Went early on a Friday morning and had breakfast and shopped the rest of the morning into early afternoon. Not crowded at all.
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We enjoyed the shopping, strolling, sitting, eating, and relaxing. A lot of the shops have the same merchandise, but it was still fun.
We heard about this place while in Texas, we were viewing the Alamo and decided to take the 20 minute walk down to the market. We are glad we did. See all the local culture and lots to things to buy.
Lots to see in just two blocks. The older market place has booths withs tons of stuff you would find at a Mexican flea market. The newer market Has the same thing, but is much neater in appearance. A great place for a snack or...More
Loved this place! I went to my daughter's wedding is Riviera Maya, Mexico and at this place, I felt I was back there. It reminded me of Playa de Maya in Mexico. Good food, Great shopping for Mexican souveniers and a really FUN place.
Mercado/Market –The thing that separates this from blah is that people have been coming here for over a 100 years. I stopped for an hour on the tour bus at the Market and looked around at the many shops full of souvenirs, cheap and expensive....More
Lovely Mexican market just outside of the iconic "Mi Tierra" restaurant--think twinkly little lights with Mexican music floating on the warm breeze. Fun! But be aware--everything grinds to a halt at 6 pm. You snooze, you lose!
The restaurants are excellent in the market--authentic Mexican, delicious. The rest of the market is a lot of the same tourist-y junk you find in many flea markets--just more expensive.
For anyone who longs for border town shopping, or for anyone who has never been, this is the best place to go! Merchant Stalls, restaurants, and shops are abundant, with everything you might find in a Mexican border town. You can often work with them...More