The Fish Market

The Fish Market, Ensenada: Address, Phone Number, The Fish Market Reviews: 4/5

The Fish Market
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Buy some fresh fish and some tacos at this open-air market.
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Jennifer L
Pleasanton, CA25 contributions
Great thing about this place is the freshness
Jun 2019
If you want, you can buy your own fish or just stop at one of the restaurants and they will go get the fish for you. Love the cheviche and grilled fish we can get here. So delicious and must do stop when we go.
Written May 10, 2020
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beth ann k
Halstead, KS1,306 contributions
Kind of cool
Jan 2020
If I lived in Ensenada, I would frequent the fish market. As a tourist, it was just a place to pass through.
Written January 24, 2020
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Kelly Stohl
22 contributions
End of day.
Oct 2019 • Family
It was an amazing spread of seafood but unless you are a in search of raw seafood, you might be disappointed. Stinky and full of flies.
Written November 9, 2019
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smumba
Dallas, TX73 contributions
Unique experience for this city girl
Mar 2019 • Family
I was so amazed and a bit grossed out by this fish market. Everything is so fresh and looks amazing. I wish we were staying in town and could have bought something for dinner. I’m not used to seeing fish in this manner and wow, it’s eye opening! The shrimp, octopus, oysters, muscles, etc are fascinating to see. Some of the fish piled so high you’ve never seen anything like it! Walk past it and if possible, buy something!
Written March 17, 2019
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Veronica T
10 contributions
SEA WORLD!
Jan 2018
This place has everything under the sea. Can you say super fresh, well it is. There are also places to eat around it, so have walk around and then grab some food! enjoy!
Written July 9, 2018
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Mike M
San Diego, CA208 contributions
GOOD - BUT WATCH!
Nov 2017 • Solo
I visit this market a few times a year to shop and have acquired a few tips along the way. For starters, walk the ENTIRE market even if you think you see what you want right away. Usually I scope out 1 or 2 stalls to come back to depending on what I'm looking for,

Always negotiate the price. Don't expect 1/2 off, but you should get something.

Pay in pesos not dollars.

Fresh fish is weighed "on the fin" - so you pay for the entire fish. If you just want fillets, they will do it for you, but you still pay for the whole fish.

Speaking of weighing, make sure that they put the metal "basket" on the scale before they weigh your purchase to make sure it is fairly close to zero. A favorite "trick" is to leave the basket off and have the scale set at zero - so when the basket is put on with your selection you get shorted (paying for the weight of the basket too).

Friendly banter does go a long way here. It can be a shopping adventure!

BTW - outside of the market are several small restaurants. The 2nd one from the street is my favorite. Excellent FRESH fish tacos that are very reasonable.
Written November 29, 2017
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Johno-Ken
Las Vegas, NV82 contributions
Best fresh seafood
Nov 2017 • Friends
I make a trip down to our friend casa in Rosarito yearly. We always plan a dinner one night during our stay to gather everyone and have a great fiesta at our friends casa! We bought fresh Blue fin tuna and jumbo shrimp and it was incredible. The tuna was caught that morning and we got it for a great price. I sliced it up into steaks and grilled it rare YUM! The shrimp we did on the grilled with oil and garlic in a basket and also boiled some for a shrimp cocktail. YUM again. If you want fresh seafood at go prices ..this is the place!
Written November 10, 2017
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XingXang
San Diego, CA2 contributions
Appalling
Jun 2017 • Friends
I'm a chef and obviously foodie so could not get here fast enough. I was literally shocked. Filthy, flies everywhere, no produce covered except by flies. I had brought overseas visitors staying with me in Mexico to the market to buy dinner. I was beyond embarrassed and disgusted. I had raved about this place from what I had heard and we were 'in for a feast' that night. Not. I'm surprised it is allowed to stay open.
Written September 13, 2017
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noah s
San Francisco, CA24 contributions
Not so fresh... Lots of bugs
Aug 2017 • Family
This place is a solid meh... fish is not as fresh as I thought it would be and literal SWARMS of flies. Not going to lie though, their wide variety of fishes is pretty impressive. Definitely not a must see in my eyes, but if you have some time in your hands, you might as well check it out.
Written August 3, 2017
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TravelAgentDave
The O.C., California372 contributions
GO TO BUY, NOT AS A DESTINATION VISIT
Apr 2017 • Solo
Freshest of fish as you would expect, but nothing special to see. I visit all the marketplaces all over the world and this one is small and average. Interesting to see if you have some extra time in the morning, but not worth going out of your way unless you are looking for shrimp for your Bar-b. If you found this review helpful please tap the Thumbs Up tab below.
Written April 27, 2017
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