Mexican Coke in Boston?
January 5, 2011 8:39 PM   Subscribe

Where can I find Mexican Coke in Boston?

I saw it once in the Super 88 on Packard's Corner, but even then, they only had three bottles (and I, foolishly, only picked up one).

Also, I know Passover's a few months away, but where do they sell Kosher coke? Will they have it at my local Star Market (again, at Packards), or will I need to go to Coolidge Corner? Thanks!
posted by JimBennett to Food & Drink (20 answers total)
if your willing to cross the river, leo's diner on jfk street - across from the garage - in harvard square used to sell mexican coke.
posted by phil at 9:03 PM on January 5, 2011

Costco? I don't know if you have one nearby, but the Seattle area stores sell Mexican Coke by the case.
posted by Rula Lenska at 9:06 PM on January 5, 2011

There's a stretch of a few Armenian bakeries in Watertown and it's either Arax Market or Sevan Bakery that sells Mexican coke. They are side by side, so I can't recall which place had the coke, but it's definitely there.
posted by Sal and Richard at 9:20 PM on January 5, 2011

Accuracy not guaranteed, and only lists one place in MA (Concord).
posted by dhartung at 9:30 PM on January 5, 2011

Costco in Everett had it recently (this fall=ish).
posted by maryr at 9:37 PM on January 5, 2011

Probably the Super 88?
posted by Mizu at 10:03 PM on January 5, 2011

There's usually a pretty good stock of it in my local Star Market in Cambridge - never been to the one at Packard's Corner, though.
posted by sigmagalator at 12:26 AM on January 6, 2011

The Porter Sq. Shaw's has it, which is not Boston but is steps from the red line, so.
posted by Diablevert at 1:31 AM on January 6, 2011

Anna's Taqueria usually sells individual bottles. But I think I heard recently that Mexican Coke is going to HFCS in the near future, too. (Ingredient labels in Spanish still list sugar as the primary ingredient, though)
posted by olinerd at 4:17 AM on January 6, 2011

Rancatore's Ice Cream in Lexington has it. They have another location in Belmont and I assume they carry the same stock.
posted by backseatpilot at 5:10 AM on January 6, 2011

I've seen it at Shaw's in Somerville (Twin City Plaza). I think most Shaw's/Stop & Shop's have it.
posted by tetralix at 5:12 AM on January 6, 2011

Yes, Costco in Everett has it.
posted by AwkwardPause at 5:28 AM on January 6, 2011

Olecito in Cambridge has it, too.
posted by ldthomps at 5:43 AM on January 6, 2011

The Star Market on Western Ave in Brighton pretty much always has it, it's in their Foods of the World (or whatever it's called) section.
posted by FAMOUS MONSTER at 6:21 AM on January 6, 2011

Last Passover I found kosher Coke (2-liter, yellow cap) at the big Shaw's Market on Rte 9 west in Chestnut Hill.
posted by dywypi at 6:32 AM on January 6, 2011

I bought a Mexican Coke in Austin last week and it listed HFCS instead of sugar, just a data point.
posted by seventyfour at 6:58 AM on January 6, 2011

There aren't many left, but last time I was in a Blockbuster (a few weeks ago), they had Mexican Coke.
posted by triggerfinger at 7:13 AM on January 6, 2011

The Kroger I shop at in the middle of Indiana carries it in the 'Hispanic' section. Might be worth checking out some of the other national chains near you.
posted by JohnFredra at 7:34 AM on January 6, 2011

I've seen it a couple of times by the cash registers at Super 88 in the South Bay plaza on the South Boston/Dorchester border.
posted by Plutor at 8:46 AM on January 6, 2011

I've seen it very recently and I think it was at the Costco in Waltham, but it may have been at the Mt. Auburn Shaws in Cambridge.

I've not noticed it at any of the Armenian grocery stores in Watertown, but I can't say I've ever looked for it there.
posted by Jugwine at 10:51 AM on January 6, 2011

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