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Must see!! And buy 🐠 fish

Good place to be familiar with different kind of fish and a different kind of seafood if you love... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Dainelle D
,
Miami, Florida
via mobile
Great market where locals buy fresh fish

Similar to other fish markets in the world, this is where the locals and restaurants go to buy fish... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
MindStorm00
,
Cuenca, Ecuador
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Good place to be familiar with different kind of fish and a different kind of seafood if you love seafood that’s the place you must go visit and see. there is also a restaurant attached to the market if you buy the fish from the...More

Thank Dainelle D
Reviewed 27 February 2018

stop by its a sort of an odd place to shop various items and folks there, worth the find there to explore

Thank travelgal1994
Reviewed 21 January 2018

As a place to shop, it seems OK, but compared to markets in many other cities, it's not especially interesting. The market is clean and organized but small and without the colorful variety and exciting "action" of other markets.

Thank John S
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This area has three sections - a multi-restaurant area on the marine side (this is where all the hassle from vendors takes place), an area behind this where fish for the restaurants is prepared, and some low key trading seems to take place - and...More

2  Thank TheKoolKestrel
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Similar to other fish markets in the world, this is where the locals and restaurants go to buy fish that was caught only a few hours earlier. We enjoyed watching the vendors prepare their fish, and the locals negotiating their buys.

Thank MindStorm00
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The building is under renovation so the market is in the work area behind the food stalls. THIS IS A REAL LIVE FISH MARKET. Fresh fish with all the smell and mess that goes with it. The fleet comes in and unloads the freshest seafood...More

1  Thank taipan2016
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Eating at the fish market is definitely an interesting experience. The view is not the most appealing and the touts are pushy, but the ceviche is fresh, the prices are low and the service is decent. The restaurant area is crowded with locals and the...More

Thank DesmanaMoschata
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Got out of the cab to check out this highly recommended market and was literally surrounded by menu-bearing, pushy people. I get it, they want my business, but let me scope out the place first. So happy I did, it's gross, unsanitary, smelly. I really...More

Thank Drew B
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

When in Panama, do as the Panamanians do! This fish market has an authentic vibe to it and the fish is as fresh as it gets. The waiters are somewhat annoying as they are all trying to lure you to their restaurant, but the food...More

Thank bsweere
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is a good sized fish market with a pretty incredible selection at great prices. You must grab a few types of ceviche before leaving. Very refreshing in the Panama heat.

Thank Adam K
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