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Great place to see taste and stock up

The San Ignacio market is a great place to see, taste and stock up on local fruits and vegetables... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Miguel
Great way to spend a few hours

There is a mix of touristy stuff and real produce and other things for the people. We had some... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
Michael M
Palo Alto, California
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Savannah Street, San Ignacio, Belize
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The San Ignacio market is a great place to see, taste and stock up on local fruits and vegetables. For those living in the area it is also the place to be for fresh fish, meat and dairy products. A wide variety of local and...More

Thank NaudB
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my favorite place in San Ignacio. I walked around and ate food for 2 hours. There were some amazing jewelry deals to be had too!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a Friday afternoon later in the day, so that may be the reason we found the results that we did. The market was probably two thirds full with vendors. 90% of the vendors were selling fresh produce similar to a farmers...More

Thank findkatie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere, all wares, produce, and freshly prepared foods are all very, very good and very, very local. Really enjoyed everything and the time spent here. No tourist junk, just local stuff meant for the locals. Very cool.

Thank Rick K
Reviewed May 27, 2018

There is a mix of touristy stuff and real produce and other things for the people. We had some street food that was fabulous (and VERY cheap).

Thank Michael M
Reviewed May 26, 2018

As markets go, this one is quite extensive and definitely the place to be, especially on Saturday’s. We went at 7 on a Saturday morning because we had a tour planned that day and only took a quick walk through. But, even at 7 most...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

We try to visit the market every time we travel somewhere new. The san Ignacio market is busiest on Saturdays so that is when we decided to go. Sit down at once of the food stalls, and order what the locals are eating. Pupusas, tacos,...More

Thank DanRoppelt
Reviewed March 30, 2018

One of the coolest outdoor markets I've been to. Saturday is the big day for the market. Way more vendors than during the week. They sell everything: art, local fruits and veggies, fresh meats and pretty much anything you could possibly need!

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed March 30, 2018

If you find yourself in town/San Ignacio you can see one of the large local markets. Fresh produce and meats are for sale next to shoes and bras. It's a reminder of how privileged North Americans are with choices and places to buy.

Thank SissyandD
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a typical open air market that you tend to find on holiday! What makes San Ignacio different is the bright and beautiful colours from the woven fabrics and the fruit, veg and spices. Definitely worth a visit on a Saturday which is main...More

Thank Colette B
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Erin M
August 14, 2017|
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Response from seahunters2000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the fruit & veggies are there everyday during the week. On saturdays it's more of a swap meet with clothes & household items. All the booths have pretty much the same stuff. We buy at Balognas they have organic. It's... More
June 27, 2016|
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Response from heyjudithz | Reviewed this property |
No, it is at least an hour away. And, frankly, it is not worth the hour drive. The San Ignacio market is really more of a shopping spot for locals, with lots of fresh produce. The clothing I saw was made in China and... More