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“benito juarez”(31 reviews)
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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
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the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
06987123
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Mercado is a wonderful experience offering everything that you can imagine. Covering several blocks with designated sections for meats, vegetables, clothing, mezcal, etc., etc., it is a feast for the eyes, the nose and any other part of your body. Another stop for your...More

Thank F7805RNjamesp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of everyday merchandise and souvenirs. Locals shop here as well. Check out the 20 de Noviembre across the street.

Thank mbg1968
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Want a quick mini adventure for a quick breakfast or lunch? find the Hawaiian Torta place and get the freshest sandwich, smoothy or juice jostle for a stool and eat there or take it to go (para levar) enjoy

Thank T0DC0M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Benito Juarez Market is so vibrant. Locals shop here for what they need. It is great to get a sampling of all the different moles - especially before ordering them out in a restaurant. You get a real feel for the local flavor by...More

Thank Regina F
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a market the people of Oaxaca use so it is bustling with activity. There are clothes leather shoes, woven hat, and similar items for the family. Buying dog and small horse tack is available. Many small restaurants are grouped together. In fact, the...More

Thank 1debsmith
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Fascinating for a stroll or actual shopping, with lots of authentic joints to eat with protocol that takes a bit of consideration to be successful (often various merchants participate in vending all of what you want/need for a meal).

Thank Jim L
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Yum. I like to get up and see city rise. I usually get out and about for breakfast before 6:30am. At first, I was stumped. Then I discovered that Benito Juarez had breakfast place. Who ate with me? Local people getting ready for the work...More

Thank Snailbite9
Reviewed July 21, 2018

A wonderful market with all the cooking and food supplies you'd need. Definitely going back to the asada area where you select a cut of meat and an amount and they throw it on the grill for you. We grabbed a few chickens before class...More

Thank Cal W
Reviewed July 16, 2018

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
Reviewed July 8, 2018 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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Jonathan W
September 1, 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
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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