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Central Market

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Address: 23 North Market Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
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+1 717-735-6890
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Hours:
Tue 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Wonderful Treat for the Palate and the Eye

We visited the Central Market again today. We are locals and get to market every few months. It is always a treat. There is always a wonderful selection of fresh fruits... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Patrick M
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Conestoga, Pennsylvania
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Conestoga, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Central Market again today. We are locals and get to market every few months. It is always a treat. There is always a wonderful selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses and breads, as well as great ethnic foods (German, Mediterranean, Indian). Our son was particularly thrilled with the quart of fresh sour pickles! Today we got... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Central Market is a must visit area when you're in the Lancaster area. Fresh fruits and veggie's when in season. A lot of local crafts and other hand made items. Visit this place and you'll want to come by.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to fine fresh fruits and veggies when in season. Lots of homemade goodies to temp the taste buds

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came to this farmers market while visiting Lancaster and I want to go back, this place was crowded with locals coming to get fresh fruit and vegetables. We were unable to purchase some this time but I have plans on going back in the Spring and picking up some of these amazing goodies. There was so much to choose... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of a kind, this market offers foods from African cuisine to Amish made baked goods. Always a delightful experience!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Central Market is a great place for locals to shop for fresh fruits and vegetables and meals, but it is equally "interesting" for tourists to wander through. There are also stands with touristy things as souvenirs.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I live here, I go here at the least once a month. There is no better place for fresh fruits and vegetables in the summer and interesting treats year round.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Was #8 on a CNN freshest markets in the world survey. Lots of fresh in season produce and baked goods. People from around the world visit. Best time of year is Spring through Fall when the local Lancaster County farm produce is in season. The market is open Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday all year round.

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Rock Hall, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed wandering through this large, indoor Farmer's and Amish Market. You can purchase prepared food, sandwiches, coffee and snacks from various merchants, and there are a few tables for eating. The market offers justt about anything you can think of; meat and produce, flowers, candy, gifts, bakery items, etc.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

History, diversity, great people watching, local flavor, great food, great coffee...Lancaster Central Market is an experience that you shouldn't miss. The locals shop there each week and tourists enjoy visiting one of the oldest markets in the US. Don't forget to visit the shops surrounding the market. There are great restaurants and breweries in the area too.

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