Closest grocery store to Potrero Chico, located in the plaza in front of the CEMEX cement plant at the bottom of the Potrero hill. This is where most climbers go to get their food. Features a butcher shop and, to American standards, limited but sufficient selection of food. Hours: Mon-Sat 8am-9pm, Sun 6am-6pm. Accepts credit […]
See, smell, and eat at Hidalgo’s street markets twice a week to get a unique Mexican pueblo experience. The street markets come twice a week but the better/larger one is Tuesday’s. Do not expect a plethora of Mexican handicrafts, if any, as you might expect in more southern parts of Mexico. This is Walmart on […]
Grocery store located directly off the main town plaza, on the road running left (towards Potrero) of the city hall. Claimed to have better quality food but definitely a less convenient location than Carniceria La Mexicana.
Bodega Aurrera is Hildalgo’s super-grocery store owned by and similar to Walmart but with slightly lower cost goods. You have much better chances of finding things here than in the many smaller shops in town. You are not, however, supporting the local community. Bodega Aurrera is located on the main highway 53, after Hidalgo’s entrance […]
The deposito/food shop/beer store in front of La Posada and close to Potrero Chico. Good place to buy things you forgot down the hill in town. It’s also a great place to get dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Leo comes up and cooks up some killer good barbecue and loves getting to hear about […]