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Central Market

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Address: 23 North Market Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
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+1 717-735-6890
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06:00 - 16:00
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Tue 06:00 - 16:00
Fri 06:00 - 16:00
Sat 06:00 - 14:00

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Shopping local fares

This is a stop we hit just about every time in the Lancaster area. Fresh produce, local meats and great places to get a quick cup of coffee and a snack.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
John H
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a stop we hit just about every time in the Lancaster area. Fresh produce, local meats and great places to get a quick cup of coffee and a snack.

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VA
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to central market for a stroll through. Snacked on food at vendor stands. Bought some items for home. Kids enjoyed the atmosphere. Friendly vendor and clean

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming to Central Market for over 50 years and it still always amazes me. A true delight for any culinary tastes or desires!

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Thank Julie L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lived here all my life and was working down the street and decided to stop in for the first time. First impression was wow this place is packed. Started walking through and looking around to see what was here and I will say it does have a wide variety of items but everything seamed to be a little pricey. With... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a farmers and mostly food market in downtown Lancaster. Good bread bakery and some deals on fresh produce. Nothing spectacular. Any savings you might receive will be eaten up by parking fees. Fairly clean and there is some ready to eat shops that serve decent food. Again, nothing spectacular

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Thank ROKLEN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love to just walk around here. There are so many delicious items to be bought. Beware, a lot of the produce is cheaper at a supermarket, but some of it (check with vendor) may be locally sourced, so there is that benefit. Also, pastries galore. I love going here and getting long johns, whoopie pies, and other goodies. I've... More 

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Thank Christi R
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really great place to shop for local foods and other local products. Great atmosphere in a great part of Lancaster City!

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Thank TomTom392
Conneaut Lake, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great market. They have just about everything imaginable. Some Amish items. Meat, produce, dairy, bakery etc. It is very nice.

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Thank Gary C
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful farmers market that is cramped so expect a crowd. Went on Friday morning and was very busy. Walked from nearby hotel so not sure about parking. Lots of great vendors of veggies, fruits, cheeses and prepared foods. Apparently very busy at lunch.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for tourists to snack or shop. Wished I lived here to shop here regularly. We had great coffee and a breakfast pretzel sandwich. Everything is very fresh.

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Thank Eric W

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