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Very easy to get there from the albrook station, fruit and vegetables are very fresh for very good price. Place looks dirty, but it is said that it is safe, just don't be scared. It is much better if you know Spanish, because merchants does...More
We went here to buy fresh fruit and veg for our imminent crossing in our yacht to the Galapogos. Not only is the produce here fresh it has never been refrigerated and so keeps much better than the more expensive stuff you buy in the...More
This vegetable and fruit market is quite an experince. It's a wholesale market but there are also some stands that sell small units. You can drive through with your car (25cents), either park (hard to find) and go by foot or negotiate from your car...More
Generally the Mercado de Abastos is pretty much the cheapest and definitely the place where you can almost all you're looking for in one shot. I've gone to street markets on the way to Chanis, to the markets near Machetazo in San Miguelito and the...More
Good in and out place for all your fresh and cheap needs.
Women, expect to be harrased, specially by the guys selling plantains. They say some of the raunchiest things you can imagine. So if you're with your lady, just let it slide and be...More
The mercado de abastos is where all supermarkets including Riba Smith go to get their vegetables and fruit. It's not only for them though, anyone can enter this market. You only have to pay $0.25 per car (not sure if you get charged if you...More
If local markets make you feel a bit uncomfortable, then Panama City's Mercado de Abastos is not for you! But, if you're like me and love to bargain for cheap fruits and vegetables while prowling the nooks and crannies of a great city market, then...More