Yonkers, New York: Stew Leonard's Wacky Food Store

There are many strange sights at an intentionally goofy dairy store.
Address:
1 Stew Leonard Dr., Yonkers, NY
Directions:
From Jackson Ave. drive south on Sprain Rd to Stew Leonard Drive, then turn right to the Stew Leonard's store.
Hours:
Daily 8 am - 10 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
914-375-4700
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Stew Leonard's Giant Lobster

The "largest dairy store in the world," Stew Leonards, has opened a store a bit closer to New York City, in suburban Yonkers. Here you'll find the craziness we've come to expect from the chain -- animatronic creatures singing songs about the food, model trains running above cashiers' heads, and one giant lobster (Larry) which is probably the size of a small bus.

[Dominic Ryan, 04/15/2006]

Larry the Lobster was retired in 2012. "I think the weather just took a beating on ol' Larry," said a store spokesperson. "We had to take him down."

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