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Historic Market Square San Antonio

Plaza and Historic Site
Downtown San Antonio, San Antonio
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  • Regina L.
    "Mi Tierra great place to eat"(4 Tips)
    Daniel R.
    "This place will save you the 3hr drive to Mexico."(4 Tips)
    Joel V.
    "largest Mexican market in the U."(4 Tips)
    Priscilla G.
    "Love the Fan Fair festival"(2 Tips)
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  • Darius H.
    Darius Hurdle1 week ago
    Food is authentic and delicious. In love the old photos on the walls. Especially the old ones with a mixture of horse and buggy and cars.
  • funky f.
    Very cute little square with plenty of street vendors and restaurants
  • Hannah A.
    Beautiful place to shop and snack on churros.
  • Karin G.
    Karin GattringerOctober 15, 2016
    Come here to eat and then browse through the market.
  • Denrick M.
    Denrick MOctober 1, 2016
    Mexican street food.
  • Tamara J.
    Tamara JackMay 1, 2016
    Love it down here! It's a tourist spot but shouldn't be overlooked by locals. We forget we are lucky to have this place always available when others may only get to see it once in a lifetime, enjoy!
  • Tiger T.
    Tiger TApril 22, 2016
    Shop, food, drinks, and music! This place is usually happening early on. Hit this market square party early on THEN make your way towards the River Walk where it gets happening later on in the day.
  • Moe D.
    Moe DexlerApril 14, 2016
    Awesome place for handcrafted goods and imports.
  • Priya T.
    Priya TungrusMarch 26, 2016
    Quirky market with lots of souvenirs to take home. Nice restaurant at the end too.
  • Oldasdirt E.
    Oldasdirt ELPFebruary 23, 2016
    Nice place to visit and walk around but, a little pricey for the food and drink.
  • Visit San Antonio
    Visit San AntonioDecember 17, 2015
    The rich culture of San Antonio abounds throughout the plazas of Market Square. Market Square is the largest Mexican market in the U.S. with a three-block outdoor plaza. Read more
  • Mario G.
    Mario GiacaloneDecember 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Even though it's lost it's authentic Mexican market feel it's still pretty cool but way to many made in China sellers
  • Justin R.
    Justin ReynaOctober 2, 2015
    Beautiful market with cultural gems.
  • Justin R.
    Justin ReynaOctober 2, 2015
    My favorite spot in San Antonio.
  • Stuart C.
    Stuart CahillAugust 2, 2015
    If you're into kitschy tourist traps, be my guest.
  • Vonia
    VoniaJune 22, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The Fiesta Experience, at least a little, year round....
  • Luisa F.
    Luisa FernandezJune 14, 2015
    A lot of cool places to shop and beautiful things to choose from
  • Derrick D.
    Derrick DavisApril 12, 2015
    Bring your walkin' shoes. And some of the street art is fantastic.
  • Natalia C.
    Natalia CruzApril 3, 2015
    It looks like a something that is not exactly a Mexican market but it's not a cultural place at all. I don't like it.
  • Sylvia R.
    Sylvia RochaFebruary 23, 2015
    We go 3 times a year good dills
  • Mike B.
    Mike BradleyFebruary 15, 2015
    Not much here at a reasonable price.
  • Sean D.
    Sean DDecember 20, 2014
    Favorite place to get Mexican Vanilla.
  • Kyle J.
    Kyle JoyceMarch 22, 2014
    HOAKEY SHOPS & MARKET!!! Do NOT waste your time going in. Go for the restaurant, if you're interested.
  • Kyle J.
    Kyle JoyceMarch 22, 2014
    HOAKEY SHOPS & MARKET!!! Do NOT waste your time. The city & tours say this is a "must see" and I would absolutely, positively disagree.
  • Regina L.
    Regina LopezMarch 19, 2014
    Fan Fair great if you love Tejano music. Mi Tierra great place to eat
  • Michael T.
    Michael TylerDecember 27, 2013
    Love this place
  • Ana B.
    Ana B.October 12, 2013
    Look around at all the shops. They all have the same items but not the same price! :)
  • Abrazo A.
    Abrazo AdoptionOctober 11, 2013
    If you want to feel like you're in Mexico, go to El Mercado to shop and eat at Mi Tierra (and drink!) There's always a party going on, and it's a great place for photo ops for your profile.
  • Rebecca H.
    Rebecca HueySeptember 1, 2013
    Bring cash, and get an El Pariso ice cream bar for a break from shopping.
  • Axel G.
    Axel GonzalezJuly 26, 2013
    It has great clothes and antiques.
  • Carlos M.
    Carlos M.May 6, 2013
    Awww... felt like i was in Mexico! Viva Peidra Negras!
  • Brandon M Q.
    Brandon M QueenMay 6, 2013
    Hey get your photo drawn
  • Robert B.
    Robert BahrMarch 27, 2013
    Very Cheezie
  • Jane
    JaneMarch 18, 2013
    The trolly is your best friend! One of the easiest ways to get around because traffic can be so crazy at times. Have change :) tip the drivers because they're so awesome a
  • Jane
    JaneMarch 18, 2013
    Search the blocks around the market square to look for the best parking. It ranges from $5-$20. Also a lot of the time (depending on the time of day) street parking is free.
  • Clay C.
    Clay ChastainDecember 5, 2012
    A bunch of touristy stuff. It's usually crowded and hot, but if you are clever and come during winter during the week, it's really easy to get in and out, and you can haggle prices easier.
    Downvoted 2 hours ago
  • Stacey M.
    Stacey MazucaDecember 2, 2012
    I hope you love our beautiful city just as much as we do!!! Be sure to stop by Mi Tierra Cafe open 24/7, Hemisfair Park, the Riverwalk, the Tower, & of course- The Alamo!!! :-D
    Upvoted 2 hours ago
  • Mary
    MaryNovember 21, 2012
    Take cash. Many of the little shops will offer a small discount, if you don't pay with a debit or credit card.
  • Cindy A.
    Cindy AbrahamNovember 16, 2012
    Gives you the feeling of being in Mexico . Great place to spend a lazy day.
  • William B.
    William BennettAugust 10, 2012
    Dont bring the kiddos on festival days.
  • Coach K.
    Coach KAugust 3, 2012
    Many stores sell the same items. Shoppers willing to do some extra walking should be able to spot the best price.
  • Daniel R.
    Daniel RobApril 14, 2012
    This place will save you the 3hr drive to Mexico. Amazing Mexican product.
  • Joann G.
    Joann Gatica-ConleyMarch 18, 2012
    it is crowded and hot outside....ugh!!!
  • Priscilla G.
    Priscilla GarciaMarch 17, 2012
    SEDC keeping tejano music alive
  • Priscilla G.
    Priscilla GarciaMarch 16, 2012
    Love the Fan Fair festival
  • K. D.
    K. DingfelderFebruary 9, 2012
    Almost all of the shops sell exactly the same thing. I was disappointed; thought there would be more variety.
  • Joel V.
    Joel ValdezJanuary 11, 2012
    Featuring the largest Mexican market in the U.S., the Market Square provides a variety of dining, shopping and festivals.
  • ღDeeღ ღ.
    Love the decorations & the experience!
  • Raquel L.
    Raquel LJuly 9, 2011
    Great atmosphere!
  • Lee B.
    Lee BermanMay 6, 2011
    Lame tourist area
  • David
    DavidApril 10, 2011
    Fiesta !!!! Love the food.
  • Chris S.
    Chris StraightMarch 11, 2011
    $5 32oz beer in the pavilion. Can't be beat!
  • LouieTHM
    LouieTHMJuly 19, 2010
    Make sure to check out Sandy Rodriguez sing
  • Chris S.
    Chris SmithJune 13, 2010
    It's a big flea market with several vendors. They're really friendly, and you can attempt to barter prices. Some have really great things, some junk, but a great & colorful experience.
  • Kelly B.
    Kelly BranscombMay 5, 2010
    I had the sliced fruit with lime squeezed over it and chili sauce added. YUMMY!!!
  • @DjayRage G.
    None of the prices are set in stone, always try & lower the price & most of the time you will.
  • Randy B.
    Randy BearFebruary 23, 2010
    Definitely enjoy breakfast at Mi Tierra early if you can. Just the decorations inside are worth the trip. Read more
  • Chris C.
    Chris CantuJanuary 2, 2010
    Be sure to buy an "Aguas fresca" from one of the vendors. I love watermelon flavor.
  • Dianey S.
    Dianey SandovalOctober 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Hermosos Artículos de arte... Y a precios muy padres!!!
  • Félix Antonio M.
    Me encantó
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