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Benito Juarez Market (Mercado de Benito Juarez)

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Address: the corner of Flores Magon and Colon, two blocks f, Oaxaca, Mexico
Phone Number:
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Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low...

Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.

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Great food

After 3 weeks in Mexico. I was tired of the tacos and tortillas. The market has a section where you select the meat you want and they will grill it for you. From different vendors... read more

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After 3 weeks in Mexico. I was tired of the tacos and tortillas. The market has a section where you select the meat you want and they will grill it for you. From different vendors you can get fresh avocados salads, different salsas. It was great!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to eat local oaxacan food made by real mexican people and for very few dollars, this is the place to go. Don't expect luxury , choose any of the stands and ask for chicken with mole (the chocolate spicy sauce) or mole enchiladas! Yummy . If you don't dare to try the mole ask for a simple... More 

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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the market a couple of times as it is always good to see where the locals shop and pick up any souvenirs at a reasonable price. The market is fairly big and sells pretty much anything you might want. Cookware, food, clothes, fiesta ware and traditional crafts are all available and reasonably priced. Haggling didn't seem to be... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited several times during our stay in Oaxaca. We ate in the market several times, and purchased homemade mole paste, which transported home very well. I wish we'd bought more, it was delicious!

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get lost in this market full of everything! From bags and shoes to fruit and vegs. We bought 2 belts with fell a part a few weeks after but we didn't mind cause we knew they were not real leather as told..but make sure you bargain. The food stalls are one of the reasons why we would go back there... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mercado 20 de Noviembre is very close to the Mercado de Benito Juarez. Together these markets offer a fantastic experience to wonder through the market shopping for the unique and ordinary both food and goods. I always felt safe in this market and while offering everything you would want it is not nearly as overwhelming as the Mercado de... More 

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Ensenada, Mexico
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the market to hit in central Oaxaca. Every kind of clothing, food, purse, tchotchkes you could want. Bargaining is fun, everyone is warm and friendly and eager to sell.

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1 Thank bajadulces
Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This market has everything: from local foods, incl. roasted grashoppers or ants, to herbs and spices, clothes and textiles and shoes and sandals. For the non-food items it may be a good idea to be hesitant about the price. It will go down immediately.

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Arcata, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I went on both a Saturday and a weekday, and I thought that they were both busy. Keep an eye open for a lady with a small basket selling chapulines (small fried grasshoppers). She will have them in two versions: with chile or with garlic and lime. Feeling adventurous? Try this new culinary treat. The wealth of things on display... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Like most open markets, you can find most things here but I loved how intimate this one was. It's not small, but you can't get lost either, a real plus in my book. Highlights included: * Many chocolate sellers, all with strong opinions about their wares * Fresh, salty Oaxacan cheese * A roving dish- towel vendor. At 10 pesos/... More 

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