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El Mercado, San Antonio

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2.9/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Shop where the locals do at El Mercado, a historical market hosting over 100 shops and stalls selling everything from pottery to cuisine. Look for the perfect souvenir among wood carvings, glassware, clothing, hand-crafted leather, and colorfully designed ceramics. Explore the quality restaurants for a meal or just grab a budget-friendly snack like churros or corn-on-the-cob from the stalls. Drivers should keep in mind that parking in the area is difficult to find and often expensive. Take cash instead of a card so you can bargain for lower prices. Put El Mercado into our San Antonio trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We got fruta con crema from Frutería Cano. It was pretty good, but the kiwi was overripe. Then we walked around for about ten minutes. It's a lot of the same stuff, so if you're not buying anything, y...  read more »
  • Authentic Mexican restaurants! Great prices at the market. Friendly accommodating wait staff, and quick service. They have bottles of pure Vanilla on sale in several of the shops……delicious in baking ...  read more »
  • Flea market type of place with mexican theme items. Found something we wanted and was able to haggle a little for a better deal. Parking was a little bit of a challenge but was obtainable. Fun times m...  read more »
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