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A "Tsujiki" fish market but in Puerto Lopez

It's always a fun experience to visit a hustling and bustling fish market while witnessing... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
AHA2006
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New York City, New York
Fish market

plenty of different fishes (which You can buy and ask someone there to grill that fish) Brilliant... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Karolina J
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

It's always a fun experience to visit a hustling and bustling fish market while witnessing fishermen hurriedly bringing their sea treasures onshore. Not only it was fun to watch, one can buy some seafood and ask the nearby restaurant vendors to cook for you on...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

plenty of different fishes (which You can buy and ask someone there to grill that fish) Brilliant ceviche ❤️

Thank Karolina J
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We came to Puerto Lopez from Ayampe to but some fish. As we read the reviews you should come early as we did (5.30am) but apparently it was way too early as before 7-7.30 the fishermen were selling fish to big buyers with big trucks...More

1  Thank Anastasia K
Reviewed 4 September 2016

It's a local market. It's busy, and crowded in the morning. It smells like fish. Don't be squeamish. It's definitely worth a visit (or four). There are also some little restaurants under tarps that offer a good fresh fried fish or ceviche, and have surprisingly...More

1  Thank Angela P
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The fishing boats land early in the morning to unload their catch. They sell their catch right on the spot to buyers that are waiting. They also have several table set up for retail sales selling fish, calamari, and shrimp - as fresh as it...More

1  Thank CrabbyFatGuy
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The fish market is an opportunity to see the locals at work. We arrived at about 6 when it was just getting started! Boats came in and then sold their catch to locals who were either taking the fish in refrigerated trucks, to their stalls...More

1  Thank Rh0nda58
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Great experience watching the fish being unloaded from the boats and filleted on the beach while huge birds try to take what they can get! Nothing happens before 6 am and food doesn't really get served until after 7 am. It all happens next to...More

1  Thank Boyd C
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Puerto Lopez's fish market operates as one of the local markets for people in the area and doesn't cater to tourists as this is where most people buy their meat for the day. However, it's a spectacle to see and if you are in Puerto...More

2  Thank John P
Reviewed 9 November 2015

You get to see the catch of the day and the variety of fish they sell. Fun to watch, I think you need to be there at 5, or maybe 6. I didn't like Puerto Lopez because people are not friendly. It seems store owners...More

2  Thank OctopusVan
Reviewed 19 July 2015

A fish market near the city center. It's free to visit. The fishermen prepare and sell fish. When we walked by the fishermen trew fish at the birds. That was nice to watch.

1  Thank Silvie L
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