Come next year, Somerville residents won’t have to go far to pick up a bottle (or two) of their favorite Two Buck Chuck.
Next summer Trader Joe’s plans to open its 19th Massachusetts location at 133 Middlesex Ave. near Assembly Square Marketplace, the grocery chain said Friday.
It’s Trader Joe’s first foray into Somerville, whose next-door neighbor Cambridge currently boasts two branches.
In addition to TJ’s fresh-baked breads, Arabica bean coffees, and its many frozen entrées, Somerville foodies will have another reason to smile: the 12,500 square-foot grocery will also carry beer and wine.
Just five of Trader Joe’s Massachusetts stores sell such libations; three of them—Brookline, Peabody, and the Foxborough Trader Joe’s at Patriot Place—carry liquor in addition to beer and wine.