Where to Find Couscous in the Grocery Store (Check These Aisles…)

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Couscous in a white spoon with fresh thyme on a white table.

We'll also tell you which stores are most likely to carry it...

Which Grocery Store Aisle Is Couscous In?

Next, try looking around Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and kosher foods in the international aisle.

You may also want to check the health food section. If you don't find it there, your last stop can be the bulk aisle.

Not sure where to find couscous locally? Check out our store guide below...

What Stores Sell Couscous?

  • Amazon - If you're looking for convenient shopping, you can buy couscous on Amazon. More often than not, bulk grains are cheaper, so shop around for bulk deals.
  • Walmart - Walmart offers brands like RiceSelect and Roland in the pasta and grain aisle. Check the store locator on Walmart's website for updated product information in any store.
  • Whole Foods - Look for 365, Near East, Bob's Red Mill and other brands in the grain aisle at Whole Foods.
  • Your Local Health Food Store - You may find bulk couscous at a natural food store, but if not, you can very likely pick up boxed couscous.
  • Target - Target stocks Simply Balanced, Osem and Near East in the rice and pasta aisle.
  • Safeway - Head to the grain aisle at Safeway and look for couscous by the rice and seasoned grain mixes.
  • Trader Joe's - If you shop at Trader Joe's, you should be able to find couscous in by the rice and pasta.
  • Kroger - Kroger supermarkets tend to keep couscous near the pasta and grains.
  • Publix - If you're near a Publix, check the international and grain aisles.
  • Ethnic Markets - Any Middle Eastern, Mediterranean or North African market is a good place to stop for couscous.


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