Smaller markets and grocery stores dive deep into a particular region’s multicultural fare, and Las Vegas certainly has a broad array spanning Latin foods, Ethiopian fare, Indian ingredients, and a large selection of Asian staples. This guide spotlights some of the smaller international markets and specialty grocery stores in the region. While some of the larger stores such as Seafood City, 99 Ranch, La Bonita Supermarkets, and La Tapatia Market make this list, smaller shops such as Ron’s Market, Sister’s Oriental Market, and Selam Market make finding ingredients for a family favorite recipe easier to find. Here, a look at 30 specialty and international grocery stores from North Las Vegas to Henderson.Read More
A Comprehensive Guide to 30 Specialty and International Grocery Stores in Las Vegas
Find everything from Ethiopian and halal ingredients to Laotian and Eastern European fare at these smaller markets
1. Seafood City
Four grocery stores from Seafood City, which specializes in Filipino ingredients. The market offers free fish cleaning and frying daily.
2. Mario’s Westside Market
Prepared soul food and Southern desserts join specialty ingredients such as Alaga Syrups, Blackburn Made Syrups, Brer Rabbit Syrups, Glory Foods canned vegetables, Louisiana Fish Fry Products, Old Bay Seasonings, Tampico Spices, Blue Runner Beans, Mrs. Renfro’s Chow Chow, and a complete line of Zatarain Dinners. The meat counter also has locally produced hog head cheese.
3. Stewart Market
A butcher counter with chorizo made in house and a deli with birria are just some of the highlights of this Latin market.
4. Palengke Oriental Market
Las Vegas, NV 89110
Palengke Oriental Market specializes in Filipino foods with a small market with pinoy dishes.
5. Sister’s Oriental Market
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Sister’s Oriental Market specializes in Laoatian food and carries videos from Laos and Thailand. The cafe offers papaya salads, laing, jerky, and mango sticky rice.
6. El Super
With three locations in Las Vegas, El Super offers all the ingredients needed for Latin American cuisine. A full-service meat market, chilis in the produce section, and bolillos, pan dulce, and tres leches cakes in the bakery are just some of the finds here.
7. Rani’s World Foods
A vegetarian Indian kitchen highlights this 10,000-square-foot market on the westside.
8. La Bonita Supermarkets
La Taqueria at La Bonita is worth a visit for capirotada, tacos enchilados de camarón, and chile relleno, while customers can pick up masa at the tortilleria; pan dulce, flan, tres leches, and conchas in the panaderia; or paleta de res, pierna de puerco, and pechuga de pollo in the carniceria. Seven locations in Las Vegas and Henderson.
9. Laos Asia Market
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Hard-to-find staples from Laos find a home in this specialty market. A deli serves papaya salad, Thai soups and tea.
10. Greenland Supermarket
Las Vegas, NV 89146
This Korean supermarket offers a wide range of Korean and Japanese products, plus several food stands.
11. 168 Market
This sprawling Asian specialty store brings seafood, meat, vegetables, and fruit with the pan-Asian consumer in mind. Customers can find a bakery and boba shop as well.
12. SF Supermarket
This Asian supermarket stocks imported groceries, as well as some American and Hispanic options.
13. 99 Ranch Market
Fans of this Asian supermarket love the fresh seafood counter, deli with plate lunches, and bakery. Also find a location on Maryland Parkway.
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14. La Favorita Market
Las Vegas, NV 89169
A carniceria and panderia highlight this Mexican market with two locations in Las Vegas.
15. Japan Mini Mart
Las Vegas, NV 89103
This market sells imported Japanese groceries that may be tougher to find at larger Asian grocery stores and rents Japanese movies on DVD.
16. Bangkok Market
Discover hard-to-find Thai groceries at this unassuming store.
17. Namaste India Market
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Customers can find groceries and spice from India and Nepal at this grocery store south of UNLV.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Find the Italian market on the Strip inside the Park MGM with a small grocery store with olive oils, pastas, tomato-based products, and candies, as well as stalls with fresh fish, meat, pastas, and more.
19. Artisanal Foods
This gourmet grocery store features hard-to-find specialty ingredients such as truffles, olive oils, seafood, and caviar.
20. India Market
Staple ingredients of Indian cuisine find a home at this understated spot. Dry fruits, ghee, sauces, chutneys, and rice make an appearance.
21. International Marketplace
This market is a perfect jumping off spot to all international ingredients, with sections divided by country or region. A vast selection of pre-packaged foods, beverages, dry goods, fresh seafood, vegetables, herbs, frozen food, meats, and snacks can take shoppers around the world from their shopping cart. A membership goes for $10 a year.
22. Selam Market
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Shoppers at Selam Market find traditional Ethiopian products, as well as beer, wine, and ready-made items.
23. Ron’s Market Eastern European Meat & Deli
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Eastern European grocery items join meats and cheeses from a deli case at Ron’s Market Eastern European Meat & Deli.
24. Cured & Whey
This specialty store carries one of the largest imported, domestic, and artisan cheese and charcuterie sections in the city. The store also offers virtual cheese classes where participants pickup cheeses in advance of the tasting.
25. Sidra Market
Sidra Market carries Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Indian, and Pakistani foods and features a halal butcher shop.
26. European Delicacies
Las Vegas, NV 89139
Eastern European — especially from Serbia, Bulgari, and Russia — pantry staples find a home at this specialty market.
27. India British Market
Las Vegas, NV 89123
This tiny market offers British and Indian specialty items ranging from spices and potato chips to sauces and frozen goods.
28. Eastern Market
Russian, Armenian, European, and Mediterranean foods find a home at this Henderson market. Look for Europeans beers, Armenian wines, and Eastern meats in the deli.
29. La Tapatia Market
This Mexican market offers marinated meats, a bakery with polvorones and orejas, and hot dishes such as carnitas and birria in the deli.
30. Island Pacific Seafood Market
Filipino goods are highlighted at this grocery store with three locations in Las Vegas. All feature PhilHouse with home-cooked Filipino meals.