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“el mercado”(166 reviews)
“mexican market”(76 reviews)
“la margarita”(40 reviews)
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514 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207-8102
+1 210-207-8600
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All reviewsel mercadomexican marketla margaritamexican itemsleather goodstaste of mexicoshops sellingfood vendorsstreet vendorsfor salegreat place to shopunique itemsfun place to visitwalk aroundacross the streetlots of funshops and restaurants
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Reviewed yesterday

I took my 3 children on a little shopping expedition to Market Square. What fun! The clothing is so beautiful you just can't make up your mind! The market is full of every kind of store you could want, from religious items to punk stuff...More

Thank StroudOKBlondee
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are in the market for items coming from Latin America countries this is the place to go. Lots of different shops, restaurants and small kiosk type merchandise and food all through out this area. Very reasonable prices.

Thank tleeEvans
Reviewed 4 days ago

Mexican clothes, hats, jewelry, pottery if you want it they have it. Multiple stores and vendors throughout the two buildings. It will take a better half of a day to see it all. The restaurants and even little cafes offer a wide selection of Mexican...More

Thank drw2112
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They have lots of vendors, food & even a air condioned area. Many shops selling anything you want in the way souvenirs. If you get hot, go inside where you can shop & be cooled. Sever vendors selling food, soft drinks & alcohol. You can...More

Thank thomasr1950
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I visited this area, and had a great time there. Great food and drinks. Great place off the river walk.

Thank 209arturoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to San Antonio, TX isn't complete for us unless we go to the bakery at Mia Tienda in Market Square. Food in restaurant is good, and market square shopping is always interesting.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As close to a market south of the border as you can get. Lots of items to chose from. Good food stop. Go when there is an event. More fun.

Thank Hogiepaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am obsessed with Hispanic cultural so this is a MUST go! So many interesting shops and places to eat as well as the style and look of the shops! The boutiques and stores are more on the expensive side but the fountains and feel...More

Thank kelijo20
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a walk to the Market place after reading rave reviews on various travel sites. Outdoors, everything was beautiful, colorful flags hanging across the walkways made for stunning photos, there were ample restaurants to choose from (including Mi Tierra, which demands a visit!) and...More

Thank kdugas82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place to celebrate fiesta... the atmosphere is extremely festive... unbelievable food and drinks

Thank Denise M
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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
11 April 2016|
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Response from lalocadr19 | Reviewed this property |
I park near the meter nearby, so bring coins.