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All reviews indoor market fruit and veg two floors great market charcuterie stall holders self catering shellfish bakery products market opens poultry swordfish fantastic selection food market tapas wonderful building worth a visit
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Many mercados in Spanish towns and cities are a moribund business, but the mercado in Alicante is alive and kicking! The amount and sort of fish, meat, fruits and chesses are overwhelming. Advice: do not just gazde and take pictures, buy something of that delicious...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Rob d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alicante's Central Market is located in the heart of Alicante City and is a bustling market on two floors. Outside is a great Plaza (Plaza de 25 Mayo) which is named in memory of the bombing in 1938 Civil War. The meat, flowers, fruit and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank AlicanteGirl2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic market, the hall is just amazing! Fish, meat, fruits and vegetales as much as you like. We went there to pick up stuff for the day and also brought back a cheese platter and meat tapas. The problem you will have is to choose!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Elisabeth S
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

If you are staying Alicante for any length of time this is clearly the place to come buy your food. Lots of vendors selling high quality provisions. You can get your cheeses, meats, fresh fish, fruits and veggies, and flowers. Very well done and the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Wanderlust1954
Reviewed April 6, 2019

We did not visit the meat market - only seafood and fruits & vegetables. Definitely worth visiting. Good prices, fresh everything. A little bit of Spanish mandatory - and bring cash. You can also buy fruits that you wish to consume fast - for example...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mic_chael
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Wish it was closer to Torrevieja! What a selection of meat, fish, seafood, cheese and flowers. A tip for fusion tapas - see Katana on the lower level - booth 317

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Centh L
Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

Visiting this market makes me excited about returning to cook cook cook! We are on a cruise ship and seeing all this fresh food encourages me to look for fresh markets similar to this. I am sure we don’t have anything like this in our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank whatagreatlife
Reviewed March 26, 2019

What a fantastic sight when you enter the market. Meats on one floor, fish on the next and fruit and vegetables at the back. And what prices ... why are the same products sooo much more expensive in France and UK, distance is not the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Malcolm M
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

My daughter and I had a great time visiting the central Mercado in Alicante, Spain. The old huge building has the most fresh produce, meat, cheeses, fish, spices, oils, even perfumes and all natural products. To top it off, dozens of different places people are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JudithA1093
Reviewed February 9, 2019

The entrance to the market is quite grand and fitting for quality and variety of the food available to buy. English markets are not in the same league.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Richard S
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BarneyHolzer
April 4, 2018|
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Response from 166judithg | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Most of the market will be accessible to you and there are lifts available also. Have a lovely time.
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smdshah
May 17, 2017|
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Response from markhV86BV | Reviewed this property |
Really easy. It's a 5 minute walk on one road heading towards past the Praça Lucerne. Or a taxi ride. No Uber in Alicante. Very simple. Very close.
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