Sun Hop Fat #1 is a supermarket that specializes in Asian groceries and housewares. They have been serving Oakland’s East Lake district for over 30 years.
Sun Hop Fat is known for their extensive selection of grocery items from several parts of Asia. They have all of the necessary ingredients to make your favorite Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai and Lao dishes, as well as hard-to-find produce and spices required to make Filipino, Burmese, and Cambodian food. To the back of the supermarket, you will find a fully stocked meat counter that has well priced cuts of your favorite meat, as well as products you wouldn’t find at a large chain supermarket, such as pork blood. They also offer fresh fish and seafood from around the world. People come from all over the Bay Area to take advantage of their unbeatable prices on crab and oysters.
Their produce section has an extensive selection of fruits, vegetables, and fresh herbs used in Asian cooking including jackfruit, durian, aloe, and holy basil. You will also find everyday essentials such as onion, garlic, mangos, melons, and so much more!
The center isles are stocked with grocery items such as rice, noodles, spices, Asian snacks and cookies, and housewares. Have you wanted to try the spicy ramen challenge? You can find that and so many more flavors of instant ramen. Want to take a stab and making your own dumplings? They have rice paper, prepackaged fillings, and bamboo steamers all in one convenient store!
Come to Sun Hop Fat #1 any day of the week for all of your grocery shopping. They have a large designated parking lot, as well as easy to find street parking. AC Transit lines 1 and 62 stop within a block of the grocery store, making it an easy destination for those who take public transit. Cash is the preferred payment method, but they accept debit cards for a nominal fee. They also happily accept EBT cards.