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Mercado nro 1 de Surquillo

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Reviewed January 24, 2019

I googled, where do I buy coca leaves in Lima Peru ? Surquillo 1 market sells medicinal plants ... coca leaves are legal in Peru. The coca leaves are chewed well to suck the juice and the fiber is spit out. The indigenous natives of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Veronica H
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Not sure how truly "local" this market is - when we were there it was thronged with groups of tourists. Lots to see & smell - fresh fruit & veg, seafood, meat, pasta, groceries, tourist souvenirs. Lots of stalls piled high with goods. A riot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andy F
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I went to this market as a part of a private tour of Lima. Our local guide took us. It was very fun to see and to take in a local slice of life, food and culture there on a Sunday morning. Many many great...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank finesilver
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Dropped into this local market on my last day and was glad I made the stop. For a tourist this a great place to visit to take in the atmosphere of the unglossed, real side of Peru! I had lunch at a place called Don...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PrincessCeleste
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Great marketplace! This is the best place to buy quality fruit at good prices. They also have good seafood and other things such as a variety of nuts.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 72grantd
Reviewed March 3, 2018

It was great fun seeing the local market! We especially enjoyed seeing and trying some of the local fruits which are not available back home. It was less busy in the afternoon which made it a good time to ask about fruits and have them...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank scottrunnr
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

This market is easier to navigate than the huge Mercado Central and it has most of what you need. There are places to eat inside the market and around the market. I bought a ripe guanabana (soursop) which I took home and enjoyed tremendously.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

It looks rundown from the outside but contains a good selection of stalls. It's great for fresh vegetables, spices and meat. The fish was variable in freshness. You can also eat at the market. In the surrounding streets you will find small shops selling kitchen...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank X3309OSdavidd
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

It's a wet market with few restaurants inside, actually nothing special for South America. But the food is absolutely perfect. We ate twice there at the restaurant Alex. The ceviche and the arroz de marisco are awesome. So cheap and so tasty! Give it a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JonaMarco
Reviewed October 13, 2017

I usually go to the markets for fruits, nuts, and cheap delicious lunch. This place got everything that I am looking for. It is very close to the Expensive Miraflores. A great option for inexpensive and authentic meals and stuff. I have been here many...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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