Lancaster Central Market
Lancaster Central Market
4.5
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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  • Miggsoo3
    West Orange, New Jersey37 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Variety and Value
    This place reminded of the market we visited in Barcelona. We enjoyed the variety of foods and the prices were reasonable. We had some delicious empanadas, breakfast sandwiches and we bought pastries to take home. A must stop if you are in the area.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 July 2023
  • Linda A
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania458 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great Indoor Farmers Market
    As they are only open 3 days a week, this is a must stop if you are in the area. It is the oldest public farmers market in the country, housed in an historic building. There are over 60 local vendors offering everything from fresh meats, produce, cheeses as well as an array of food and snacks where you can grab a bite to eat. We, unfortunately, didn't have enough time to wander all of the aisles as we got there near closing and wish we could have spent longer.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 August 2023
  • jcrdaycare
    Guilford, Connecticut600 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don’t miss this market
    Loved this place. We walked through the whole market before going on a food tour. Returned later to make purchases forgetting that they close at 3. Will have to make a trip tomorrow to pick up items to take home.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 September 2023
  • Bernice G
    Florence, Italy94 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Yes, Experience This!
    I felt like I had to go since it is the oldest market in the US. And though I couldn't buy most (I was headed across the border) I did get the best cup of coffee and some homemade pet treats for my Grandhund. I talked with someone later who had also been there that morning and he went on about a brisket he had purchased. So much fresh, homegrown, and locally grown. I would say a must do.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 9 September 2023
  • @2morebyrds
    Bowling Green, Virginia16 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Flowers, produce, meat, seafood, bakery items
    Check the hours before you go and get there early. It was a very hot day when we went and there is no a/c there. Beautiful flowers at several stalls. The meat and deli items looked delicious and were cheaper than the area where we live. ** If you live far away bring a cooler and get some ice. Wish we had!** Food to purchase ready to eat including some gluten free bakery items. Prices are high on some things so look around before you purchase.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 13 September 2023
  • ElaineW2015
    64 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect for a rainy day
    It was raining so we decided an indoor market was a good place to start the day. We were not dissatisfied. Breakfast was made with produce straight from the farm. The vendors were knowledgeable and friendly. Overall a great way to spend a leisurely Saturday morning! Can’t wait to go back.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 October 2023
  • Mindy T
    Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Local hotspot
    We stopped by the Lancaster Central Market on a rainy Saturday afternoon. The market was packed with shoppers and vendors were friendly and offered a variety of food and gift items. Lots of fun to visit with family and friends!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 October 2023
  • JanetRt66
    Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Unique and fun visit in downtown Lancaster.
    The Lancaster Central Market was fun, delicious food and a unique market. Glad you recommended it. Caution... if you park in the parking lot - be sure to push the button for the ticket when you enter. You need it when you exit.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 October 2023
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Anthony C
Bear, DE89 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
My wife's and I first time here. We loved it fresh produce and delicious foods from meats to desserts . Definitely Return
Written 7 June 2024
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Diana M
Carlsbad, NM136 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
This a pretty basic Farmer's Market. Most of the produce and baked goods appeared to be fresh. The soft pretzel we had wasn't that great. The hand pies were buttery and delicious. It's pretty small, but the area is iteresting to grab a coffee, and people watch a while.
Written 1 May 2024
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Thomas F
21 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
Central Market is the core of a busy group of small businesses. It is a classic open booth market with a wide range of products. To me, the Shady Maple booth stood above others. Great choices of bake goods. The staff is upbeat and friendly. Super clean. Will be a first stop on any return visit. The overall market has limited days of operation. Plan accordingly. Busy place. Just outside, there was a musician by the name of Roddy. We really enjoyed a sit while listening to him.
Written 1 May 2024
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7DBGirl
Shiloh, NJ16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Central market is the perfect place for a fresh, handmade lunch and dessert if you’re enjoying a walk in Lancaster. Don’t miss the Nord, a Scandinavian eatery for a great grab and go meal. They have the BEST hot dog ever! Made to order and served on a delicious brioche bun, The owners are kind, hardworking folks who put forward quality items. So good!
Written 20 April 2024
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Nicole C
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
A great place to go to get some sweet and savory treats. Easy parking and great feel. Not as big as I thought but worth the quick visit.
Written 11 February 2024
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Johnny H.
Manassas, VA340 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
This is my second time to Lancaster, and my first stop is always at the Central Market. I was able to get some excellent baked goods for the family back home, and a wonderful breakfast sandwich for myself.
Written 16 December 2023
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Roberta
Elmont, NY4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Dutch country has somewhat changed!!! The outlet a great as always!!! Definitely should look for more the historical tours
Written 1 December 2023
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FernWanderlust
Anderson, IN903 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Great market, one of the best I’ve been to. Lots of availability. Beautiful flowers, good coffee, great produce. Lots of variety. They are only open certain days of the week.
Written 22 October 2023
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JanetRt66
Hollidaysburg, PA10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
The Lancaster Central Market was fun, delicious food and a unique market. Glad you recommended it. Caution... if you park in the parking lot - be sure to push the button for the ticket when you enter. You need it when you exit.
Written 22 October 2023
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Mindy T
Huntingdon Valley, PA20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
We stopped by the Lancaster Central Market on a rainy Saturday afternoon. The market was packed with shoppers and vendors were friendly and offered a variety of food and gift items. Lots of fun to visit with family and friends!
Written 21 October 2023
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