
  • Produce
Payment method
all major credit cards
Price Range
$$
Location
Located at 1650 Ocean Park Blvd in Santa Monica, we're open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Neighborhoods
West Los Angeles, Sunset Park
Amenities
Make your life a little easier - let us deliver our custom cut, gourmet meats, carefully selected fresh produce and fine wines directly to your home or office (Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, West L.A.). Our personalized grocery home delivery service will bring a smile to your face. Call us before 3 PM for same day delivery!
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Categories
Grocery Stores, Caterers, Food Delivery Service, Liquor Stores, Restaurants, Wine
Other Information

Parking: Lot, Private

Bike Parking: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Price Range : Average

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junebugoc
Edited: 02/07/2017
Overall
The staff at Bob's Market ...

The staff at Bob's Market was friendly and helpful. I placed an order from Ocean City NJ to my son in Venice. The staff went out of their way to pull this off for Valentine's Day. They kept me in to loop through the whole process. And could.t have been nicer. They picked out two excellent wines and my son was pleased by their selections.
I will definitely visit the next time I'm out in Venice.

Erika

01/10/2009

Provided by Citysearch
Overall
The best family-owned market on the west side

We live very close to Bob's Market and other than Costco I never shop anywhere else. The butcher counter is amazing - they will cut and prepare things exactly the way you want it, they will special order things they don't normally carry, and the service is outstanding. They also make their own sausages, which are fantastic.

Jim, the produce guy, gets top-quality stuff at good prices by going down HIMSELF every night at 2am to the produce market. And Richard, the manager, carries your stuff to the car and will special order anything you need as long as he can get his hands on it. I think this is one of LA's great secrets (I guess not so secret now!).