How would you describe the availability and cost of groceries and household supplies relative to your home country?

It's easy to cross over to Laredo TX to stock up on supplies. Most of us also make regular runs to San Antonio for specialty items (Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Central Market). I buy most of my fruits and vegetables at the HEB supermarket on the Mexican side -- great prices for excellent Mexican produce, including avocados, tomatoes, peppers of all kinds, onions, pineapple, mangoes, and fresh cactus (!) (throw it on the grill with some olive oil, salt and pepper, it's delicious!) - Jun 2018


Most people shop for groceries in Laredo - both due to pricing and to the security situation. Grocery prices are significantly lower than in the DC area. - Feb 2016


Groceries are probably the same you will find in the U.S. Probably cheaper than DC. Anything is probably cheaper than DC. - Dec 2015


U.S. prices, some things are cheaper on this side and others are cheaper in Laredo. Most of us shop on the U.S. side and supplement with some Mexican groceries as well. - Jun 2014


I shopped on the Mexican side before the security deteriorated and then began shopping on the US side. - Feb 2013


Most of us shop at the grocery stores in Laredo. Standard U.S. prices. You can get good, cheap fruits and vegetables on the Mexican side. - Nov 2011


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