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As I grew up in Cd. Juarez, I am very familiar with Mexican markets

This has the usual stuff, Mexican food, crafts, and more. I came here to see what I could buy that... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marta E
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El Paso, Texas
Food flying everywhere

This place is fun to wander around. The roof of the market was designed by the Eiffel ( tower... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jimsnelling
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Mercer Island, WA
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This famous market was constructed in 1910 on account of Mexico's 100-year anniversary of independence.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“food stalls” (10 reviews)
“carnitas” (10 reviews)
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This has the usual stuff, Mexican food, crafts, and more. I came here to see what I could buy that was not available in my Mexican hometown. Some of the vendors on the first floor seemed like they did not want to sell any merchandise,...More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is fun to wander around. The roof of the market was designed by the Eiffel ( tower ) brothers in 1910. Go to the back to see all the raw meat flying around in a visual circus. The bathroom is in the back,...More

Thank jimsnelling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a food junkie like me, you need to come and explore this mercado. I am from Mexico, and as a Mexican, we know that the best place to eat are the Mercados. So do me and yourself a favor and come eat...More

Thank OmarTZ123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing pork tacos, interesting range of products from across the region including pottery, handicrafts and food.

Thank James W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has everything that you need or thought you needed. From regional candy to T-shirts to you name it and they have it. right down town.

Thank stewmexico2002
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This market is small but is nice to visit in the afternoon. There is an upper level with trinkets and t shirts but we stayed on the main level with the food. There are many lunch options where you can eat at the stand. Had...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The building was apparently designed as a railroad terminal, but converted for other purposes when the railroad project did not materialize. Various kind of foods on the first floor, most ready to eat. Since I was worried about Monteczuma's revenge I stayed away! Second floor...More

Thank ryokogasuki
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We ate lunch at one of the fondas (Number 10) at the far end of the market in the adjacent newer building. We had two orders of enchilidas mineras - one chile rellano and one carne asada and they were great! A plate full of...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

You can find almost everything in this traditional market. I loved the freshly squeezed green juices every morning and the delicious espresso shots in the evening. Here you can find souvenirs at great prices. I was lucky enough to be there on the first day...More

Thank ericka p
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We went there on palm Sunday so fairly crowded. Tons of shops, the merchandise was very similar, leather bags, t shirts, talavera pottery (which was inexpensive and beautiful). Lots of fresh food stalls and by the looks of the crowd, lots of locals eating there....More

Thank Roger R
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MicSchroeder
?What are the average food prices in pesos
28 April 2015|
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Response from Ale S |
it's between $60 and $100.
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