Ethnic Markets & Specialty Food Stores in Reno & Sparks

Put Some Adventure into Your Food Shopping Experience

If you want to sample something besides boring American fare, try shopping at one of these food merchants. Be it Hispanic, Asian, organic, natural, or just plain unusual, you aren't likely to find the inventory in these stores reproduced at your standard supermarket.
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    Marketon supermarket on Wells Avenue in Reno, Nevada
    ••• Marketon supermarket on Wells Avenue in Reno, Nevada. Photo © Stan White

    This is the Reno area's major Hispanic food store, which is also a full-service supermarket. Marketon is a chain, with several other stores located in Las Vegas. The website has tasty Mexican food recipes with videos.

    1500 S. Wells Avenue, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 786-8788

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    Reno Whole Foods Market Nevada markets food organic natural
    ••• Whole Foods Market, Reno, Nevada. Photo © Stan White

    Whole Foods Market is by far Reno's largest organic and specialty food store. It's a beautiful store with a large selection of regular and exotic foods, both organic and non-organic. They sell produce from local Nevada growers. Check it out if you are looking for something unusual.

    6139 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 852-8023

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    Reno Sparks Lake Tahoe Nevada ethnic markets food organic natural
    ••• Trader Joe's. Photo © Stan White

    Unusual and offbeat items make shopping here an adventure. New items show up constantly and some disappear, but that's part of the fun. Shop wisely and you can save lots of money at Trader Joe's.

    5035 S. McCarran Boulevard, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 826-1621

    Trader Joe's Carson City
    3790 US Highway 395 S, Suite 401
    Carson City, NV 89705
    (775) 267-2486

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    168 Asian Market

    168 Asian Market, Reno, Nevada, NV
    ••• 168 Asian Market, Reno, Nevada. Photo © Stan White

    This big store has a great selection of authentic Oriental foods.

    3090 S. Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 823-9918

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    Reno Asian Supermarket

    Reno Sparks Lake Tahoe Nevada ethnic markets food organic natural Asian
    ••• Reno Asian Market. Photo © Stan White

    I've only briefly stuck my head in here, but what I saw looked pretty authentic.

    803 W. 5th Street, Reno, NV 89503
    (775) 322-8820

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    Reno Sparks Lake Tahoe Nevada ethnic markets food organic natural Italian European
    ••• Bella Italia. Photo © Stan White

    Imported Italian food items, from olive oil to pasta. There are also kitchen items and cooking tools. Everything is made in Italy.

    Arlington Gardens Mall
    606 Plumb Lane #4, Reno, NV 89509
    (775) 284-3500

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    International Market

    International Market in Reno, Nevada, NV
    ••• International Market in Reno, Nevada. Photo © Stan White

    This small market is packed to the rafters with imported food products from the Orient, Africa, and the Middle East.

    225 Gentry Way, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 825-5258

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    Spice Rack Market

    Spice Rack Market, Reno, Nevada, NV
    ••• Spice Rack Market, Reno, Nevada. Photo © Stan White

    Indian and Pakistani food market.

    1535 Vassar Street, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 682-4400

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    El Tapatio Market

    Reno Sparks Lake Tahoe Nevada ethnic markets food organic natural Mexican Hispanic
    ••• El Tapatio Market. Photo © Stan White

    A small market in the Wells Avenue shopping district.

    347 S. Wells Avenue, Reno, NV 89502
    (775) 322-6111

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    KJ Mini Mart

    Indian spices, herbal medications, sweet frozen desserts, and other food items. Many products are direct from India and just about impossible to find anywhere else.

    1086 S. Virginia Street, Suite C, Reno, NV 89502
    (866) 546-6658

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    Asian Market

    Genuine Asian food and cooking items, plus take-out if you're hungry right now.

    2152 Prater Way, Sparks, NV 89431
    (775) 359-3636

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    Yim's Asian Supermarket

    1210 Rock Boulevard, Sparks, NV 89431
    (775) 356-8949
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    Manufactures European-style sausage that you'll find in local markets. There is also a retail outlet in Carson City.

    256 Sage St., Carson City, NV 89706
    (775) 822-8110