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Charlie Johns Store

Open Now: 09:00 - 18:00
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Always fun to go to Charlie John's

We thankfully live only 10 minutes away in the summer, and it certainly surprises me each time how... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Poughkeepsie, New York
Food, supplies, etc.

Cool old store with much of what you will need when camping, staying at the lake, etc. Store has... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Queensbury, New York
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  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh produce”(2 reviews)
“deli”(6 reviews)
“books”(5 reviews)
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111 Elm Lake Rd, Speculator, NY 12164
+1 518-548-7451
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thankfully live only 10 minutes away in the summer, and it certainly surprises me each time how much stuff is here (and not all from China). There's a mini book store filled with Adirondack-themed books, some of them thinly traded and unusual. (Two thumbs...More

Thank 72PlymouthNY
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Basically, this is a grocery store for the locals and for the tourists. But yet Charlie John’s is a lot more. It is the historic stopover place for anyone needing anything in town, including for campout meals and veritable feasts. It also makes subs and...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is where we go to restock when camping nearby. They have everything we need. The cashiers here are super pleasant & helpful. The inventory here is great too.

Thank scp427
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Cool old store with much of what you will need when camping, staying at the lake, etc. Store has produce, frozen food, books, camping and grilling supplies. It is pretty much the only game in town, so expect it to be crowded during the summer.

Thank 655donl
Reviewed 11 July 2018

My son forgot his sleeping bag when got on the plane from Georgia to Camp Deerfoot for 2 weeks. I called ahead to Charlie Johns and before they were even open for the day, the sweetest lady answered the phone and over the phone sold...More

Thank cfrierson
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Would not recommend this store. The employees are very rude and it’s filthy inside. The owner needs to move the door away from the handle bar as you walk in. Very dangerous kids have been getting hurt!

Thank jessie40stevener
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Charlie Johns is the only grocery store in Speculator and the surrounding area. It has a good selection of brands and has all the staples. Not bad for a small grocery store.

Thank WanderingOnion
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Charlie johns definitely is amazing . we have been living in this area for 4 years now and really any grocery you could think of is here, produce is nice meats are fresh and if there anything you need they will try to get it...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Love the choices. Best hamburger meat excellent butcher and deli depts. Part hardware part camping part book store all together in a great market. If they don't have it, you don't need it!

1  Thank hortonusagv
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We have depended on Charlie John's to get us through anything life with 5 kids can throw at you in the rural mountains of Upstate New York. Indeed, in the midst of a blissfully quiet and communing week, the Charlie John excursion becomes the big...More

2  Thank CateV1992
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