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Lexington Market

Neighborhood: Downtown
Flea & street markets, Antique shops, Shopping & Fashion, Sights & Landmarks
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Address: 400 W. Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone Number: 410-685-6169
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Shopping
Description: A colorful, busy, open-air market specializing in seafood.

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Very unsafe area

The market has a few things going for it -- it is, literally, a taste of old Baltimore. Love the Faidley's crabcakes and Berger's cookies. But I sincerely doubt I'd ever return... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The market has a few things going for it -- it is, literally, a taste of old Baltimore. Love the Faidley's crabcakes and Berger's cookies. But I sincerely doubt I'd ever return -- very, very unsafe situation (and I grew up in NYC during the '70s). Lots of drug addicts roaming about the place. Cops try to keep the peace,... More 

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long island
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were heading up from Maryland and stopped at the DC Markets and expected a similar experience. Market was not clean, heavy police presence (why???) Did not feel safe. Looked like a lot of homeless walking around the market. Stayed about 10 minutes.

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Hueytown
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband and I were staying a few days in Baltimore while we looked for houses for our upcoming job relocation. While researching things to do in Baltimore, Lexington Market showed on top 10 sites several times. As a soon to be resident of Maryland, I was excited to check out Lexington Market and see what all they had to... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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68 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

So great!! Amazing food, fresh produce, incredible music playing. What a joy to grab some half smoked sausage and listen on the mezzanine to some amazing jazz musicians while you eat lunch on a Saturday. How can you go wrong? Don't miss the coconut cake for dessert! You'll be sorry if you do!

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Baltimore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I try to take out of town visitors here for a real taste of Baltimore. I think most would be drawn by Faidley's crabcakes, but I also suggest venturing out into the market to get a look at the local color. Sometimes there is live music here and that makes for excellent people watching. Personally, I swear by the fries... More 

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Yorkshire Dales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I visited Lexington Market with my daughter and son in law on a freezing January Saturday morning. They had visited before and so I knew what to expect. We really enjoyed our visit despite appearing to be the only tourists around ! The locals were friendly and we felt most welcome! We went for the crab cakes but ended up... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Ok, so I went to the renowned Lexington Market yesterday with my sister and brother in law and it is well worth the trip if you have never been. There is is a wide variety of places to eat ranging from Chinese food to the classic crab cake and fresh shucked oysters. Its also a great venue to buy specialty... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Even walking here from downtown was an experience. Seedy part of town, though on a saturday morning it did not feel unsafe. I think most of the reviewers , myself included, went there for Faidleys. There was nothing else that stood out, just an ordinary local market, certainly not catering to tourists. Nonetheless, this was an opportunity to be in... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Neat place to emerge yourself in the life of the locals. Plenty of stalls to find something tastes to eat. Very interesting market, worth the trip if you don't mind the urban hustle and bustle!!!

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Millsboro, Delaware
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I guess we were expecting our experience to be more like the Farmers Market in Philadelphia...It wasn't! Crowded with scary crowds. It was very dirty appearing and frantic. The best part was leaving.

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