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A Peek Inside Auckland’s Finest Asian Supermarkets

A Peek Inside Auckland’s Finest Asian Supermarkets

Imagine this: grocery shelves filled with unique spices, tantalizing aromas, and an assortment of fresh produce everywhere you look. 

What you’re imagining is a classic Asian supermarket, a magical place for flavor connoisseurs looking to try something new. 

And if you find yourself in Auckland, consider yourself lucky, for this city is teeming with excellent choices of Asian supermarkets! 

Don’t know where to start looking? Well, that’s what we’re here for, of course! 

Without further ado, let’s take a peek inside the culinary wonderland hiding in the city, a place where delicious flavors await!

1. Furein Asian Supermarket 


Address: Basement, Unit 1A/239 Queen Street, CBD, Auckland 1011, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 21 849 888

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Sunday – 9 AM to 7 PM 

Situated in the middle of the buzzing Downtown Auckland, Furein Asian Supermarket stands out with its accessible location. It’s known among local Asian cuisine aficionados for its wide variety of goods at reasonable prices. 

Customers can expect to see an assortment of products including dairy products, frozen buns & dumplings, preserved fruits, noodles & vermicelli, and a lot more. 

Note that while Furein does have a website filled with an extensive catalog, it’s not very user-friendly. As such, it might be more convenient to shop in-store. 

2. Tai Ping Asian Supermarket 

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Address: 23/25 Porana Road, Wairau Valley, Auckland 0627, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 442 5780

Operating hours:

  • Sunday to Wednesday – 8:30 AM to 7 PM 
  • Thursday to Saturday – 8:30 AM to 9 PM 

Tai Ping Asian Supermarket is a popular chain that has solidified its presence in the local food scene after being in business for 30 years. 

It has a mouthwatering collection of products from countries like Taiwan, Thailand, the Philippines, Vietnam, and a lot more. 

A popular feature among local customers is its wide array of high-quality meat and produce, so you know where to go if you need the freshest ingredients.  

3. DaHua Supermarket Henderson 大华超市


Address: 2/3 Edsel Street, Henderson, Auckland 0612, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 835 2588

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Sunday – 8:30 AM to 6 PM 

DaHua Supermarket on Henderson is another standout choice for those looking for Asian goodies in Auckland. Customers praise it for its cleanliness and variety, both of which we also noticed during our visit. 

Despite being away from the hustle and bustle of the city, we found the trip to be a worthwhile adventure because of the quality and affordably priced items. 

There’s also an almost overwhelming choice of produce, meat, and seafood – all of which are fresh. 

Different kinds of fruits, spices, and cooking oils, are available, ensuring you can whip up classic Asian cuisine from the comforts of your own home. 

4. Jadan Supermarket 


Address: 976 Dominion Road, Mount Roskill, Auckland 1041, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 200 0200

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Sunday – 8:30 AM to 7 PM 

If there’s one thing Jadan Supermarket does best, it’s displaying its products in an orderly fashion, which results in a more convenient and pleasurable experience for all shoppers. 

In fact, we consider this one of the most organized Asian supermarkets in the city, and we’re sure other people who have been here will agree. 

However, that’s not the only reason why they made it to this list. 

We were also impressed with the collection of their fresh produce, which happens to be always well-stocked. Additionally, the meat stall is a spectacular feature for its pre-cut meats, perfect for crafting delectable Chinese dishes. 

5. Golden Apple Supermarket


Address: 193 Universal Drive, Henderson, Auckland 0610, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 835 0432

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Sunday – 9 AM to 7 PM 

Golden Apple Supermarket is one of the cleanest Asian supermarkets in the city, standing out in comparison to other popular options. 

We recommend this spot for its product variety and frequent specials, making each visit as exciting as the last.

A particular highlight of shopping here is the well-stocked seafood aisle, brimming with a wide variety of selections, including oysters and salmon. 

While Golden Apple Supermarket has a lot of redeeming qualities, do note that they’re on the pricier scale. However, considering the benefits and features that you get from shopping here, we consider it a great bang for your buck! 

6. Lim Chhour 


Address: 184 Karangahape Road, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Contact details: +64 9 307 0498

Operating hours:

  • Monday to Sunday – 9 AM to 9 PM 

Though considerably modest and unassuming, we still consider Lim Chhour as one of the best Asian supermarkets in Auckland. Its versatile offerings really stand out, catering to the diverse needs of shoppers. 

We commend it for its rich variety of seafood, meats, and produce, as well as its extensive selections of household and kitchen items – most of which are quite affordable compared to similar options in the city.