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Arica Fish Market

Calle Maximo Lira, Arica, Chile
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There is Something FISHY Going on here.

If you are visiting Arica and like to have a meal of fresh fish at some restaurant then it is here... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
St. John's, Canada
via mobile
Fine place in fine city (sea animals free of charge)

If you want enjoy animal life and spare your money go to Arica fishing port,you can see excelent... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Loket, Czech Republic
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18 Jan 2017
“Fine place in fine city (sea animals free of charge)”
2 Mar 2017
“There is Something FISHY Going on here.”
Calle Maximo Lira, Arica, Chile
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting Arica and like to have a meal of fresh fish at some restaurant then it is here in this Market that the fish would have first arrived from the Ocean. The market is not as large as you would from no...More

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you want enjoy animal life and spare your money go to Arica fishing port,you can see excelent see lions,see birds and colection of local fishes,totaly free.Easy you can make nice pictures, meet plenty local people of all race types(white creols,mestizos and native indians),from everywhere...More

Thank shamot2014
Reviewed 13 September 2016

You can take a walk and see the fishing boats coming in and unloading their fish. If you live in Arica this is where you go to know the fish you are going to eat is Fresh. There are various ladies cutting the fish and...More

Thank CaptainKuddles
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I have traveled to Arica twice to renew my visa in Peru. Both times I have had ceviche from the market and it's seriously the best. Even if you think you don't like ceviche you have to try it. I recommend bringing some crackers or...More

1  Thank TravelingGypsea
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This is where the locals and port workers come to buy fish or to each a ceviche lunch. It is far from "elegant" and to some it may well be a complete turn off. To me, it is a delight. The fish are so fresh...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 19 February 2015

As it is often cloudy in the morning this is a nice way to fill the morning waiting for beach weather. The pelicans and sea lions are great to watch.

Thank peruvianalex
Reviewed 13 April 2013

We loved our walk around the market, the booths and small eateries. Lots to see and experience, pelicans and sea lions were within touching distance. This is a very rustic area, full of locals with great photo opportunities.

Thank Denis D
Reviewed 20 December 2011

In the Fish Market of Arica there are some amazing sellers of the freshest fish & seafood. It makes for a great stroll and opportunity to take in all the Pacific has to offer, but it doesn't stop there. This is the place to sample...More

5  Thank mick h
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