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Fun market if you go at the right time

The first time we visited was mid-morning. It was very quiet with only a few vendors open. We went... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Easily the best market in Madrid for lunch.

Having looked at reviews for the markets in Madrid this was not rated bur we found this one by... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brian S
Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time we visited was mid-morning. It was very quiet with only a few vendors open. We went a day later, on a foodie tour, in the late middle of the day. Vibrant and alive all the venders were there and business was booming....More

Thank nuthatch46201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having looked at reviews for the markets in Madrid this was not rated bur we found this one by accident near attocha. Three were stalls on the street and then the entrance to the market. There were a few stall and a number of interstinh...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We were looking forward to our visit to this market so slightly disappointed with the trip there. No denying it was a vibrant and colourful place but just not varied, dynamic or actually interesting. In terms of what was there the food was good just...More

1  Thank andrew k
Reviewed August 1, 2018

A proper market for all your food shopping & tapas bars all over. I would suggest go to the outside terrace as inside can become quite cold. We tried a couple of the tapas place shut were not overwhelmed- it was late though & staff...More

Thank Hooray H
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice and local! You don’t find many tourist here. They do have some nice tapasbars and stalls to get a drink. If you are in the area it is a nice stop.

1  Thank Anouk R
Reviewed July 11, 2018

It is a beautiful market with sections to buy fruits / vegetables as also two floors one devoted to a variety of food and drink and the terrace a restaurant offering authentic spanish cuisine .

1  Thank profshenoy
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Nice market heavy on meat vendors. There were cheese and vegetables as well. Not really a place you’d go to eat there.

Thank RonBlumenthal
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Though Mercado San Miguel was packed, this place was surprisingly pretty tame. The restaurants each served many different types of fare and there is something for everyone. I recommend going to the top floor and trying a couple of the tapas and sushi places.

Thank lucasashby
Reviewed April 20, 2018

We visit family who live in this area and they they buy their daily shopping in this market and also have a drink while doing it. Every time we visit them in Madrid we always come here to buy stuff and have a drink. This...More

Thank CoxieandBaggy
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Always try to pick up olives, sausages, some fruit and vegetables here. The sellers are very friendly and the prices and quality are good. The market is transitioning to more of a cool small restaurant space and the mood has changed (think Mercado Centrale in...More

Thank Ccart
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Walking into this neighbourhood is like entering a
different country ... except it's hard to tell which
one it is. One side of Calle Lavapiés is lined with
Indian restaurants, the other with kebab shops. Men in
traditional African clothing convene outside their
businesses for long chats, and people shout to each
other across plazas and streets. Interspersed among
ethnic specialty shops are independent theaters and
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August 31, 2015|
Response from icschlick21 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cant help you.... I Don't meet Omaira or her husband 😞 but the place is still nice