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Address: Juayua, Juayua 2307, El Salvador

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Go on a Sunday for the food market

Go on a Sunday for the food market - all plates $5. Food is of excellent quality and a big range of options, all set in the nice square.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Trujillo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go on a Sunday for the food market - all plates $5. Food is of excellent quality and a big range of options, all set in the nice square.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent almost two weeks in Juayua across two stints in the town in large part because of this wonderful little festival. The town comes alive on the weekends and the Feria Gastronomica is the place to be!

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Invermere, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Nice way to spend a few hours! Taking in some local cuisine with the locals! Not chaotic, wider variety than the regular food markets of el salvador! A lively festive vibe!

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Thank Kelly C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The best day to go is Sunday!! They serve you A LOT of food for just $5-6. Natural juices, live entertainment and nice ambiance. You can take a 10 minute tuk tuk ride from the plaza to the waterfalls: Chorros de Calera

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Bridgewater, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Around the Central Park in Juayua every weekend is the fair gastronomic, you can try all kind of different foods. We tryed the beef strip and the pork ribs all was very good . For the more adventurous sometime you can find offerings of snakes , Guinea pigs , frogs etc. Enjoi!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

This was a highly recommended event while I was visiting Juayua as part of my second weekend getaway from San Salvador. The town food fest happens rain or shine every Saturday and Sunday. It is the perfect place to sample Salvadorean foods in variety and it doesn't cost much at all. The average plate cost $3 and comes with meat,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

The feria gastronómica of Juayúa is a busy festival where one can find a lot of food stalls on the square in front of the local church. As tourists visiting the ruta de las flores we visited one Sunday lunch time. It was hard finding some good national cuisine, as it seems it´s more like the ideal occasion for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Paid 5.50 for ribs with a lot of sides included. Food was good and cooked in front of you with real friendly staff. A lot of options too so make sure you have a look around and see what you want. If you are here on the weekend it is worth doing for sure

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

I cringe when a person who likes to eat good food refers to them self as a "foodie". However this is for people who like good food. We are talking food that is artfully prepared, with drizzle on the plate and wilted greens. Throw in a reduction and meats that are pan seared. All of these things make a foodie... More 

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Mascouche, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

A very nice village with smiley and friendly people. You must go during the weekend to taste, smell and get in the beat of this lovely community. We have booked this visit with Thextreme Tour and our guide was very nice and he knew very well the village, we been introduced to very nice places such as Cathedrals, merchants, forest... More 

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