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Typical Mercado

I didn't think this was much different from any of the mercados in towns across the Yucatan. Lots... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Noblesville, Indiana
My favorite Mercado in Yucatan!

The Izamal centro mercado is awesome! It is located near the main cathedral and just off the main... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Brooklyn, New York
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19 Jan 2017
“Best in Town”
4 days ago
“Typical Mercado”
Izamal, Izamal, Mexico

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I didn't think this was much different from any of the mercados in towns across the Yucatan. Lots of junk, lots of good produce, lots of meat hanging around with the usual pig heads and skinnned cow heads on the counter. Highlite for me was...More

Thank aerowood2016
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The Izamal centro mercado is awesome! It is located near the main cathedral and just off the main roundabout intersection. If you go early in the day you can see the butcher area full of meats! In the middle of the mercado are all of...More

Thank Reebs41
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

If you need it...it may be here. This market is a great for finding all that is for sale. We went looking for electronics and leather goods. Both of which we found. THE MEAT Room is interesting. Great experience for

Thank HandsawCreek
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We enjoy markets around the world since they give a small glimpse of life of a city. This market is small but nice and appropriate to the size of the small town. You can have a bite to eat (inexpensive) and the places here were...More

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Either love it or hate it... It's a real Mexican market. Each booth is owned by different people and they sell differant things. One will sell vegetables, the next fruit, the next paper goods, then shoes, but socks are 2 booths down. I could figure...More

Thank Good2Blost
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Nothing special about the market, there are much better ones in every bigger town on Yucatan. But, the place to go if you need some fruit, cheap meal or even a souvenir. It is just a few steps from the convent and bus station

2  Thank izi f
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We often shop at this colorful mercado, especially for local exotic fruits, and have become friends with several of the local, friendly vendors who always greet us by name and usually a hug. It's a happy place to shop!

1  Thank Star J
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We always enjoy markets as a slice of life so perhaps we are biased on this visit. It was interesting the see the locals out shopping for their food and clothes. We wandered around the meat market (not for the faint of heart perhaps). Fruit...More

3  Thank luvtogo6
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Average market ... there are better markets in YUC and elsewhere in MX! It is pretty decent for a small town market and the smoothies we had were quite nice and fairly priced but there is not much variety which you can get at bigger...More

Thank METRUN360
Reviewed 11 May 2011

If you want to get a feel for daily life in Mexico, don't miss the Big Mercado in Itzamal. In the heart of the city across from the Santuario de la Virgen de Izamal church. The Market opens in the morning and closes in the...More

1  Thank TheTourist2010
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