Belén Mercado

restaurants / Market

Belén Mercado information

Iquitos , Peru
cnr Prospero & Jirón 9 de Diciembre
menús from S5
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There are great eats at Iquitos’ markets, particularly the Belén mercado where a menú , including jugo especial (jungle juice) costs S5. Look out for specialties including meaty Amazon worms, ishpa (simmered sabalo fish intestines and fat) and sikisapa (fried leafcutter ants; abdomens are supposedly tastiest) and watch your valuables. Another good market for cheap eats is Mercado Central .