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Mercado de Peixes do Mucuripe

Av. Beira Mar, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60150-162, Brazil
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“lobster” (4 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
Brazilian, Seafood
Av. Beira Mar, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60150-162, Brazil
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

If you are going to cook at home is a must! Otherwise it can be too expensive, buying fish at supermarkets is ridiculously expensive, bought 1kg of fresh peeled shrimp for $40 reais...! Eating there it is not that worth it... spent $80 reais in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank antonellalil_ns
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This place changed a lot in the last 10 years. Now it has a structure and a lot of tables. You take a table and order your drinks and go to search with the shops for your food. Then you bring the raw stuff and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 205adm
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

This is the type of market that should exist in every city along the coast in Brazil. It is a market where you choose the shrimp/fish/lobster you want, for a reasonable price, and bring it to the restaurants next door, where they will prepare it...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ricardob485
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Well that was an exotic experience of seeing lots of huge fishes, other sea creatures all sorts snd sizes. Really must visit gor tourists in Fortaleza. Nice that you can bargain the sellers on price and in spite they dont speak english the calculator helps...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank zakat
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

It is a simple place but it is great the fact you can buy a fresh fish / lobster / shrimp , and choose a restaurant to cook it. It is very good with a good price and an awesome view!

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MariaR133
Reviewed August 20, 2017

It is supposed to be a good deal to be in the place, fresh and nice fish. But it is simple impossible to eat there in less then 2 hours waiting plus there is barely a table service. Honestly save this time and money and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Ana G
Reviewed April 30, 2017

direct sale from fishermen to the public and in the corners you have the cooks They charge 3 dollars for each sort of fish or seafood. So if you buy 3 kinds you pay x 3

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank 232albelev
Reviewed March 14, 2017

If you know what your fish and the like you are in for a fine dining experience for a fair price. At Mercado de Peixes you select your meal, fresh from the sea for a very decent fare and pay a little extra for someone...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Erika A
Reviewed November 13, 2016

we've ate more than a 1kg of lobster for R$70,00...impressive, you chose your own food (lobster, shrimps, fishes) and then go to the front places, pay R$8,00 and they prepare your fresh food to you, really never saw anything so good and so cheap like...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Ddamf
Reviewed September 8, 2016

I did a walk by Meireles edge at the end of the day, to the fish market at the end of Mucuripe Beach. The sunset seen from the market area is amazing, with many fishing boats composing the scene.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank gusmrocha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Brazilian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Beira Mar, Fortaleza, State of Ceara 60150-162, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Ceara (CE)  >  Fortaleza
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