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Mercado Central

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Fantastic Lunch Option

Mercado Centeal is full of fantastic food options one of my favorites is Tortilleria La Perla you... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Chanhassen, Minnesota
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The most interesting food court ever

Great fun to just wander around and try different interesting foods from high quality vendors... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
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12 May 2018
“Fantastic Lunch Option ”
3 Mar 2018
“The most interesting food court ever”
Mexican-style market selling food, crafts, Spanish books and music.
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Lake and Bloomington Streets, Minneapolis, MN
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Mercado Centeal is full of fantastic food options one of my favorites is Tortilleria La Perla you must try the chicken tostado. The service could be better and the cleanliness could improve, but overall I would recommend as it’s a slice of Mexico in the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great fun to just wander around and try different interesting foods from high quality vendors. Something good for everyone. The biggest problem is trying to decide what ti have. They often have entertainment too.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

I've been looking for mexican charms and thought this might be the place. It was similar to shopping in Mexico , finding hidden shops at every turn but when you're looking for a specific item, it would save time if everything was in a specific...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Lyndajpaer
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Years ago, in some fancypants culinary periodical, I saw an image of a tamale wrapped in a banana leaf. It became a sort of grail for me until I found La Loma's Oaxaqueno- pulled chicken in red chili sauce wrapped in a rustic crust of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank gumpchezgump
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I love this place! Mercado Central is a cultural wonderland with shops and grocers and restaurants. The Milanese Torta at Manny's rocked my little world and Taqueria La Hacienda has a location here. From tamales to fish tacos and al pastor, everyone's favorites make an...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank 466ditad
Reviewed 29 August 2013

All the reviews made me think this was a lively market place with music and people selling wares. In my head I thought it would be more market style. We found it to be a building with small shops specializing in Mexican items. I will...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Bfire012002
Reviewed 14 November 2010

I love this place. They serve Al Pastor pork tacos that are worth the 30 minute drive every time I find myself craving them. I really recommend this place, the culture is wonderful, the people are kind, the food is delicious. They even humor me...More

1  Thank dharma19
Reviewed 27 January 2009

I was so glad to discover this great place last year! The order-at-counter restaurants and stores are all together in this wonderful indoor market. It's fun to bring the kids during the homeschool day for a little cultural experience. We love to try new foods...More

3  Thank zagole
Reviewed 25 July 2007

The mercado was much smaller than I'd expected, but still had much to offer. Shoppers can buy books, crafts, jewelry, and even spices. There are also several food booths. The mercado is located within their Mexican district, which is home to a strip of good...More

2  Thank raginasian238
Reviewed 7 March 2006

I would like to say that there is a nice atmospher at Mercado Central, very family oriented. What I order when I go to the Central Market is 2 Tamales de Pollo en salsa verde (chicken tamales in a green sauce) at the cafe and...More

3  Thank FellowTraveler26535
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