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Mercado Central

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Shop Like the Locals

This is not a fancy, upscale farmers' market kind of place like we have in the U.S. It is real... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Timber L
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Boston, Massachusetts
Cheap food

A food market that has has some cheap food places to have some lunch or dinner. During the day most... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
cooker3000
,
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

This is not a fancy, upscale farmers' market kind of place like we have in the U.S. It is real. Lots of meat (parts I could not even identify), prepared foods (lots of old men eating pizza and beer at 10 am - I think...More

1  Thank Timber L
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Big selection of local products, especially cheese, condiments, meat, fruits and vegetable. The place is not big but well arranged, nice vibes and good shopping. They have a relatively large eating area with lots of things to try. Good prices, clean environment and tasty food....More

Thank 70ava
Reviewed May 29, 2017

A food market that has has some cheap food places to have some lunch or dinner. During the day most of the stalls are closed to try to time it well.

1  Thank cooker3000
Reviewed May 21, 2017

One of my favourite markets in South America!The meat stand in particular offers a wide range of delicious cuts. Recommended

1  Thank lucadambro
Reviewed March 16, 2017

The vendor numbers have declined a bit but it still has the flavor of a real market. There are fewer fruit and vegetable stands but the dried fruit and nut vendor is one of the best as is the cheese, jamon crudo, olive variety, deli....More

1  Thank verino
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Mercado Central is located in the heart of Mendoza. It is possible to find a wide range of fruits, cheese, meat, and condiments. It is possible to eat in some restaurants which offer a tipical argentinian food. Do not miss to go there.

1  Thank L M
Reviewed February 4, 2017

How does one describe that which fails description. These local markets in South America are to be viewed and inculcated into the memory of any visitor. Thus my pics will take the place of attempts to describe.

2  Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed November 6, 2016

This is a lively indoor market founded in 1883, located in Av. Espana 1210. A place to walk thru butcher counters, delicatessen, groceries and produce stands, herbs and seeds, hot foods and food to go. A good hunting ground for locals and foodies looking for...More

2  Thank chefricardo3553
Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

I've visited this market on several occasions. It is always a beehive of activity. Mostly locals stocking up on fresh grocery items. There are many places to eat here. Some of the most affordable and delicious steaks can be found at one of the numerous...More

2  Thank backpacker31
Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

This is an old style market where you can buy pretty much everything. They have meat (please be aware that you will see entire animals on display or parts of animals that Americans usually do not eat like tongue and sweetbreads) of pretty much every...More

Thank Lucybelle1
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