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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 good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“butcher shops” (12 reviews)
“cheese shops” (9 reviews)
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9th Street and Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA
+1 215-334-6008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Hampsteader
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been five years, glad to be back. Great variety of produce, meats, seafood, cheeses, cookware and free parking. Other market would have cost us thirty plus to park. We got great deals on Produce compared to grocery prices. Make sure to stop at Fante...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Visited from NJ. Took teen boys over to see sites. Used train and walked thru city. Loved the market. Want to go back not during Christmas break and take my time looking around. I was in wheelchair at the time and the crowd was a...More

Thank 6boones4him
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Perhaps we went on the wrong day but at noon on a Monday many of the businesses were closed for the day. There didn't even seem to be that many Italian stores, restaurants, etc. which was a little confusing because it was supposed to be...More

Thank Sabena Y
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We went on a Sunday morning and were blown away by the selection of cheeses and meats available from all over the world. They also do the "unusual" from tongue to tripe and "chicken pieces." I got some Spanish cheese and Chorizo after trying just...More

Thank 329john123
Reviewed 22 August 2017

After visiting the beautiful Reading Market, the Italian Market was a big disappointment. It was dirty and crowded in a sketchy neighborhood. It's only redeeming feature is it proximity to Genos!

Thank MLW1985
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Contrary to what people say there are in fact still lots of Italian owned & operated businesses here on 9th Street. More importantly this mix of open air vendor stalls & shops has provided a foothold into America for multiple generations of families. Originally Italians,...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 17 July 2017

If you love food and go to Philadelphia - the two places you must visit in the Italian Market are DiBruno's Brothers cheeses and Anthony's coffee. DO it! GO! The staff at DiBruno's are the most helpful I know. They will allow you to sample,...More

Thank andrealynn15
Reviewed 12 July 2017

When we travel to Philadelphia we like to take a cooler and stop at The Italian Market on the way out of town. It's just a few blocks of street grocers, restaurants, bakeries, cheese shops and butcher shops etc... but it's amazing and filled with...More

1  Thank 3ljp
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Sebastian D
21 March 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.
John S
16 April 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