Mercado El Cardonal
Mercado El Cardonal
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3.5 of 5 bubbles96 reviews
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hbhakh
Roanoke, VA2,283 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
We visited this market while walking through downtown Valpo. It was later in the afternoon but there were still many vendors with a great variety of produce at very low prices. There were also merchants with nuts, olives, and spices. It's fairly busy (and we were advised to watch our wallets) but well worth the visit.
Written 28 January 2024
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markladd2018
Albuquerque, NM3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
We loved it. It smelled like they sell fish and produce. That is what busy markets smell like. It felt as safe as any similar market—it is very busy and people are bumping into you all the time. Put everything in a safe place and avoid any interactions unless you initiate them so you are not easily distracted. I felt very safe but on alert because it is crowded. We bought very fresh produce. Prices are negotiable in Spanish if you are up for the interaction.
Written 14 January 2024
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wombatdavid
Hobart, Australia2,653 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
If you are arriving from Santiago on the bus, you will pass this local produce market on the way into town. We enjoyed seeing the fruit and veg - much cheaper than back home...
Written 26 April 2019
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Michael A
Chicago, IL40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Couples
What a cool place. I love the markets. You get to see what the locals eat and try all kinds of great things. I love being adventurous and seeing what we like. Clean, safe and good stop while visiting.
Written 11 February 2019
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404DavideNotFound
Sierre, Switzerland80 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Friends
NEGATIVE:
Impossible to walk in this market without being harassed by the staff of EVERY restaurant. Questionable hygienic conditions.

POSITIVE:
- good prices
- "quite" fresh food
Written 9 December 2018
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JP_y_LP
Portland, OR1,067 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Family
This is a good market with a large variety only two blocks from the bus terminal. There is also an abundance of fruit and vegetables and salad along the streets outside the market. The second level of the market is primarily for dining with several options to choose from, but beware... all of the food stalls/restaurants are relentless when it comes to trying to get you to eat at theirs, so be ready to say, “no, gracias” many many times until you are ready to eat. We had lunch at one place upon arrival, and ate lunch at another upon departure.
Written 23 June 2018
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JJsFarm
Perth, Australia99 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Couples
This is a traditional market with lots of small stalls - great for fresh fruit & vegetables. We also bought some goats cheese. No meat. It’s a busy bustling market, but with some good bargains. Our favouite stall was for fruit - Veronica’s - she is a few puestos (stalls) down from the corner of Calle Rawson - on the building side of the footpath
Written 11 November 2017
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Chanathorn T
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2016 • Friends
I love the atmosphere of this market. It's a local one that sell local fruits and vegetables and also different scene from the country i come from.
And many cats on the chashier is still memorable! ;) super cute!
Written 5 October 2016
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alikarim
Dallas, TX1,253 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2015
Nice market, for fruits and vegetables. Both wholesale and retail market in the market building and the surrounding area. Good place to see/visit. Upstairs in the mercado is the dining area, where you can eat with the locals. Fresh fish is the best here, together with seafood of all kinds.
Written 28 November 2015
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Renato O
Casablanca, Chile98 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
A place to see local people selling staff, specially vegetables. It's quite interesting to see how they promote their products. You will definitely get some good shots. There are many local restaurants on the second floor: good prices, regular food (including fresh fishes and seafood); a bit dirty and sometimes smelly though. Last thing: be careful with your staff.
Written 6 May 2015
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