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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
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Las Casas S/n, Oax_Re_Benito Juarez, Centro, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Try the ceviche in the fish market, very fresh and piquant, similar to gazpacho. 60 pesos, plus 20 more pesos for a cold beer to wash it down. Whilst visiting the market we also picked up some smoky chipotle chillis and mole powder, we could...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank CitySprite
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great market for leather, flowers, meat, local style clothing, vegetables, chocolate, cheese, spices, mezcal, mole, ice cream, crickets (!) and more. You may want to avoid the meat and fish vendor section if you have a sensitive nose.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Quest784417
Reviewed 1 week ago

If one wisits Oaxaca this is a must, I went there every day, endless thing to see, the food one of the best in the world, hard to explain, but must see.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bjorn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest public market in the city of Oaxaca and has everything from traditional Oaxaca ingredients for cooking, flowers, traditional clothing and souvenirs. You get a real feel for the culture, and most of the people inside are not tourists. It's where the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank moabdds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well on Sunday we went there to have lunch and I was really disappointed due to the poor typical dishes offered the decoration of the salons is average nothing great

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank P1740ZAgabrielf
Reviewed 3 September 2019

Be careful with all offers, very tempting to try everything. prices are really good and inexpensive, food is delicious, but I think the chocolate is the best.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank adrianaf114
Reviewed 1 September 2019

This is my favorite market in México!!!!! Everything from fish to molé, hand woven bags, cool 100% natural fiber mexi-blouses, dresses and skirts, traditional leather sandals, piñatas, papel picado, and much more!!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ana W
Reviewed 17 August 2019

Sections for leather goods, clothing,shoes fruit, vegetables, meats and even jewelry. It is easy to get lost in the maze, just enjoy and stop and look. We always buy fruit to take back to our hotel.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank John J
Reviewed 1 August 2019

I've been in markets throughout the Americas and I must say this one is a notch better than most. Set in a historic building from the 1890's it features all the expected produce/meats/household goods/handicrafts but also has some semi-upscale coffee/mole/chocolate and mezcal specialty shops. Clean...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

Mercado Benito Juárez is a market that mainly cater to the locals shopping for everyday goods. It’s worth a wonder but there wasn’t much for the tourist inside. There were some good liquid stands where we got to try some horchata tuna and tejate.

Date of experience: July 2019
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jonathanwD4770MT
1 September 2018|
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Response from Liz M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jonathan, I'm not sure why it's showing that way, the market is very close to the Zocalo in the center of town. Have fun!
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cakewitch
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Response from spalady50 | Reviewed this property |
6 AM - 9 PM everyday
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sparke13
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.
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