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Rusty's Market

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Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend this place to everyone. Start of with couple of samosas from vegetarian people, but cheese and spinach ones, unbelievably good. Also lots of other things to try, fruit and foods stalls.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything from food, gifts and everything in between something for all your senses sight, sound, taste, smell and taste do yourself a favour and visit this market.

Thank traceyw71
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rusty's is a great place for fresh produce, open Saturday-Monday. When in Cairns we always frequent this establishment for fresh fruits and vegetables. There are dozens of vendors selling their produce and the quality is excellent. Here you will also find take-away foods. You can purchase a coconut freshly opened to drink the juice from within. The atmosphere is electric... More 

Thank flashjack92
Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a quite big market!! Particularly, after 3pm sunday, everything is gonna be dirt cheap! Its worth going there every weekend!!

Thank momo1584
Palo Alto, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good if you want cheap produce, as it's the cheapest we've seen on our trip so far, and there's good variety for Australia, but it wasn't as interesting or exotic as we thought it might be.

Thank cswaltz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Personally, i love going to local markets and discovering fruits and vegetables that are unique in the country i am visiting. Rusty's is just the place to go to for that experience. Unfortunately, custard apples are off season.

Thank Teefanie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to buy your fresh produce in Cairns! One tip is to buy on a Friday while the produce is at its freshest - otherwise it sits overnight in the hot humid heat! We are local and love to shop here as it's the best farm to market fruit and vegetables. There are however a number... More 

Thank WD127
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Rusty's markets has an array of fresh fruit and vegetables that is so much better than the big super markets. It has places to buy Asian food, vegetarian food, fresh produce and meat. 2 of the best quality places you can go to is the olive tree stall, stop an have a chat with Allen he has a wealth of... More 

Thank David H
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Fabulous fresh fruit and veggie market in the heart of Cairns shopping precinct. I especially love the fresh sugarcane juice blended with lime and ginger. This is also a great place to find breakfast or lunch from various multicultural stalls adding a large range of meals and refreshments. Parking is available in the surrounding area and there is a carpark... More 

Thank Louloulex
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great place. Excellent atmosphere and bargains. Many stalls of fresh foods and coffee. I saw prices on Gems that were at half cost to normal RRP's. Lots of Bric a Brac, I got a food dehydrator and a guitar, all my veggies and 3 fresh coconuts.

Thank Noel G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 0740402705

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