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“benito juarez”(31 reviews)
Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want a quick mini adventure for a quick breakfast or lunch? find the Hawaiian Torta place and get the freshest sandwich, smoothy or juice jostle for a stool and eat there or take it to go (para levar) enjoy

Thank T0DC0M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Benito Juarez Market is so vibrant. Locals shop here for what they need. It is great to get a sampling of all the different moles - especially before ordering them out in a restaurant. You get a real feel for the local flavor by...More

Thank Regina F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a market the people of Oaxaca use so it is bustling with activity. There are clothes leather shoes, woven hat, and similar items for the family. Buying dog and small horse tack is available. Many small restaurants are grouped together. In fact, the...More

Thank 1debsmith
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Fascinating for a stroll or actual shopping, with lots of authentic joints to eat with protocol that takes a bit of consideration to be successful (often various merchants participate in vending all of what you want/need for a meal).

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Yum. I like to get up and see city rise. I usually get out and about for breakfast before 6:30am. At first, I was stumped. Then I discovered that Benito Juarez had breakfast place. Who ate with me? Local people getting ready for the work...More

Thank Snailbite9
Reviewed 21 July 2018

A wonderful market with all the cooking and food supplies you'd need. Definitely going back to the asada area where you select a cut of meat and an amount and they throw it on the grill for you. We grabbed a few chickens before class...More

Thank Cal W
Reviewed 16 July 2018

lots of typical fresh foods and staples of Oaxaca. Moles, fresh cut meats stalls to of course eatand shop to your hearts content

Thank Teeztravelz
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the markets as part of a cooking class and really enjoyed the diversity and fresh food available. The range of products was substantial and the smells of chilies and fresh food were literally mouth watering. We selected ingredients to prepare for later that...More

Thank Meg J
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This market is very clean and I found it easy to navigate. There is a big section with food and another section with goods (including artisan products). There are a couple of mezcal sellers in here that have a very good selection. Mis Mezcales was...More

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Technically, I think the Benito Juarez market is the main market, but there are 3 different markets together here, so I'll review all. The main market is a large typical Mexican market with everything from food to artisan wares. The next market is full of...More

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Jonathan W
1 September 2018|
Response from Liz M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jonathan, I'm not sure why it's showing that way, the market is very close to the Zocalo in the center of town. Have fun!
9 May 2017|
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Response from spalady50 | Reviewed this property |
6 AM - 9 PM everyday
26 July 2015|
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Response from MommaFi | Reviewed this property |
I preferred the weekday so that it wasn't soooo congested, but that's just a personal preference.