Located in the San Antonio district of Oakland is Mithapheap. It is a wonderful specialty market that stocks a variety of Thai, Laotian, and Cambodian products. It has been East Oakland’s go-to South East Asian grocery store for over 30 years.
Mithapheap Market carries the best selection of hard to find herbs, vegetables, and frozen meats needed to make the most authentic South East Asian dishes possible. When in season, the owner picks up fresh vegetables from his friend’s local farm. Popular items include holy basil, wild pepper leaves, culantro, curry leaves, ivy gourd vines, fresh winged beans, fresh cha-om and much more. They provide many pre-prepped and ready to eat Thai and Cambodian meals and desserts for those who do not have time to prepare their own dishes. You will even find freshly prepared papaya salad in the cold case! Come indulge your taste buds, and try the vast selection of international treats!
They also stock a variety of household goods and clothing items. Are you unable to find the right bowl or steam basket needed to prepare your meal? Here, you can find dishes and cookware traditionally used for South East Asian cooking. Mithapheap is a small grocery store. It is packed with items, but they are extremely neat and organized. Finding a specific item isn’t a treasure hunt. Their staff also speaks fluent English, and they are happy to help all customers find exactly what they need.
Come in and see all of the great items they have to offer! The store’s location is in the shopping center on the corner of 14th Avenue and International Boulevard. You can park for free in front of the store. Save some time, and complete your grocery shopping while your laundry washes next door, or while your car is being detailed across the street.