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Plaza del Mercado de Rio Piedras

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Small market

I liked this market but was surprised how small it was. Just a few fruit vendors and a couple of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Reno, Nevada
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Real bargains and authentic market

First time to Puerto Rico. Great bargains on clothing, Bought men's shorts, with belt 10 each... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2019
Collingwood, Canada
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2 days ago
“Small market”
Oct 9, 2019
“Real bargains and authentic market”
This central market square is not merely home to a number of vendors, but this busy plaza also plays host to a number of festivals throughout the year.
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Paseo de Diego | Rio Piedras, San Juan 00925, Puerto Rico
+1 787-763-3438
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I liked this market but was surprised how small it was. Just a few fruit vendors and a couple of other shops inside. I loved the avocado statues out front and the bars on each outside corner. Cool place. Lots of bars and restaurants around...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank DebW536
Reviewed October 9, 2019

First time to Puerto Rico. Great bargains on clothing, Bought men's shorts, with belt 10 each, shirts were 2 to 4$. The market was real. Locals shop here. Fresh produce, meat market and a food court. I would recommend to go, just 10 - 15...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank butterfly1005
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Traditional Mercado like most Latin American cities have. Includes a food court offering very affordable "businessman's lunches." Not aimed at tourists at all so it helps if you have some Spanish. The retail area offers fresh meat, fresh produce, OTC meds, and lottery tickets. There...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joanhello
Reviewed March 7, 2018

This place was very well taken care of. We were shocked at the number of stores that we recognized in this mall. Prices were not the greatest but thy were not out of this world either.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Mehylander
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a fresh food market located in the heart of santidad. This is also right next to what they call la Placita where you find the best nightlife.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank rauld81
Reviewed July 21, 2017

We always make our way here we we are in Puerto Rico. We grab lunch at one of the cafes, which always is used as dinner, because it's so much food. We by produce, fruit avocados etc..

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank 03KING
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We visited Plaza Del Mercado during our stay in San Juan. It was a fun evening of restaurants & music.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Haley R
Reviewed May 2, 2017

The majority of the reviews and pictures are from Placita del Mercado in Santurce. This is a listing for the market in Rio Piedras. Rio Piedras Market has a long street of shops selling all sort of items. The main market hall has a food...More

Date of experience: April 2017
5  Thank Christopher F
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This is my husband's first stop on every visit to PR. The market consists of blocks of shops where items can be found for pennies on the dollar. This is usually where the locals are so there is no tourist mark up. The central plaza...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank RC-RC07
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Fantastic open air market. It is slightly off the beaten path, so you get local prices, top quality produce and great street food. We were there for the fruit and Batidas and were very happy with them. We got there at 6:00am and it took...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jessa M
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