13 of the best Asian markets in San Antonio – mySA

Be thankful that San Antonio has a variety of Asian markets for local foodies to enjoy. While some specialize in items from a variety of countries, others have a mix of Asian foods and goods imported to shops and international restaurants located across the Alamo City.

Whether you’re missing home or want to tackle a new cuisine in the kitchen, here are 13 fantastic Asian markets to shop at in San Antonio.

My ChockDee Filipino Market is a grocery market and takeout restaurant in Universal City.

My ChockDee Filipino Market is a grocery market and takeout restaurant in Universal City.

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M.Y. Chockdee Oriental Market & Restaurant

Want to eat dinner and make it too? You can do both at M.Y. Chockdee. Get all the supplies you need to make an Asian-inspired feast of your own when you shop at this Universal City market. After shopping, you can make a plate to go from the fresh buffet specializing in Filipino staples.

Find it: 119 E. Lindbergh Blvd., Universal City, TX 78148; 210-566-2210

Some of the beer selection available at Asia Supermarket

Some of the beer selection available at Asia Supermarket

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Asia Supermarket

Here, you’ll find everything you’re looking for when you’re set on cooking a classic Asian meal all on your own. With a mix of produce, meats, seafood, wine, and grocery items perfect for Asian dishes, you’ll be all set at this Windcrest gem. It really is a supermarket!

Find it: 4925 Windsor Hill, Windcrest, TX 78239; 210-455-2860

Indian good are available at this Medical Center favorite.

Indian good are available at this Medical Center favorite.

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Himalayan Bazar

Located right next door to one of the tastiest Indian buffets in town, Himalayan Bazar is a go-to for San Antonio’s Indian community. The Fredericksburg Road mainstay sells lots of fresh produce, jugs of water, pantry items, and frozen goods. The mix of snacks here is wild!

Find it: 8466 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78229; 210-614-8600

Sari-Sari Stone Oak opened with similar products to the original Wurzbach location.

Sari-Sari Stone Oak opened with similar products to the original Wurzbach location.

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Sari-Sari Filipino Restaurant, Market, & Bakery

The next time you’re in the mood for some Filipino or Chinese food, you’ll be smart to head to Sari-Sari. While you’re there, go on ahead and grab some stuff to cook a Filipino meal on your own. There’s a mix of vegetables, snacks, candies, dry goods, and other ingredients for you to explore the cuisine in your own kitchen. There’s also other goods like clothing, beauty products, cookware, and other souvenirs.

Find it: 5700 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX 78238; 210-647-7274

Minnano Japanese Grocery has a generous mix of goods up for grabs.

Minnano Japanese Grocery has a generous mix of goods up for grabs.

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Minnano Japanese Grocery

Tiny but mighty is the name of the game at Minnano. The grocery store has a steady import of dry goods, drinks, snacks, and cookware for you to use and enjoy in the kitchen. To round out the other parts of your life, enjoy a mix of beauty products, gifts, and knick knacks.

Find it: 7460 Callaghan Road #310, San Antonio, TX 78229; 210-340-7900

Thai treats await you at Thai Hut Market.

Thai treats await you at Thai Hut Market.

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Thai Hut Market

On the Far Westside, you’ll be able to take in the rich flavors of Thailand. Located not far from the restaurant’s original location, Thai Hut Market has dry and frozen foods, plus produce and house goods for you to enjoy another culture. You can even buy lottery tickets here!

Find it: 9820 Potranco Road, San Antonio, TX 78251; 210-468-5006

Seoul Asian Market & Cafe's retail space is set for an expansion when the store relocates in July.
Seoul Asian Market & Cafe’s retail space is set for an expansion when the store relocates in July.Paul Stephen/San Antonio Express-News

Seoul Asian Market and Cafe

Though there’s a mix of Asian treats and groceries to enjoy, consider this your go-to for Korean goods. Aisle after aisle and freezer and freezer, you’ll be filling up your cart in no time. This market’s snack game is unbeatable!

Find it: 1005 Rittiman Road #101, San Antonio, TX 78218; 210-822-1529

Find what you're looking for at Hung Phong.

Find what you’re looking for at Hung Phong.

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Hung Phong Oriental Market

Shop ’til you drop when you stop by Hung Phong. This grocery offers a load of Asian groceries between producer, pastries, and proteins. You’ll have a blast here looking through the aisles of all the goods to pick up and take home.

Find it: 243 Remount Drive, San Antonio, TX 78218; 210-655-8448

Naveen Kumar, left, laughs with manager Said Ali on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at India Store at Wurzbach and Evers roads in San Antonio. Kumar said he came to San Antonio a year ago from the Indian city of Hyderabad to pursue a master's degree in computer science at St. Mary's University.
Naveen Kumar, left, laughs with manager Said Ali on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at India Store at Wurzbach and Evers roads in San Antonio. Kumar said he came to San Antonio a year ago from the Indian city of Hyderabad to pursue a master’s degree in computer science at St. Mary’s University.Timothy Tai/San Antonio Express-News

India Store

Instead of going out to eat Indian food, why not make it yourself? You can stop by India Store near the Medical Center to find a mix of supplies, from food to stuff for around the house.

Find it: 5751 Evers Road, San Antonio, TX 78238; 210-681-3100

A display of catfish at Tim's Oriental Seafood and Market.
A display of catfish at Tim’s Oriental Seafood and Market.Jerry Lara /San Antonio Express-News

Tim’s Oriental Market

A favorite for imported prepared foods, fresh produce and meats, as well as a bit of housewares, Tim’s Oriental Market has it all. You’ll have plenty of fun shopping here and enjoying your good finds at home.

Find it: 7015 Bandera Road # 8, San Antonio, TX 78238; 210-523-1688

You'll fill your cart in no time at Korean Market.

You’ll fill your cart in no time at Korean Market.

Yelp / Camille C.

Korean Market

Shop your heart out at the very stacked Korean Market with its variety of frozen seafood, snacks, and gifts. You’ll find everything you’re looking for here!

Find it: 6210 Fairdale Drive Suite 1, San Antonio, TX 78218; 210-646-7005

metro - Uriah Perez, 3, eats Pork Sung Bread while Maria Foster pays for the groceries at Vietnam Market in San Antonio on Thursday, April 14, 2011. Foster is Filipino as is Perez's mother. LISA KRANTZ/lkrantz@express-news.net

metro – Uriah Perez, 3, eats Pork Sung Bread while Maria Foster pays for the groceries at Vietnam Market in San Antonio on Thursday, April 14, 2011. Foster is Filipino as is Perez’s mother. LISA KRANTZ/lkrantz@express-news.net

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Vietnam Market

There’s lots to take in at Vietnam Market, which obviously specializes in Vietnamese meats, seafood, and groceries. Don’t worry though, there’s lots of other Asian goods to find here.

Find it: 5360 Walzem Road, San Antonio, TX 78218; 210-653-9911

Mochi and other Japanese treats are available at the tiny Tokyo Mart.

Mochi and other Japanese treats are available at the tiny Tokyo Mart.

Yelp / Joyce K.

Tokyo Mart

Though small, Tokyo Mart keeps it real with a store full of Japanese goods – and has done so since opening in 1983. You’ll be walking out with lots of bags when shopping here.

Find it: 825 West Hildebrand Ave., San Antonio, TX 78212; 210-736-2111

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