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Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez)

the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
06987123
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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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06987123
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"fried grasshoppers"
in 18 reviews
"mole"
in 40 reviews
"benito juarez"
in 29 reviews
"fresh meat"
in 5 reviews
"leather goods"
in 6 reviews
"for sale"
in 14 reviews
"beef"
in 8 reviews
"food stalls"
in 9 reviews
"oaxaca cheese"
in 8 reviews
"arts and crafts"
in 6 reviews
"beans"
in 5 reviews
"tacos"
in 6 reviews
"few blocks"
in 6 reviews
"tortillas"
in 12 reviews
"oaxaca city"
in 7 reviews
"souvenirs"
in 39 reviews
"mercado"
in 45 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Exploring the market is fascinating, and includes every spice, flower, meat, or chocolate you could imagine. The visual stimulus is intoxicating. We had one of the best breakfasts here, with a squash blossom quesadilla and a cerveza for 85 pesos.

Thank rkr727
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place to eat and browse and shop. Look out for grasshoppers and worms to eat and the local chocolate to drink.

Thank Mummymuz
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This market has everything from Mole, crickets, flowers, hats, meat and veggies. It is very clean and the stall holders are very friendly. A must when in Oaxaca!

Thank jennyjb2016
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I suppose anyone who has not been in a big city market in Mexico should give this one a visit, but I see nothing particularly special about it. It takes up a full city block, with a lot of item types for sale concentrated with...More

Thank NormBC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This market was the highlight of my trip. Fascinating in every way. Vendors, eateries, exotic smells and tastes.

Thank natashastar42
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grasshoppers anyone? It they are a favored traditional snack high in protein and available everywhere in the market. Just pulled and piles of fresh fruit and vegetables (ANOTHER variety of mango?) As well as prepared foods, empanadas, and if course places that grinds fresh chocolate...More

Thank Robyn H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go for tesajo and the other meats there. Order your meats-we got 1/2 kg of beef, pork, and chorizo for 3 of us and it was plenty!! Find a seat somewhere and then select your sides. So delicious-one of the best tasting, although cheapest, meals...More

1  Thank Wendy W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a busy market, you can buy anything here - from shoes and hats, clothing to whatever you want to cook. We much prefer to shop here than the big stores.

Thank KGGFamily
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is what. you expect to find in a market. Sandwiches are so so. Did not find any exceptional food stalls. However needed a travel bag and it really came through for that

Thank worldtraveler77_12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love exploring markets as they have such a wide variety of things on sale including many fruits and vegetables that you don’t recognise. I saw a belt I liked but had to go to three separate stalls to find my size with the bonus...More

Thank FerringFerret
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cakewitch
9 May 2017|
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Response from spalady50 | Reviewed this property |
6 AM - 9 PM everyday
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sparke13
27 July 2015|
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Response from MommaFi | Reviewed this property |
I preferred the weekday so that it wasn't soooo congested, but that's just a personal preference.
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