Ethnic Markets in Rome
Rome has a great variety of delicious food and products that may satisfy your needs. However, if you’re missing a traditional plate of your country or wanna try something else other than Italian food, check out these supermarkets where you can find everything you’re looking for!
This market is quite big with a variety of Chinese, Japanese, and Indian food mainly. The staff is super friendly, and they can speak Chinese, Italian, and English. The food is fresh, packed and frozen, and even economical! There are also alcoholic beverages such as plum wine, sake, and deserts like mochi, ice cream, doroyaki, and much more! You can also buy your own algae and sushi set to make your own sushi or buy some Indian spices and prepare yourself a real Chicken Masala!
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
THE KOREAN MARKET
It is said that this place is a small Korea in Rome with a good selection of dry, frozen, and packaged goods. Inside, there is a huge variety of noodles for udon, soy dishes, ramen, and so on. There is also a drink section where you can find different flavored tea, juices, ginseng included drinks, alcoholic beverages, and much more!
Monday to Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
AMERICALAND AMERICAN MARKET
This small market usually sells packaged goods such as snacks, cereals, and some drinks. The prices are reasonable, not so high. The place is very close to Colosseum so if you’re planning a visit, just go to the market, grab a drink and visit Colosseum!
They also have an online service; you can check their website from here.
Monday to Saturday: 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Castroni has several shops around Rome and it is a very popular place among locals as it is usually crowded. The place has both a café and the shopping part that has almost everything you can look for. They sell both Italian and international products. The variety is huge, from Africa, South America till Asia and even divided each product by countries. There is also online shopping available, check it out from here.
Monday to Saturday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
As said, there are several shops of Castroni all around Rome, you can click here to see all the locations.
SELLI INTERNATIONAL FOOD STORE
This tiny but well-stored shop has all varieties of Asian and South American food in the Roman Chinatown. You can find everything from udon, dry fruits, aromas, legumes, gram masala, and delicious types of nuts in this store. Besides food, they also sell some cosmetics as well! The prices are a bit high but the quality is excellent and the staff is nice and welcoming.
Monday to Sunday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.