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The Original Farmers Market

6333 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036-3109 (Central L.A.)
323-933-9211
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Ranked #28 of 8,558 restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Eclectic, International
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Central L.A.
Description: Established in 1934, when a dozen local farmers parked their trucks on an open field (once a dairy farm) to sell fresh produce to local residents, the Market has remained true to its roots ever since. With nearly 100 dining, shopping and grocery opportunities, Farmers Market has something for everyone. More than seventy-five years later the Farmers Market remains the one stop shop for every visitor’s needs.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Lots of restaurants, dessert stands, and shops in the farmers market. It is easy to want to eat from lots of places and get sorta lost in there for a first timer. I love to go here and eat lunch or stop in when at the Grove.

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London UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

A wonderful place to visit for luch and to get some great fresh fruit. Much bigger than looks from the outside and a huge selection from braziallian, italian, french, sweets, fruit, amazing fresh lemonade ...... Lots of souvenir places and most places to sit are in the shade - very welcome in the scorching heat !

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Bakersfield, California
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123 reviews 123 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We like walking around here when we are visiting The Grove. Our kids like stopping and grabbing a bite here and a bite there. Some of the treats are a little overpriced, but we try to share a specialty caramel apple and a few plates of food and it ends up being a nice day. Bring cash, some of the... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

I have great memories of visiting here 14 yrs ago,What a smart transformation.We left it to our last day in LA and I regret this as there is so much to enjoy.The old and new supporting each other great combination

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have been going to the Original Farmers Market for three decades and counting. The first thing to remember is that this is not a typical grower's market that one finds throughout the US. It is, in fact, a large group of food stalls from Malay to Jewish to Chinese to Spanish, etc. There are several souvenir stalls, fruit stalls,... More

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Bay Area, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Lots of different types of food. Not much actual "Farmers Market", ie produce. There are 2 or 3 butcher shops and 1 produce market that I saw. The rest were restaurants, bakeries and a few shopping stores. Overall it was fun and very lively. Prices were decent with a few places in the 10+ dollar range. There's a cheese shop... More

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

stopped off here for lunch as part of the Starline Tours. Great place to eat, all so fresh. Lots of little interesting shops

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Louisville, Kentucky
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Interesting shops and restaurants with a variety of cuisines. Just a fun place to roam around, try different foods and stroll through a fruit stand and toy shop. There was such a variety of foods, we tried several. Everything was good. So, if you have some time, and love to window shop foods from around the world, try this.

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Guam, Mariana Islands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great variety of food. Only two farmer stalls selling fresh fruits. Great Brazilian food! Will return.

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perth
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210 reviews 210 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I loved this place. It has such a european vibe to it. The fountains are magical. There is plenty to do and see here. I feel that 2 hours is not enough. I will definitely be back and even if its only to walk around in the scenery.

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