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Address: | Between Boracay Main Road and White Beach, Aklan Province, Philippines
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Hordes of locals and tourists throng this street, where anything can be...

Hordes of locals and tourists throng this street, where anything can be bought and all prices haggled.

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Best place to go for souvenirs.

Best place to go for souvenirs. There are plenty of items of different price ranges and there is something for everybody. Definitely haggle and you will get a good deal on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For us here was the best food, be careful they cheat you with the prices, usually less then the half price! You choose what u want (fish, lobster, prawn etc..) and any restaurant will make it how you would like to. Everything is fresh!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's a good variety of fresh seafood. But having it cooked "paluto" in the small restaurants around is too expensive. Our tuna got over- cooked when we had it grilled so it was too dry.. we also had our Lapu- lapu steamed ( Chinese style ) and at least they got this one perfectly..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place to go for souvenirs. There are plenty of items of different price ranges and there is something for everybody. Definitely haggle and you will get a good deal on souvenirs and dried mangoes.

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our last day in Boracay we decided to check out this market. There's lots of small shops selling souvenirs, clothing, flip flops and beach gear. We found a store selling soap made from papaya, coconut, and other fruits. We bought a couple of soaps since they smelled so good. We also bought some personalized keychains to give away as... More 

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Kulaijaya District, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting market with many stalls selling fresh seafood food. Due to the very strong Mainland China tourists here the prices are exorbitant and very touristy. Nearby small restaurants also charge very high prices for cooking the seafood bought from the market. Compared to fresh seafood prices in Malaysia the price is at least 400 per cent higher. Cooking standard... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So the market is mainly made up of small vendors peddling crap. Crap t shirts and shorts etc. BUT there is an opening where they sell fish and that is quality. Loads of fresh mad fish. It's like snorkelling on land for food

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only purchased pork for sinigang and half kilo of squid for lunch, brought it to one of the paluto and we paid 680 pesos for them (excluding the price of the pork and squid). I really believe it was way overpriced, considering that their 1.5L of Coke costs 120 pesos. Not coming back.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The best part of this market is that you can buy whatever fresh seafood you want and get it cooked the way you like in one of the restaurants around the market!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Many of the vendors are not honest with the price and negotiate them down. They will try to sell you product at the highest price they can get from you. I bought sea urchin at a high price and it was small and not appetixing at all. The restaurnat we ate at even informed us that the price was too... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Don't come here expecting a deal on seafood. We have travelled a lot and the prices were were able to negotiate were more expensive than Thailand and about the same price as North America. My Fiancé had concerns about preparation of foods since there is no running water but luckily neither of us had any issues. Our lobster was over... More 

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