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Mercado El Fontan

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Fabulous authentic Spanish food market.

If you love fresh local food then this is the market to visit. It's an indoor market so suitable... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
eeyorelover
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent fresh meats, cheeses, and produce

This is the place to come for your fresh foods. Also, gifts such as rings of sausage or cheeses... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Mark P
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California
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30 Jul 2018
“Fabulous authentic Spanish food market.”
29 Jul 2018
“Excellent fresh meats, cheeses, and produce”
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Plaza 19 de octubre, s/n, 33009, Oviedo, Spain
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I was excited at the prospect of visiting “Spain’s best market “ on Monday morning at 8.30. Most stalls were closed. My high hopes were dashed. After visiting the market at Narbonne I was expecting chefs cooking and fresh tapenade etc. meat and veges not...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ChristineS6319
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

If you love fresh local food then this is the market to visit. It's an indoor market so suitable for all weathers and very clean with a wonderful selection of traditional Spanish foods. Don't go here if you want souvenirs. Traders very helpful even allowing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank eeyorelover
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is the place to come for your fresh foods. Also, gifts such as rings of sausage or cheeses would be better here if you don't need the fancy box and wrap. There is a grocery store, the mercadino, on the other side of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We went twice to buy in of the stores selling cheese and cold cuts. In both visits we encountered very sociable sellers. The market has a section for seafood and fish. Very interesting products, and produce. Very festive too.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BradRymaec
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Super clean market with white marble floors. Excellent restaurant upstairs serving produce from the stalls. Very friendly staff and lovely atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank CorkJetsetter
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Nice indoor market place with local and fresh produce situated in a classic building in between the old and the newer part of Oviedo.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Love the stalls filled with different sorts of food stuffs. This is a great place to pick up ingredients for cooking at home. Nothing is ready made to eat except for cheeses, fruit, and pastries. Really great place to purchase fresh fish, meat or fowl....More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 25 October 2015

A structure that houses a nice array of traditional Asturian and Spanish food stalls, and has a decent cafería upstairs. It's in the heart of the casco antiguo, so it's lovely walk getting there.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Timon88
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Mercado El Fontan is a foodies dream!! The market is located in the older part of the city housed in a beautiful Victorian like building. There are many venders selling fresh meat, fish, cheeses, vegetables, etc. I wished I had been staying at a place...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Ritza121
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This plaza has an old charm hard to find anywhere else, located in the old part of the city is surrounded by quaint cafeterias, restaurant and little shops selling local products. In the morning hours there is a local market in the plaza. Tents selling...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Miris S
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