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Malatapay Market

Malatapay Market | Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Interesting place

This is not a Salcedo Village Market (Makati) this is not even a city palenke. This is an authentic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FranWilliam
,
Sydney
via mobile
Not my market

Not an adventure to see. Vendors in makeshift stalls. The foods and lechon do not have a sneeze... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Josephine M
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Jacksonville
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lechon” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“local produce” (3 reviews)
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Malatapay Market | Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a Salcedo Village Market (Makati) this is not even a city palenke. This is an authentic farmers market run to cater for the locals and rural customers. It has not been made pretty for the tourists. Which is why it's so cool...More

Thank FranWilliam
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Not an adventure to see. Vendors in makeshift stalls. The foods and lechon do not have a sneeze guard. I am not impressed. There is a boat rental office to use to go to Apo Island.

Thank Josephine M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Spend an hour here. Every Wednesday early morning thru to midday. It's an absolute feast for the eyes and ears - animals (huge cows, goats, squealing pigs) being auctioned. Arriving in their truck loads. All manner of vegetables, dried & fresh fish, fruits being sold....More

1  Thank 881Julia
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Open 7 days a week, Wednesday is the BIGGEST DAY! You will see EVERYTHING Negros has to offer, including some of the weird and wonderful foods I have grown to love, a MUST TRY is Balut for foreigners if you get the chance to try...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 24 March 2017

not real a must see but worth to go there if you have your own transportation and want to make some nice pictures or buy some souvenirs outside the mainstream

Thank agir j
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great place to take the family and buy local handy crafts or fresh fruit and vegetable. The beach cafe makes some of the best fish and chips in the Philippines. Highly recommended.

Thank Troy M
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is the main attraction of this marketplace. Selling live cows, goats, pig, carabaos, chickens and others. They usually used big trucks to haul the produce and the probable buyers will use also big trucks to bring back the purchase This makes the marketplace in...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The place is a complete mess, traffic is a nightmare on wednesday... I'm not into bashing places, but i've been visiting some other markets in Asia... This one is far behind.

1  Thank Francois T
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a wonderful cultural experience that happens only every Wednesday. Talk to the sellers, eat in the small eateries, marvel at the presence of cows, goats and pigs you don't see often. Hubby and I ate puto maya, a local snack made of sticky...More

Thank leny524
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Plenty of Stalls selling everything you may need, plenty of fish stalls. the cattle sales was a eye opener. Every wednesday.

Thank 893stilo
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