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Malatapay Market

Malatapay Market | Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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A feast for the eyes!

Spend an hour here. Every Wednesday early morning thru to midday. It's an absolute feast for the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
881Julia
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Bantayan Island, Philippines
BIGGEST Markets in Negros Oriental!

Open 7 days a week, Wednesday is the BIGGEST DAY! You will see EVERYTHING Negros has to offer... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Brian O
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lechon” (10 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“local produce” (3 reviews)
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Malatapay Market | Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Spend an hour here. Every Wednesday early morning thru to midday. It's an absolute feast for the eyes and ears - animals (huge cows, goats, squealing pigs) being auctioned. Arriving in their truck loads. All manner of vegetables, dried & fresh fish, fruits being sold....More

1  Thank 881Julia
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Open 7 days a week, Wednesday is the BIGGEST DAY! You will see EVERYTHING Negros has to offer, including some of the weird and wonderful foods I have grown to love, a MUST TRY is Balut for foreigners if you get the chance to try...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 24 March 2017

not real a must see but worth to go there if you have your own transportation and want to make some nice pictures or buy some souvenirs outside the mainstream

Thank agir j
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great place to take the family and buy local handy crafts or fresh fruit and vegetable. The beach cafe makes some of the best fish and chips in the Philippines. Highly recommended.

Thank Troy M
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is the main attraction of this marketplace. Selling live cows, goats, pig, carabaos, chickens and others. They usually used big trucks to haul the produce and the probable buyers will use also big trucks to bring back the purchase This makes the marketplace in...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The place is a complete mess, traffic is a nightmare on wednesday... I'm not into bashing places, but i've been visiting some other markets in Asia... This one is far behind.

1  Thank Francois T
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a wonderful cultural experience that happens only every Wednesday. Talk to the sellers, eat in the small eateries, marvel at the presence of cows, goats and pigs you don't see often. Hubby and I ate puto maya, a local snack made of sticky...More

Thank leny524
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Plenty of Stalls selling everything you may need, plenty of fish stalls. the cattle sales was a eye opener. Every wednesday.

Thank 893stilo
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The markets have a good selection of local produce. Some interesting produce to buy, nice fruit and vegetables. Nice location.

Thank William M
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I really don't know why you would visit this market unless you were living in the area and needed to buy food to cook or fruit and vegetable. Otherwise I wouldn't bother, just being in Dumaguete you get a real taste of Philippine life iIF...More

Thank MargL506
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