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San Antonio Market Square

514 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207-8102
+1 210-207-8600
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“el mercado” (158 reviews)
“la margarita” (40 reviews)
“mexican market” (72 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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514 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207-8102
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+1 210-207-8600
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"el mercado"
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"la margarita"
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"mexican market"
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"mexican items"
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"leather goods"
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"taste of mexico"
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"shops selling"
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"indoor market"
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"gorditas"
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"food vendors"
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"street vendors"
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"for sale"
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"unique items"
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"great shopping"
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"fun place to visit"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Market Square aka Mercado Plaza is a relaxed fun market area located a short walk from the Riverwalk. There are many shops selling Mexican imports, collectables and souvenirs including artwork, glazed painted pottery, clothes and ornamental crafts. There are restaurants and bars with external tabled...More

Thank charles s
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mi Tierra was the best thing about Market Square in my opinion. One can only look at Day of the Dead items, tinwork, figurines, etc. fo so long. After a while I felt like I was in Tijuana. Go early and beat the crowds, but...More

Thank Ronn B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the day being unseasonably cold we enjoyed wandering the shops and found some lovely treasures.

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I have out of town visitors I bring them here I love this place. The drinks are awesome, there's always something going on and to see while they shop. The shops are filled with cultural items and great souvenirs!

Thank Josephine C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this the morning we had to leave because our trip got cut short. The weather was awful and it was early, so most places were just setting up shop, but friend's suggested this was one place not to miss! It probably is a...More

Thank eaking1098
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Mercado is a collection of Mexican culture craft and souvenir shops spread through two blocks a mile or so walk from the Riverwalk. During the cold Alamo Bowl/Christmas season, most of the open shops and restaurants where located in a series of glass walled...More

Thank jrftrav16
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to spend an afternoon or evening, plenty of food, music, shopping, lots of fun for any age.

Thank Jabby B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are coming here from the Alamo, take market street instead of commerce... commerce is totally sketchy.... its a complete tourist trap, they give discounts for cash, so bring some.... they have anything and everything from Mexico you could ever want.... so save the...More

Thank zorka3500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take your family here to pick up knick knacks and trinkets and spend that money burning a hole in your pocket. Lots of imported things you can find, with a ton of odds and ends that are actually very well crafted. They have a small...More

1  Thank Samuel K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a relaxed, leisurely troll through the market area not far from the River walk. They had art work, pottery, and numerous items that fit the areas cultural diversity. I liked it because no one was pressuring us to buy anything. I recommend giving...More

Thank PolarbearTraveler
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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
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katrina232323
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
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Joanne V
11 April 2016|
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Response from lalocadr19 | Reviewed this property |
I park near the meter nearby, so bring coins.
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