Looking to cook up some Asian-inspired dishes?
Many ingredients needed for traditional Asian dishes can’t be found in your local supermarket. In fact, more often than not you’ll need to source your goods from an Asian grocer. So, if you don’t want to settle for a substitute that we all know won’t give the same flavours, head on down to one of the Top 3 Best Asian Grocers on the Gold Coast (in our opinion anyway!).
1. Ming Mei Asian Supermarket
With the Gold Coast’s Chinatown quickly expanding, it’s no wonder that you’ll find one of the best Asian grocers in the heart of Southport. Ming Mei Asian Supermarket provides an extensive range of Asian products. Given that this place services a large portion of the Asian community on the Gold Coast, you’ll be sure to find all you need.
Ground Floor, Australia Fair Shopping Centre, 42 Marine Parade, Gold Coast
Mon – Wed: 9am – 6pm
Thur: 9am – 830pm
Fri – Sat: 9am – 6pm
Sun: 10am – 5pm
2. Exotic Asian Supermarket
Exotic Asian Supermarket is the Gold Coast’s first and longest serving Asian grocery. Conveniently located on the Gold Coast Highway at Mermaid Beach, with easy parking right out the front, makes this one of the best Asian grocers on the Gold Coast. A huge range of stock, from ingredients, to cookware, to crockery and more. Whether you’re after Chinese, Thai, Korean, Indonesian, Malaysian, Philippine, Vietnemese, Taiwanese or Japanese products, your bound to find it here. You can even shop online.
Cnr Dudley St & 2477 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach
9am – 5pm 7 days
3. Oriental Supermarket
Here’s one located in the heart of the Gold Coast. If you’re travelling to (or are fortunate enough to live in) the beautiful Surfers Paradise, then the Oriental Supermarket on Beach Road will provide you with your Asian needs. Granted, it’s not the biggest store on the Coast, but it is conveniently located, has excellent service and stocks all the necessities. They specialise in Korean food and goods, but also stock Japanese, Chinese and other Asian products too.
9 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise (in the RSL Centre)
Mon – Fri: 8am – 10pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-9pm (incl. public hols)