Local stores that are still open for business


Shikha Patel

All locations of the local South Asian supermarket, Man Pasand, are open with limited hours from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and sell all sorts of South Asian products, produce, spices, and frozen foods.

Shikha Patel, Online Managing Editor

Big production supermarkets and grocery stores such as H-E-B, Costco, Randalls, and Whole Foods are packed right now. Due to high demand for groceries as well as implementing social distancing rules, many of the supplies you are looking for may be sold out. Luckily for Austin residents, there are many smaller, local and less-busy grocery stores, supermarkets, and more that are still offering essential supplies such as household goods, meals, produce, etc.

Grocery Stores + Markets:
Man Pasand: All locations of the South Asian supermarket are open with limited hours from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and sell all sorts of South Asian products, produce, spices, and frozen foods.

Longhorn Meat Market: The meat shop is open only for pickup orders placed online.

Dollar General: All stores have exclusive first hour to senior shoppers; closes an hour earlier than normal hours.

Han Yang: The Korean supermarket is open for in-store shopping.

Gandhi Bazar: The South Asian grocery store is open for in-person shoppers.

Fiesta Mart: The Texas-based supermarket chain will open at 7 a.m. for elderly customers, and is limiting the number of shoppers allowed inside at the same time.

Borderless European Market: The Eastern European store is open for in-person shopping.

Antonelli’s Cheese Shop: Customers can purchase through online or call-ahead ordering for curbside pickups or Favor deliveries.

Kinda Tropical: The East Austin restaurant already had a built-in market, curbside pickups can be arranged.

Salt & Time: The retail shop expanded its offerings to function as a full-on grocery store with produce, dairy products, dry goods, and meat. There’s curbside pickup and in-person shopping.

Target: Stores open until 9 p.m. maximum starting March 18.

Trader Joe’s: All stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Vallarta Supermarkets: Stores will open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the general public. All locations open an hour early for senior shoppers, pregnant women and those with disabilities.

Thom’s Market: The South Austin mini-chain is open for in-person shoppers.

Whip In: The South Asian convenience store, market, restaurant, and bar has been expanding its retail offerings with eggs, milk, bacon, pet food, household goods, toiletries, and more. Call in for curbside.