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West Side Market

West 25th and Lorain, Ohio City, Cleveland, OH 44113
216 664 3387
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Ranked #6 of 85 Attractions in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Historic Sites
Traveler Description: The West Side Market  is "one of the most stunning indoor public markets in the country, and there are not many left in the United States... more »
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Wide variety of whatever you need. Especially like the staff and the selection of bottled waters and other refreshments.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This place has an UNBELIEVABLE selection of everything imaginable. Meat, cheese, fruit, pastries, etc...We weren't able to try any meats (which all looked fantastic) but we did try cheesecake from one of the bakeries and it was sublime. I highly recommend walking through here. One small note, they close at 4. All the vendors start packing up around 3:45 and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Within walking distance from J Paleness House properties. Spent a few hours & bought bread, lamb, produce, cheese, pastries. Enjoyed the vast variety available. Be sure to find the Mediterranean store off to the side of the main market!

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Buffalo, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Wow!! amazing deep green vegetables and delicious fruits!! A historic area must see if your in the Cleveland area.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We loved our visit and tramped up and down every aisle, wanting to buy gorgeous fresh fruits and vegetables and meats to take home. Definitely worth a visit, but maybe not very interesting for kids. We went Saturday afternoon, and parking was horrendous!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

The West Side Market is one of the icons of Cleveland. People from all over come for fresh meat, seafood, fruits and vegetables. Young and old are comfortable here. Personally I find the meat selection to be the main attraction. I find that the fruit and vegetable selections are at the end of their shelf life. The various meat vendors... More

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Indianapolis, IN
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

It's crowded, but the amount and quality of food are spectacular. You need something you can't find every day? This is the place. Exotic cuts of meat, great bakeries, and really fresh produce. Wish we had something like this in Indy. I'd be a regular.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

when my cousins came over from London. One of the only attractions they wanted to visit was the West Side market. They loved it. Always good to go back and sample the foods and come home with super sausages, smoked meats, fruits, veggies and bakery. YUMMY

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Ontario Canada
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17 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We go to the St. Lawrence Market in Toronto, the St. Jacobs Market in St. Jacobs all the time and this one is very comparable to those. We thought this one might be different based on the reviews but it really is just your typical farmers market. We didn't purchase anything but I will say the meat looked to be... More

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Amherst, Ohio
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30 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Oh my god, these frickin' people. There are two parts of the market--one where they sell baked goods and meats, and all kinds of delectable treats. That part was fun (particularly the popcorn vendor in the back, where you can get free samples of weirdo popcorn flavors, like "cotton candy"). We bought lots of bread and cookies and Thai food... More

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