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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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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“el mercado” (164 reviews)
“la margarita” (39 reviews)
“mexican market” (73 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
514 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207-8102
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+1 210-207-8600
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"el mercado"
in 164 reviews
"la margarita"
in 39 reviews
"mexican market"
in 73 reviews
"mexican items"
in 29 reviews
"leather goods"
in 21 reviews
"taste of mexico"
in 19 reviews
"shops selling"
in 19 reviews
"indoor market"
in 17 reviews
"gorditas"
in 17 reviews
"street vendors"
in 29 reviews
"food vendors"
in 29 reviews
"for sale"
in 43 reviews
"great place to shop"
in 18 reviews
"unique items"
in 18 reviews
"fun place to visit"
in 25 reviews
"walk around"
in 32 reviews
"across the street"
in 30 reviews
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Reviewed today

If you are in downtown San Antonio, you should be able to walk to the Historic Market Square. You can't miss it; it is very colorful! You will pass the SA Children's Hospital on your way; it is very colorful too! So look for that...More

Thank NancyLovesRehoboth
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Reviewed yesterday

There was a lot of Mexican items. It was a fun place to walk through. Bought a couple of items. Had a hot dog and wonderful pineapple water in the big mall styled shops. The food did smell good at the Mexican restaurants but we...More

Thank Debbie495
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came here mostly because I had lunch at Mi Tierra,which I highly recommend. But it's a pleasant ,festivally decorated square with eateries and many shops selling gifts and items from Mexico. I live in Arizona and see many of these same gifts available back...More

Thank Rockinahawdplayse
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked to this area from Riverwalk area and did not feel particularly safe. The market is just a collection of very similar Mexican shops carrying typical tourist stuff. Not worth the effort.

1  Thank rehker
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If shopping for Mexican related arts and crafts is your thing ... then you will be in shopping Heaven. If not, then be prepared to find a little shade or take respite in a restaurant bar for a cool one to wait for your shopping...More

Thank JerryGiam
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there for the Tijuano Music Festival on ST.Patricks Day,Very busy and festive,with live music,food venders everywere,along with Mexican arts and crafts.The smell of the food made you hungry and thirsty.Along with the Riverwalk,a place to visit at least once in your life.

Thank ernie p
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great Market full of most things Mexican - it’s just great to wander, brows and buy if you want There are a couple of great restaurants too. We tried Mi Tierra for a Mexican breakfast!

Thank jeremy l
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historic market place with a little of everything from food and drink, to clothes, leather goods and tourist knickknacks. Prices are pretty much fixed, but reasonable, so don't expect to barter the day away like in Mexico. Some real interesting shops. Who doesn't need a...More

Thank Gordon S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place to visit and see live music for free on the weekends. They also have food booths and many shops to look through. The people are friendly and gracious.

1  Thank 263kenj
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose to take a side detour away from the Alamo/Riverwalk area, and decided to give the Market Square (La Mercado) a try. Be prepared to pay for parking, as there is no free parking we could find nearby. Such as it was in San Antonio...More

1  Thank michiganpete7
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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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