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Italian Market

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Address: 9th Street and Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
Phone Number:
+1 215-334-6008
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

A colorful outdoor market specializing in Italian foodstuffs.

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Authentic Although Small

This is true authentic Italian market that is the essence of Philadelphia. Worthwhile for picking up everything from sauces to pasta to oil to fresh sausage. Oh, and the guys... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is true authentic Italian market that is the essence of Philadelphia. Worthwhile for picking up everything from sauces to pasta to oil to fresh sausage. Oh, and the guys behind the counter make it all worthwhile.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taste all the varied foods cooked or just ready to take with do not miss the best of the nineth street Italian market!!!!!! it is fun, fruitful, and m e a t s the eye...!!!!!!

Thank thomas p
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Happened to be nearby for something else and decided to check this out. I will definitely return. Fresh produce at wonderful prices. Meat and cheese stores must be explored. Kitchen Store has huge inventory of just about anything you might want. Would love to try one of the restaurants in the area.

Thank sus24
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

When I'm on a budget and have to buy food for the week, I'll go to the Italian Market. The price for the fresh produce is definitely nothing you can compare if you shop at ShopRite or Giant. Recently I went there in the weekend, I couldn't believe with my own eyes that a full case of mangoes was only... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

We toured the area with Free Tours by Foot. Several of the food shops were so run down, that I questioned the food safety practices. I really liked the fresh produce prices and purchased fresh fruits and vegetables which I tried to use the next day. I had to throw away about half of everything I purchased. Just one day... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

The shops and atmosphere are eclectic and vibrant. There are specialty shops that are worth visiting like Di Bruno Bros Cheese, but the entire 9th St strip that starts out Italian at the South St end and morphs into Mexican at the other end is worth visiting. The bonus is the street art and the nearby Magic Garden featuring Isaiah... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

folks have said there is not much going on during the week in the Italian market place. they are right about that. there is a mix of Asian and Mexican shops and restaurants as well. very disappointing after folks have recommended this...some posting in Dipasquale's in Baltimore to try the Philly Italian market and we did, but prefer to spend... More 

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Alta Loma, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Walking down this section of Philadelphia gives you a sense of local culture and takes you back a generation. With local vendors on the streets and little delis and shops, it is a great place for a snack or lunch. A must see!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

So glad we visited The Philadelphia Italian Market! I felt like I was in Italy or Sicily visiting relatives! Everyone was friendly on the streets and in the stores! The young ladies in The Visitor Center were VERY helpful, friendly and extremely informative of the area! The pastries and coffee were excellent at Anthony's and the pastries looked wonderful and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Italian Market on the 8th and 9th streets - everything is Italian here - food, veggies, restaurants with pasta and sausages, manners, and such. No need to fly to Italy - everything is right here!

Thank Alexander K

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