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Rochester Public Market

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Address: 280 N Union St, Rochester, NY 14609-6014
Phone Number: +1 585-428-6907
05:00 - 15:00
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Tue 06:00 - 13:00
Thu 06:00 - 13:00
Sat 05:00 - 15:00

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A lovely morning outing

Rochester's City-run Public Market has served the community since 1905. It's a great place to stroll through long lines of vendors. Bargains abound there Tuesday, Thursday... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike K
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rochester's City-run Public Market has served the community since 1905. It's a great place to stroll through long lines of vendors. Bargains abound there Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 52 weeks a year. Vendors - over 300 on Saturdays, offer fresh produce, ethnic delicacies, specialty items, general merchandise, and more. Flanking the vendors are cafés, food stands, coffee shops, florists, specialty... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The earlier you go the better results you'll have. The market fills up fast with Rochester locals and visitors alike. It is filled with fresh local products as well as quality small restaurants. A great stop for breakfast/lunch and some shopping.

Thank Mary M
United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The public market used to be farmers peddling their produce. Now, most of it is purchased and resold. You have to be careful or you will get over ripened produce! Price for products is also higher than it used to be. Quality of products is average. You have to look for the deals. Construction has taken a toll. I still... More 

Thank Warrior_joe
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Love Scotts at the public market for their breakfast sandwich which is AMAZINGLY delicious. Fresh local farmer produce at lower prices than anywhere else and great people watching. The cheese store is fascinating and you can taste the cheeses before purchasing. It is a fun trip, but in the winter BUNDLE up while shopping the outdoor market, although I think... More 

Thank PVP46
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Love our Farmers Market!! Many improvements have been made over the years and in 2010, it was voted America's Favorite Farmers Market. Fresh produce, flowers, tasty treats, wines, plants, casual clothes and kitchen tools abound. Saturday is busy and fun. It's less crowded on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Thank softautumn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Rochestarians are so rightly proud of their market. Lots to see here and lots to sample. Friendly gregarious stall holders

Thank R H
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

What else isn't to love? Fresh produce from local farms, friendly people at every station, and great prices. I love getting my produce here - and you can guarantee they're farm fresh! Make sure to stop by the Amish table as well- their home baked goods are to die for. Definitely check the market out!

Thank Liz K
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I wanted to return to this awesome market. Friendly vendors, amazing prices for food and some clothes, jewelry and accessories. An absolute must is the egg sandwich at Mrs. Scott's. Who knew there could be a gourmet egg breakfast sandwich?

Thank saek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place to go on a Saturday morning, a blend of cultures and ethnicities along with a blend of all sorts of fresh from the Farm Foods. A must visit, a must place to add to your weekly shopping destinations

Thank Phil D
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

If we have visitors for the weekend, we never miss taking them to Rochester’s Public Market. Yes, the market is open on Thursday (and other odd times), but for the full effect of its bustling, multi-cultural activity, Saturday is the day to go. There are farmers, of course, with their produce of the season in colorful, tempting array, but there... More 

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