10 International Markets in San Antonio You Should Be Shopping At 

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As a rule, us Texans should consider ourselves blessed to have H-E-B access. And as San Antonians, with H-E-B markets and Pluses and every franchise derivative in every part of town, we're generally accounted for. But for when Central Market and Whole Foods are too expensive or lacking, San Antonio also has the international options to keep your culinary endeavors authentic and exciting.
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Minnano Japanese Grocery
7460 Callaghan Rd, (210) 340-7900, Mon.-Sat.:10am-7pm, Sun.:10am-6pm

Tucked away in the Medical Center, Minnano offers everything from green tea Kit Kats to Japanese beauty products, and all the tchotchkes, Asian groceries, and kitchenware in between.

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India Store
5751 Evers Rd, (210) 681-3100, Mon.-Fri., Sun.:11am-4:30pm, Sat.:11am-6pm

India Store is stocked with South Asian favorites, including an aisle dedicated to spices, every conceivable variety of rice, dates and more. Rumor has it that Paru's eyebrow threading shop in the back of the store is the best in town.

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Tim's Oriental and Seafood Market
7015 Bandera Rd Ste 8, (210) 523-1688, Mon.-Sat.:10am-9pm, Sun.:10am-8pm

Stocked with frozen entrees, tons of sake, a plethora of noodles and snacks, Tim's has stuffed aisles full of Asian favorites. Don't miss out on their selection of veggies, seafood, pork belly and roasted duck, for which Tim's is especially renowned.

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Ali Baba International Food Market
9037 Wurzbach Rd, (210) 691-1111, Mon.-Sun.:10am-10pm

Situated in the back of a Wurzbach strip mall with its own bevy of Middle Eastern restaurants, Ali Baba has a massive stock of halal and kosher butchery, fresh vegetables and breads, teas and bulk options for nuts and grains.

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Tokyo Mart
825 W. Hildebrand Ave, (210) 736-2111, Tues.-Sun.:9:30am-6pm

In a tiny little store in the parking lot behind Niki's Tokyo Inn, Tokyo Mart has an inexpensive and vast selection of Japanese goods. Tokyo Mart has all the ingredients for Japanese cooking, including sesame oil, kabocha and miso.

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Sasha's European Market
8023 Callaghan Rd., (210) 348-7788, Mon.-Sat.:10am-8pm, Sun.:10am-7pm

With a selection of Polish, Russian, German and plenty others, Sasha's has your Eastern European needs covered. Whether you're fixin' for some stuffed cabbage or pierogies, they've got the sausages and sauerkraut that you're looking for.

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Las Americas Latin Market
6623 San Pedro Ave, (210) 340-2747, Mon.-Sat.:10am-7pm

With more Goya products than you've ever seen, Las Americas boasts an impressive array of Latin American coffees, fresh produce like yucca and guava, and Caribbean fares like squid ink and bomba rice. As an added bonus, Las Americas has an extended fare of Colombian food, including arepas and empanadas.

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Himalayan Bazar
8466 Fredericksburg Rd, (210) 614-8600, Mon.-Sun.:10am-10pm
With its expertise in Indian and Nepalese foods, Himalayan Bazar sells a variety of dried goods, vegetables, including an extensive frozen foods section and a section for non-edible goods like incense holders.

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Salaam International Specialty Food Market
3727 Colony Dr, (210) 561-0100, Mon.-Sun.:10am-10pm

With a bakery onsite that makes fresh pitas, a cheese bar, frozen prepared foods to bring in to the office, and a meat market, Salaam is more of a complement to nearby Ali Baba than a competition.

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Minnano Japanese Grocery
7460 Callaghan Rd, (210) 340-7900, Mon.-Sat.:10am-7pm, Sun.:10am-6pm

Tucked away in the Medical Center, Minnano offers everything from green tea Kit Kats to Japanese beauty products, and all the tchotchkes, Asian groceries, and kitchenware in between.

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