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Malatapay Market

Malatapay Market | Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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Local Interaction!

During our vacation at Atlantis Dumaguete in May 2018 (see separate review), we ventured out to the... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Lanzen
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Elkhart, Indiana
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You get your daily fresh needs from this market. It is quite big for the city like that. Walking... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
Max N
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lechon” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“beach cafe” (2 reviews)
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Malatapay Market | Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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"lechon"
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"fresh fish"
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"beach cafe"
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"local culture"
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"sticky rice"
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"apo island"
in 8 reviews
"for sale"
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"early morning"
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"wednesday"
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"livestock"
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"pigs"
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"animals"
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"purchase"
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"trinkets"
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"philippines"
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

During our vacation at Atlantis Dumaguete in May 2018 (see separate review), we ventured out to the Malatapay Market for the day. We wanted to get souvenirs for our family members and get a taste for the local culture. The market is one long street...More

Thank Lanzen
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

You get your daily fresh needs from this market. It is quite big for the city like that. Walking around it is a good way of seeing locals too.

Thank Max N
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This is not a Salcedo Village Market (Makati) this is not even a city palenke. This is an authentic farmers market run to cater for the locals and rural customers. It has not been made pretty for the tourists. Which is why it's so cool...More

Thank FranWilliam
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Not an adventure to see. Vendors in makeshift stalls. The foods and lechon do not have a sneeze guard. I am not impressed. There is a boat rental office to use to go to Apo Island.

2  Thank lenoir6969
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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

2  Thank Julia R
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Reviewed 26 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
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Reviewed 25 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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 1 March 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
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