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Long Island City offers a diverse selection of restaurants and cuisines, but for those who call our Gotham Point luxury rentals home, you may also want to take advantage of your state-of-the-art designed kitchen. With silestone quarts countertops, mosaic tiled backsplash, and stainless-steel appliances, spend time staying in and cooking a homemade meal.

Here is a list of some of our favorite grocery stores to help you take your home cooking to the next level.

City Acres Market

Not to be limited by definition, City Acres Market is both a grocery store and a restaurant. This one stop shop offers both fresh and ready to eat products of the finest quality. With a variety of food and drinks to choose from, including the various departments from cheesemonger to deli and everything in between, you can be sure to find everything you need, and more. Conveniently located right next to the Queens Plaza subway stop, you won’t need to look any further to help you stock your luxurious kitchen, where you can enjoy a delicious hearty home cooked meal with stunning panoramic and waterfront views.

Food Bazaar

If a big shop is your style, Food Bazaar will be sure to satisfy. This large grocery store goes to great lengths to ensure they cater to the diverse neighborhood of Long Island City with flavors that they crave. With devoted aisles to all types of cuisine, Food Bazaar knows that not every community is the same, and caters to such with high-quality, affordable food. From Peruvian and Mexican to everything in between, local residents are in for a treat. Why not experiment in your Gotham Point luxury rental kitchen and take your home cooking to new heights.

The Butcher Block

Despite its name, Butcher Block has been supplying the community of Queens with much more than meat for over 15 years. The primary importer of Irish goods, look no further for the best form of comfort food around. Long Island City and the surrounding neighborhoods have long been host to a robust Irish community and this store represents a community hot spot for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. While the fully stocked butchers counter caters to your home cooking needs, there is much more to be enjoyed. Stop by to try shepherd’s pie, sausage roles, and so much more.

Trader Joes

Considered one of America’s favorite grocery stores, Trader Joe’s is a neighborhood staple in Long Island City. A reliable, innovative, and affordable choice, the retailer is constantly adding fresh and new exciting products to their stores. Trader Joe’s own brand products which you cannot find anywhere else, make up 90% of their stock and will be sure to pique your interest. Known for their seasonal products, you won’t find more pumpkin spice products in the fall! If you’re lacking inspiration, the Trader Joe’s website is awash with recipes that include all their best-selling products we know and love.

Luminescence Market

Gourmet market and deli, Luminescence Market, opened a few blocks from Gotham Point in November 2022 and hasn’t looked back since. Offering a deli, a significant selection of plant-based offerings and a fresh juice bar, the new retailer has breathed new life to the neighborhood of Long Island City. Unlike a traditional grocer, the market is open 24/7 and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. With the option of fresh groceries to create your own dish or a premade delicious meal at your doorstep, Luminescence Market caters to all your needs.

The grocery scene is just as diverse and unique as the abundant restaurant scene in LIC. Catering to a wide array of foodies – find unique ingredients and play host to your loved ones. Not only will they be impressed with your cooking, but the enviable breathtaking views from your Long Island City apartment will be the perfect backdrop for a meal with friends and family.