The Central Market of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the largest market in the city. It is located in the commercial area of Avenida José Mesa y López. It has more than 120 stalls that are distributed over two floors in a totally local environment. Come and check yourself with what kindness dispatch the stallkeepers.
You should know that it is a traditional market and here mainly you buy products to take them and cook them at home. There are no such places to eat. Now we are going to make a trip through the Central Market of Las Palmas to give you an idea.
Central Market of Las Palmas de GC
Fruit and vegetable stalls
The fruit stands may not be as pretty as the Vegueta market ones, but here you will find more variety and, therefore, possibly better prices.
Coffee freshly ground
There is a nice coffee shop with varieties from the world where you grind the grain at the moment. It is highly recommend you if you are a lover of this drink.
In the central market there is a part dedicated only to meats of different types. The best of the best is here without a doubt.
As with local meat, there is a little corner dedicated to fish. Some are caught on the coasts of the island and others brought from our neighboring West Africa.
Bakery and florist
It has a good artisan bread stall from different parts of Gran Canaria that you can not miss during your visit. Sometimes they let you taste it. On the other hand, in the florist you will find all the flowers you are looking for.
Cheese, sausages and eggs
If Gran Canaria has to boast about something, it is certainly their cheeses. Acquire cheese from the island here to bring you the best souvenir back home. There are also sausages and fresh eggs.
Food to take away
If you live in Gran Canaria and did not know it, in the Central Market you can buy prepared or semi-prepared dishes to cook at home. For example, croquettes already fried or without frying.
Opening hours Central Market of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
The central market is open from Monday to Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., except for the stores inside that open from 07:00 to 19:00.
Where is the Central Market?
As we indicated, it is close to José Mesa y López shopping avenue, specifically it is on Calle Galicia. Its access is very comfortable by car, as it has its own parking. In any case, it is very well connected with the municipal bus network of the city.