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Leader Price ... French Side, near Cul de Sac round-about #171023
09/19/2018 12:41 PM
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Just chatted with my contact on St. Martin.

I was asking about the status of LEADER PRICE, the small grocery store just south of the Cul de Sac round-about. We shop there for basics including baguettes, WINE and other BOOZE; they have a decent selection of French cheeses and charcuterie (also frozen meats and veg.). In France, Leader Price is a GO-TO for the general populous for booze (great prices) and staples. Many of the locals from Orient Beach, Cul de Sac and even Grand Case shopped there on a daily basis.

Our Leader Price was in a metal building destroyed last year!!!! My contact, a local resident, says it has been rebuilt and that it will re-open within the month in it's previous location. For me, it's about a 15-20 minute walk from Mont Vernon.

All the best to everyone in SXM, We go for 8 weeks starting Jan 29th!! YEH!!!!!!!

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Re: Leader Price ... French Side, near Cul de Sac round-about [Re: RunnernReader] #171024
09/19/2018 01:02 PM
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Greetings RunnernReader,

According to Facebook LEADER PRICE has re-opened! There was even a video of people shopping! Looks good! We just came back from SXM 9/2 and we stay in Orient so we are disappointed we missed it! Oh well, next time! Enjoy!

Re: Leader Price ... French Side, near Cul de Sac round-about [Re: RunnernReader] #171025
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Thanks KarenandRick! .. You've made my day! It's a great little store .. and it means I don't have to drive to pick up basic things! ... (and I'll whisper this ... my backpack holds 6 bottle of wine.) Fresh baguettes were only 80 cents (Euro-cents).
Gar

Re: Leader Price ... French Side, near Cul de Sac round-about [Re: RunnernReader] #171026
09/19/2018 01:16 PM
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do they have a deli counter...where they slice meats and cheese or pre-packed?

Re: Leader Price ... French Side, near Cul de Sac round-about [Re: RunnernReader] #171028
09/19/2018 01:50 PM
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They did not have a deli pre Irma.


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Re: Leader Price ... French Side, near Cul de Sac round-about [Re: RunnernReader] #171029
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