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Mercado 23

Cancun, Mexico
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Private or Shared Cooking Master Class of Mexican Cuisine and Markets Tour in...
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average26%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hotel zone” (11 reviews)
“tortillas” (4 reviews)
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Cancun, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is not a tourist place, but your going to love this place if you want to enjoy Mexican Food or shop for those souvenirs that cost you and arm and a leg at the hotel or the Zona Hotelera.. here and Mercado 28 is...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were recommended to go here to try to be like a local. We walked around the mercado several times and in our ventures , my wife bought an embroidered blouse, and after circling the mercado a few times, we figured it was not for...More

Thank Frank-Judi
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This market has better priced souvenirs than most other markets in Cancun. More importantly, it is where the locals go to buy a lot of their supplies and a wide variety of household items. There are shops for wedding gowns, piñata shops, and all sorts...More

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked a private food tour of Mercado 23 and were greeted by a local chef. We are both foodies, and when we told others we went here, everyone seemed surprised since it's not a tourist location, which was the whole reason...More

3  Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

If your looking to go to Market 28, and take the R2... do not let them tell you that the bus driver dropped you off at Market 28. Go 3 blocks north on the left. Had tons of fun

2  Thank Blue6789
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to really get a feeling of the Mexican way of live, then this is the place to go. There are all sorts of stores but mostly fresh food. If you are staying in Cancun and are planning to prepare your own meals,...More

1  Thank Juste1
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The prices are good. The food was excellent and good quality. We wanted seafood, and it was a good place to get it.

Thank Magda P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

You can get here by taking a bus from the hotel zone, take Bus route 1 and ask the driver to get you off near by Mercado (Market) 23. This is how a mexican market looks like, you may find here souvenirs, fresh fruits and...More

Thank Madmoiselle_Citrone
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It's a get away from the American eateries and serves real mexican seafood. It's our favorite place to eat.

Thank Marisol B
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is the recommended place for tourist. The bus to here is < USD 1. You get lots of handcrafts, grocery shopping, souvenirs even silver popular here.

3  Thank joanadventure
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Julernie66
What are the trading times? Many thanks
7 May 2017|
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hopefulinVa
How late does the market stay open? Will it be open on Christmas Eve normal hours?
19 December 2016|
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Donna M
Just wanted to thank you for the great detailed review!
19 December 2016|
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You are welcome. Enjoy your shopping experience!
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