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Address: Avenida Hidalgo, Guadalajara, Mexico
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If you want to experience real Mexican tacos, menudo birria, pozole this is the place. Prices 3 tacos for 27 pesos. Today's exchange $1.50 for 3. You will also find all kinds of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chula Vista, California
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Chula Vista, California
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to experience real Mexican tacos, menudo birria, pozole this is the place. Prices 3 tacos for 27 pesos. Today's exchange $1.50 for 3. You will also find all kinds of herbs, religious figurines it's just a great place to see. Not far from cathedral. Easy walk

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Thank NativeMextraveler
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit once in a while, theres flowers, food, beverages, snacks, and many locals selling fruit & vegetables.

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Thank Karim S
Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Why? The food is great. Try it all! It might take a couple of days to really get to try almost every thing the market has to offer. Want some real tacos? Ask for some "barbacoa" tacos or "tacos al pastor". In the mood for something warm and soupy? Try "pozole", "menudo" (the last one is made out of the... More 

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Thank Maria P
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

El Mercado Corona was destroyed by fire a few years ago however there are several city blocks in the neighborhood of the now defunct Mercado Corona where you can buy fresh inexpensive produce, and dried goods including food stuffs, clothing and prepared food.

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Thank TeacherNia
Olympia, Washington
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480 reviews
253 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

El Mercado Corona burned down. They are now rebuilding it I like to go down and watch the excavation and watch them tie the steel for the new concrete. It should open again by the first of the year. And if you are looking for the old merchants who inhabited the old place, just head north on both the side... More 

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Thank Robert L
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

Do you like my title? Amazingly, it only begins to tell the story of this shopping district in El Centro GDL. Sandra and I approached the Mercado Corona from the east, having visited a small art museum catty wampus from Teatro Degollado that is not worthy of a mention. We turned left, down Avenida Juan Manuel and found ourselves on... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

As they say in the Seattle underground tour. "Authentically Cruddy" I would buy only a few things there, but it was very fun to wander around and see the many small businesses and artisans. By the way, most of the honey"meil" is watered down.

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Thank Robert L
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

If you want cheap and local-delicious- food; this is the right place to go to. Hand made tortillas and a wide variety of meat based stews are worth the visit.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

I am so sad that this market caught on fire Sunday night. My heart is heavy for all of the people that lost their business and job. This was was truly a wonderful place to visit, from my understanding it was one of the oldest markets in the city. I hope that market will rebuild.

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Guaymas, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

We wandered into this mercado and found the restaurant upstairs. More comfortable seating than in the little stands and we were able to look down at the activity below. Very good food. I had a chile relleno and agua fresca for 50 pesos. Meal came with refried beans,, rice, delicious salsa and corn tortillas. Very enjoyable. Down below there were... More 

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