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Hundreds of people waited in line to be among the first customers to shop at the new Fairway Market that opened in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Customers are attracted to specially priced steaks. This is Fairway's first location in Suffolk County.

A look inside Suffolk's first Fairway Market

The Fairway Market grocery chain opened a new store in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, and was quickly filled by scores of Long Islanders looking to check out the new market. The 50,000-square-foot store -- the first Fairway in Suffolk County -- is directly across the street from the Smith Haven Mall, and features the chain's signature mix of prepared foods and groceries. See Newsday's photos from the grand opening below.

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Hundreds of people waited in line to be among the first customers to shop at the new Fairway Market that opened in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Customers are attracted to specially priced steaks. This is Fairway's first location in Suffolk County.

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Hundreds of people waited in line to be among the first customers to shop at the new Fairway Market that opened in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Here, a member of the bakery staff brings out fresh baguettes. This is Fairway's first location in Suffolk County.

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Hundreds of people waited in line to be among the first customers to shop at the new Fairway Market that opened in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Here, some of those customers jam the checkout counters. This is Fairway's first location in Suffolk County.

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Hundreds of people waited in line to be among the first customers to shop at the new Fairway Market that opened in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Here, Sierra Trautmann, center, who works in the cheese department, directs a customer to a particular variety of cheese. This is Fairway's first location in Suffolk County.

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Hundreds of people waited in line to be among the first customers to shop at the new Fairway Market that opened in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Here, bakery clerk Heather Carter, right, passes out cookies to customers. This is Fairway's first location in Suffolk County.

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Hundreds of people waited in line to be
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Hundreds of people waited in line to be among the first customers to shop at the new Fairway Market that opened in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Here, 19-month-old Luke Pedigo takes in all the activity as his mother pushes him through the store in a shopping cart. This is Fairway's first location in Suffolk County.

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Hundreds of people waited in line to be among the first customers to shop at the new Fairway Market that opened in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. This is Fairway's first location in Suffolk County.

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Hundreds of people waited in line to be among the first customers to shop at the new Fairway Market that opened in Lake Grove on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Here, customers find a lot to look at in the cheese aisle. This is Fairway's first location in Suffolk County.