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Italian Market

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Address: 9th Street and Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
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+1 215-334-6008
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Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 16:00

A colorful outdoor market specializing in Italian foodstuffs.

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A Little Bit of Italy in Philadelphia

My wife and I recently visited Philadelphia for a weekend vacation and for the longest time we have been planning to visit the Italian Market. What a treat worth waiting for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Philadelphia, Pa.
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun experience on a Saturday. You walk down the street and all that you smell is the aroma of cheese. The meats at the market are so fresh and affordable. The produce, practically everything is a dollar. And so fresh.

Thank Deirdre S
Philadelphia, Pa.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently visited Philadelphia for a weekend vacation and for the longest time we have been planning to visit the Italian Market. What a treat worth waiting for : ). 9th Street in South Philadelphia is an amazing place with vendors lined up on each side of the street selling all sorts of fruits, veggies, meats and... More 

1 Thank surfer02_10
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is true authentic Italian market that is the essence of Philadelphia. Worthwhile for picking up everything from sauces to pasta to oil to fresh sausage. Oh, and the guys behind the counter make it all worthwhile.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Taste all the varied foods cooked or just ready to take with do not miss the best of the nineth street Italian market!!!!!! it is fun, fruitful, and m e a t s the eye...!!!!!!

1 Thank thomas p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Happened to be nearby for something else and decided to check this out. I will definitely return. Fresh produce at wonderful prices. Meat and cheese stores must be explored. Kitchen Store has huge inventory of just about anything you might want. Would love to try one of the restaurants in the area.

1 Thank sus24
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

When I'm on a budget and have to buy food for the week, I'll go to the Italian Market. The price for the fresh produce is definitely nothing you can compare if you shop at ShopRite or Giant. Recently I went there in the weekend, I couldn't believe with my own eyes that a full case of mangoes was only... More 

1 Thank GeeLiff
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We toured the area with Free Tours by Foot. Several of the food shops were so run down, that I questioned the food safety practices. I really liked the fresh produce prices and purchased fresh fruits and vegetables which I tried to use the next day. I had to throw away about half of everything I purchased. Just one day... More 

1 Thank Bonnie B
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The shops and atmosphere are eclectic and vibrant. There are specialty shops that are worth visiting like Di Bruno Bros Cheese, but the entire 9th St strip that starts out Italian at the South St end and morphs into Mexican at the other end is worth visiting. The bonus is the street art and the nearby Magic Garden featuring Isaiah... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

folks have said there is not much going on during the week in the Italian market place. they are right about that. there is a mix of Asian and Mexican shops and restaurants as well. very disappointing after folks have recommended this...some posting in Dipasquale's in Baltimore to try the Philly Italian market and we did, but prefer to spend... More 

Thank PapaKMichigan
Alta Loma, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Walking down this section of Philadelphia gives you a sense of local culture and takes you back a generation. With local vendors on the streets and little delis and shops, it is a great place for a snack or lunch. A must see!

Thank TravelinCali

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