Where to buy freshly caught fish in Puerto Penasco.
Excellent quality and fair weight. Recommended for fresh fish of all kinds: Shrimp, Flounder, Scallops, Red Snapper, Grouper, Clams, Sea Bass, and other types. See what the catch of the day is and bake, grill, fry, BBQ to your hearts content.
There are 3 Fish Market stalls here. It is best to check out all three and bargain for the best price among them. Smell the fish. It should not have a hint of fishy smell. Ask the seller to devein your shrimp. They can provide you a cooler and ice if you did not bring one.
These 3 stalls are located immediately to the right of Boo Cantina.
This store, with its computer screen catch-of-the-day Peso and USD pricing, is the fish market storefront for the adjacent fish processor labeled Pesquera Mar De Cortez on the map. They buy direct from the boats bringing frozen shrimp each morning (all shrimp is instantly flash frozen at sea on the fishing vessel to keep it fresh). A wide selection. You can acquire almost any type seafood in season. They have a large assortment of Fresh-Frozen Seafood: Sole Fillet, Blanket, Cazon, Callo Chico, Callo Grande, Shrimp, Sierra Carnita, Tuna Medallions, Smoked Marlin, Peeled Japanese and Desvenado, Snail, Octopus, Jaiba Meat, Salmon, Dry Shrimp, Pickles, Seafood Sauces. Quality has been excellent.
3 Boys Fish Market gets mixed reviews. Some people really like its quality, while others report the scales are off.
Often times you can buy fish directly from the fishermen off their pangas or fishing vessels after a catch. The catch may include Hake, Sawtail Grouper, Pinta Bass, Leopard Grouper, Gulf Coney, Roosterfish, Yellowtail, Red Snapper, Jack Crevalle, Marlin, Sierra Grande, Spotted Cabrilla, Longjaw Leatherjack, Finescale Triggerfish, Cochito, Sierra Mackerel or Spotted Bay Bass. You will need to wander up and down the Piers in Old Port.
There are 2 Fish Market stalls here and 3 more just down the street. It is best to check out all of them if buying in this area and bargain for the best price . Also you should probably check the scales as short weights are being reported by some buyers.
These two stalls are located across the street from Iguana Banana.