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Lexington Market

Address: 400 W. Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 410-685-6169
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Ranked #14 of 45 Shopping in Baltimore
Type: Antique Shops, Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Shopping
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: A colorful, busy, open-air market specializing in seafood.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

As a foodie I watch travelchannel on a regular base and saw Lexington market on one of the shows. So I had to visit when i was over from europe for work. When we walked from inner harbour to the market we noticed that we were not going to a better part of town. We didnt feel unsafe but we... More

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Lake Orion, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

First of all, the market has an interesting history - 230 years worth. The main reason we visited was to eat at Faidley's Seafood, which has excellent crab cakes. They are a bit expensive at $15, but they taste excellent and are of decent size. The nice thing is that they have dozens of other food stalls that you can... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We were in Baltimore and decided to visit Lexington Market. We're fans of Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia and figured this was similar. It's an indoor market like Reading Terminal, but that's the end of the similarities. Where RT is bright and clean with varied vendors and even the charm of Amish food stalls, Lexington seems dirty and has a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great place to walk around, be at one with nature and art. Art fest 9/20 and 21. Would love to spend more time there.

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Indian Shores, Florida
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87 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The market is very old for US buildings, it says 1782 outside. The market is large and has an array of cooked and fresh foods, many fried chicken outlets with inviting aromas, soul food and sushi stalls. There’s plenty of meat, fish and vegetable stalls also. It seems Faildley's is popular. The day we were there a blues band played... More

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Houston, Texas
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66 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Frankly, I wouldn't enter Lexington Market if it weren't for Faidley's Seafood where the crab cake is at. When our family were driving from Philadelphia to DC, we decided to grab a crab cake lunch at Baltimore so we stopped at Lexington Market. Honestly, I was really shocked how dirty and sketchy the exterior looked and the interior was even... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a real, 200 year old, city market; it is not prettified for tourists. Hundreds of food stalls cover 2 square city blocks. This is "ROADFOOD" central for Baltimore. Come here to find excellent crab cakes (appropriately priced), fresh fruit salad, freshly baked cookies, ice cream, superb fried chicken. Noisy, dirty, dimly lit, no water view; I'm in love.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Have seen some less favorable reviews of the Market, but we enjoyed our visit. We have lived in Asia, so wet markets are nothing new, and this is similar to those. Fresh fruits & vegetables are available, as well as bakery items and cooked food. Malay & Chinese foods looked great and the people were so friendly! Of course our... More

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