In today’s post we’re going to provide you with information about one of our most frequently asked questions – Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in Texas?
Trader Joe’s was founded over sixty years ago by Joe Coulombe in Pasadena, California.
Today, the chain has more than 530 locations across the U.S., with 10,000 employees.
While a typical grocery store may carry 50,000 items, Trader Joe’s stocks about 4,000 items, 80% of which bear one of its brand names.
Trader Joe’s describes itself as “your neighborhood grocery store”.
Products include gourmet foods, organic foods, vegetarian foods, unusual frozen foods, imported foods, domestic and imported wine and beer (where local law permits), and “alternative” food items, such as vegan and vegetarian options.
EBT Cards are accepted as a form of payment at Trader Joe’s stores, including Trader Joe’s store locations in Texas.
There are currently 19 Trader Joe’s grocery stores in Texas. For a full list of Trader Joe’s locations that accept EBT in Texas, keep reading below.
Table of Contents:
- Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in Texas?
- How To Use SNAP EBT at Trader Joe’s
- Trader Joe’s Store Locations in Texas
- Does Trader Joe’s Accept EBT Online?
Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in Texas? Yes! Here’s How:
Using an EBT card at Trader Joe’s is quick and easy. You don’t even have to separate your grocery items from your non-grocery items. All you have to do to use your EBT at Trader Joe’s is swipe the card.
After that, you can easily choose between paying with your SNAP/EBT benefits or paying with your Cash account.
How To Use SNAP EBT at Trader Joe’s
Using an EBT card at Trader Joe’s is quick and easy. You don’t even have to separate your grocery items from your non-grocery items.
All you have to do to use your EBT at Trader Joe’s is swipe the card.
To use EBT at Trader Joe’s, here are a few easy steps to remember:
- When it’s time to pay, swipe your EBT card in the point of sale machine
- You will then have to enter your PIN
- If you do not have enough money in your EBT account to cover SNAP-eligible items, the machine will then ask if you want to use
a credit/debit card or cash to pay for the rest of the items.
- Also, if you have non-SNAP eligible items in your cart, you will be able to use a credit/debit card or cash to pay for them.
- In some cases, you will be asked to show a photo ID to confirm you are the cardholder.
To check the balance on your EBT Card before you shop, see the instructions below:
There are three ways to check your Texas ACCESS Card balance.
Option 1 – Via Phone
Call the Texas EBT recipient hotline at 800-777-7328.
Option 2 – Online
- You can also check your Lone Star Card balance and view recent card activity through your online account at YourTexasBenefits.com. If you do not have an account, you can set one up by going to YourTexasBenefits.com, clicking “Log in” and then “Create a new account.”
Option 3 – Using the Last Transaction Receipt.
- You can also check the balance by locating your Last Receipt
For more help with your Texas food stamps balance, read our step-by-step Texas EBT Balance and Login Instructions.
Trader Joe’s Store Locations in Texas
Here’s the list of Trader Joe’s stores in Texas. Scroll down to find a Trader Joe’s Store near you.
Austin – Northwest
9722 Great Hills Trail
Austin, TX 78759 US
Austin – Rollingwood
2805 Bee Cave Rd
Austin, TX 78746 US
Austin – Seaholm
211 Walter Seaholm Dr, Ste 100
Austin, TX 78701 US
Dallas – Far North
14856 Preston Rd
Dallas, TX 75254 US
Dallas – Knox
4525 Cole Ave
Dallas, TX 75205 US
Dallas – Lower Greenville
2001 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206 US
Dallas – North
7939 Walnut Hill Lane
Dallas, TX 75230 US
Dallas – West
5550 W Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75209 US
2701 S Hulen St
Fort Worth, TX 76109 US
Houston – Alabama Theater
2922 S Shepherd Drive
Houston, TX 77098 US
Houston – S Voss Rd
1440 South Voss Road
Houston, TX 77057 US
Houston – West
11683 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77077 US
Katy – (Cinco Ranch)
2717 Commercial Center Blvd
Katy, TX 77494 US
2851 Craig Dr. Ste 100
McKinney, TX 75070 US
2400 Preston Rd
Plano, TX 75093 US
350 East Basse Road
San Antonio, TX 78209 US
San Antonio – Sonterra Village
403 N Loop 1604 W
San Antonio, TX 78232 US
1492 E Southlake Blvd
Southlake, TX 76092 US
10868 Kuykendahl Road
The Woodlands, TX 77381 US
Does Trader Joe’s Accept EBT Online?
You can use your EBT card at Trader Joe’s stores, but you cannot use it to pay for Trader Joe’s online orders.
However, you can use your Texas EBT Card online on Amazon to purchase groceries.
Additionally, the following grocery stores also take Texas SNAP EBT online:
- Brookshire’s Food and Pharmacy
- FRESH by Brookshire’s
- Joe V’s Smart Shop
- Sam’s Club Scan and Go
- Spring Market
- Super 1 Foods
Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in Texas? Summary
We hope our answer to the question “Does Trader Joe’s Take EBT in Texas?” was helpful to you!
If you have more questions about your EBT or SNAP Benefits, please let us know in the comments section below.
Be sure to check out our other articles about Texas SNAP and Texas EBT, including:
What can I buy with the Texas Food Stamps card?
Texas Food Stamps EBT Phone Number
Where You Can Use Texas EBT card
How to use Texas Food Stamps on Amazon for Delivery
Can you use Texas SNAP at Costco?