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San Antonio Market Square

514 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207-8102
+1 210-207-8600
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“el mercado” (157 reviews)
“la margarita” (40 reviews)
“mexican market” (72 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
514 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207-8102
+1 210-207-8600
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A must do whenever I am in San Antonio. I never fail to find something. Love the shops, the restaurants and the street vendors.

Thank Danielle309
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was hoping for something less touristy and with more authentic antique shops. Some interesting a unique things to buy, but not what I was expecting.

Thank GregBarron
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots and Lots of stores, all selling the same thing. Make sure to check all areas out as you can get the same souvenier for a different price. Fun to look at all they have to offer, though. Just got tiring. Theres restaurants as well...More

Thank gschoof2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Little shops along the way - can get a Churo and other food items - there is a mall area also with more areas for beer, etc. Fun to look around

Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an enjoyable and fun place to be. The music and colors were delightful. It you want a taste of a Mexican market, this is it.

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to shop for Mexican-themed souvenirs, with good price range. I noted that the magnets were priced nothing lower than $4.99 in San Antonio, so it doesn't matter where you buy it as it will be at about the same price....More

1  Thank CoCoLau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to market square (El Mercado) on New Years Eve day. We had brunch at Mi Tierra's, a family tradition and watched the kids take it all in. Visitors to San Antonio should make this one of your must-see stops. You feel like you...More

1  Thank mikee47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy visiting here when we are in san antonio. The shops are overflowing with imported items from mexico. There were performances by dancers when we visited also. There are a lot of restaurants in the area also. We always visit Mi Tierra.

Thank vvgogh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of cute little shops to browse through and shop. There is a bit of repetition in the type of items offered in the shops, but the festive atmosphere makes the market a nice stop. There are a few restaurants located in market,square. Parking is...More

Thank Cookie8186
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth stopping by for a short shopping trip. There are some interesting places here and some tourist traps. As long as you know what you want, and know how to avoid what you don’t want, you’ll love this place.

Thank BagmanNZ
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Becky K
5 March 2017|
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Response from StaceyNDevo | Reviewed this property |
I agree with a spending cap. I would say for food AND a souvenir-$50. I also would empower them with the phrase "not yet". There are so many high pressure sales going on in this market. Let them know that they are the one in... More
27 October 2016|
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Response from daisylouwho | Reviewed this property |
I walked there with a foreign visitor and it was daylight. There were many homeless people along the route and I did not feel overly unsafe but I did not feel super safe either as we walked to and from. I would not walk... More
Joanne V
10 April 2016|
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Response from lalocadr19 | Reviewed this property |
I park near the meter nearby, so bring coins.