Mercado del Puerto, Montevideo

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Feast your senses on a heavenly array of fresh foods at Mercado del Puerto. The open-air market, located in the heart of Montevideo's docklands, offers everything from local specialty meats to delicious fruits and vegetables. Enjoy a meal made using fresh ingredients at one of the market's many food stalls and small restaurants. The competition between eateries keeps quality high and prices low, so you're sure to find a delicious dish without burning a hole in your wallet. To visit Mercado del Puerto on your holiday in Montevideo, and find out what else Montevideo has to offer, use our Montevideo holiday builder website .
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  • Visit the Mercado del Puerto has its charm, brought by English iron structure, clock, architecture in general. The food is wide but not miss our good cuts of meat, especially roasted, accompanied by the classic environment and means of Roldós. If the ride do do you a Saturday about noon, delirás PUE there is great music, vendors etc. have very good pictures. Recommended
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  • The port market is definitely a tourist spot that can't stay out of your list in Montevideo. The architecture, with your iron structure brought from England, as well as, your English clock is right in the Center. It is a gourmet market with its parrilladas. In your surroundings, you have craft shops with products of excellent quality and beauty, candy stores (alforrores), wines and other products.
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  • I went through the market from the port and its surroundings in montevideo. A walk is recommended if you want to eat well, take a good half and half, buy crafts and soak up history.
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  • Nice indoor market build with steel that was imported before war. Is now foodmarket, lots to see and smell. Take some time to look around
  • The market itself is not big at all, it has some craft shops and souvenirs. No doubt the big attraction here are the restaurants, or its giant grills and full of roasts, assado as it is called, there are also stuffed peppers, sausages and cheeses pretty much tasty! It is located in old town, next to the pier of the port, where it was old center of the Uruguay's capital. Access is easy, you can go from Independence Square, worth the visit, but be careful: make time for a meal as it is impossible to resist the smell of the roasted meats! Options are not lacking and prices are varied, but in general the values ​​are even slightly below average for other restaurants of the same genre in the city. In addition to the traditional Uruguayan beers, there are several wine and some sparkling wines. The tip, even with all eating, is to let a side place for an ice cream. The ice cream stand has several flavors, one better than the other, choose one and take a walk, explore the region and the market environs!
  • Amazin food and a special place to shoppind small gifts
  • This massive conglomeration of parrillas, wine stores, crafts vendors, is a must visit in the Old City! I can't recall if Saturday or Sunday is main day, but do find out and make a trip. Bring your appetitite.....the food is beyond belief and not that expensive. Highly recommended!
  • One of the most unique places I've ever eaten in the world. Wish I lived closer so I could visit more often. Plenty of great restaurants with tremendous atmosphere.

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