About Worden’s Market and Deli

Missoula’s First Grocery

Worden’s Market was established around 1883, as Missoula’s first grocery store. Originally located near what is now the 100 block of West Front Street, Worden’s has always been a downtown entity and is now in its fifth location at 451 North Higgins. Wordens is one of only three to four businesses of its age in Missoula that has been in continuous operation since its inception.

Tim and Exie France

Worden’s Market was purchased by Tim and Exie France in 1981. In the course of its subsequent expansion, the business has developed a reputation for its eclectic and worldly selection of award-winning wines, beers, specialty foods and candies and has established a full service , award-winning deli operation. Worden’s has retained its original character and commitment to customer service in spite of its growth.



Worden’s Market and Deli

451 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802

(406) 549-1293