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Groceries in PDC??

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Groceries in PDC??

We're renting a condo in Dec. and wonder where the biggest grocery store is located in PDC. Thanks

Victoria, Canada
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1. Re: Groceries in PDC??

The Mega Store or Walmart are within a few blocks of each other. MEGA is preferred by the locals - my preference too... Both about half way between the main highway and 5th avenue.

Both similar in size and I was told by the locals that the produce is better at MEGA

Mega is 30th Ave and Constituyentes

Walmart 30th Ave and Calle 8 ish

Vancouver
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for Akumal, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Puerto Morelos
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2. Re: Groceries in PDC??

Some great directions / maps for WalMart, Covi, Mega, Soriana, Sams Club, DAC in Playa (and over in Cancun)

www.puertomorelosvillas.com/shopping.html

Austin, Texas
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3. Re: Groceries in PDC??

Can you buy liquor in the Mega store?

San Antonio, Texas
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4. Re: Groceries in PDC??

Yes. Not Sunday AM though.

Cozumel, Mexico
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for Cozumel, Merida
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5. Re: Groceries in PDC??

¨Yes. Not Sunday AM though.¨

Make that Sunday PM. Another vote for Mega. In my opinion, no comparison to Walmart.

Canada
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6. Re: Groceries in PDC??

"Make that Sunday PM"

Make that after 5pm on Sundays.

Bayville, New Jersey
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7. Re: Groceries in PDC??

Another vote for Mega. We always went to Walmart for small things over the years, but we were always at an all inclusive. This past May we stayed in a condo and stocked up at Mega. IMO, Mega has competitive prices with Walmart but the store itself is much cleaner. We bought meats, cold cuts and cheese for lunch, bacon and eggs and of course plenty of snacks. If you go, make sure you visit their fresh bakery section, the best! We also bought wine and vodka there.

Dallas, Texas
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8. Re: Groceries in PDC??

We love Mega, always get stuff to take home from there as well as things we need while in PDC.

Lenexa, Kansas
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9. Re: Groceries in PDC??

Make sure to check out the bakery at MEGA. We always buy some bakery items on each trip.

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