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Mexican Market

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Your old sombrero wearing thin? Time for a new pair of Stetsons? Head to the Mexican Market where 150 stalls are eager to fill your Tex-Mex needs.
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Between Dolorosa and Commerce sts., San Antonio, TX 78207
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We found the Mexican Market a fun place to visit for a couple of hours in San Antonio. We had lunch at Mi Tierra and wandered around all the stores - even bought a couple of small items. Most of the things for sale here...More

5  Thank RandyRoss
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 November 2004

I visited the Mexican market in November 2004 and found it not worth the effort. It is looking pretty run down and every store has the same thing. It seems to be pretty heavily advertised as one of the things to see in San Antonio,...More

4  Thank SSP
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Travelled to Mexico on business over 100 times. Only difference with this market vs Mexico is that the merchants are not screaming at you to buy their products here. Nice atmosphere, many items the same in each shop but I enjoyed the selection of hand...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Visited Mexican Marketplace with wife and Family of four from Tampa. The women liked it, the 2 guys didn't. It was interesting with lots of stores and all kinds of stuff but sure is hard to get the ladies and girls out of there. Would...More

2  Thank danmurphy90
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

I just loved the energy and atmosphere of the market, even in the rain. So many fun things to look at and super friendly vendors. The live music was fun. Purchased some jewelry and other curios. Really enjoyed our time!

Thank GinaStruble
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The biggest mexican market north of the border is filled with great mexican food and shops. A very colorful place with all imaginable goods from Mexico.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Good place to visit loads of stores with different types of Mexican gifts, toys, clothes, cooking stuff.

Thank Fabian C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Always a fun time visiting the Mexican Market, you can find most anything...watch your kids though. You break, you pay !

Thank JCWebb54
Reviewed 27 June 2018

There were 6 in our party - ages from 87 to 10. Everyone found something they loved in this place. Lots to see and lots of choices. Our only complaint was that there was not much seating, especially for the 87 and 67 yr olds....More

1  Thank lovebooks51
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Several years ago I bought a Mexican style round sink for the kitchen we were setting up in our basement. Have bought lots of Christmas gifts there. And one of my favorites is a silver carved ring with my iniials in it. We visit there...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We visited on a Sunday and there was a colourful and noisy carnival going on with a great atmosphere. Walked through the shops and market that all looked as if they sold the same goods but fun place to spend an hour

Thank Brent J
Reviewed 3 May 2018

"El Mercado" was a very busy area on our weekend visit. It is easy to find, but so many of the shops at this indoor market offer the same items. It was a casual pace to view and shop in air-conditioned comfort for souvenirs. Vendors...More

Thank Rich H
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hockeymam
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Response from Rich H | Reviewed this property |
Although I do not recall the specific names of the vendors, there were several who sold the vanilla you seek. They are scattered throughout the mall area, but you may need to ask someone there to direct you to the nearest... More
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10-6 daily
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I would say no.. there is a main outdoor through fair, but all of the little shops and restaurants are inside...
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Kym H
16 March 2017|
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Response from denisejaner | Reviewed this property |
We parked on the street. :-)
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