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Address: 4477 S. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78745
Phone Number: (512) 899-4300
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Activities: Shopping
Description: Huge supermarket specializing in rare foods.

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More Than A Grocery!

Central Market on Lamar had just opened when we moved back from Europe in 1994, and I couldn't wait to take my wife to see that all the stuff we had grown used to in Europe was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
John H
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Central Market on Lamar had just opened when we moved back from Europe in 1994, and I couldn't wait to take my wife to see that all the stuff we had grown used to in Europe was available in Austin -- plus the store was air conditioned! Central Market is on the "must see" list for all our visitors, from... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The favorite specialized grocery store for me! This is the only place I buy seafood and most meats. The deli is the best I have ever used. Ask for samples! They concentrate on food so staples are at the many local H.E.B. stores around Austin. This is a much better place than the Whole Foods stores. The staff is the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Had to buy coffee so my husband and I decided to eat at the cafe! I ordered the pizza with truffle oil and porschuito. My husband ordered the market hamburger with fries. Waited about 15 minutes to get our food. My pizza was hard, dry and cold. Fries were semi-cold and tomato was soggy. Food was still good, but looked... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I LOVE Central Market!!! I would love to live in Austin, but it would be a place across the street from Central Market. I could come here daily. It is such a BEAUTIFUL grocery store! I have travelled around the world, always visited the local markets and enjoyed the beautiful festive produce, seafood, deli… on display. I felt that way... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We eat here now and then for the proximity and convenience. Way back then we ate here after church because its fairly quick, can seat a lot of people and consistent. The menu is something else. It has a lot of variety and they display some specials and they all look so good. We always have a hard time deciding.... More 

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Hradec Kralove Region, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I didn't find anything extra on this place. Maybe some uncommon goods, but not so much as I expected.

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Leander, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We love to go to Central Market on Lamar and listen to the bands. There is a playground for the kids, and seating for adults. You can eat here too. They have an excellent restaurant that serves a different special every day. The bands are local and cover all musical types. Best of all. its free!

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Mendoza, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I recomend: HEB Central Market where you can find great food variarity and great place to have a dinner or a drink in the evening! Nice retails shop to walk around! Not to cheap.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I was a sous chef for 4 years and have traveled around the world. I can say without hesitation that this is my favorite "store" to shop at for cooking. If you aren't a regular shopper, take a little while and explore it (it's laid out oddly that you can get a little lost your first time!). If you are... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Love love love central market. I travel all around for work, and I have never experienced such a great grocery store. I think that by far, Austin wins when it comes to wonderful grocery shopping, but central market makes it a definite win. I love that they have a huge selection of everything. I have never gone in and not... More 

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Address: Address: 4477 S. Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78745
Phone Number: (512) 899-4300
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin

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