Where can I get coconut water?

theliothelio Registered Users Posts: 5,374
A friend form the caribean told me about a yummy sounding caribean cocktail. I need coconut water. everywhere i go, i only find milk. where can i get water? do i have to special order or something?


  • CurlyCoilyMeCurlyCoilyMe Registered Users Posts: 130
    I usually buy it in health stores. :) It sounds delicious.
  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Registered Users Posts: 17,502 Curl Neophyte
    I've seen the Zico brand at Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and Target.

    It tastes hideous when warm. It needs to be chilled.

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  • theliothelio Registered Users Posts: 5,374
    I have never had coconut water, but my friend says its delicious and since she has been in america havent been able to find any good kind. :dontknow:

    I'll tried the zico brand.

    the recipe is:

    coconut water
    sweeten condensed milk
  • irociroc Registered Users Posts: 7,890 Curl Neophyte
    Depends on if you're looking for a specific brand. But you can find it anywhere. I think most grocery stores even carry it in health food sections. Or in 'ethnic' food aisles.

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  • SariaSaria Registered Users Posts: 15,963
    You can find it pretty much anywhere. I think canned/boxed/bottled coconut water is all pretty gross though.
    You can always buy a coconut and use the water. Of course, coconut freshness leaves much to be desired as well.
  • AmnerisAmneris Registered Users Posts: 15,117
    Yeah, the ethnic aisle or the Caribbean grocery.

    Agree that nothing off the islands is going to match the cool, fresh coconut water from a green coconut that you can get there, but I find the substitutes here acceptable for making drinks and things.
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  • AmazinnaturalAmazinnatural Registered Users Posts: 755
    I've seen coconut water @ krogers and walmart also any international food store carries coconut water

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  • theliothelio Registered Users Posts: 5,374
    thanks you guys!! i'll see what i can find. I 'll try trader joes. The walmarts around here only seem to have coconut milk. No krogers up here either.
  • ChikyuuChikyuu Registered Users Posts: 268
    I've seen liter boxes of it at albertson's, as well as 7-11s in Vegas. I love the boxes, personally.
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