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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had a great time visiting the central Mercado in Alicante, Spain. The old huge building has the most fresh produce, meat, cheeses, fish, spices, oils, even perfumes and all natural products. To top it off, dozens of different places people are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JudithA1093
Reviewed 9 February 2019

The entrance to the market is quite grand and fitting for quality and variety of the food available to buy. English markets are not in the same league.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

This is a lovely building and although there is a fruit and veg section most of the market is dedicated the meat and fish so of you are veggie you probably won’t like it.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank YorksUKYorksUK
Reviewed 19 January 2019

We stayed in an airbnb very nearby and used this market a lot. They sold fish, seafood, meat, fruit, vegetables, eggs, loose dried fruit/nuts, bread, cake jam, honey and some dried goods. There were also a couple of places to have a sit down snack.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CM_Visitor
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

It was ok for a walk. From outside it is a good building but inside is only for a quick walk.. you can buy meat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank despoina-lemonia
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Old building forming the central market. Entrances on several roads and market stalls spread over tow floors. 1. Meat and general household on 1st floor 2. Fish; fruit and veg on 2nd Really good place to visit to see and smell the fresh produce.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank northants90
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Housed in a beautiful building, the Central Market from Alicante is a good way to understand how important is food for the Spanish people, what kind and what quality you could expect in a restaurant, etc.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank doruc645
Reviewed 13 November 2018

This indoor market is how food should be bought, there is a fantastic selection of fresh food, and the seafood section is just incredible, both the quality and vast selection of fish and shellfish is just brilliant. there are other sections selling a vast array...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Kelpie48
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to spend a couple of hours. Fish and cheese market is downstairs and the meat and fruit / veg upstairs. There are escalators and stairs to get you between floors. Virtually every cut of meat you could wish for and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hislordshipcornwall
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Great place to wander round and see what fresh fruit should really look like! Probably great if you're self catering and want o smaple fresh traditional produce

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeye
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BarneyHolzer
4 April 2018|
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Response from 166judithg | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Most of the market will be accessible to you and there are lifts available also. Have a lovely time.
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smdshah
17 May 2017|
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Response from markhV86BV | Reviewed this property |
Really easy. It's a 5 minute walk on one road heading towards past the Praça Lucerne. Or a taxi ride. No Uber in Alicante. Very simple. Very close.
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