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Old Monterey Farmer's Market

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Address: Alvarado Street between Del Monte and Pearl, Monterey, CA
Phone Number: 831-655-2607
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Tue 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Great market

The fruit and veg on sale here is fantastic. There are also other stalls selling fresh lemonade and other things. Being from Ireland i just can't get over how fresh the fruit and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Newry, United Kingdom
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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fruit and veg on sale here is fantastic. There are also other stalls selling fresh lemonade and other things. Being from Ireland i just can't get over how fresh the fruit and veg is and the price of it. Good market with a nice buzz about it.

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going to this farmer's market on Tuesdays. Free samples, interesting items, so much variety, and food booths with healthy and tasty food to eat while people watching.

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Tucson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 496 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Farmer's Market offers so much and, like most Farmer's Markets, combines fresh produce, lovely flowers, fresh baked goods, various take-away eating options, art, music, and an assortment of hand-made products. During our stay in Monterey, we had the good fortune to be there while a market was in progress. "Mr. Falafel" made some really great Shawarma (wraps) sandwiches (almost... More 

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Carmel, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

A wide range of vendors ( and usually music playing ) makes this a really nice addition to your shopping ( or just social ) experience. All the farmers' markets on the peninsula are great in their own right with their own unique flavor while delivering up a wide choice of local vendors. Highly recommend.

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

The farmers market is held on Tuesday afternoon beginning at 4:00 PM which was perfect for me after spending the day beach combing. There are a variety of stalls selling jewelry, home made soaps, flowers, food and fresh produce. Many vendors offered samples which was delightful. The oranges and strawberries were particularly delicious. There are also some street performers, card... More 

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Iquique, Chile
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We strolled through the stalls and each proprietor was eager to discuss their ingredients and processes. I had fascinating conversations with a soap-maker, jeweller, olive oil merchant and dairy farmer. There were lots of delicious samples being handed out, yummy smells and plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables to buy.

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Groveland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

We happened on this farmers market on a Tuesday pm. The roads were closed on the way to the hotel. We parked and walked up and down. The vegetables and fruit looked amazing. We tried some apples and I ended up getting buld bulb flowers and freshly packed dates. If we weren't so far from home I would have bought... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

I truly enjoy the vibe of this farmers market !!!!! Great vendors and great finds !!!!!! Prepared foods and fresh produce a one stop shoppers dream!!!!!!

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at 7:15 and all of the vendors were packed up and closed down. The website says open until 8. It was disappointing to see everything end before the designated time.

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Centerville, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

A fun way to spend an hour or two. Open every Tuesday from 4-7. An abundance of local fresh produce, food trucks, fresh flowers. If I lived here, I would do my fruit and veggie shopping here every week. There were a handful of artists/crafters booths as well. Bought a beautiful checkbook cover (yes, I still write some checks) in... More 

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