These 8 Cities Are About To Get a Trader Joe’s

Prepare for a taste bud revolution as Trader Joe's sets its sights on these cities
Updated Feb. 21, 2024
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Trader Joe's, beloved for helping us save money shopping for quirky products and delicious discoveries, is on a mission to spread the joy of its aisles.

But the question on every foodie's mind: is your city next in line for a brand new Trader Joe's?

Dive into this list and find out if your grocery dreams are about to come true.

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Middletown, New Jersey

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New Jersey is expected to get a new Trader Joe's in 2024 with a store located in Middletown.

The new location witll also participate in Trader Joe's Neighborhood Shares community as part of its commitment to areas where it has locations.

Neighborhood Shares is a program that allows Trader Joe's to donate unsold products that are still fit to eat to the local community for those in need.

Bradenton, Florida

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Residents near Sarasota were sure to celebrate the opening of a new Trader Joe's near them in October 2023.

The 12,000-square-foot location is in Lakewood Ranch, which is a master-planned community. It was named one of the best-selling real estate neighborhoods in the country by real estate consultant firm RCLCO.

The new Trader Joe's location is the second in the Sarasota-Bradenton area, in addition to two locations in nearby Tampa Bay.

Forest Hills, New York

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The Forest Hills neighborhood in Queens picked up a new Trader Joe’s in November 2023.

The new spot on Yellowstone Boulevard is 17,000 square feet of retail space for shoppers in the borough.

Trader Joe’s has two other locations in Queens in Rego Park and Long Island City.

New Orleans

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Residents ain the Big Easy are going to find it easier to shop at Trader Joe's

The retailer is hoping to open a 13,000-square-foot location on Tulane Avenue in New Orleans by late 2024.

It would be the first location opened in the city of New Orleans when it's completed.

Glastonbury, Connecticut

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Connecticut got its ninth Trader Joe's location when the grocery retailer opened its doors there in February 2023.

The Glastonbury location is on Hebron Boulevard, and customers have praised it in reviews for its flower selection, large shopping space, and number of staff members.

Draper, Utah

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Utah residents picked up another Trader Joe's location with its store opening in Draper on South State Street.

The Draper location near Salt Lake City opened in March 2023, and Trader Joe's workers greeted customers with Hawaiian leis.

It's one of four Trader Joe's locations in Utah.

Cypress, California

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Cypress opened a new Trader Joe's for residents in May 2023 with artwork that reflects the area's local connection to horse racing.

The new store is part of a project that is expected to also include housing for local residents as part of a larger development plan.

Santee, California

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Trader Joe's officials have confirmed that the retailer plans to open a new location in Santee near San Diego, but details are scarce.

The grocery retailer still hasn't confirmed a specific location for the new store or when it will open the spot for customers.

Bottom line

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Trader Joe's can be a great addition to your shopping options if you're going to get one soon.

Check out Trader Joe's website for recipes to give you extra inspiration for food ideas while saving money shopping at the grocery store chain.

Trader Joe's also doesn't have coupons or a loyalty program, so try to find other ways to save money, like using a cash back credit card when you shop.

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