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Rochester Public Market

280 N Union St, Rochester, NY 14609-6014
+1 585-428-6907
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Market that has it all

I enjoy shopping at the public market on Saturday mornings. There is always a huge selection of... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Fun spot

We enjoy shopping at the public market. Cheese, flowers, plants, vegetables, fruits, clothing, and... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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“baked goods” (14 reviews)
“fresh produce” (14 reviews)
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
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280 N Union St, Rochester, NY 14609-6014
+1 585-428-6907
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I enjoy shopping at the public market on Saturday mornings. There is always a huge selection of fruit, vegetables. You can find anything here. I like to stop at the empanda stand for breakfast which is good. It is always packed there and sometimes takes...More

1  Thank michelledJ4188MO
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We enjoy shopping at the public market. Cheese, flowers, plants, vegetables, fruits, clothing, and prepared foods make it a good start to weekend shopping. Some things are less expensive, like bulk fruits and vegetables, but some things are pricey, like prepared foods and cheese and...More

Thank MarieIC
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Ever expanding public market with covered stalls and also a few buildings. Several small restaurants around. Tremendous assortment of food items plus clothes and other articles. Great prices and fresh items. Loved Doug's donuts and Italian sausage at Scotts

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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,...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 10 November 2016 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
Reviewed 1 November 2016

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...More

1  Thank Warrior_joe
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...More

Thank PVP46
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...More

Thank softautumn
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
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...More

Thank Liz K
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14 August 2017|
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Response from Cheryl F | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any potpourri. There was a stand that had scented products but do not recall seeing potpourri.
24 October 2016|
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Response from Raykulik | Reviewed this property |
Thurs & Sat for certain. Other days will vary by event refer to website...
Katie M
16 September 2016|
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Response from tipper22 | Reviewed this property |
The hours listed above are correct. if you are going on Saturday go early (before 10), because it gets really busy. i have been there other days and they really start closing up around 12:30. it is really a very good... More