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Eastern Market

2934 Russell St., Detroit, MI 48207
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Ranked #1 of 4 shopping in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Description: Farmer's market.
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New Jersey
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105 reviews 105 reviews
39 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Visited on a Saturday morning and was overwhelmed by the assortment of fresh fruits, fish, flowers, etc. Since I didn't live in Detroit I had to be really careful not to buy everything I saw. Some vendors offer samples of the fresh fruit and other food. Of course I did buy some fresh fruit and baked goods.(I always have a... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

If you want to really get a sense of Detroit, Eastern Market on a Saturday (especially during the Spring and Summer). You might also try visiting on a Tuesday as well. Flowers, Food (vegetables, fruit, baked goods, meat, spices, clothes and more). There are also numerous shops, eateries that make up the market area.

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105 reviews 105 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

A community staple since 1891, the Eastern Market is not to be missed for the freshest fruits, veggies, meats, and prepared foods every Saturday of the year. If I lived in Detroit, I would be there every Saturday to stock up for the week. If you are visiting and are there over a weekend, check it out. It is open... More

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Detroit, Michigan
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

So, you find yourself stuck in your hotel on a Saturday in DETROIT of all places. Get out, right now. Take a cab to the Eastern Market. When Anthony Bourdain filmed his episode of 'Parts Unknown' (July 2013) he missed it. Shame, shame. If you love fresh food, respect farmers, get excited by cosmopolitan adventures and love the sights, sounds... More

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Vero Beach, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

This is another 'must do' to experience the city. This is where the restaurants come to get fresh food and meat. The farmers market is surrounded by every food, novelty shops and ethnic eateries you can imagine. You've got to experience the Rocky Peanut Company, Germacks Nut Shop, and a dozen places that say 'fresh fish' or 'poultry.' But, and... More

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Clare, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

A large filled with fresh produce and many healthy and organic food options. We visited in November and enjoyed the evergreen wreaths, garlands and potted arrangements. Great antique shops, fun shopping at surrounding area. Fun food trucks. We enjoyed coffee and fresh beignets.

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Lansing, Michigan
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Great values and fresh food and market. Many choices in the market and warehouse buildins around the market. Every thing from meat, cheese, wine, coffee, and eateries. If you are a "Foodie" this is a must visit for you.

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Fenton, Michigan
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We went there in Spring for all the flowers and shrubs-great prices. But all kinds of food, vendors, resturants and stores for fish and of course corn beef. It is fun place to just walk around and not spend anything, but that would be hard to do. We were lucky and found free parking in one of the stores about... More

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115 reviews 115 reviews
13 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Go to the information center first to get a map of the markets. We found such lovely fruit, people, veggies, plants, seafood, restaurants for such cheap prices. I can't imagine living close to this area and going to Meijer or Walmart or Sams Club because the food, baked items, etc are so fresh and reasonable. What with Belle Isle, the... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Saturday is Market Day in this bustling local food market. More than 250 vendors come from the area to sell fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, plants and other items mostly locally grown. This place is huge! Get there early as parking is at a premium. You can park very reasonably in a lot for $5. There is also free parking but... More

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