Fil-Am chain Island Pacific Market to open first San Francisco location
SAN FRANCISCO – Filipino-owned specialty supermarket chain Island Pacific Market will open its first location in San Francisco, the latest sign of its growth spurt.
Island Pacific Market signed a long-term lease for 2900 Alemany Blvd. in the city’s Outer Mission neighborhood, home to many Filipino Americans and immigrants.
It will occupy the 33,910-square-foot building previously used by a Chinese supermarket.
The chain offers Filipino food ingredients, deli and butcher items and its kitchen-produced brand Philhouse authentic home-cooked Filipino meals.
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The store’s plans includes a San Honore Bakery, Chirps Bakery and Bobba Opa Tea window along with several supporting kitchens.
Island Pacific Market already has 19 locations in California and Nevada, including 4 San Francisco Bay Area locations: Hayward, Pittsburg, Vallejo and Union City.