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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 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We go to Rusty's most weekends and have done so for the past 25years it's tops for the weekly fruit and veg shop, some socialising and some yummy breakfast/ brunch. And don't forget the Batista Sistas pimp your coffee!!

Thank AndyWoltjen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Needed to stock up on fresh stuff so popped in to Rusty's - incredible place, every variety of fruit, veg, herb in season trouble is I got over enthusiastic and bought far too much!! also bought a couple of pearl necklaces very pretty and very reasonable.

Thank Kevs_and_Deirdre
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place in Cairns to get fresh fruit and vegetables, organic fruit and vegetables and spray free fruit and vegetables. It knocks the local supermarket chains into a cocked hat. We found the best salad and wonderful fruit and vegetables here. It is only open on Friday Saturday and Sunday but some of the Coffee bars are open... More 

Thank IviBee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There were fruits I never saw before & I ate fruits that tasted better than any fruit I ate before! They were fresh & not to expensive. If you never saw heaps of tropical fruits & vegs, go, visit & try as many fruits as you can!

Thank Nadine N
Cairns Region, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

As a Cairns local traveling to Melbourne quite often, I found Rusty market sometimes selling a particular fruit in second grade is twice expensive than the same fruit but first grade quality in Melbourne, Sydney. I wonder why locally produced fruits are too dear and most of the time second quality. Perhaps all fruits are sent to Brisbane then find... More 

Thank 398local
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 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.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

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 18 November 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

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

Thank momo1584
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 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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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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