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Marche Richard Lenoir

Boulevard de la Bastille at Breguet-Sabin, 75011 Paris, France (République)
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Ranked #25 of 422 Shopping in Paris
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: This twice weekly open-air fruit and vegetable market attracts large crowds, especially on Sunday.

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

If your accommodation has an equipped kitchen, make a point of your visit to the market by buying some produce, a rotisserie chicken, and bread to fix up dinner (even better, buy the potatoes that are bathed in chicken juices too). You'll save money on eating out and also sample the quality produce available in Paris. The semi-home-cooked meal we... More

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Huntington Beach CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We accidentally stumbled upon this market on our 1st trip to Paris. What a surprise to see it unfold in front of our eyes, while we were lost. We've been to Paris 5 times & go here each visit. We've gone on a thursday, but were disappointed, as there is not much prepared food, or goods. So Sunday is the... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

One of my favourite places to visit on a trip to Paris! It's the perfect place to pick up fresh fruit, salumi, cheeses, bread, olives and wine for a picnic lunch. The quality of produce is great, as is the atmosphere and opportunity to watch the locals do their shopping. Highly recommended to those who want to escape the touristy... More

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Cracow, Poland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Great opportunity to feel the local spirit, lovely food, colorful veggies, exotic fish, loud people and crowd. An unusual way to visit, but a great way to taste local food. I highly recommend to taste different types of olives.

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Oakland, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Most vendors weren't entirely finished when I got here, like the Pain A L'Ancienne Boulangerie that weren't finished stacking up their menagerie of crusty breads and pastries. One of the men, I assume the owner, was getting his work out of squats, twisting, and pulling things out of a myriad of yellow baskets and not irritated by the fact I... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

So many market colourful market stalls selling an array of fresh fish, meat, fruit and veg, clothes and lots of other goodies. Gets very busy so get there early and enjoy watching the local Parisiens filling their wheelie baskets with goodies!

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Heidelberg, Germany
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We went to this market on Sunday morning and experienced a Paris away from the touristy crowd. The market was crowded, no doubt, with stalls of fresh food and all other kinds of things (gift items to household goods). There were different kinds of food stalls, and our breakfast consisted of trying out different things from different stalls. Everything was... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

My husband and myself visited this market very early on Sunday morning , it made us very envious of the local people who can shop here every week. The food is just wonderful all set out beautifully. Everything fresh as the day. We bought a couple of things and found the market workers really friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend a... More

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Victoria, BC
4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

One word - FANTASTIQUE! This wonderful market was my introduction to Paris on the first day of our vacation. It has everything from gourmet items, wonderful cheese, fruits, vegetables, imported treats, nuts, olives, breads, chocolate, seafood galore, meats of every kind,spices, and my favourite, merguez sausage! My advice - go on an empty stomach sample everything! You won't be disappointed!... More

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Hong Kong
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Also known as Marche Bastille, very colorful, lots of varieties and qualitative foods (raw or cooked) at this market, surprisingly clean too. A good choice to spend Sunday mornings/brunch. Unlike most markets, they do have areas for you to sit and rest/eat. In addition to food, they also have great finds such as jewellery, clothes, books, records, flowers, etc. with... More

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