You may love a stop at the Costco food court as part of your shopping experience at the warehouse retailer.
You may enjoy the famous $1.50 deal for a hot dog and a drink. Or maybe you use a smart Costco hack like ordering a pizza when you walk in so it’s ready when you’re done shopping.
But not everyone has the same food court menu as your local Costco. Check out some of these unique food court items you can find in Costcos worldwide.
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You may not be able to find soup on the menu at your local Costco food court, but you can in Taiwan.
Try to find the clam chowder at one of Costco’s 14 locations in Taiwan and be prepared to eat it with a real spoon as the Taiwan stores don’t have plastic utensils.
Korean chicken wings
You may be surprised to find Korean chicken wings at your local Costco food court in Australia.
The wings feature a Korean-style fried chicken sauce for your wings to give them some extra flavor while you’re eating at the local food court.
Southern-style chicken burger
Several international Costcos have this chicken burger on their menus, sure to delight international customers.
The sandwich features battered chicken with lettuce, tomato, cheese, and a special sauce as an extra kick.
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Costco has added poutine, a Canadian staple, to some of its 107 locations, sure to please Canadians and international shoppers.
Poutine is a traditional Canadian way to serve fries with cheese curds and gravy on top to make it super delicious for Costco shoppers.
England has you covered with a savory pie that is sure to serve up the taste.
The Aberdeen Angus Cottage Pie consists of beef and vegetables in a gravy sauce topped with delicious mashed potatoes.
So grab one if you’re in one of the 29 Costcos in the United Kingdom.
Spain’s food courts may be a great place to try a traditional Spanish dish like a croqueta.
Croquetas are deep-fried rolls stuffed with ham and cheese, similar to the French dish called a croquette.
Alas, they’re not served in U.S. Costco food courts, so you’ll have to go across the Atlantic to try them.
BBQ chicken pizza
Costco got rid of its combo pizza, much to the chagrin of American Costco members. You may get even more frustrated when you find out about other pizza offerings in international stores.
The BBQ chicken pizza features rotisserie chicken, red onions, and barbecue sauce for the perfect slice.
Chicken fajita wraps
Another international option that you can’t find at your local Costco is the chicken fajita wrap.
The wraps are packed with chicken and lettuce, making it the perfect easy option to grab at the food court at Costco — if you’re outside of the U.S.
This traditional Vietnamese sandwich comes packed with chicken and pork, and plenty of vegetables to make it a quick grab-and-go meal.
Unfortunately, you can only get these in Australia’s Costcos, so you may have to take a long flight to try one.
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Fish and chips
Surprisingly, this traditional British dish can actually be found in France’s Costco food courts.
Check out the battered and fried fish and french fries at your local French Costco. But be aware there are only two in the country, so your choices may be limited.
Another traditional Asian dish that you can find in several international Costcos is the bulgogi bake.
It’s similar to Costco’s chicken bake at its stateside food courts but replaces the chicken with traditional bulgogi beef.
This gives it a unique and distinct Asian flavor that will impress you if you find yourself at an international food court.
Some international stores have a mango smoothie on their menus that you can’t find in the U.S.
Check out food courts in countries such as Mexico or Iceland’s single Costco location to try this sweet option.
The British version of a baked potato is called a jacket potato, and you can get one at Costco, along with several different types of toppings.
But as the jacket potato is unique to an international Costco, so are the toppings.
You may be surprised by options like baked beans, tuna, and more traditional American options like chili and cheese.
Even international Costcos know about the deliciousness of donut holes — or donut balls, as they call them.
Stores in Australia feature these mini cinnamon donut balls fried up and rolled in cinnamon and sugar for a special treat.
We’re not saying you should earn miles and travel more just to taste these international Costco food court items.
But if you find yourself overseas, you can locate your nearest Costco to pick up some groceries and sample these unique bites.
Just remember to bring a shopping list to help you stick with your Costco budget.