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Taboan Public Market

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Address: Pahina Central, Cebu City 6000, Philippines

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Pasalubong, you like??

This place offers a wide array products for pasalubong from dried fish, squids, shrimps, manggo, pineapple to otap. You can haggle on the price or scout for better offers. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hannie821
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Cebu City, Philippines
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I red this place before i went in there last year and I think the helpful post has been buried with new post , The post is really helpful because my Uncle was gonna fall to that scam until I told him not to buy. The scam in here is about the Fake Dried mango that they sell for cheap... More 

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Thank Tardis S
Cebu City, Philippines
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers a wide array products for pasalubong from dried fish, squids, shrimps, manggo, pineapple to otap. You can haggle on the price or scout for better offers. The vendors can offer you free taste of danggit and other products.

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Thank hannie821
Manila, Philippines
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is where we went to buy Dangit, Squid and Espada. From the time you stepped out of the car you will immediately smell the dried fishes that they are selling infront of the market but dont worry you will get use to it. 1kg of dangit is 760.00 1kg of squid is 580.00 7d dried mango with chocolate is... More 

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Thank Annassi
Quezon city
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Dried fish, dried squid, dried mangoes all at their lowest cost are bought here by the kilos if you want. They can vacuum pack it for you so it would be convenient to take on flights especially if hand-carried. Just prepare yourself for the pungent smell of the place and the smell can stick on your clothes and fingers so... More 

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Thank Shane3000
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Danggit, Dried Pusit, Dried Mangoes, Otap.. Cebu's bests, all in Taboan Public Market. Rather than buying these goodies in malls (bit pricey), Taboan is the right place. You'll just have to endure the strong stench of the dried danggit & pusit and be prepared to be smelly on your way back to your hotel. I suggest you have a list... More 

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2 Thank Jessica Arceli S
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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53 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This place is apparently heaven and a must-go for those who wants bargain for the best tasting danggit and pusit in Cebu as the locals swear by it. Frankly, I've never seen so many danggit and pusit in my life! As I'm neither a fan of both, the trip was still interesting - however, beware of the stench.

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Thank A N
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169 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Better price of danggit and drued pusit. Bought also dried dilis. They vacuum pack and can be pack by 1/4kg. They even packed it if bought of couple of items in a box.

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1 Thank arielpayat
Cabuyao, Philippines
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Before buying dried fish and mangoes for pasalubong in Taboan market, go around and check the prices first to get the cheapest price. Do not forget to inspect what you are buying. There are small cockroaches and insects that are found in their open containers. I suggest that you buy to the stores located across the market, their stores and... More 

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1 Thank Marie Jessica A
Makati, Philippines
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

When you say "Cebu" its a home of many salted fish" with affordable price, very much affordable. If you like to buy danggit (small blacken fish). I suggest that you go there. You can buy many kind of this dishes. Plus, the crew will pack your salted fish in a way that the odor will not go out from the... More 

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Thank roymksh23
Davao City, Philippines
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43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Well, I call this the bulad (dried fish) pasalubong center. This is the place to buy different kinds of dried fishes at a lower prices. You got to brave the strong smell that would stick to your clothes and skin. If you go there and is still planning to ho somewhere else after, it would be nice to brong extra... More 

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