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Old Monterey Farmer's Market

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Address: Alvarado Street between Del Monte and Pearl, Monterey, CA
Phone Number: 831-655-2607
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Tue 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Great choices, decent prices. My sister and I had a lot of fun trying different fruits and vegetables and making our selections. We ended up buying more than we thought we would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great choices, decent prices. My sister and I had a lot of fun trying different fruits and vegetables and making our selections. We ended up buying more than we thought we would end paying a little more than we thought we would, but the experience was well worth it.

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Atwater, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I've been going here for over 30 years it is the best for clam chowder. However they don't E-verify so unless they do my family won't be going back. The rest of the food is okay I think they get their good rating on the clam chowder.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Yesterday, we attended the Old Monterey Farmer's Market (Tuesdays from 4PM to 8PM) and had the best time! We were extremely impressed with the overall offerings: hand-made jewelry and vintage clothes; beautiful alpaca sweaters and hand-crafted wooden objects; flavored olive oils and balsamic vinegars; and some of the most lush and delicious produce we have ever seen! The strawberries were... More 

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Southern Calif.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We go to farmer's markets wherever we travel. This one was excellent. Lots of fresh produce, incredible strawberries, cherries, and local lettuce. There were several street food vendors - we tried the Indian Food booth - awesome. If you are lucky enough to be in Monterey on a Tuesday afternoon, don't miss it.

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised to find this little market on our quick stop into Monterey. We just wanted a quick snack before continuing down route 1. We wound up staying longer than expected. They had so many good foods to try along with a free wine tasting. We had just come from Napa Valley where all the samplings were expensive... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Definitely worth a trip if you're in town Tuesdays 4-7. A long block's worth of produce and food vendors, plus another block with craft vendors. Great variety.

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If your looking for something entertaining and "free" ( that's if you don't buy anything) in Monterey this is the thing to do. All local fresh produce, flowers, as well as very affordable meals. It's great people watching and just fun to enjoy what great produce that Central Coast California has to offer.

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Petaluma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This fabulous bit of Americana keeps me structuring my trips through Monterey around it. From produce to crafts, there is something for everyone. A local man wheels his exotic birds to the site encouraging anyone willing to hold them. The array of ethnic prepared foods are a delight, and the over all spirit of the event stays with you as... More 

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Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

This is a great market located among restaurants if you don 't get your fill of food while strolling. Locals stand in line for the roasted chicken and ribs offered at the far end of the market. Others love the Indian fry bread, but I tried the watermelon & lime juice. Delicious. The strawberries are beautiful, white nectarines are sweet,... More 

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Agua Dulce, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We've been to Monterey many times, but this was the first time exploring Old Monterey on a Tuesday afternoon. Great Farmers Market with fresh veggies and produce, gourmet desserts, handcrafted items, and lots of other stuff! Nice set up on the streets and side streets. Will make it a point to visit again on Tuesdays!

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Address: Address: Alvarado Street between Del Monte and Pearl, Monterey, CA
Phone Number: 831-655-2607
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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