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artemis78 Jun 8, 2010 02:00 PM

Any thoughts on where to get Mexican Coke in bottles in the Bay Area? I've had Costco suggested, but we don't belong so I don't know how to check on it without joining (though we could join if we knew for sure that they had it).

Would love to find a place in the Oakland/Berkeley area that carries it, but willing to drive up to an hour from Oakland to get it. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks!

  1. wolfe Jun 8, 2010 02:09 PM

    Try the new Mi Pueblo San Rafael.

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      pcdarnell Jun 8, 2010 02:23 PM

      There's a Mi Pueblo on High Street in Oakland. I don't know if they have it for sure, but you could try to call.
      I have purchased it at the Costco in San Leandro within the last six months, but haven't been back for a while.

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        Mr_Happy Jun 8, 2010 03:08 PM

        I think you can call costco to check if it's in stock. If you're in Oakland the closest ones are in Richmond and San Leandro.

        Also, bevmo apparently carries it (theres one in JLS in Oakland) http://www.bevmo.com/Shop/ProductDeta... Doesn't look like it's by the case though.

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          cvhound Jun 8, 2010 04:43 PM

          Not sure whether they'd give you a case discount, but Ranch 99 sells it in their refrigerated beverage case. The closest Ranch 99 to Oakland/Berkeley is in Albany just off the freeway.

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            baseballfan Jun 8, 2010 04:45 PM

            The Costco in Danville has it every time I am there (which is often).

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              ML8000 Jun 8, 2010 05:08 PM

              You can buy bottled Mexican Coca Cola at Mi Tierra in Berkeley. Not the case but two sizes .75 and a full liter.

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              Mi Tierra
              2096 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA

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                jlfoodie Jun 9, 2010 09:10 AM

                Costco in SF

                1. Cicely Jun 9, 2010 09:33 PM

                  Try BevMo - I was just at my local in San Jose and they had piles of it.

                  1. stilton Jun 10, 2010 12:06 AM

                    If there's a FoodsCo supermarket near you, try checking it out. I saw some at the Folsom St. branch in SF a couple of days ago.

                    1. Shane Greenwood Jun 10, 2010 07:37 AM

                      On the peninsula, try Chavez Market on 5th & El Camino in Redwood City.

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                      Chavez Supermarket & Taqueria
                      46 5th Ave, Redwood City, CA 94063

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                        shanghaikid Jun 10, 2010 04:36 PM

                        Jethro Cash & Carry has in in their ad this month , 24/355ml , $16.99+crv
                        400 high st.
                        Oakland, Ca.

                        cavaet : jethro is a membership place for businesses only. need state board eq. number to qualify.

                        1. myst Jun 11, 2010 05:20 PM

                          try fruitvale (Oakland) lucky/sav on store near popeyes chicken. they have about 6 aisles of latin food- including malt beverages.

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                            artemis78 Jun 14, 2010 01:52 PM

                            Thanks all---exploring several of these, and will update with where we finally find them!

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                              wolfe Jun 14, 2010 01:56 PM

                              Aren't plastic bottles or can easier and safer to carry on your bikes? :-)

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                                baron45 Jun 18, 2010 03:54 PM

                                Today I saw that FoodsCo on 14th Street has cases of Mexican Coke for $19.78 (24 btls).

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                                  artemis78 Jun 27, 2010 10:18 PM

                                  By the way, in the end we bought this at the San Leandro Costco---$18.99 for a case. Thanks for all of the suggestions!

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                              Jim Jun 28, 2010 06:47 PM

                              I've seen it at Smart & Final off Clement in SF.

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