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2nd Street Market

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Address: 600 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402-1381
Phone Number: +1 937-228-2088
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Thu - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Local growers, bakers, culinary specialists, and artisans fill this...

Local growers, bakers, culinary specialists, and artisans fill this charming historic freight house. Reminiscent of European markets, it's alive with vendors, people and activity during market hours year-round.

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Halloween fun at the market

Many of the vendors are in costume as well as the kids they are adorable what a fun Place To be on such a beautiful day

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Many of the vendors are in costume as well as the kids they are adorable what a fun Place To be on such a beautiful day

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the diversity of vendors and the quality of products. Had a hard time deciding what eat while we were there as all the choices so incredibly delicious . Already planning on going back.

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Hilo, HI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I love going to farmers markets whenever visiting a new area - seeing the locally-produced fruits and vegetables,crafts and added-value food products is a great way to experience local color, and this market is frequented by many locals as well as visitors. Pretzel buns, bulk whole grains, heirloom tomatoes, alpaca wool clothing, a humane society booth with an adoptable kitten,... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Food- Get the NZ Meat Pies from Cheeky's or the the really good Greek. Shops - This is a very small market in my opinion but we have enjoyed some of the local made cheeses and breads and have found a few great little gifts from here.

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1 Thank Cale525
Beavercreek
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The 2nd Street Market is a great place to hang out for a couple of hours, grab a snack or quick lunch, and take in all the eclectic vendors Dayton has to offer. Definitely worth the trip.

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Ohio
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49 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Market is nice but very crowded and not that many vendors. My real reason for this review is to warn people not to try to eat at Annie's sandwich stand. It's a simple stand with a few sandwiches and was the only stand with no line. That should have told me something. I ordered a corned beef and Swiss sandwich,... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We live in the suburbs of Dayton, so we frequent the market often. Our favorite stop is the flower man where you can get an armful of flowers for next to nothing, especially if you get there near closing. Right next to the flowers is a small booth with bakery items by Ann - at least get a slick of... More 

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Thank A W
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

It was an exciting experience to visit the market. The crafts were amazing, the specialty shops and the samples offered was worth the visit. I especially enjoyed the flavored olive oils. They have made wonderful dipping oils with a wine tasting party.

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156 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Wish we had better weather throughout the year so to support local/regional farmers here. Good selection when in season. Only drawback is the place is way to crowded mid morning into noon hours so go early. Great selection of home cooked meals from local restaurateurs so again go for breakfast. Would like to see it be able to expand more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is such a fun, lively market! All of the vendors are varying in goods and foods. I love browsing all the different kinds of things and trying new foods. They also have fun events and classes, that are usually free. We love it!

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