Los Angeles - Alameda Swap Meet
The Alameda Swap Meet in Los Angeles, California is like every other swap market and flea market, just kicked up a notch with some added vibrance and a bit of Latin flair. Located at 4501 South Alameda Street, the vivid colors of the building beckon you inside to the bustling market that is alive with activity. From the products to the people to the food, everything about the Alameda Swap Meet feels like browsing a street market in Mexico. The Alameda Swap Meet is open daily and features dozens of booths. You’ll find a variety of goods here, such as toys, jewelry, house goods, electronics, art, furniture and clothing. The many distinctly cultural products sold at this market at what distinguish it from other swap meets. In addition, the Swap Meet is a perfect environment to practice your bargaining skills; it’s never a wasted effort to try to haggle the price down a dollar or two.
The market has two buildings and two food courts catering to the Latin American culture, but they certainly welcome and attract all types of visitors. Some of the interesting dishes you can get here are tacos, seafood dishes, goat and lamb. The produce market sells the freshest fruits and vegetables for both Mexican and all types of cooking, so the market clearly maintains a dedication to culinary integrity. With such good buys and good eats, it’s an all-around great attraction for the whole family.