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Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez)

the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mole” (40 reviews)
“benito juarez” (29 reviews)
the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The place to eat and browse and shop. Look out for grasshoppers and worms to eat and the local chocolate to drink.

Thank Mummymuz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This market has everything from Mole, crickets, flowers, hats, meat and veggies. It is very clean and the stall holders are very friendly. A must when in Oaxaca!

Thank jennyjb2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

I suppose anyone who has not been in a big city market in Mexico should give this one a visit, but I see nothing particularly special about it. It takes up a full city block, with a lot of item types for sale concentrated with...More

Thank NormBC
Reviewed 1 week ago

This market was the highlight of my trip. Fascinating in every way. Vendors, eateries, exotic smells and tastes.

Thank natashastar42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grasshoppers anyone? It they are a favored traditional snack high in protein and available everywhere in the market. Just pulled and piles of fresh fruit and vegetables (ANOTHER variety of mango?) As well as prepared foods, empanadas, and if course places that grinds fresh chocolate...More

Thank Robyn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go for tesajo and the other meats there. Order your meats-we got 1/2 kg of beef, pork, and chorizo for 3 of us and it was plenty!! Find a seat somewhere and then select your sides. So delicious-one of the best tasting, although cheapest, meals...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a busy market, you can buy anything here - from shoes and hats, clothing to whatever you want to cook. We much prefer to shop here than the big stores.

Thank KGGFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is what. you expect to find in a market. Sandwiches are so so. Did not find any exceptional food stalls. However needed a travel bag and it really came through for that

Thank worldtraveler77_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love exploring markets as they have such a wide variety of things on sale including many fruits and vegetables that you don’t recognise. I saw a belt I liked but had to go to three separate stalls to find my size with the bonus...More

Thank FerringFerret
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Something for everyone to experience! Regional delights and specialities for sale from grasshoppers to special spices; moles to herbs and natural health products. If they don't have what you need here, as step across the street gets you to the artisans market, if you don't...More

Thank jesseMN
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9 May 2017|
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Response from spalady50 | Reviewed this property |
6 AM - 9 PM everyday
26 July 2015|
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Response from MommaFi | Reviewed this property |
I preferred the weekday so that it wasn't soooo congested, but that's just a personal preference.