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San Benedetto market

Via Coccu Ortu, 09128, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 070 667 5614
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Nice local market

Nice market place for observation of local food and people. Come early to enjoy all the open stalls... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
parOFdice
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Paris, France
via mobile
Cagliari's one-stop market not only for the freshest fish & seafood but also for bread, cheese & other dairy, meat, etc.

If our Alitalia flight from Rome landed on time) which it didn't - they aren't joking when they say... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2016
Athansor27
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Fairview, North Carolina
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This open-air market in Sardinia's principal city is noisy, busy, colorful and lots of fun.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (9 reviews)
“local market” (5 reviews)
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Via Coccu Ortu, 09128, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Nice market place for observation of local food and people. Come early to enjoy all the open stalls and fuss and to have options to choose from.

Thank parOFdice
Reviewed 20 May 2016

If our Alitalia flight from Rome landed on time) which it didn't - they aren't joking when they say ALITALIA stands for "Always Late In Take-off, Always Late In Attival) - we'd have about an hour before Cagliari's San Benedetto market closed for a long...More

1  Thank Athansor27
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I like visiting markets to see what the local people eat. This market made me want to live in Cagliari. The market is easy to find if you follow a map, and Cagliari is very well signposted (each street number also indicate the name of...More

Thank weekdaysweekends
Reviewed 27 April 2016

San Benedetto market is a interesting local marketat the centre of Cagliari. Do not miss the fish section at the lower floor.

Thank carolineenwillem
Reviewed 16 February 2016

If you come to this town and don't visit this place you'll miss the very important part of culture. This market is fantastic. Biggest fish market in Europe. Very clean and all the food is absolutely fresh. Oysters, mussels, cheese, ham, honey - you name...More

2  Thank dleeroth
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Locals takes food seriously, smells, pinches and discuss quality.The range is local and you will not find much imported.Perhaps it can not compete with the best food market, but it should be borne in mind that Cagliari is not a large city.Missing, however, what one...More

2  Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 17 October 2015

A very large market, two stories with seafood at the lower floor. Was not easy to find and asked a lot of local people who did not even know. Later a man knew and responded that it was the best in Italy. Very crowded and...More

3  Thank CWWC
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Having lived in France for 20 years I have visited many markets. This one beats them all hands down for meat, fish and fruit / veg. What it lacks is the atmosphere of cafes, and locals meeting for a catch up. Go if you want...More

1  Thank ElizabethWingfield
Reviewed 15 September 2015

During our stay in Muravera we visited the capital Cagliari. Perfect working attraction is Mercato San Benedetto. Many shops with meat, cheese, wine and sweets on the top floor and a typical fish market on the ground floor. We tasted as fresh oysters with lemon...More

2  Thank Ivo H
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

If you want to sample an authentic local market that offers everything from shoe laces to a fireplace, then this market is must visit place to barter your way to a bargain..

Thank Mr T
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