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Very few tourists

amazing experience with people and shops packed everywhere with motorbikes managing to ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pieter H
Local market

Its good to walk around a local market and see the fresh produce that is available. I always see... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
David R
Adelaide, Australia
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“fish sauce”(2 reviews)
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Chau Doc, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing experience with people and shops packed everywhere with motorbikes managing to ride through... no angry reactions from the people, everybody is calm and friendly and you will see vegetables, fish, meat, fruit in abundance, a Wonderfull colorful sight. worth while!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pieter H
Reviewed August 18, 2018

You will find it easy to acess, right along the bank of the Bassac river. It's really busy with lots of goods, venders, special local foods like Banh Bo, Bun Ca, Banh Mi... Dried fishes are alo specially "smell", but nice for the locals like:...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Javier16hernan
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We walked through this market in a hurray, pot holes, dirty, very dirty, smelly and just not inviting. Been to many markets in Asia and this would rate in the lowest.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 533melvync
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

nothing bad! just feel local people life when you get there! especially Vietnam noodle was the most delicious food. And fruit as well!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank patrick y
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Its good to walk around a local market and see the fresh produce that is available. I always see some new food item that I havent seen before and I was with vietnamese friends who bought some for me to try which adds to the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

You can find everything here, especially local goods: fish sauce, jaggery sugar,.... You could buy something for gifts!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ThuyLe-JVT
Reviewed January 9, 2018

As with all the markets in Vietnam, I find them very interesting and I always look for the weird and wonderful - and this market is no exception. Don't expect a clean market as in Australia or Europe, this one can be a bit smelly....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Xanerin
Reviewed June 7, 2017

So special for finding alot of local food in Chau Doc Market. Your are never seen before such as: Banh Bo Thot Not, Mam Ca, Bun Ca (Thot Not's Rice cake, Fish Sauce). Beliave you have the great time for foodie at there.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank David_Su_282
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Varieties of selection and good service were almost in every eating places. Sometime language barrier can be a little problems.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank PasongS
Reviewed March 2, 2017

The place has been discovered before and all the market ladies have their English menu ready in hand. Some even speak English or have someone nearby to help out. Food is reasonably priced, a bit cheaper than other cities (about 5K). Quality is decent but...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank miketravels2016
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