Even before Hurricane Harvey, we Texans were obsessed with H-E-B. We refuse to shop anywhere else, and we don’t know what to do with ourselves when we travel out of state and don’t have access to the store. When Texas was hit by one of the most devastating storms in our history, H-E-B stepped up to the plate and provided meals, water, and discounted prices to help those who lost everything at least obtain essential supplies for survival. Here are 10 reasons, both storm related and otherwise, that H-E-B is the best grocery store in Texas.

Can you think of any other reasons why H-E-B is the best grocery store in Texas? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!

And if you needed any more proof of their superiority, check out the delicious restaurants tucked inside this H-E-B in Austin.

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What are the best local grocery stores in Texas?

While there’s no denying H-E-B’s incredible selection, prices, and mission, it’s not the only fantastic grocery store in Texas! If you’re looking for items you can find across the pond, visit British Emporium in Grapevine. This place has it all - British candies, delicious teas, and unique gifts. Shopping here is always an adventure! For even more fun, visit Avenue B Grocery. It’s the oldest grocery store in Austin, and they sell delicious sandwiches.

What are the best farmers’ markets in Texas?

If you find yourself in Texas’s capital city, visit the Mueller Farmers’ Market. Every Sunday, dozens of vendors set up booths and show off their wares. You’ll find everything from homemade ice cream to handcrafted clothing. Get here early! This destination often gets busy. For more delicious eats, visit The Dallas Farmers’ Market. Here, you’ll find everything from fresh produce to homemade jams and jellies. This beloved destination has been around since the 1940s, and it shows no signs of slowing down! If you’ve never visited this unique farmers’ market in Texas, add it to your bucket list.

What kind of food is Texas known for?

Food in Texas is spicy, tender, and flavorful. We’re of course known for our excellent Tex Mex. Venture to the city of San Antonio and you’ll find delicious tacos on almost every corner. And everyone knows about our famous barbecue. In Austin alone, there are dozens of famous eateries that people wait in line for. You’ll also find amazing German cuisine. Take a trip to Fredericksburg, and you’ll find all kinds of delicious eateries serving wonderful schnitzel and sausage. And you can’t forget about our kolaches! Yes, we even have Czech pastries here. There really is so much to love about food in Texas.

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