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15 Oct 2017
“A real public market in Santiago”
28 Aug 2017
“Excellent and Great food”
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Av. Santa Maria 409 | Recoleta, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

In despite of the Municipal Market of Santiago be the best touristic site in the centre, the best option is the Tirso de Molina Market. Located in the other side of the Mapucho River, in front of the Municipal Market, it is the place where...More

Thank CSDEOJR
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a great experience here, we are all morning walking nearby and found this little but well equipped market 2 blocks down La Vega Central. We were mesmerized by the smell of the food there. It's a mixed place between food, goods, veggies, groceries...More

1  Thank RbnLondon
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This market sold a wider variety of food and items than the Mercado Central. One little shop that I found particularly interesting had a bunch of barrels, filled with different kinds of kibble that you could purchase for your dog or cat. Who knew you...More

Thank Cristiana H
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Situated just opposite the fish-biased Mercado Central on the other bank of the mighty Mapocho River stands Tirso de Molina, the smaller sibling of the two fruit and vegetable markets in Recoleta (the other being the enormous La Vega). Unless you want to buy in...More

Thank MilesCF
Reviewed 22 June 2016

it´s not fancy at all, but the food and the prices are very good. you can find Chilean food, and from Peru and colombia as well.

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

A total must in Santiago de Chile, plenty of local and international food in the local food market. Tirso de Molina offers an amazing gastronomic experience if you dare to visit. Not the nicest or trendiest place... but definitely worth while a visit. I tried...More

1  Thank Jose Rafael L
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Not nearly as popular as the Mercado Central, but definitely more authentic. The second floor is all food stalls packed with locals. The first floor is produce/food stands. I had my first bowl of Cazuela here and immediately fell in love. I would definitely recommended...More

1  Thank Frank T
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Smaller market located near Vega market. We had a ton of fun checking it out. There are lots of produce stalls and other food stalls downstairs. Upstairs has a bunch of hole-in-the-wall restaurants. We ate at the Mexican place and it was delicious. Would definitely...More

1  Thank DSKG84
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Of all the markets in this area of Santiago this was our favorite by far.....Laid back atmosphere, very straightforward. Fruits, vegetables, nuts, sundries and a bit of merchandise downstairs and an AMAZING array of food stalls packed with locals of all walks upstairs. It can...More

3  Thank ChefBilly22
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Interesting Central Market in Santiago, Chile! A friend took us here when hosting us in Santiago, Chile on a trip in 2009. The market is very nice and has some decent food and that wonderful vibrant atmosphere you get in Latin markets. It just does...More

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