18 International Markets Every San Antonian Should Be Shopping At
By San Antonio Current Staff
San Antonio is a mecca for all things Tex-Mex, but that’s not to say that we don’t have a soft spot for other food genres. Check out these international markets to taste the wonders of the world, from Polynesian and Latin American to European and Asian.
Ali Baba International Food Market
9307 Wurzbach Road, (210) 691-1111, alibabasanantonio.com
Ali Baba specializes in Iranian, Pakistani and Mediterranean food, offering fresh pita and a halal meat market.
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6210 Fairdale Dr., (210) 646-7005, facebook.com
All you elote lovers must try the sweet corn ice cream. Just grab a hot dinner as well so you dont spoil your dinner.
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Seoul Asian Market & Cafe
1027 Rittiman Road #101, (210) 822-1529, facebook.com
This market provides enough kimchi for days, both freshly made in-store and packaged for you to enjoy at home.
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Tim's Oriental & Seafood Market
7015 Bandera Road #8, (210) 523-1688, facebook.com
Buy your tea bags in bulk and get your BBQ pork sliced right in front of you at Tims.
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Hung Phong Oriental Market
243 Remount Dr., (210) 655-8448, facebook.com
Pick up some fresh dragonfruit or Asian-style pork and seasonings. Theyll be sure to tell you the best way to cook whatever youre buying.
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825 W. Hildebrand Ave., (210) 736-2111, facebook.com
Stick to mainstream choices like Pocky, or find something more adventurous like goma dofu.
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Sasha's European Market
8023 Callaghan Road, (210) 348-7788, ussiansanantonio.com
Originally focused solely on Russian delicacies, Sashas now stocks goods from all over Europe. From Baltic beer and Hungarian salami to Polish sausage and Ukrainian desserts, Sashas has it all.
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International Food Market
2451 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 821-6451, facebook.com
¡Oye! Eat like youre in Latin America or the Caribbean with this markets must-try products.
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Tabares Phillippine Market
912 Pat Booker Road, Universal City, (210) 314-6330, facebook.com
Youll feel like youre eating at a Filipino grandmas house, the food is just that delicious.
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