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Talipapa Market

Between Boracay Main Road and White Beach, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 5 shopping in Boracay
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Description: Hordes of locals and tourists throng this street, where anything can be bought and all prices haggled.
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a must do in boracay, select fresh seafood and then have them cook it for youany way you like. Will never see prawns and lobsters this good again!

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Yunlin, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It's nice to eat sea food here but you have to compare more pedlar and bargain then choose good one restaurant to cook for you. ^O^

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Manila, Philippines
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The best place to buy souvenir items of the island and to shop for fresh seafood and have it cooked. The fresh seafood market is surrounded by cooking service restos. Seafood is quite costly compared to Manila but mostly fresh. If there are many of you in a group, it might be cheaper to eat here. Souvenir items are cheaper... More

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Makati, Philippines
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

you can buy gifts here like key chains, pens for a reasonable price. you can bargain if you buy many. you can also request to write a name on your gifts for free. just make sure that they have written it right.

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

found it on my 3rd on island. Of two malls/markets ( D'mall & D'talipapa) the 2nd one is more "local". Restaurants are less fancy but definitely cheaper. This is the spot where You can experience some local cooking. There's centrally located fish/seafood market surrounded by restaurants which will prepare purchased "goodies" for You. Some of the stuff they sell is... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

So Talipapa is known for market of fresh seafoods. Ever wonder where those seafoods come from? Not in Boracay itself of course! Those seafoods are from Roxas. But they still manage the seafoods to be fresh. :) Just bring extra money because they will chop your wallet lol. and you will let the resto near the market cook it for... More

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Gold Coast, QLD
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

lot of people went to Boracay and missed the wet market Talipapa. Here you can get fresh seafood for a reasonable price after some bargaining. There are restaurants around which will cook ur catch for a fee like yummy garlic prawns. But the charge now up to 250PHP per kg. If you come through the alleyway next to Victory Divers... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A special market place where you could choose your own seafood, bargain at the price you wanted and request the restaurant to cook at your choice! However, do not find that the seafood is worth it as it seems more costly than other places.... But the food was very yummylicious thou!! :)

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Manila, Philippines
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Its a nice place to eat when you are looking for fresh seafoods. Price is expensive to me (compared to what I buy for my restaurant). But no choice, they all have the same price. Just need to haggle a bit for many orders. Since we are 15 in a group and my budget was just 2000, 500 per kilo... More

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Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Ate here twice and the price gets cheaper 2nd time. 1st Nite paid 2000 peso for 2 fish, 2nd Nite was 800 peso for 2. It's a deal. Total bill for 2nd Nite is 900 peso per pax with a group of six. It was worth it. Really enjoy ourself on the good spread. Can make a trip here when... More

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