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20 International Markets Every San Antonian Should Be Shopping At 

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.
Photo via Instagram, nila_amerika_indo
Korean Market
6019 Rittiman Plz., (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 don’t spoil your dinner.
Photo via Instagram, amnda.k23
Seoul Oriental Food 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.
Photo via Instagram, diaryofscott
EL Equatorial Market
6829 Bandera Road, (210) 530-4612, elequatorialmarketllc.com
Look no further for African and Caribbean beverages, spices, vegetables and more.
Photo via Facebook, El Equatorial Market LLC
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 Tim’s.
Photo via Instagram, t.a.x.m.a.n
Hung Phong Oriental Market
243 Remount Dr., (210) 655-8448, facebook.com
Pick up some fresh dragonfruit or Asian-style pork and seasonings. They’ll be sure to tell you the best way to cook whatever you’re buying.
Photo via Instagram, sherrthepilot
Tokyo Mart
825 W. Hildebrand Ave., (210) 736-2111, facebook.com
Stick to mainstream choices like Pocky, or find something more adventurous like goma dofu.
Photo via Instagram, warshipzine
Sasha's European Market
8023 Callaghan Road, (210) 348-7788, ussiansanantonio.com
Originally focused solely on Russian delicacies, Sasha’s now stocks goods from all over Europe. From Baltic beer and Hungarian salami to Polish sausage and Ukrainian desserts, Sasha’s has it all.
Photo via Instagram, will2442
International Food Market
2451 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 821-6451, facebook.com
¡Oye! Eat like you’re in Latin America or the Caribbean with this market’s must-try products.
Photo via Instagram, gloriabrenes
Tabares Phillippine Market
912 Pat Booker Road, Universal City, (210) 314-6330, facebook.com
You’ll feel like you’re eating at a Filipino grandma’s house, the food is just that delicious.
Photo via Instagram, crey29
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Minnano Japanese Grocery
7460 Callaghan Road # 310, (210) 340-7900, facebook.com/minnano.japanesegrocery
Minnano is a necessity for all things Japanese, from food and collectibles to cosmetics and books.
Photo via Instagram, muagamer
Las Americas Latin Market
6623 San Pedro Ave., (210) 340-2747, lasamericaslatinmarket.com
Why settle for just an aisle of Goya products when you can have an entire market full of them?
Photo via Instagram, crystalpoenisch
Adiba Grocery
5712 Wurzbach Road, (210) 465-9692, adibagrocery.com
Whip up some fresh chicken tikka masala at home with Adiba’s products.
Photo via Facebook, Adiba grocery
Vietnam Market
5360 Walzem Road, (210) 653-9911, facebook.com
A matcha-infused Kit Kat might sound a little questionable, but it’s definitely worth a taste.
Photo via Instagram, hilaryhaymaker
India Store
5751 Evers Road, (210) 681-3100
Pack your trunk full of Indian groceries, but not before getting your eyebrows threaded at this convenient grocery store.
Photo via Facebook, Aesthetic Threading SA TX
La Garita International Food Market
8333 Culebra Road #203, (210) 375-3187, facebook.com
If you’re in the mood for a fun new, meal, La Garita is the place to go. They post a fresh menu everyday for whatever hot meal they’re serving up in store. And of course, don’t forget to stock up on groceries to create something delicious at home.
Photo via Instagram, san.antonio.stephanie
Saffron Red Asian Market
10350 Bandera Road, (210) 680-0988, facebook.com
On the hunt for Asian groceries? Stop by Saffron Red.
Photo via Instagram, i.am.batjojo
Ohana Polynesian Market
3909 Diadem Ln., Kirby, (210) 913-6327, facebook.com/OPM2015
Dreaming of a Hawaiian vacation? Get a taste of the perfect getaway with Polynesian treats.
Photo via Facebook, Ohana Polynesian Market
Himalayan Bazar
8466 Fredericksburg Road, (210) 614-8600, facebook.com
The South Asia-oriented market offers food items like spices and vegetables as well as goods like saris and prayer items.
Photo via Facebook, Himalayan Bazar
Sari-Sari Filipino Restaurant, Market, & Bakery
5700 Wurzbach Road, (210) 647-7274, sari-sari-satx.com
This hybrid restaurant-market-bakery serves up authentic Filipino fare and lets you try your hand at the cuisine with the help of quality ingredients.
Photo via Instagram, ricosuavehhh
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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.
Photo via Instagram, nila_amerika_indo
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