Opening of the first LI Amazon Fresh grocery store in Oceanside


Long Island’s first-ever Amazon Fresh grocery store opened Thursday in Oceanside.

The 47,000 square foot Amazon Fresh store is located at 3620 Long Beach Road. The space was once occupied by a Waldbaum supermarket, which closed in 2016.

The new Amazon Fresh store in Oceanside, which is also the chain’s first location in New York, is open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

More Amazon Fresh stores will soon open on Long Island, including one in Plainview in the space formerly occupied by Fairway and another in East Setauket, which was last occupied by Waldbaum’s.

The first Amazon Fresh store opened in Los Angeles in September 2020. Since then, the chain has opened over 33 stores in six states and Washington DC.

To celebrate Oceanside’s grand opening, the new store is offering giveaways, free samples and special discounts throughout its opening weekend. Additionally, the new Amazon Fresh extends in-store Prime Day discounts on items including up to 50% off Fresh-branded bacon, ground beef and shrimp, as well as select varieties of pita chips. , chocolate bars and Aplenty ice cream. cream, according to a company statement.

Peter Ripka of RIPCO Real Estate represented landlord Serota Properties in the Oceanside lease transaction.


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