We’re honored to win Best Grocery Store 2016!
Thank you for all of your support over the past 40 years!!!
Rainbow Grocery Cooperative’s Scrip Program uses reloadable gift cards to help fund local schools. The gift cards are initially purchased by the participating school’s Scrip coordinator who gives one to each parent. Rainbow donates 10% of the initial card purchase amount back to the school. Then parents can then add value to their own card at any of our registers (up to $1,000) and then 10% of the cumulative reloaded value for each school is also sent to the school as a donation at the end of each month. Follow the link for more information about our Scrip Program!
Best Grocery Store (Independent)
Rainbow Grocery 2016
“This worker-owned co-op is so gay-friendly that it closes for Pride Sunday every year. Customers love the store’s wealth of dried spices, rice, and goods you can’t find anywhere else. It also has a great cheese department and friendly staff. Rainbow has served San Francisco and the Bay Area since 1975 and celebrated its 40th anniversary last year.” -B.A.R Besties
While we strive to offer the widest selection of organic and locally sourced products at the most affordable price, we also hope to be a resource for our community to exchange information about the health and sustainability of the foods we put on our tables.
As a worker-owned cooperative, those of us who work here are more than simply the labor-force of this business, we are the business And while we have come to work here for many different reasons, we all share the common desire to work in a non-hierarchical, democratic workplace where everyone’s opinion matters.
Rainbow Grocery, 1745 Folsom Street, San Francisco, (415) 863-0620. http://www.rainbow.coop.View Post
PARKING AT RAINBOW GROCERY COOPERATIVE:
Given our proximity to downtown San Francisco, providing adequate parking can always be a challenge. As part of our Mission Statement, we would like to encourage our customers to find alternative ways to cart their groceries home.
We also realize that vehicular transport is sometimes the only viable option. To accommodate your parking needs, Rainbow Grocery offers vehicle parking at three separate locations. Our main parking lot off 13thStreet is the most easily accessible and frequently has a line out to the street. If this lot is full you can drive around the corner to our lot located on the corner of Trainor and 14th Streets. We gladly offer validated parking at the offsite parking garage located one block away on 12th and Kissling Streets, (see map below). Please be careful when entering and exiting all lots and garages. NEVER LEAVE VALUABLES IN CAR.View Post
Join us on Thursday 2/26 10am at City Hall Room 250 along with the Coalition on Homelessness – The Struggle Continues – Hearing on Homeless Solutions.
Hearing on the Mayor’s Dept. of Homeless Services hosted by the Public Safety & Neighborhood Committee.
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A few months ago Rainbow Grocery teamed up with Instacart. For a small extra fee they will deliver right to your door. This is perfect for people who are busy, / wanting to chill at home and / or want to have any last minute ingredients added to your meal. For easy access look on our home page top right corner for the Instacart link.View Post
Not all of our sales are advertised. Some you must come into the store to check them out.
Check out our bi-weekly supplement sales on the concrete column in the supplement/vitamin area of the store. You’ll be surprised how many incredible deals you will find.
But remember you always save more when you buy more, everyday at Rainbow:
- 10% when you spend $100 in supplements
- 15% when you spend $200 in supplements
- 20% when you spend $400 in supplements
We are closed Monday January 18th to celebrate Martin Luther King Day
Please plan accordingly. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Locally crafted, non-GMO and/or Organic Spirits now available at Rainbow Grocery for a limited time only.
Some of the best Artisanal Spirits around are now featured at Rainbow Grocery, located at the front of the store (near the box bin).
California Courage Vodka: Locally crafted by Seven Stills in San Francisco
This is a naturally gluten free vodka made from 100% GMO free, organic corn.
The vodka is hand crafted and seven times distilled and six micron plate filtered to remove impurities and leaves the vodka tasting extremely clean and smooth. The corn provides a subtle sweet character that can be described as taffy, vanillas, marshmallows, creamed corn. Additionally the use of a copper pot still for the seventh distillation provides a full, viscous mouthfeel, with a slightly round and creamy texture.
California Courage is made to be a neural spirit that works great as a base for cocktails, particularly those using Seven Stills craft bitters. Check out their website for more information here; www.sevenstillofsf.com
Bontanica Spiritvs Gin: Locally crafted by Falcon Spirits Distillery in Richmond, CA
Botanica Spiritvs is a modern gin style and is produced in less than 300 bottles per batch at Falcon Spirits distillery in Richmond California. The base alcohol is Non-GMO grain spirit that has been 6 times distilled and then carbon filtered to remove all impurities. Botanica Spiritvs gin is a complex and balanced gin both on the nose and the palate. The aroma is fruity and floral with notes of Bergamot, Grapefruit, and Myers lemon. The flavor is herbal with notes of Angelica, Cardamom, and the palate is left with lively notes of pepper and Juniper. Check out their website for more information here; www.botanicagin.com
Don Abraham Tequila Organico Blanco: USDA Organic, crafted in Jalisco, Mexico
Don Abraham Organico Tequila is 100% organic natural agave product. Elaborated in the traditional antique process, strictly controlled to obtain the best and finest quality. Don Abraham Organico uses 100% organically farmed blue agave plants that originate from one of the finest growing regions in all of Jalisco, Mexico. The careful cooking process, fermentation and double distillation result in a product specially made to satisfy the taste of the most demanding connoisseurs. Tequila Blanco is aged for 9 months in oak barrels that give the authentic color, aroma and flavor of our Reposado tequila. This tequila is a must try!!
Fernet Francisco: Local Spirit crafted in San Francisco
The first locally crafted, Bay Area fernet! Each batch contains 12 hand-picked, local herbs and botanicals, carefully selected for their bold aromas and intense flavors. We vapor infuse a core distillate using a concoction of secret botanicals then blend with a medley of select herbal infusions using local grape-based brandy and organic natural grain spirit. This refined, elegant, yet tremendously punchy elixir is the Spirit of San Francisco. For more information check out their website here; fernetfrancisco.com
Whipnose: Whiskey Made from a Double IPA locally crafted by Seven Stills in SF
Whipnose is the first whiskey in Seven Stills Collaboration Series, with Pacific Brewing Laboratory. This whiskey is made from Pac Brew Lab’s double IPA and opens with huge whips of west coast hops: Simcoe, Cascade and Centennial. The whiskey drinks like a concentrated IPA, with rye spiciness and caramel without any of the hop bitterness, and finishes with sweet maple sugar. Whipnose opens up with huge aromas of California hops and is bursting with citrus and floral notes.
For more information check out their website here; Seven Stills
Anchor Old Tom Gin: Crafted by Anchor Steam brewery in SF
Anchor Old Tom is pot-distilled with juniper berries and other botanicals, sweeter than modern London dry gin, and bottled unfiltered. But unlike any other Old Tom, its sweetness comes from a blend of two traditional botanicals, star anise and licorice root, and one untraditional one: stevia. Stevia creates a sophisticated silky-sweet complexity that makes this gin perfect for mixing cocktails both old and new. For more information check out their website here; Anchor Distilling
Anchor Junípero Gin: Crafted by Anchor Steam brewery in SF: America’s Original Craft Gin: Junípero Gin is made by hand in the classic London dry gin tradition, utilizing more than a dozen botanicals in their natural state in a small copper pot still at the small distillery on Potrero Hill in San Francisco, making it the first post-Prohibition craft gin distilled in the United States. Junípero is not chill-filtered, allowing the botanicals to marry gently and shine through the finished gin, and the higher proof of 98.6% brings forward the flavors in cocktails. The predominant flavor and aroma of a modern gin will always come from juniper (dried berries of the “common juniper,” juniperus communis), but the wonderful challenge for the distiller is in selecting and blending from a wide variety of additional, exotic botanicals in order to impart a uniquely satisfying, balanced character to the gin. The result is a distinctive, intriguing complexity in Junípero Gin that is light, crisp and clean, combining a deep and mysterious spiciness with subtle delicacy. For more information check out their website here; Anchor Distilling
Look for this cabinet in front of our store…
How to buy:
- Make you selection:
Please see our display case & make your selection before you go to the register.
- Go to the Register:
Simply tell your Cashier which spirit you’d like to buy. They will ring you up and give you a receipt.
- Pick up your purchase:
Next, take your receipt to the Customer Service desk where a worker will assist you in picking up your purchase from our liquor cabinet.
Thank you for shopping at Rainbow Grocery Cooperative, we appreciate your business & we hope you like this seasonal special. All liquor sales are final. No case discounts or special orders available.
All liquor sales are final. No case discounts or special orders available.View Post