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Mercadao - Sao Paulo Municipal Market

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Housed in a stunning example of eclectic industrial architecture, the Mercado Municipal de São Paulo — nicknamed the Mercadão — has thousands of food items on offer, literally from soup to nuts. Lush tropical and temperate fruits from every season...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rua da Cantareira 306, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01024-000, Brazil
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All reviews mortadella sandwich sandwiches bacalao fruit cod fish fresh food free samples second floor pastry buy something be careful all kinds upper floor lunch time for sale interesting place brazilian food
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing historical building. Crazy amounts of people. Be safe and smart. Huge sandwiches and several fruit vendors. You will get to sample many type of fruits and pick what you want. I could not tell you all the names but we loaded up 2 of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lost_Roman
Reviewed 2 days ago

Historic and delicious Market place. This a place to go hungry and where you can appreciate good and diversified food: since diferent sandwiches to exotic fruits. You can't miss Pastel and mortadela sandwich. Also you will find all kind of chestnuts, seasonings, cheese, fish, meat....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank f_biamarias
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were in Sao Paulo last February and visited Mercado Municipal with their stands full of fruits, vegetables and nuts. We had lunch together at Hocca Bar. It was amazing!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank soraial852
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is must go to place in São Paulo, historically important place and great for shopping. Not the safest area though, so be careful with your belongings and always aware of your surroundings. The Mortadela sandwich or Cod Fish 'pastel' (bacalhau) are famous food options.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ieruk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is wonderful. It reminds me of the Spanish markets seen in Barcelona. A lot of diversity in food stores filled with amazingly fresh products and supportive sellers. After a while we stopped for a beer and mortadela sandwich. If you’re not alone please...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tiagoo266
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent produce and great food stalls. Had an excellent baloney sandwich from Mani (can’t remember the spelling...). Only one needed per pair!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank danpadvisor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a huge food, fruits, drinks market with lots of local shops around. It's very vibrant and interesting to see. I suggest to go with taxi / uber. The surrounding area is not the safest neighbourhood.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jewel987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a vist for the food. Dont eat breakfast before you go. Very safe for visitors insude the market. The fruit is clean and fresh.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 312marshalls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get here almost everything you want. You can buy the freshest vegetables and fruits but also you can eat a great mortadella sandwich.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pepper159
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were to have a lunch and to eat the famous mortadela sandwich! We liked to know the place and the lunch was delicious. There are many restaurants and options to have a lunch. The environment is good and people were very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Centro
To truly know São Paulo, you have to start at the old
centre, full of history and landmarks with stories to
tell. Get a taste of local food at the Municipal
Market, and if you are brave enough, head to the
crowded shopping street “25 de março” for cheap deals
on a wide assortment of items. Beautiful buildings in
this area include the Post Office Building, Luz
Station, Pagé Gallery, Pateo do Colegio and the iconic
...More
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Hughwyn H
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Response from 709aishaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, As long as it isn’t a holiday.
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Response from Larabertelli | Reviewed this property |
yes it´s open on Sunday too!!
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