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Boston Public Market

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The Boston Public Market is an indoor, year-round marketplace featuring 35 New England artisans and food producers housed under one roof offering fresh foods, prepared meals, crafts, and specialty items. Residents and visitors alike can find...more
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100 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02108-2407
Downtown
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Indoor market with lots of good choices to eat here or take with you. Some examples - nice fish market, honey, spices, bagels, flowers, donuts, wines, produce, sandwiches, soups. Also nice to walk around and "window shop".

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JudyK288
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Came upon this place when it was freezing outside. Loved all the choices and the vendors. Could use more seating though. The place was packed! Excellent variety of foods, friendly people.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gail A
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Total respect for these vendors and Boston residents. It was 12 degrees the day we walked by and I never expected to actually see the open air market open. The produce and fish looked amazing. If I'm here for any length of time in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank biscardicreative
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Stop by and walk around. There is a fresh fish market,Big Red. You can buy fresh fish to prepare or order a taco that is well prepared. This place has fresh produce , organic milk, the pop overlady and so much more Stop by and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joan M
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Great variety of local foods. Very good quality. Good spot for a quick lunch or to buy fresh produce, meats, seafood, etc etc. George Howell coffee is a favorite as well.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlexBost0n
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

This was an interesting place to see a variety of local foods, crafts, etc. Certainly worth a stop when you visiting the city.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lorne_Alexandra
Reviewed January 1, 2019

The public market is close to North End and has a lot of local produce for sale including the famous apple cider donuts. You'll also fine wine, maple syrups, juices, fresh fruit produce, meats etc in the market and makes for a nice souvenir stop.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Traveleator
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Boston Public Market is fine, although it easily could be so much more. Prices tend to be high, and the food selections are not comprehensive. Nonetheless, there are some fine vendors here, and this is not nearly as kitschy as Quincy Market.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarkP115
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this market after wandering around in the rain for 2 miles looking for a breakfast place (none around Quincy market apparently open at 9am on a Thursday) and decided to duck in here because of freezing rain. To our surprise this place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JVDocs
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

We came here after visiting Quincy Market. We were just wandering around and saw this market which piques our interest so we decided to check it out. It wasn’t as busy as Quincy Market, which appears to us. We decided to get a lobster roll...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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LePurr
August 2, 2017|
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Response from E4466JKmichellel | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely get a scooter. And you could use UBER. I believe that it is wheelchair accessible. There are many healthy options here and isles are wide enough that you should not have an issue.
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lovethatbark
November 13, 2016|
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Response from nottinghall | Reviewed this property |
I'm not quite sure what 'free parking' you are asking about. Street parking at meters has always been free on Sundays in Boston. If you're asking about a particular parking garage, you'd have to check with that garage.
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lovethatbark
November 13, 2016|
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Response from Anand S | Reviewed this property |
If you buy any item in a shop in the market place ask for Validation of parking With that validation can park free for 3 hours This is for the garage in the building
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