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Reading Terminal Market

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Address: 12th and Arch, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone Number: 215 922 2317
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Featuring over 80 concessions, this historic market has something for even...

Featuring over 80 concessions, this historic market has something for even the most eclectic of tastebuds.

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This is a great place to find an affordable meal, shop for gifts, or just enjoy window shopping and people watching. A great alternative for those who are on a budget but still... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After seeing all the 5 star reviews I was really excited to eat here. Unfortunately the first time we went it was closed - you cannot eat supper here. We went for lunch on our last day. It was extremely crowded and large groups push you out of their way. There are places to sit but nobody cleans the tables... More 

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Sanford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to find an affordable meal, shop for gifts, or just enjoy window shopping and people watching. A great alternative for those who are on a budget but still want to have a quality experience while in the city. You can literally spend a whole day in this place and not get bored. Great coffee, sweets,... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow!! If you're a foodie (or just love to eat like me) you've got to see this place. A full city block of the most dazzling array of meats, cheeses, breads....well actually I can't continue because whatever food you want is here. Just a fun place with sights, sounds and smells assaulting the senses.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the terminal market several times on our recent visit to Philladelphia. I was impressed by the unique collection of small vendors with interesting selections of fresh and cooked food as well as a section with common and unusual produce.

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Thank jsb1953
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved this market and came here twice on our trip. You should come with an appetite because you are definitely going to want to try multiple foods at multiple stands. Top recommendations are the boneless rib sandwich at The Rib Stand (an Amish-run stand) and the classic whoopie pies at Flying Monkey. Many stands have seating and there... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place has the best local restaurants and cafes catering to all tastes and it's close to the Marriott Hotel on Market Street. It has fresh produce from the Amish community, and you can grab a cup of coffee, order the best cheesesteak sandwich or purchase tasty desserts depending on what you prefer. Reading Terminal Market is an experience you'll... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On a quick trip, this is a great place to try local food and drink, with dozens of stalls all in one indoor hall. Speak to local traders while you are there, they all seemed happy to welcome me to Philly and chat about the area. Molly Malloy's is worth a stop - friendly staff, good beers and food.

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Thank Jamie L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This market was fantastic! Such a wide variety of foods, be sure to come hungry and with a group, then each can pick out 1-2 things to eat and share with everyone. We had an excellent lunch here that way and really enjoyed just walking around and taking in all the sites. The people in the market are very friendly... More 

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Thank Karen N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is like a theme park of food. It provides options for every taste. We ate 4 meals there during our trip: 2 breakfast and 2 lunches. Everything was amazing from Amish donuts to the 6 inch high brisket sandwiches. Exceptional!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well, I love going to the Reading Terminal Market, they have some of the best food in the world. If you go, check out Dinic's beef and pork sandwiches, If your thing is Soul Food, then try Kevin Parker's Restaurant, seating is available. Also for some of the best baked goodies you'll ever eat, go to Beiler's Bakery, just imagine... More 

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