Pavilions (supermarket)

The Vons Companies, Inc.
Grocer and Subsidiary
Industry Retail
Founded October 1985 (1985-10) in Garden Grove, California
Number of locations
Area served
Southen California
Products Bakery, dairy, deli, frozen foods, general grocery, meat, pharmacy, produce, seafood, snacks, liquor, floral, Wells Fargo, dry cleaning, fuel
Parent Safeway Inc.

Pavilions is a grocery store banner used by Vons, a supermarket division of Safeway Inc. in Southern California. Although similar to Vons stores, Pavilions markets are more upscale and feature a larger selection of organic food, wine, and other speciality foods.

A location in Anaheim Hills

Introduced by Vons in 1985,[1] they were the showpiece of their new image. The stores also tend to be larger than the typical Vons store, because many of them contain full-service pharmacies, expanded service areas and specialty offerings as a standard feature.[2]

The first location was opened in Garden Grove[3] in October 1985[1] in a 55,000-square-foot former Zody's discount department store building. The new store had included a seafood shop that sold live fish, a full-service butcher shop, bakery, tortilla shop, small pizza parlor, ice cream shop, delicatessen, florist, and pharmacy.

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