When it comes to shopping, there are many malls, grocery stores, and souks (traditional markets) in Saudi Arabia where you can buy everything you need. In addition, there are several online shopping websites that provide home deliveries.
Of course, if you’re an overseas Filipino worker (OFW), you might be looking for goods and products from the Philippines. If you want to cook a Pinoy dish, you’ll need ingredients like sinigang mix, ube halaya, gata (coconut milk), and so on. Fortunately, there are places in the Kingdom where you can buy these products!
Places to Buy Philippine Products in KSA
From fresh fruits and vegetables to canned goods and kitchen staples, we bring you a list of places in Saudi Arabia where you can buy Pinoy products. Located across the Kingdom, these supermarkets, hypermarkets, and mini grocery stores sell a wide variety of Philippine goods, alongside products from other countries as well:
1. Al Bader Filipino Supermarket and Restaurant
As the name says, this place is both a supermarket and restaurant, selling Filipino foods such as dried fish (e.g. tuyo, bisugo, tinapa) and frozen foods (e.g. chicken embutido, chicken franks, tocino). You will also find fresh produce like saging saba, young coconut, and purple yam.
Furthermore, the supermarket offers familiar brands of snacks, including Ding Dong, Piattos, Superstix, and many more. Beauty products such as Brilliant, papaya soap, and kojic soap are also available. As for the restaurant, other than Filipino foods, it also serves Indonesian and Thai cuisines.
Al Bader Filipino Supermarket and Restaurant
Address: King Abdulaziz Rd., Buraydah, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 50 289 6739
2. Kabayan Mini Market
Located in Mecca, Kabayan Mini Market is basically a mini grocery store that sells Filipino foods and cosmetic products. There is an assortment of canned goods like Century Tuna, 555 Sardines, Young’s Town Sardines, Purefoods Corned Beef, etc. You can also buy some kitchen staples, including Datu Puti Soy Sauce, UFC Ketchup, Jufran, Lady’s Choice Sandwich Spread, Cheez Whiz, and many more.
In addition to Philippine products, the store features foods and cosmetic products from Korea and Thailand, as well.
Kabayan Mini Market
Address: 4277, Mecca 24242, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 55 564 2131
3. Kabayan Supermarket
Kabayan Supermarket features Philippine foods, beauty products, cosmetics, household goods, and lots more. It is a subsidiary of AZCCO Global, a retail and wholesale marketing company with multiple outlets in the Middle East.
Notably, AZCCO Global has 24 supermarkets located across the GCC, particularly in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Kuwait. Here in Saudi Arabia, there are several branches of Kabayan Supermarket in various areas, including Dammam, Riyadh, Al Jubail, Al Taif, and Jeddah (whose contact information is given below).
The Kabayan Supermarket in Jeddah – Al Balad operates at these hours:
Saturday to Thursday — 8:00 am to 12:00 am
Friday — 8:00 am to 11:30 am / 1:00 pm to 12:00 am
Kabayan Supermarket – Al Balad
Address: King Abdul Aziz Street, Al Balad District, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 12 649 5265 / +966 50 623 4306
Website: http://www.azccoglobal.com/ / https://kabayan-supermarket-albalad.business.site/
4. Lulu Hypermarket
Lulu Hypermarket is a popular brand not only in Saudi Arabia, but across the GCC and other countries, including India, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Currently, the company has more than 230 stores worldwide.
The tagline of this hypermaket is, “Lulu, where the world comes to shop.” Indeed, here you fill find numerous products from all over the globe. There are snacks, frozen products, household items, and even fresh fruits from the Philippines!
Lulu Hypermarket has multiple branches across Saudi Arabia, including Dammam, Jeddah, Jubail, and Riyadh. The contact details for their branch in Riyadh Avenue Mall are given below.
Lulu Hypermarket – Riyadh Avenue Mall
Address: Prince Faisal Bin Turki Bin Abdul Aziz Rd., Riyadh Avenue Mall, Level 1, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 11 402 6655
5. Manila Shopping Center
Situated in Dammam, Manila Shopping Center is the place to go if you want to buy familiar brands like Lucky Me, Nescafe, and Del Monte. Snacks such as Marty’s Cracklings, Piattos, Tortillos, and Chicharon ni Mang Juan are available, too!
If you are craving for salted egg, as well as fresh veggies and fruits from the Philippines, don’t worry because you will also find them here!
Manila Shopping Center
Address: King Faisal St., Al Dawasir, Dammam 32416, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 13 831 0016 / +966 13 834 4291
6. Nesto Hypermarket
Nesto Hypermarket is another popular store in Saudi Arabia. Occasionally, the store holds “Philippine Fest,” an event where they offer huge deals on Pinoy products. If you need to fill your pantry with rice, Datu Puti Vinegar, Tender Juicy Hotdog, Century Tuna, and 555 Sardines, then you’ve come to the right place!
What’s more, if you are looking for Filipino snacks (e.g. Boy Bawang, Egg Nog, Sky Flakes, VCut) or beauty products (e.g. Likas Papaya Soap, Eskinol Facial Cleanser, RDL Papaya Lotion, Bench Cologne), simply head to Nesto Hypermarket!
The contact details for Nesto Hypermarket – Villagio Mall in Riyadh are provided below. The store also has branches branches in Qassim and Dammam.
Nesto Hypermarket – Villagio Mall
Address: Villagio Mall, Sulaiman Ibn Malik Road, Filipino Market, Al Amal, Batha, Riyadh 12643, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 50 470 7928 / +966 55 519 6457
7. Pinas Supermarket
Located in Dammam, this store features many Pinoy products, including Argentina Corned Beef, Mega Sardines, Nido Milk, and Magnolia Ice Cream! Health and beauty products such as Brilliant, Dr. Wong’s Sulfur Soap, Myra E, Bench Cologne, and Katinko are also available.
Pinas Supermarket in Dammam is open daily, between 7:30 am and 10:30 pm. It also has a branch in Al Khobar.
Address: Al Souq, 32242, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 13 809 3245
8. Pinoy Supermarket
Located in Riyadh, Pinoy Supermarket features canned goods, frozen meats, fresh fruits (e.g. mango, saging saba, singkamas, ube), and many other products from the Philippines. The great thing about this place is that it is located right next to Pinoy Restaurant and Pinoy Bakeshop. So before (or after) you buy groceries, you can order and enjoy some Filipino dishes and pastries, too. Yay!
Pinoy Supermarket is open during these hours:
Sunday to Thursday — 7:30 am to 11:00 pm
Friday and Saturday — 7:00 am to 11:00 pm
Address: Al Amal, Ibn Al Anbari Street, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 11 402 7582
9. Sarawat Superstores
Established in 1981, Sarawat Superstores happens to be one of the oldest supermarket chains in Saudi Arabia. Over the years, it has expanded and added imported products, including Philippine food items like tocino, longganisa, and more. Here, you can also buy fresh produce such as calamansi, guyabano, and mango.
The store also has a bakery that sells fresh pandesal, alongside Arabic bread, pizza, donuts, and croissants. Amazing!
Address: International Market, Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah Rd., Ar Rawdah, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +966 12 660 9077
How about you, do you know about other stores that sell Philippine products here in Saudi Arabia? Let us know in the comments below, so we can add it to the list!
Speaking of Philippine brands, we think it’s also amazing that we have Jollibee here! If you are craving for Burger Yum, Chicken Joy, and Jolly Spaghetti, check out this list of Jollibee branches in Saudi Arabia. Happy eating!