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Saint John City Market

47 Charlotte Street, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L-2H8, Canada
+1 506-658-2820
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Ranked #1 of 8 Shopping in Saint John
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
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New Bern, North Carolina
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We were on a cruise this past September New England/Canada and one of our stops was Saint John's. Folks on the ship said that we must visit the incredible City Market to see the produce, baked goods, meats, and other displays. We went and we saw!! Truly amazing and wonderful place to visit. We were also fortunate to see the... More

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Portland, Maine
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260 reviews 260 reviews
25 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Recommended by a St. John local, who we met at Ossie's Seafood Restaurant in St. Andrews. What a treat it was to visit this historical landmark in downtown St. John. It was walkable from our B&B, but there was ample angle parking around the park across the street from the marketplace. Inside, there are local vendors of all types. From... More

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Big Stone Gap, Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
40 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The Market is a great place to shop for fresh food and pick up your snacks and souvenirs. I got my grandchildren T-shirts and jewelry. There were lots of good places to eat. The vegetable and fruit market were extremely crowded making it difficult to look but overall, I recommend it as a great place to browse.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We were on a cruise up thru New England to New Brunswick and Halifax, NS. Got off the ship in St. Johns and tour the Big Pink Sightseeing bus thru the city. He let us out at the City Market area and we walked around inside the building for about an hour. Lots of local stuff to see and do.... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Very old market. Beautiful building built on a hill. Something for everyone in there from crafts to specialty foods to fresh fruits, veggies, meat, seafood etc.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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168 reviews 168 reviews
38 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We would probably try this marketplace again. Our experience was offset by being there when the world's biggest cruiseship was docked, and many of the people on it were there so it was packed and generally pushy, veering on rude in some cases. Perhaps because they had a time limit on getting back? We did find some nice fridge magnets... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Our cruise ship was at port on Canada's Thanksgiving. Fortunately, the city market was open. Unfortunately, a lot of vendors were closed for the day. The vendors that were there had some unique jewelry, which I loved and bought! Colorfully decorated. Worth the time to stop in and walk around!

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Vinalhaven, Maine
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Easy walk from the port. We were a little disappointed by the size and the lack of local people. It is more a place where tourist go to buy trinkets. There was an mix of souvenirs, produce/food, and artwork/artisans. It was interesting to walk around but can be done in no time. We probably would not go back if we... More

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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108 reviews 108 reviews
29 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Variety is the bottom line for this market. Not only was there a wonderful variety of fresh food, but also small eateries, a wine merchant, bakeries, ethnic food, local processed foods, a seafood market, gift stalls, etc. We stopped into this market daily for the 3 days we spent in Saint John. We had dinner at Billy's seafood, which operates... More

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Tarpon Springs, Fl
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92 reviews 92 reviews
32 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were able to find some great local crafts here. They do sell a lot of fresh food and produce, but there are goods and souvenirs as well. The coffee shop offers free wifi (don't recall whether it was From the coffee shop of just accessible from there but if you need to check email, grab a cup of joe... More

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