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Mercado de San Juan

Calle de Ernesto Pugibet No. 21, Mexico City, Mexico
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“great market” (6 reviews)
“exotic food” (5 reviews)
“food market” (6 reviews)
Calle de Ernesto Pugibet No. 21, Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place because they have a variety of means that you cannot find anywhere else, you can find meats of lion, Tiger, scorpion, coyote, it is an exciting experience to visit this market. If you decide to eat in the market, the food...More

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This is the best food market in Mexico City with regards to variety of food. There are many (import) food items that are difficult to find elsewhere in town. And also delicious fruits and vegetables, many types of seafood, freshly slaughtered animals, exotic insects and...More

Thank Esther d
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I'm a local. I don't think this place should be considered a touristic attraction. It's pretty dirty and in terms of local prices, this place is not cheap for what it is. Merchants raise prices up to three times the value of the products they...More

4  Thank audiracmichelle
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

San Juan Market is a fantastic place with a large variety of food, fruits, meats, sea food, herbs and others things! The price is very accessible and the sellers are very friendly! Don't loose this opportunity to deep dive into the Mexican culture!

Thank joaomarcel
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We went spefically for the exotic food , and encountered a world of amazing food. A section of mushrooms I noted more types, all fresh, of more varieties than I have seen ANYWHERE in the world! Three varieties of chanterellas, oyster, hens and chicks, morels,...More

1  Thank fisherdvm
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The San Juan market is referred to locally as the gourmet market. It's not to be confused with a Madison, WI or Westchester, NY farmers market at all. It's a real, daily market where people can buy daily foods, and restaurants can buy interesting ingredients....More

Thank austinmook
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I wanted to visit this specialized market a long time ago...And It was worth it. I've been living in the city for many years and for a moment I felt like a tourist in my home town... This market, which is quite small, offers an...More

1  Thank GrilloRioS
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We visited here as part of a food tour and separately to buy some fruit and vegetables. The sellers are friendly and helpful, many offered us samples of their fruit before we bought as well as samples of fruit we had never seen before. The...More

Thank emmaemccarthy
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There are many local shops, they look quite interesting. If you get hungry, you can eat and drink there. I tried fried grasshopper and ants ;)

Thank 408yukaa
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We read some great reviews and went there to try some food but ... to keep it short, we changed our plans. It's a small crowded place, a hangar like, it smells pretty bad and we saw a dead rat on the floor ... I...More

1  Thank heckfy
This beautiful park was once the playground for the
wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now
the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend
a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for
souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a
bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander
around admiring the charming gardens and the
sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may
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Itta G
16 December 2017|
Response from Esther d | Reviewed this property |
No, there are none. But there is a very big and very good Artesanial Mercado of the same name 'San Juan' in the next street over (at Ayuntamiento 22-28).
Peter W
9 February 2017|
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Response from ArtSchmall | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it's open 7 days a week, and from early morning until late afternoon, or around 6:00 pm.
19 December 2016|
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Response from Mike A | Reviewed this property |
The other answers are correct, I would certainly try and allow myself at least 2 hours of shopping time