We Tried Dozens of Save A Lot Products — Here Are the Ones Worth Buying

Even if you don’t shop at Save-A-Lot, you’ve probably at least been driven by a few of these small-scale grocery stores that are sprinkled throughout the landscape of the United States. They aren’t known for having full-service delis or pharmacies the way the bigger stores like Albertsons and Kroger are. In fact, their whole model has been pretty bare bones for the past four decades and that’s exactly the way they like it. If you haven’t tried Save a lot yet, read Save A Lot  Hours to know more about their operating hours and their products.

Stores carry most grocery products, with an assortment of fresh, canned, and frozen produce, meat, meal products, household items, and everyday groceries. Save A Lot of grocery stores sell national brands and private label brands at a discounted price. A typical Save A Lot grocery store is 15,000 square feet (1,400 m2) with items displayed in their cardboard shipping boxes. 

If you want to save big at save a lot, you need to know what to buy and what to skip, don’t worry we’re here to help you out with top Save a lot private-label products that are worth every penny.

1. Marcum Gourmet Beer Can Chicken Seasoning Rub, $1.99

This flavorful seasoning rub is an easy way to spice up meat with little effort. We found it made a great seasoning rub for chicken breasts — it has just enough kick without being overbearing.

2. Rolls of Ground Turkey, $1 - $1.49

At Save-A-Lot the 1 pound chubs of rolled ground turkey are every day priced at $1.49 per pound, and on the last weekend of each month, there is a special where the rolls drop in price to $1.00 per roll; Save-A-Lot rolled meat products are certified pink slime-free and hormone-free.

3. McDaniel's Coffee Co. House Blend Ground Coffee, $3.79

Unlike other private label coffee, this house blend from McDaniel’s Coffee Co. to be surprisingly smooth and drinkable with a slight cocoa flavor. Making it suitable for a perfect dinner coffee that can be made in the comfort of your home.

4. Mantia's Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce, $1.99

This Tomato Basil Pasta Sause from Mantia is gonna be the perfect partner classic Pasta with a glass of red wine. The nice full-bodied herb flavor would complement a variety of dishes. Keep one of these in your cabinet for whenever you need to make dinner on the fly.

5. Pantry Staples: $0.45 - $1.59

Save-A-Lot carries 3-pound bags of rice, white and whole grain, and a variety of pasta, both bleached and whole grain as well, every day priced at only $1.59, as well as $0.49 boxes of Jiffy corn muffin mix.