Port Vila Markets, Port Vila

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Find ingredients for dinner at Port Vila Markets, a market with stalls run by local women from around the island. Hosted in an open-walled building, each stall is filled with quality fruit and vegetables like oranges, beans, peanuts, bananas, eggplant, and other local items you may not be familiar with. If you visit during the summer, do not miss the seasonal sweet raspberries. Keep in mind bargaining is not acceptable and is even considered rude. Make Port Vila Markets a part of your Port Vila vacation plans using our Port Vila trip itinerary website .
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  • It sells local vegetables and fruit, souvenirs for shopping bags, etc. Passion fruit is about 20, was 150 Batu (about ¥ 150) per bag. Tourist restaurants are expensive, dining room in the back of the market. English menus are 400-500 can eat one plate (rice, the main meat and vegetable) in Batu. I think we may occasionally have risen more than the menu price to confirm prices before placing an order.
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  • Always visit the markets and plan our meals around what’s good as we self cater. The Avocados were the size of small footballs and delicious. We bought flowers, so cheap and can fully recommend the he...  more »
  • Highly recommend visiting the market. They have everything from fresh local fruits and vegetables to live chicken and cooked food. Great for seeing the wide variety local food and for people watching....  more »
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  • Port Vila Market needs good quality cleaning. Rubbish should be collected twice a day. Pools of water around the vicinity of the market area should be avoided as much as possible.
  • Traditional market selling fresh fruit and veg, clothing, souvenirs and prepared food. Go for the local fresh produce. A hand of ladyfinger bananas for 100 VUT a bag of limes the same. Taro, kumala, tapioca, island cabbage, nuts, it's all here local, plentiful, and very reasonably priced.
  • Market is the best place to decorate your menus. Be cautious to check for cheap prices. Otherwise parking is next to the market. Don't forget to a taste of beautiful Vanuatu freah coconut juice.
  • The specialty here is fruit and veg. We were here in January. So many types of banana/plantains, pineapples, mangoes, root veges (kumala, yam etc). There is also a small food area where you can buy heaped plates of rice, veg and hot meats like braised beef ribs, fish, etc. really tasty and about $au6. Sometimes, early, you can get fish but not much and not for long!
  • The place where you can find fruits, vegetables, foods, oils, clothes...prices are the best in town. Quality is nice and fresh.

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