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Taboan Public Market

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Address: Pahina Central, Cebu City 6000, Philippines

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Great for pasalubong

If you plan to buy cebu local products this is the place to be.. The danggit is php630 per kilo, tuyo php120, dried mango php360. Chorizzo php140/kilo.. Know how to negotiate the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 August 2016
Mary anne A
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Cabuyao, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Before buying dried fish and mangoes for pasalubong in Taboan market, go around and check the prices first to get the cheapest price. Do not forget to inspect what you are buying. There are small cockroaches and insects that are found in their open containers. I suggest that you buy to the stores located across the market, their stores and... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you say "Cebu" its a home of many salted fish" with affordable price, very much affordable. If you like to buy danggit (small blacken fish). I suggest that you go there. You can buy many kind of this dishes. Plus, the crew will pack your salted fish in a way that the odor will not go out from the... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, I call this the bulad (dried fish) pasalubong center. This is the place to buy different kinds of dried fishes at a lower prices. You got to brave the strong smell that would stick to your clothes and skin. If you go there and is still planning to ho somewhere else after, it would be nice to brong extra... More 

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Thank tonyangbee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Come here ready to go home smelling like salted fish. Because that's what you will really smell like after your visit😊 if you don't like that, better skip the place. You go here to see all kinds of salted, dried sea creatures that they offer, buy (a lot cheaper compared to Manila price!), and simply marvel at how they actually... More 

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Thank Rosalie H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you want to buy dried fish for a good price, this is where you should go! The packaging is decent to give as pasalubong.

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Thank Meivelle T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

While on business trip, we went to this place to buy danggit and pusit to bring back to my family in Manila. We went to the first store on the right side and bought danggit and pusit. The store offers vacuum-packing, and the kilo of danggit and half-kilo of pusit that I bought were vacuum-packed in 1/4 kilo packages. This... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Such a cheater! We went to IMB dried fish dealer. I had a cheating experience before already with them when i brought another group of friends from Manila. Since there was no stock of dried danggit in our "suki", we went to this store just next to our "suki". When our items were being weighed already, the quantity looked few.... More 

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Thank Sanne D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

If you plan to buy cebu local products this is the place to be.. The danggit is php630 per kilo, tuyo php120, dried mango php360. Chorizzo php140/kilo.. Know how to negotiate the prices. But if you go to this place for sure you will get the smell of the dried fishes no matter what you apply the smell is just... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Buying the famed danggit? This is the place to be! Here you'll find an amazing variety of dried seafood at the lowest prices. As of posting, 1 kilo of the best-tasting Bantayan danggit costs Php 400 to 600. Be warned though, the place reeks! Make sure to bring extra clothes, and inform the vendor to pack the goodies in a... More 

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Thank Lawrence A
Baguio, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Well known place for the locals selling dried fish and most famous danggit and sweet pusit. They also sells different variety of dried fish. Some stalls also sells dried mangoes and otap.They can pack in box for you if you buy more. If only kilo they will put in a clear plastic and they will seal it. Better to buy... More 

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