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San Benedetto market

Via Coccu Ortu, 09128, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 667 5614
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Visit beteren 7:00 & 14:00

Great market to visit when you’re in Cagliari. But be smart and go a bit earlier than us. We didn’t... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TM-op-reis
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Huizen, The Netherlands
via mobile
Nice food market

We made the mistake of not realising that there was just food at the market. We did enjoy it and we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gina W
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London, United Kingdom
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This open-air market in Sardinia's principal city is noisy, busy, colorful and lots of fun.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“local market” (6 reviews)
“fish section” (4 reviews)
“fish market” (4 reviews)
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Via Coccu Ortu, 09128, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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+39 070 667 5614
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great market to visit when you’re in Cagliari. But be smart and go a bit earlier than us. We didn’t know the exact times and arrive just before 14:00 when the market was already closing down.

Thank TM-op-reis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made the mistake of not realising that there was just food at the market. We did enjoy it and we were happy to have gone.

Thank Gina W
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Two floor market, one floor with mainly fish, other floor with meat, cheese, vegetables,... We went on a Saturday noon, the market was stuffed. Great experience, would like to have this market next door at home :-)

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I went here with high expectations, thinking it would be better than those in Adelaide and Melbourne (Australia) but I was a little disappointed. It was a lot of repetition of the same thing. I was expecting more variety. It was interesting though seeing the...More

Thank Heidy B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

A nice local market. Great to see the types of fish and meats available and the speciality of some of the traders.

Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable experience. lots of local produce. The fish market was as enjoyable as ever. Not a polystyrene package or clingfilm insight.

1  Thank leslie b
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had just come from the amazing markets in Sicily and the San Benedetto Market is a good one. Go early in the morning to feel like one of the locals. Top floor is produce, meats, cheeses and baked goods while the bottom floor is...More

2  Thank Meredith A
Reviewed 31 October 2016

If one truly wants to learn about a local region in Europe then a trip to the local market is a must. The local vendors at Mercado Comunale Di San Benedetto, Cagliari sell everything from honey; seafood to include local fish, shrimp/langostinos, mussels, oysters, octopus,...More

2  Thank osimajorusaf
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We walked from our apartment in Castello to the market in around 10 minutes. This is where the locals shop and the produce on offer is fresh as fresh and looked very inviting. If I were staying or living in Cagliari this is where i'd...More

Thank nazza1968
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

One of five markets in Cagliari - great for fish and meat (cattle, sheep, horse, rabbit, goat). Also cheese, wine, bread, cake etc etc. People were very friendly despite my appalling lack of Italian, they were even happy to vacuum wrap goods coming back to...More

1  Thank Molly M
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