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The centenary Market of Bolhão (MB) is the most emblematic market of the city of Porto and one of the most famous in Portugal, classified in 2006 as Property of Patrimonial Interest, and in 2013, as a Monument of Public Interest. It has been in...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worthwhile visit. The selection of foods, coffees, olive oils and even flowers are amazing. They are in a temporary location at present so check google maps while they build their new building.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Caro rhobru, obrigado por partilhar a sua experiência. O seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Ficamos muito satisfeitos por...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the market is under renovation and moved to a temporary place, near by. still worth exploring. we arrived there as part of our food tour with Porto Walkers tour. which a great tour for food lovers.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Caro mnaor, obrigado por partilhar a sua experiência. O seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Ficamos muito satisfeitos por...More

Reviewed 17 November 2018

Here for the first time, I visit this market. It is the oldest of the city, it is not so clean and the food is always the same (vegetables, sweets and fish). Very cheapMore

Date of experience: August 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018
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Caro MattR476, obrigado pelo seu comentário! O Mercado do Bolhão encontra-se agora no Mercado Temporário do Bolhão, um espaço provisório,...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018

Despite its temporary accommodation in the basement floor of a modern building (whilst the main market is being completely refurbished), the Bolhao market is well worth a visit. Stall after stall of fish, vegetables, nuts, oils, meats and sausages, flowers and much more. A wonderful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018
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Caro JMEdQ, obrigado por partilhar a sua experiência. O seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Ficamos muito satisfeitos por...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

The old market is currently closed as it is undergoing a major refurbishment, (good excuse to come back to Porto I guess) there is a temporary location a short walk away and this still represents an interesting walk around of local food offeringsMore

Date of experience: October 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018
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Caro Andrew R, obrigado por partilhar a sua experiência. O seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Ficamos muito satisfeitos...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across the Mercado do Bolhao. I initially had flagged it as a spot for us to grab groceries, if we couldn’t find something closer to our flat. There was a spot just down the street though, so I promptly forgot about the mercado...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018
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Cara Stacy M, obrigado por partilhar a sua experiência. O seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Ficamos muito satisfeitos...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

The old market is being modernized and updated and construction was underway during our visit. We enjoyed visiting here in our past visit and looked forward to updating that experience. Going to the temporary location just did not interest us.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018
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Caro on_the_go_98765, obrigado pelo seu comentário! Convidamo-lo a visitar o Mercado do Bolhão após a conclusão da empreitada de restauro...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

I was looking forward to visiting the Mercato which to my disappointment had relocated due to being renovated. I did go to the temporary site which I felt didn't have the ambiance as the original site wo.uld haveMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018
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Cara 626Krystyna, o seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Obrigado pela sua visita ao Mercado Temporário do Bolhão, um...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

The location has moved to the basement of a nearby shopping center while the old m artist is being renovated. Classic central market experience. Though, there are options to eat, get coffee (good), fresh fruit juices (also good) and lots of canned fish products -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018
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Caro Richard P, obrigado por partilhar a sua experiência. O seu feedback é muito importante para nós! Ficamos muito satisfeitos...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

If you're in a hostel with kitchen or maybe an AirBNB location, and you like to cook, you need to visit this wonderful market and try the tasty fruits, vegetables, wines and -if you're not vegan- the rest of the food on sale. The quality...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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mbolhao, Proprietário at Mercado do Bolhao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018
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David F
5 July 2018|
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Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
The old original market is closed for renovation but the merchants have moved to a temporary location in a modern building just a few blocks away on the same street. Walk past the big cross street Santa Catarina just a... More
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Victoria243
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Response from Devilina7076 | Reviewed this property |
Sunday it is closed!!!
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Normannomates
20 September 2016|
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Response from Bert V | Reviewed this property |
The market opens around 7am until early until early afternoon
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