San David, Calle Miguel Hidalgo No. 15 (across from the Comex
Paint store on the way to Parque Guerrero)
Maria Teresa Pineda Martínez
Open: Monday through Friday 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. and
5:00 to 8:00 P.M. On Saturdays we are open all day from 10:00 A.M. to
Foreign clients: Yes, from all over the world.
Languages: Spanish and English.
Facturas (Mexican invoices): Yes
Owner’s Comment: We are a convenient and fully
stocked shop specializing in packing supplies. We have in stock a wide
selection of shipping boxes, large and small bubble wrap, tape including
rolls printed with the word "fragile", self-sealing mailers
and plastic bags with and without adhesive. We also have jewelry display
items, calculators, tissue paper and Styrofoam peanuts. This is one stop
shopping for all of your packing needs.
Farmacia, Calle Pajaritos No. 14 (Finding this can
be a trick. Write down “Issste, Calle Pajaritos” on a piece
of paper, go down to market. Show it to anyone and they’ll set
you in the right direction. It’s not far.)
Integral de Tiendas y Farmacias
Manager: José Luis Arias Cancedo
Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 7:30 P.M.
Saturday 8:30 A.M. to 7:30 P.M.
Sunday 8:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Languages: English and Spanish
Foreign Customers: Yes, from all over the world.
Specialty: Prescription and over the counter drugs,
perfumes and toiletries, and groceries
Issste began as a government program offered throughout the country
to assist lower income families and the elderly, but it is now open
to the public. They have a wide range of grocery products from ketchup
to shampoo and their prices are the best you’ll find in Taxco.
Their pharmacy service is excellent. If they don’t have what you
want, they’ll get it for you in a day and they’ll do it
at the lowest cost possible. Their goal and one they admirably achieve
is to ensure that all people have access to the medicines and groceries
they need at a price they can afford.
Our Comment: When we have been ill, Issste has been
a life-saver for us, always getting us the prescription drugs we need
as fast as possible. If you can't find the Spanish name of the medicine
you are looking for, just ask Rosa Martha Gómez Rendón
and she will look it up for you.
la Misión, S.A. de C.V., Calle Benito Juárez
No. 21 E, just across the road from Ex Convento, next to Banamex.
Located in the Palacio Municipal, at Calle Benito Juárez #7,
the Post Office is open Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
and Saturday 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Letter postage to the US is pesos
$8.50. In 2003 postal box rental costs pesos $110.00. Tel: (762)622-8596
In this most convenient branch of the Taxco postal service you may have
the pleasure of meeting postal employees, Sra. Marta Figueroa Cuevas
or Sr. Jesús Avalos García pictured to the right.