The readers of About.com have weighed in and voted Stew Leonard’s as the Best New England Shopping Spot in the 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards.
The store beat out other nominees, including The Yankee Candle Village, The L.L. Bean flagship store, Settlers’ Green Outlet Village, and Vermont Country Store.
“If you can't fathom how a grocery store could not only contend for but win the award for best shopping experience in New England, then you haven't been to a Stew Leonard's,” the review says.
Stew Leonard’s was founded in 1969 and started out as a small family-owned and operated dairy store. It has since grown into a renowned fresh food store with four locations in Norwalk, Danbury, and Newington, Connecticut and Yonkers, New York.
The store, with all of its interactive displays, is family friendly and well known for its excellent customer service and freshness and quality of products.
About.com recommends allowing plenty of time to visit, and you will know why if you have ever been.
“The stores are incredibly fun, with animatronic animals, seasonal events and delicious nibbles to sample throughout the store,” the review says.
Stew Leonard Jr., president and CEO, was very excited about the award and thanked the store’s customers for their loyalty.
“Stew Leonard’s has the best, most loyal customers in the world, and we couldn’t be more excited that they’ve shared their passion for shopping at Stew’s on About.com,” he stated.
Learn more about Stew Leonard’s by visiting www.stewleonards.com.
To read about other winners of the About.com 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards, visit http://awards.about.com.