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Skidmore Market

Neighborhood: Old Town - Chinatown
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Address: 120 SW Ankeny, Portland, OR 97204
Phone Number: (503) 294 6454
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Lots of craft stalls, some lovely hats, bags, and jewellery. And great food too - chowder, bbq, Mexican, Thai, amongst others, and a Lebanese stall which had a massive queue all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2014
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Kirkland, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Go once and then you'll never really need to go again, unless you find a food truck you really like or enjoy shopping for aprons, tie-dye, and questionable jewelry. There were a few booths with artwork that I was genuinely interested in, but a lot of it is also crap you'll find in booths at a State Fair. The nonsense... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Lots of craft stalls, some lovely hats, bags, and jewellery. And great food too - chowder, bbq, Mexican, Thai, amongst others, and a Lebanese stall which had a massive queue all morning - must be good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

The Portland Saturday Market is a juried handcrafted market located on the waterfront east of the light rail tracks. The Skidmore Market is mostly handcrafted imports. Both are lovely markets, however if you want an authentic hand made item made in the northwest, you'll find that at the Portland Saturday (Sunday too) Market.

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los angeles, ca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

I don't live in Portland, and have always heard about the Saturday Market. Let me clarify the confusion, there are two: Farmer's market at PSU, and Arts/Crafts market by the water. The Farmer's Market is only open on Saturdays, and the Arts/Crafts open both Saturday and Sunday. I went to the Arts/Crafts on Saturday. I feel pressured to give a... More 

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BabyBoomer56
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Caught the free Link from Lloyd District hotel to this weekend attraction on a Sunday. Loads of craft booths and a great diversity of ethnic food wagons. I needed a massage badly and went to a booth with a male and female masseuse. The female didn't have any customers but told me that I could write my name in the... More 

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seattle, Wa
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

We walked here from our hotel but the Max free rail will drop you off right nearby too. Head out to the sections of the market along the waterfront. The food booths are out that way and you can browse the vendors then look out at the river or sit in the grass nearby and have a snack. Some of... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

This market is open only on Saturdays and Sundays.....well. worth the visit. It's a large market with a huge variety of wares....something for everyone. Enjoy!

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2010

As my title implies, this market is amazingly diverse and really enjoyable. As I interacted with some of the vendors, they made mention that the market has been updated quite a bit since 2009 so if you are reading about the sketchy nature prior to then, I would suggest you disregard. My friends and I went on a Sunday (they... More 

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