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Address: 44 Spence St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Rusty's Market

Located in Sheridan St - central CBD. Amazing fresh food and vegs, art and food stalls, as well as some specialty shops. A must when in Cairns - open Friday to Sunday. Off street... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Humpty Doo, Australia
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Humpty Doo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

Located in Sheridan St - central CBD. Amazing fresh food and vegs, art and food stalls, as well as some specialty shops. A must when in Cairns - open Friday to Sunday. Off street parking available. Cheers Niels & Mary, Humpty Doo, NT, Australia, Down Under

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Brilliant fresh produce, tastes much better than supermarket fruit and vedgie. Reasonable price!! Great for backpackers and local people!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I love the smell of the markets!! Everything from fresh fruit and veg to fresh pasta and bread is sold here. If you're after organic meat then Jervoise Organic is for you. They have beef, chicken, pork, game/specialty (vac-packed and frozen) and team are friendly. Ahhh....this is the life!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a true farmers market for the locals. A huge variety of fresh tropical fruits and vegetables on offer at a sensible price. Great coffee and snacks available. Also a section for clothes & jewellery which is probably of better quality and more sensibly priced than the tourist outlets.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We visited Rustys market and we enjoyed the lovely produce and friendly service however one word of warning, avoid the tarot reading shop. We stumbled upon it and thought it would be a good experience, one of the rudest people I have ever met was there to greet me. AVOID!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Great markets in the tropics with many types of fresh fruit and vegetables not seen in the southern cities. The stall holders are willing to discuss how to prepare the food and which spices should be used and introduce you to others freshly picked that morning. A morning mixing with the friendly locals wandering through the stalls being tempted by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

When in Cairns I love to include a trip to Rustys Market. The fresh fruit and vegetables are excellent quality and price. If you are after Sri Lankan/Indian spices, condiments & more be sure to visit Sunils ( a shop on the western entrance). The guy who runs it informative & very helpful Great find for us as each visit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Great place, buzzing with life & swarming with people.Less common tropical fruit like Durian, dragon fruit etc as well as all the usual. Prices go way down near closing time - avocado 50c each, amazing, quite firm. Footpath cafes for chilling out and people watching between shopping. Arts/crafts etc as well as fruit & veg.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Rusty's is only open fri, sat,sun but make sure you get there for at least one of those days....and don't eat before you go. The array and choice of fruit, fish, veg is bewildering. The food stalls like-wise, with all dishes freshly prepared. The fresh, chilled coconut juice will cool you down on the hottest of days or a top... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Visited here on Sunday 2 Nov 2014 to stock up on our Fruit & Veg. As has already been said the price of all the fruit and veg is significantly cheaper than the supermarkets but the quality is better. Fresh produce from the farms and on many of the stalls you can Try Before You Buy. This certainly helped us... More 

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