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Rochester Public Market

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Address: 280 N. Union Street, Rochester, NY 14609
Phone Number: 585-428-6907
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6:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Tue 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thu 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 5:00 am - 3:00 pm

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One of the finest outdoor markets around - regardless of timing, there is something for everyone! From coffee to fresh fruits and vegetables - you can get what you want!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Oneonta, New York
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Oneonta, New York
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161 reviews 161 reviews
26 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

One of the finest outdoor markets around - regardless of timing, there is something for everyone! From coffee to fresh fruits and vegetables - you can get what you want!

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Rochester, New York
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25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I've literally been going to the public market in Rochester, NY since I was a child when we lived right around the corner. Of course we never thought of it as a "destination". Now it is and worth a trip for folks new and old to Rochester. The colors, aromas, sounds and different languages being spoken here are priceless. There... More 

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Rochester, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Saturdays are a tradition for me at the Market! The earlier you get there the fewer the people, and the vendors are all setup and waiting by 6am. But then, the Market is really the Market by 10am, people of all ages and nationalities with the opportunity to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables of all kinds? But there is so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I got a chance to revisit this place during winter months. Of course the size of the market reduced, but it was not that thought, which I had expected. Most of the shops had portable heaters and were well protected. Even with my kid it worked really well.

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Henrietta, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I travel a lot and love farmer markets. This is one of the best in the country. Great place to people watch, wonderful local produce, unusual items and fun. Love the street musicians. Be cautious when selecting produce and keep in mind that it could be riper than you may be used to. Go near to closing time for the... More 

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Rochester, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The most frequent and first comment re: the Public Market I have heard is that "it is cheap". If cheap is your goal then this is it. The Rochester Public Market is a "Public Market" NOT a Farmers Market! Anything goes and by far the majority of Fruit and Vegetables are bought and re-sold, purchased from who knows where! Do... More 

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Dansville, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great place for produce and local goodies! The booth that serves empenadas is awesome! Make sure to browse first, many booths sell similar items at a variety of prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is a great place for shopping local produce, not only the products but you also get to know a lot about local economy business and culture. This is a great place to see the real local warmth, local produce at great prices and the culture. It is always interesting to visit as the products and the variety change greatly... More 

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Rochester, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I frequently visit the public market to pick up produce and other goodies. The prices here will beat Wegman's and other local grocers for the most part. Be sure to know your prices before going to make sure you are getting a deal. My favorite thing to do is pick up a couple amazing filets for next to nothing at... More 

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I dont know when I have ever seen such delicious fresh produce - beautifully displayed - priced very well - had a great lunch - fun shopping and very very busy - bring comfy shoes and plan on spending several hours - go into the meat building and get some sausage - the best ever - generous tastings to help... More 

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