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York Central Market House

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Address: 34 W Philadelphia St, York, PA 17401-5319
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+1 717-848-2243
06:00 - 14:00
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Tue 06:00 - 14:00
Thu 06:00 - 14:00
Sat 06:00 - 14:00

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A great and venerable market house in downtown York PA

There has been a major upgrade to Central Market in the past couple of years. It now has a nice balance of stands, although it's a big yuppie-fied for my taste. JRs stand is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There has been a major upgrade to Central Market in the past couple of years. It now has a nice balance of stands, although it's a big yuppie-fied for my taste. JRs stand is known for hot dogs, but also has absolutely delicious chicken potpie. Harvest Moon is a favorite for terrific 14-grain bread and wonderful English muffins and chocolate... More 

Thank urbanite1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a pleasant Saturday in this place, during the MLK weekend. You can eat, listen to good live music, and buy locally grown products such as apples and maple syrup.

Thank manumarino
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting markets is always full of surprises, and the York Central Market House is no exception. The building and architecture are awesome, red old bricks and iron frames and structures give a wonderful combination for picture taking aficionados. The variety of food displays is okay but could be better for a city the size of York. Lots of local Amish... More 

Thank Rafael P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We love to go here for breakfast or lunch on Saturday. There are many great places to eat as well as shop. You can buy fresh veggies, meat, baked goods, honey, fresh cut flowers, bread ,desserts, wine, and more. Plus there are many boutiques nearby. Sometimes there is live music and it's also open on First Friday usually with live... More 

Thank Kim E
York, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Was not impressed with the market house, hardley any good food stands there, mostly crafts. Was looking for a meat market. would not recomend it.

Thank Robert S
York, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are looking for a nice old fashion market to spend some time in this would be one of the markets to visit if you are in York city. Yet it does have up-to-date facilities with a down home feel. It brings back many memories to me as a child visiting it with my family

Thank Swansong240
York, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I remember coming here with my parents every Saturday morning to get fresh produce and meats for the week. The place is not anywhere like it once was. Sure there are a few veggie and meat stands but the majority of occupants are food service type. Lots of cool places to grab a bite to eat. My favorite is Henry's... More 

Thank Larry L
York, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and other foods as well as quite a variety of prepared food to eat on site or to go.

Thank June L
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Bird in hand bakery is the best. Fresh vegetables and fruits from local families .it is a shame that they are only opened on Friday's.

Thank Linda S
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

If you've ever been to the Reading Terminal Market in Philly, this is the same thing but on a smaller scale. I just love these kinds of indoor farmer's/small business markets. Some of the stalls include fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade goods, small restaurants, candy, wine, fish, or baked goods. We ate at the greek restaurant and the crepe restaurant.... More 

Thank LaraS322

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