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Address: Juayua, Juayua 2307, El Salvador

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Go on a Sunday for the food market

Go on a Sunday for the food market - all plates $5. Food is of excellent quality and a big range of options, all set in the nice square.

Reviewed 8 February 2017
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Go on a Sunday for the food market - all plates $5. Food is of excellent quality and a big range of options, all set in the nice square.

Thank TrujilloDonald2010
Mackay, Australia
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

We spent almost two weeks in Juayua across two stints in the town in large part because of this wonderful little festival. The town comes alive on the weekends and the Feria Gastronomica is the place to be!

Thank Ben D
Invermere, Canada
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Nice way to spend a few hours! Taking in some local cuisine with the locals! Not chaotic, wider variety than the regular food markets of el salvador! A lively festive vibe!

Thank Kelly C
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The best day to go is Sunday!! They serve you A LOT of food for just $5-6. Natural juices, live entertainment and nice ambiance. You can take a 10 minute tuk tuk ride from the plaza to the waterfalls: Chorros de Calera

Thank Lucy M
Bridgewater, Canada
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

Around the Central Park in Juayua every weekend is the fair gastronomic, you can try all kind of different foods. We tryed the beef strip and the pork ribs all was very good . For the more adventurous sometime you can find offerings of snakes , Guinea pigs , frogs etc. Enjoi!

1 Thank Flowergirl902
Tampa, Florida
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629 reviews
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

This was a highly recommended event while I was visiting Juayua as part of my second weekend getaway from San Salvador. The town food fest happens rain or shine every Saturday and Sunday. It is the perfect place to sample Salvadorean foods in variety and it doesn't cost much at all. The average plate cost $3 and comes with meat,... More 

4 Thank Easylivingtravel
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Reviewed 11 October 2015

The feria gastronómica of Juayúa is a busy festival where one can find a lot of food stalls on the square in front of the local church. As tourists visiting the ruta de las flores we visited one Sunday lunch time. It was hard finding some good national cuisine, as it seems it´s more like the ideal occasion for the... More 

1 Thank onzils
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Paid 5.50 for ribs with a lot of sides included. Food was good and cooked in front of you with real friendly staff. A lot of options too so make sure you have a look around and see what you want. If you are here on the weekend it is worth doing for sure

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

I cringe when a person who likes to eat good food refers to them self as a "foodie". However this is for people who like good food. We are talking food that is artfully prepared, with drizzle on the plate and wilted greens. Throw in a reduction and meats that are pan seared. All of these things make a foodie... More 

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Mascouche, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2014

A very nice village with smiley and friendly people. You must go during the weekend to taste, smell and get in the beat of this lovely community. We have booked this visit with Thextreme Tour and our guide was very nice and he knew very well the village, we been introduced to very nice places such as Cathedrals, merchants, forest... More 

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