BENITO JUÁREZ MARKET
The town's oldest market (inaugurated in 1893) takes up an
entire block and was originally called the Porfirio Díaz Market.
Later it was named after Benito
Juárez. The brick structure is covered by a tin roof.
It's a good place to buy crafts as well as snacks and light
meals. Among the highlights:
El Guajillo (#247-254), chiles
La Rosita (#7), traditional aprons
Centro Botanico Los Remedios (#249)
La Confianza (#311) which sells coffee from the town of Pluma
Looking for market bags? Visit Panchita (#176-178) and El Paraiso
Cheese? Chapulines? Toñita (#80) Faby (#54) and Confianza
Hot chocolate? Comedor María Cristina (#19-20)
Textiles? Manos de Luz (#170-171)
Fruit drinks? Casilda's (#30 and 31) is famous for its chilacoyota.
Tortas Ali (#153) sells tortas and great piedrazos.
Ice cream and sherbet? Neveria El Niagra (#28)
Faroles? El Paraiso (#191 and 208)
Rodetes? Jarcieria Yazmin, Caseta #296 on the west exterior
La Flor de Huayapam (#223-224) sells excellent tejate and tejate
The aisles on the south side are packed with ladies selling
baskets of dried grasshoppers
Leather bags and sandals are sold in the corridor on the western
side of the market. Puestos include Talabarteria La Conquistadora
Clothes and sporting kit are sold in the corridor on the eastern
side of the market.
Meat is sold at the Carnicerias on 20 de Noviembre: Angelito
Cerdito (#30) and Torito (#28-29)