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Granville Island Public Market

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Granville Island & Fairview
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Address: 1689 Johnston St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3S3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-514-2353
09:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00

Merchants and vendors from all over the area bring their wares here.

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Although I have been to Vancouver several times, this was my first visit to Granville Island and its Public Market. I'll definitely be making the market a "must" for future VAN... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although I have been to Vancouver several times, this was my first visit to Granville Island and its Public Market. I'll definitely be making the market a "must" for future VAN trips! Stall after stall of amazing fruits, breads, cheeses, prepared foods, fresh pastas, seafood, and much more. It would be a lot of fun to stay in accommodations with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only had a few minutes to spend here but it was a cool market that offers all sorts of food items. We bought seafood that was custom packaged for us and prepared free of charge so that we can ship it. There is no issue with shipping Fish into the USA, btw. We will return to Vancouver soon and... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved this place. You could find all kinds of good food. I would recommend greek food stall - sorry I forgot the name - They had very good Calamari and Falafel. The Taro Bubble tea at Celine's fish stall was good. We also purchased Gnocchi and Prosciutto di parma from another stall. Excellent service. Overall, a fun time!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite things to do while exploring a new city is to check out local markets. Not sure how many area residents go to these places, but regardless, I still had a lovely time browsing around Granville Island Public Market. There are some shops outside of the actual building, but inside, it's primarily food-focused, with produce, bakeries, snacks,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local products and artisans! Locals and tourists alike are enjoying the market. The entertainers throughout the market area make for a great place for an afternoon snack. Chai tea, donuts, local apples, bread and so much more. My family really enjoyed the cheese stall! Yummy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

et me recommend only one place In Vancouver, it must be Granville Island! The island surrounded by sea, you can spend little money to experience boat. And mew gull walked on the beach. On the island, there was 3 big public markets selling different kinds of foods and gifts. The island was full of pleasure and it was my favorite... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop #22 was amazing! Such a great mix of art, food, music, and more! I would come back again for sure! So many options on how to get there too...by free ferry, by trolley, by car (there seems to be good parking options) and by public bus. Get there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the market because of the variety of stores and vendors and all of the food and other things available for sale. Anyone who cooks would love the meats, seafood, fruits and vegetables that were available. There were some craft vendors and we found some gift items and we enjoyed a delicious Nanaimo bar

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the little ones here for a couple of hours. Really easy to get to from down town. Take the 50 bus, then walk under the bridge to the island. The bridge offers cover from the rain and the indoor market has lots to look at and buy. Our son loved looking at the fish and live lobsters. The food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first trip to Granville Island was fun and interesting. The Granville Island Public Market is a must-see…full of interesting food, crafts, jewellery, and other gift wares. I bought a beautiful, hand-made Christmas ornament that I treasure. My husband and I had a great lunch that consisted of bites from several different booths. A wonderful place to experiment with tastes!!... More 

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Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out, Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios, hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all offer a plethora of activities and entertainment options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh wares at the public market, and others of whom have arrived to take in the eclectic atmosphere. A popular seafood destination, and Vancouver's leading spot for improv and amateur theatre, Granville Island is an indulgent, welcoming entertainment centre in any season or time of day.
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