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Mercado de San Juan

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Address: Calle de Ernesto Pugibet No. 21, Mexico City, Mexico
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US$75.00*
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San Juan Market Shopping and Cooking Tour in Mexico City
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Mexico City Food and Local Markets Walking Tour

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We came across this place while on a self guided walking tour. It was recommended to visit the Gastronomico San Juan stall which we did and had a great time sampling the fabulous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angel57
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Essex UK
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Essex UK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came across this place while on a self guided walking tour. It was recommended to visit the Gastronomico San Juan stall which we did and had a great time sampling the fabulous cheeses, meets and free wine. A very sociable way to spend some time.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 630 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Came across this market quite by mistake. Almost didn't pop in. But a counter full of sea food seen through a dark doorway made us have a look. Thank goodness. Lots of stalls selling dried chilis, sauces, fruits, fish, whole geese next to restaurant stalls making food with those same products. We ended up staying for a couple of hours...ate... More 

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beam1
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

I love to visit the main markets in cities all over the world. This was not impressive. Messy, blah architecture and disorganized. There are others in Mexico City which I'll visit next time.

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los angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Amazing walk through the market that is the hub of shopping for folks in DF. Each one has its won personality and rhythm. Get over here and take a look!

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a great place to get away from the more touristy and hipster crowds. Take a walk around the market and check out the wide variety of food stalls. I'll spare the details of some of the more interesting food ingredients.. you just have to go and see! We enjoyed a delicious traditional Mexican breakfast of chilaquiles and breakfast... More 

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Local market with so many products from around the world at reasonable prices. Great to go shopping and also a quick bite! Urban legend says that lion, leopard, crocodile, and more are sold here!

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Ensenada, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Visited with family for a quick bite at one of the stalls inside the market. It's a interesting place to visit. Lots of stalls to choose from that carry a large selection of fresh food.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This market totally worth a visit. A temple for food lovers. There is a fantastic choice of product, fresh fish, meat, amazing vegetables and fruits. Chili of all kind, and exotic weird food such as crickets and scorpions.. Super clean , all the food in display is neat and packed in small container. Very friendly and extremely good price as... More 

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is not a touristy place. It is a neighborhood food and house goods market in a normal neighborhood off the tourist path. It's not the fanciest, cleanest or nicest. We went here in search of lunch. Amongst the stalls selling all kinds of food are many small counters and small clusters of tables. Each is served by a kitchen... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I've never been in a culinary market as good as this. There's something for everyone from some of the largest shrimp (prawns maybe) right up to foi gras. Amazing displays of fruit and vegetables...the colours are brilliant. Every isle had something new to me and there's even the odd free samples...ants or crickets, hah.

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This beautiful park was once the playground for the wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander around admiring the charming gardens and the sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may be time to visit one of the many cozy restaurants or cafés with its characteristic art nouveau facades to cool down and call it a day.
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