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Italian Market

9th Street and Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
+1 215-334-6008
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A colorful outdoor market specializing in Italian foodstuffs.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“butcher shops” (13 reviews)
“cheese shops” (9 reviews)
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9th Street and Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
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+1 215-334-6008
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1 - 10 of 311 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Pat's and Geno's start out on one side of the Italian market. Meats, Meats, and or Meats. You can find the mural of the old Mayor. Definitely worth half an after noon but I wouldn't spend more than that in the area.

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Most of the shops were closed because of the 4th of July holiday, but you can still walk by and feel the nostalgia of a bygone era. It is a bit run down but there are many Italian shops; butchers, outside grocery stalls, and bistros.

Thank Huskies74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get pretty much anything you're looking for at this great outdoor market! They have really good produce for a great price. Lots of great shops along the same street as well in case you want fresh pasta, cheeses, olive oil, or anything else!

Thank Sheridan S
Reviewed December 25, 2017

People may still call it The Italian Market but I call it The ninth street market. Most shops are no longer owned or operated by Italians. It may look the same but the spirit and feel of the market is gone. Good thing they're not...More

Thank Jeffmedic1
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Stepping onto 9th street was like stepping into Philadelphia circa 1920. The smells and selection of produce, meats and misc was overwhelming. Come with a healthy appetite and cash, a lot of places don’t take plastic. The produce was cheaper than our grocery store and...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I always enjoy going here to look for interesting buys its a nice spot for an outing with friends and family

Thank salina r
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Location: Easy parking and streets...fuhgeddaboudit! Congested, loud and dense. Park far away and walk over. Street Vendors and Food: The "local" produce is not local. Many farmer's markets and fresh markets resell produce. Ex. "Local" Kiwi, Bananas and out of season fruits. The Italian storefronts...More

1  Thank Travis R
Reviewed October 28, 2017

This is a must see, plenty of good food and the smells of Philadelphia are awesome. Plenty to do walking around. If you are a germ a phobe you may not like it but it is good. Food stands along the sidewalks may seem funky...More

1  Thank BobMcGowan
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Great for shopping for groceries and some speciality food items. You have to kind of know what you want and be familiar with the stores to find the right place.

Thank aquistbe
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Everyone knows the Italian Market isn't what it what it once was. But is it still worth visiting? Yes! It can be a bit grubby and at times incredibly crowded, but it's an a very old market on a narrow street, not a sleek, modern...More

1  Thank Hampsteader
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Amy L
February 1, 2018|
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Response from Hampsteader | Reviewed this property |
There aren't any hotels in the immediate vicinity of the market. Perhaps an air BnB nearby? The nearest hotels would be in Center City and parking would be at a premium. It's only a short can ride or 20 minute walk from... More
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Sebastian D
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Alexander K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that's the one! The market is still there! Rocky (the statue) is not far away (like 15-minute ride) - near the Philadelphia Art Museum.
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John S
April 16, 2015|
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Response from ItineraryLady | Reviewed this property |
Street parking is free. We parked on 10th, and just walked down a block
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