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Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez)

the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
06987123
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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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LOCATION
the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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06987123
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US$46 per adult
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US$23 per adult
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"fried grasshoppers"
in 19 reviews
"mole"
in 47 reviews
"benito juarez"
in 31 reviews
"fresh meat"
in 5 reviews
"sights and smells"
in 5 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 8 reviews
"food items"
in 6 reviews
"for sale"
in 16 reviews
"leather goods"
in 6 reviews
"beef"
in 8 reviews
"oaxaca cheese"
in 8 reviews
"arts and crafts"
in 6 reviews
"hot chocolate"
in 10 reviews
"chilli"
in 15 reviews
"tortillas"
in 17 reviews
"beans"
in 5 reviews
"tacos"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

lots of typical fresh foods and staples of Oaxaca. Moles, fresh cut meats stalls to of course eatand shop to your hearts content

Thank Teeztravelz
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the markets as part of a cooking class and really enjoyed the diversity and fresh food available. The range of products was substantial and the smells of chilies and fresh food were literally mouth watering. We selected ingredients to prepare for later that...More

Thank Meg J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This market is very clean and I found it easy to navigate. There is a big section with food and another section with goods (including artisan products). There are a couple of mezcal sellers in here that have a very good selection. Mis Mezcales was...More

Thank Liz M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Technically, I think the Benito Juarez market is the main market, but there are 3 different markets together here, so I'll review all. The main market is a large typical Mexican market with everything from food to artisan wares. The next market is full of...More

Thank usflyer123
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This market devoted mainly to food. We stoppped there twice to eat lunch and the experience was positive nd most interesting.. We got out of hear well and totally healthy.

Thank mborx
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is absolutely a must see if you're in Central Oaxaca. Even if you aren't into shopping, surly you'd like to try a grasshopper or a taste of mezcal. The market offers a wide variety of Oaxacan products (trinkets, clothes, smoothies, alcohol, etc.). It's right...More

Thank McBubby
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

This market, as well as the 20 noviembre market right next to this market, are definitely worth visiting. The aisles tend to get crowded so ensure you have sufficient time. Clothing - both traditional and modern, fruits and vegetables, breads, meat, fish, chocolate and moles,...More

Thank digitalcamera
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We had a long list of things to bring back home and we found it all here! So much great things! You need to shop here, it’s amazing.

Thank Jnjiemtz
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

One of my favorite places to spend the day. Great food choices and a great spot for just watching people when having lunch. Most vendors are friendly and not "pushy or overbearing" as in some markets. If you want the best chocolate or mole this...More

Thank danimal708
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

The market is huge and divided into various sections, food and handicraft. Handicraft section is exceptionally well stocked and really cheap my comparison to other shops. What shocks is the level of abject poverty that I have not seen in any other Mexican city. An...More

Thank Viktor S
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cakewitch
May 9, 2017|
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Response from spalady50 | Reviewed this property |
6 AM - 9 PM everyday
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sparke13
July 26, 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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