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Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in New York?

In today’s post we’re going to provide you with information about one of our most frequently asked questions – Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in New York?

Trader Joe’s is an American chain of grocery stores headquartered in Monrovia, California. The chain has over 530 stores nationwide.

The company is committed to providing its customers with outstanding value in the form of the best quality products at the best everyday prices.

At Trader Joe’s, you won’t find a lot of branded items. Instead, you’ll discover a store full of unique and interesting products, along with everyday basics, in the Trader Joe’s label.

EBT Cards are accepted as a form of payment at Trader Joe’s stores, including Trader Joe’s store locations in New York.

There are currently 32 Trader Joe’s grocery stores in New York. For a full list of Trader Joe’s locations that accept EBT in New York, keep reading below.

"Does Trader Joe's Take EBT in New York"

Table of Contents:

  • Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in New York?
  • How To Use SNAP EBT at Trader Joe’s
  • Trader Joe’s Store Locations in New York
  • Does Trader Joe’s Accept EBT Online?

Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in New York? Yes! Here’s How:

Using an EBT card at Trader Joe’s is quick and easy. You don’t even have to separate your grocery items from your non-grocery items. All you have to do to use your EBT at Trader Joe’s is swipe the card.

After that, you can easily choose between paying with your SNAP/EBT benefits or paying with your Cash account.

How To Use SNAP EBT at Trader Joe’s

Using an EBT card at Trader Joe’s is quick and easy. You don’t even have to separate your grocery items from your non-grocery items.

All you have to do to use your EBT at Trader Joe’s is swipe the card.

Here’s how:

To use EBT at Trader Joe’s, here are a few easy steps to remember:

  1. When it’s time to pay, swipe your EBT card in the point of sale machine
  2. You will then have to enter your PIN
  3. If you do not have enough money in your EBT account to cover SNAP-eligible items, the machine will then ask if you want to use
    a credit/debit card or cash to pay for the rest of the items.
  4. Also, if you have non-SNAP eligible items in your cart, you will be able to use a credit/debit card or cash to pay for them.
  5. In some cases, you will be asked to show a photo ID to confirm you are the cardholder.

To check the balance on your EBT Card before you shop, see our post on How to Check the Balance on New York EBT Card.

Trader Joe’s Store Locations in New York

Here’s the list of Trader Joe’s stores in New York State. Scroll down to find a Trader Joe’s Store near you.

New York City Locations:

Brooklyn

130 Court St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 US
718-246-8460

445 Gold St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 US
718-243-0107

200 Kent Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 US
718-218-7315

Manhattan

2073 Broadway
New York, NY 10023 US
212-799-0028

675 6th Ave
New York, NY 10010 US
212-255-2106

436 East 14th St
New York, NY 10009 US
212-777-9412

400 Grand St. (Cellar)
New York, NY 10002 US
212-477-8340

200 E 32nd St
New York, NY 10016 US
212-889-3279

233 Spring Street
New York, NY 10013 US
212-691-2721

138 E 14th St
New York, NY 10003 US
212-529-6326

142 E 14th St
New York, NY 10003 US
212-529-4612

405 E. 59th Street
New York, NY 10022 US
212-935-3870

670 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10025 US
212-678-1680

Queens

22-43 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101 US
718-472-2672

9030 Metropolitan Ave
Rego Park, NY 11374 US
718-275-1791

Staten Island

2385 Richmond Ave
Staten Island, NY 10314 US
718-370-1085

Upstate New York Locations:

Commack

5900 Jericho Turnpike
Commack, NY 11725 US
631-499-0898

Garden City

910 Old Country Rd
Garden City, NY 11530 US
516-794-0174

Oceanside

3418 Long Beach Rd
Oceanside, NY 11572 US
516-536-9163

Plainview

425 S Oyster Bay Rd
Plainview, NY 11803 US
516-933-6900

Halfmoon

3 Halfmoon Crossing Blvd
Halfmoon, NY 12065 US
518-383-5015

Colonie/Albany

79 Wolf Rd
Colonie, NY 12205 US
518-482-4538

Hewlett

1280 West Broadway
Hewlett, NY 11557 US
516-569-7191

Hartsdale

215 N Central Ave
Hartsdale, NY 10530 US
914-997-1960

Ithaca

744 S Meadow Street
Ithaca, NY 14850 US
607-272-1420

Lake Grove

2085 Smith Haven Plaza
Lake Grove, NY 11755 US
631-366-2094

Larchmont

1260 Boston Post Rd
Larchmont, NY 10538 US
914-833-9110

Merrick

1714 Merrick Rd
Merrick, NY 11566 US
516-771-1012

Scarsdale

727 White Plains Rd
Scarsdale, NY 10583 US
914-472-2988

Rochester

3349 Monroe Ave
Rochester, NY 14618 US
585-248-5011

Buffalo

1565 Niagara Falls Blvd
Buffalo, NY 14228 US
716-833-4687

Syracuse

3422 Erie Blvd E
Syracuse, NY 13214 US
315-446-1629

Does Trader Joe’s Accept EBT Online?

You can use your EBT card at Trader Joe’s stores, but you cannot use it to pay for Trader Joe’s online orders.

However, you can use your New York EBT Card online on Amazon to purchase groceries.

Additionally, the following grocery stores also take New York SNAP EBT online:

  • 3 Guys From Brooklyn
  • ALDI
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Ferreira Foodtown
  • Food Bazaar
  • Foodtown-Freshtown
  • GreenStar Food Co-op
  • Hannaford
  • Manhattan Fruit Market
  • My Foodtown
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • Price Rite
  • ShopRite
  • Stop & Shop
  • Tops Market
  • Walmart
  • Weis Markets

Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in New York? Summary

We hope our answer to the question “Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in New York?” was helpful to you!

If you have more questions about your EBT or SNAP Benefits, please let us know in the comments section below.

For more help on what and where you can use your New York EBT Card, check out our other articles here:
What Fast Food Restaurants Take EBT in New York?
How to Use New York EBT Online at Amazon
36 Energy Drinks you can purchase with your SNAP EBT 
How to Get a Free Phone With New York Food Stamps
New York to see 25% Increase in SNAP Benefits
New York EBT Deposit Dates for 2021
Rochester SNAP Eligibility Guide

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