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Address: Pahina Central, Cebu City, Philippines

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Smells fish everywhere

If you need dried fish? Name it. You have it in Taboan Market. Dried Squid, Danggit, and lots more. It is accessible by riding a jeepney from downtown area. Usually, you can reach... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

If you need dried fish? Name it. You have it in Taboan Market. Dried Squid, Danggit, and lots more. It is accessible by riding a jeepney from downtown area. Usually, you can reach the place by riding 4D or 4I jeepney coming from Busay Area going to Carbon Market via Taboan Market. Another route is coming from Guadalupe via V.... More 

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Albay Province, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is one place I can't miss whenever I find myself in this beautiful island city. And how can you not miss it when all that your wife, sisters, and close friends who get wind of your trip, remind you about are dried fishes and stuff? If there's one place where cleanliness and stink harmoniously co-exist, this should be it.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Worth the trip. You'll find so many variants of dried seafood. Don't forget to haggle. However, you will surely feel the need to change shirts after going to this place.

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Valenzuela, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a definite stop for buying your dried food cravings! But of course, there is the worry of that lingering smell. You can find a heaven for cheap dried mangoes, dried fish of every variety, and other dried seafoods like my fave dried squid. Also, there are other delicacies like the pastries otap, barquillos, ampaw. Haggle well and you... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Average market for dried products. All sorts of dried fish and squid can be found here plus dried mangoes (ripe and green) and the original Shamrock otap. Barquillos and other food products are also available. Affordable souvenir shirts can be found in a big store here.

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Bacolor, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Where else on Cebu would you find the best dried fish ever? We never settled for any other places.The place really stinks even if we have not yet stepped out and on from the taxi. Good thing, we carried extra shirts. We haggled but they offer almost the same prices-not that high and not that low. Good quality at php400... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

As we arrived from Pier 4 from Bohol, me and my friends along with my kid went eahed to tabo-an market to buy dried fish and mango. My husband went to SM to leave our luggage at traveller's lounge. I bought along one extra shirt for me to change after buying dried fish. There are so many dried frish being... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Taboan is a stone throw away from Carbon. It's where one will be able to find a wide variety of dried fish from dilis, danggit, espada, pusit etc. there are also goodies to bring home. The place stinks bec it is in the first place a market. Besides, expect this where dried fish abounds. The saleslady even gave us some... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Me and a friend went here on our last day in Cebu. Location is way stinky but amazing for what it is. The whole market does not only consists of dried fishes, squids and what not..but they also have an area where some traditional all made in Cebu items were being sold. So if you want to get something to... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

It is where different varieties of dried fishes from all over the philippines were sold. The store BELEN & TITING DRIED FISH offers variety of dried fishes at good quality and reasonable prices. Walang halong maalat ang unsalted danggit nila. Pasalubong can also be bought there, delicacies and souvenir shirts.

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