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Amazing neighborhood Market!

One Sunday in December 2017 my friend and I went to El Rasto and the end of the afternoon we... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Auriennes
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Carolina, Puerto Rico
Amazing place to enjoy with friends.

I live in Madrid and I usually go to this market. You can choose among the huge variety of food... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
vaninka
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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

One Sunday in December 2017 my friend and I went to El Rasto and the end of the afternoon we decided to explore the around. Walking through several streets we saw this building and asked about it. It is a non tourist market. Full of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Auriennes
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I live in Madrid and I usually go to this market. You can choose among the huge variety of food (spanish -León, Asturias- and international -greek, portuguese, japanesse and vegetarian too) and you also have some diferent places to taste wine and beer. Love it!

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank vaninka
Reviewed 11 December 2017

If you are staying in La Latina then this market is a must, its non-touristy and is very interesting especially for food lovers. The is a store at the end of the market that specializes in spanish omlettes and they offer a wide variety at...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Mo Z
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Six of the extended family assembled in San Fernando market no 40 looked after by the able and multi lingual Franco (he speaks fluent Aussie btw). Tinto by the bottle Cava nature by the bottle x 2 Bianca's birthday hence mild excess. Franco made us...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank garysU5371ZU
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you want a "real - local" market, check out Mercado de San Fernando and stores on surrounding streets at Embajadores 41. It is two floors deep and there is a Flamenco school above the market so you can hear the excitement of this beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Niobe_B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Great place for an aperitif and tapas but I come here for the natural organic wines and excellent vermouth sold in bulk by the litre at 'La Siempre Llena'. There are very few places left where you can fill a 5 litre container with good...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank brucetaylortravels
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I'm in two minds about writing this review as I don't want to spoil such a rare tourist free gem by encouraging the masses along. If you love to hang out with happy friendly locals, blend in and make some new friends, go there! Good...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank KateO760
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I found the Mercado San Fernando to be my most fun spot during 3 months in Madrid. Unlike the very nice/fun Mercado San Miguel, San Fernando was full of 20-50 year old LOCALS having BIG TIME FUN. Pretty good tapas, VERY GOOD Spanish-brewed beer (incl...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank David C
Reviewed 23 January 2017

There are few restaurants in this market (both local and Asian). Some tapas bars and even a Japanese restaurant is seen operating there. However, there is an unpleasant smell in the market causing us to leave the market after 10 minutes of being there.

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank sheronlee
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This market is in the area known as Lavapies which is a mixed area reflected in the local market hall. There's a wide mix of authentic old school Spanish stalls to a Japanese sushi stall. This market is mainly food but you can get other...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Robert_Bridgeroad
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