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“Nice experience.”
Review of Mercado del Puerto

Mercado del Puerto
Ranked #46 of 142 things to do in Valparaiso
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Owner description: An old warehouse that is home to several seafood restaurants.
Thessaloniki, Greece
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice experience.”
Reviewed 28 May 2012

If you dont feel confortable with bad smells and everything in your life needs to be organized and tidy this is not the place for you to go. But if you dont care about that and you like to see how real people live in a city like Valparaiso you have to go there. To smell the fishy air, the size of some of the seafood (all fresh but in warm days they "start cooking" in open air!) and to have a nice portion of Paila marina with a bottle of local white wine, all in all for 5/6 euros, fresh and superb! A must in this romantic and decadent city!

Visited June 2011
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“Disappointed: Unsafe, very dirty and terrible smell”
Reviewed 25 August 2008

I went with my fiance looking after a different place for our lunch. Looking perhaps for some culture and certainly some fine seafood.

Luckily we were looking for lunch and not dinner as the place is located in one of the most dangerous part of the town.

We asked the hotel staff about the place and they advised us not to go there. Stubborn as we are we went anyways.

We were frighten in our way there as the streets got uglier by the block. At the same time we were looking forward to get and eat at the place after having read some reviews here. But the worse was yet to come. The place is really nasty. Against my fiancé's wish we walked around it looking for a decent place to eat. The place smell so badly she suddenly wanted to vomit. We walked out.

Please don't be confused. This is got nothing to do with La Boqueria in Barcelona.

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