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“great farmers market” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Little Italy Mercato

Little Italy Mercato
Date & India Streets, San Diego, CA 92101
619-233-3769
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Moncton, Canada
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“great farmers market”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This Saturday market is a lot of fun. Lots of variety of food and most vendors have samples before you buy. Fresh produce as well. Also artisans. We ate, bought some crafts and meandered in little Italy. If you are in San Diego on a Saturday, it's a great place to go.

Visited December 2013
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“Excellent Selection ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This was a family friendly outdoor market offering a surprising and diverse selection of quality fruit, vegetables, baked goods, preserves and even cheesecake in a cup (the young man selling the cheesecake was very charming and he gave generous samples). They also had many organic offerings like smoothies, fresh fish, pestos, dates and persimmons. This is a highly recommended stop for anyone visiting San Diego.

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Ardmore
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“Genuine Outdoor Market... and some entertainment too!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

It's best not to drive, better to walk/cab/etc. This market has it all, traditional grocers, fresh flowers, food vendors, plus artists, home goods, live musicians, international vendors, and more. We spent a delightful Saturday morning there and really enjoyed ourselves!

Visited November 2013
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“Best farmer's market ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The best farmer's market I've ever been to! I was on a business trip, so wasn't able to buy and store all the wonderful things offered, but what an amazing market! As I walked by the produce, vendors offered slivers of peaches so ripe they (later) had to be eaten over the sink! Luscious pear flavored popsicles, fresh basil pesto (I would really recommend stocking up on this!), heirloom tomatoes and much more.The market even sold fresh uni (sea urchin!
Well worth the walk!

Visited August 2013
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Pt. Loma
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“A Taste Of San Diego”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

BEWARE - This market gets very crowded and parking can be a problem. BUT...This is such a fun experience! The street has a direct view to the bay. It's just alive with people and sweet doggies and friendly vendors with samples. There's music. Walk around and visit the shops nearby. Worth a Saturday morning visit!

Visited August 2013
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