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Central Market (Mercado Central)
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Owner description: Unique architecture and street musicians accompany a plethora of dining options, where seafood is abundant in this South American food court.
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Mercado central market in Santiago is mainly a fish market . One can see different varieties of shell fish and other fishes. The choice is amazing. Don't get conned into eating at one of the restaurants OUTSIDE the market and in the square. They rip you. Go to one of the dinghy ones INSIDE the market. The seafood is truly delicious. I found the marisqueria San Jose very good.Robbert,the owner ,speaks good English. Try the Congrio soup and the Reineta,which is the Chilean version of Fish and Chips.tight jacket and deep fried. Really yum.

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Reviewed 28 April 2015

Small market with most just fish stand and workers selling there products. There are about a dozen restaurants in the center of the market, but not worth the the walk or look as it is a very competitive market with all of the restaurants asking for your business.

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Reviewed 27 April 2015

This place contains everything a fish lover wants! Visited this place with some colleagues. We had a great lunch with fresh fish.

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Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

Great market downtown, the restaurant section is very busy, but just wait a bit and you will find a table. Great food to eat, then take a walk around the market area.

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

It is a fish market, in the middle of the city, housed in a very nice wrought iron building (imported all the way from Scotland). But that's about it, unless you are looking to buy fish.
There are good seafood restaurants there too, but do avoid the ones in the center of the market, as they are quite pricey. The ones on the perimeter have similar menu at a fraction of the price.

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