Mercado 23 is an authentic local marketplace in Cancun that is the ideal way for visitors to experience real Mexican street food. The local flea market is packed with a huge variety of different stalls and vendors to explore.
Some of the stalls in the market offer handcrafts, jewelry, pots, bamboo baskets, and a range of trinkets, souvenirs and gifts, so it's a fun place to shop. There are also plenty of vendors in the marketplace selling lots of different selections of authentic Mexican street food, along with fresh fruit and vegetables.
Keep in mind that many of the vendors can speak limited English, but you'll find it easier to barter and negotiate on prices if you can speak some basic Spanish.
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