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12 Costco Foods You Can Only Find at Regional Food Courts

Here are a few of the atypical regional Costco foods out there, along with where you can track them down.

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Costco food menus

If you’ve ever been to Costco locations in various parts of the world, you may notice that the food court menus are a little different. Depending on where you are, varying regional foods may be present. These change by location and are either themed to local flavors or give customers a taste of other parts of the globe. Check them out.

And, find out more about the secret shopping perks only Costco members know about.

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spicy asian style chicken wings with sauce and beerfarbled/Shutterstock


Costco Canada locations tend to have chicken wings available. They’re priced at $6.99 for ten wings.

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Bowl with acai smoothie and berries on tableAfrica Studio/Shutterstock

Acai bowls

You can find these in several beach cities in the California area as well as, reportedly, Hawaii. A single order will set you back just $5, much cheaper than the typical acai bowl spot. Don’t miss the secret code behind Costco’s prices.

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Classic deluxe cheeseburger with lettuce, onions, tomato and pickles on a sesame seed bun. Macro with shallow dof.Marie C Fields/Shutterstock


These were being tested in the SoCal area last year, but it’s unclear if they’ll make a return. In the meantime, the burgers have been spotted at Costcos in Georgia and Chicago.

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Greek Saladsvariophoto/Shutterstock

Vegan Al Pastor Salad

These have been spotted in a few locations in the greater Los Angeles area, and may be a possible test item for Costco. They appear next to Caesar Salads, a rotating item that can be found everywhere from Chicago to South Korea. Costco even has a branch in China!

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New England Clam ChowderFoodio/Shutterstock

Clam chowder

You can find cups of chowder on sale at Costco locations in Japan. No New England or SF locations, though, Costco? That’s where chowder is king! You can also buy these other incredibly gourmet foods at Costco, too.

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Grilled Chicken teriyaki rice on wood background , japanese foodPiyato/Shutterstock

Chicken teriyaki bowls

Although the dish is more native to Japan, you can find this new item in South Korean stores. While on your shopping expedition, be Costco’s most polite customer with these tips. 

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Fried sausage onions and red and green bell peppers on sandwich bunEzume Images/Shutterstock

Sausage and peppers sandwich

In the U.S., you likely either have this sandwich or a bratwurst available. The Sausage and Peppers sandwich is predominant on the East Coast, whereas the Bratwurst can be found more towards the Midwest. If you love spice, pick up these great snacks.

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poutine, canadian cuisinebonchan/Shutterstock


Costco’s take on the Canadian classic can be found in… well, Canada. These are things that you can do at Costco without a membership.

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Homemade Chicken Nuggets .close upFanfo/Shutterstock

Chicken tenders

Oh yeah, apparently Costco Canada also gets chicken tenders and fries as well. They seem to get a lot of the good stuff, huh?

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 Shaved mango Icehottory/Shutterstock

Mango shave ice

You can find this sweet treat at Costco locations in Taiwan.

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Nasi Goreng. Fried Rice Indonesian Food.slyellow/Shutterstock

Nasi Goreng

Costco’s take on this Indonesian fried rice dish can be found in locations in Seoul.

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Delicious meat pie on tableAfrica Studio/Shutterstock

Meat pies

You can find these meat-stuffed snacks at Costcos in Australia. Of course.

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