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The Lucas de Gálvez market in the old centre (Calle56x65x67)is fun & warm so juices on sale made with purified water are very welcome as are the reusable bags on sale if you forgot yours.Tortilla makers for lunch local delicacy castacan( pork belly)or Oaxaca cheese...More
Especially recommend the salbutes and panuchos next to the lady selling tamales (with relleno negro) and make sure you stop by the outdoor restaurant area too for 15 peso aqua frescas
You can also pick up fresh fruit and vegetables for very cheap prices
Lucas de Gálvez market’s address is given as the corner of 56T Street and 67 Street, but when you get there its hard to work out where precisely it starts, or gauge how big it actually is. The markets seem to have spilled out of...More
This place was neat. You will not anything like it in USA except may Seattle. Lots and lots of vendors, dark alley ways a little smell of the fish market and lots of food stands some a little scary to Americans. I loved it. Gives...More
This market is huge and they sell every type of fruit and vegetable. It's very crowded and most of the vendors sell the same items as the others. Very competitive! There is also a huge meat market and more shoes than I've ever seen!
The BIG market in larger Mexican cities are always fun, exciting, and a great opportunity to experience "real life" in Mexico.
Be prepared to be "Gringo-priced" and perhaps a bit short-changed here, but that is a part of the "Gringo Premium" that you are expected...More
Nothing like a real Mexican Mercado to show lots of interesting things. One just has to immerse themselves in the market, and look at all of the fine details of what is for sale.
If you are expecting an American super market, forget it, you...More
This is an experience for all your senses - sights, sounds, smells, taste and touch!! It is mad and chaotic with no maps or ways to guide yourself around but you will find your way out eventually. There are sections for meat, fish and fruit...More