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Address: Savannah Street, San Ignacio, Belize
Phone Number:
824-0536
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Great daily market

This market is open daily although is much larger on Saturdays. Unfortunately, we weren't in San Ignacio on a Saturday so can't comment on that but the daily market is worth... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
ksassy
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Minneapolis
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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This market is open daily although is much larger on Saturdays. Unfortunately, we weren't in San Ignacio on a Saturday so can't comment on that but the daily market is worth checking out. Lots of fruits, vegetables, and juices. Try some new and different Belizean food products. Stewed craboo? Yes!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing very unique. Great source of fruits, veggies, and locally made food products. Did not see locally made artisan crafts and lots of basic clothing needs for the nontraveler.

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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to get local produce, food items, clothing and the regular touristo trinkets. Saturday it swells buy 4 times.

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Parnu, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So happy to find so much fruit and veggies in Belize. I'm pretty sure its the best in Belize and very good also compared to neighboring countries. Lots of imported stuff too like avocados and kiwis, plums, nectarines aso. Do not miss this veggie heaven!

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Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish I could have eaten more than one. I have dreamed of that one ever since we went to the Saturday market. We dined at the communal table and watched the ladies preparing them before we ordered one. I felt funny ordering just one, but no problem. The ladies joked and talked to us and one pupusa became a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real Belizian market. With al the good fruits and veggies the Cayo district has to offer. Prices are probably more expensive when you are a tourist, but still a lot cheaper then back home.

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Canandaigua
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What's not to like about the market? The mix of people, the vibe of a Saturday community get-together, the girls in nice dresses looking good, the little girls and boys helping their mamas, the occasional music, men enjoying a small luxury of a shoe shine, fresh fruit and vegetables (please, senora, I'd like ten of the small bananas for a... More 

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Mooringsport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

We have been to many markets in Belize and this one was by far the best. The vendors take pride in their presentation and there is plenty of room to move from one booth to the next.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017

The San Ignacio Market was a lot of fun. All the people selling food are very nice and give you good deals. It gives a good insight into the culture of Belize.

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Thank Travis T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017

The was 4 years ago that I was there. We went to the market while staying there to check it out since the locals told us how great it was. We were not disappointed at all, wow what a market. The smells, the variety of merchandise and fruits and veggies. Great food to eat there. So much to buy here... More 

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