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Address: 400 W Lexington St, Baltimore, MD 21201-1752
Phone Number:
+1 410-685-6169
08:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 08:30 - 18:00

A colorful, busy, open-air market specializing in seafood.

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For faidleys alone this place good. My moms used to love this place and now I go there for lake trout and scrapple and greens.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Ladysmith, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They have the best hotdogs and peanuts here. They have a local band here from 12-2p.m. on the weekend. it's not open on Sunday just Monday -Saturday. there is a place in there that has been serving crab cakes for the past 30 years or more.they have very few stores there that sale shirts and etc... They are mostly known... More 

Thank Gee1227201230
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1,224 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

For faidleys alone this place good. My moms used to love this place and now I go there for lake trout and scrapple and greens.

Thank Scrappleking
Fresno, CA
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77 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is an old fashioned food booth market. NOTHING ELSE! I lived ion the Wash. DC area for many years and was not surprised by the RAW nature of Lexington Market. Right downtown, parking in nearby lot a must, not cheap. The street are rough, and little police visible. In spite of the raw and rough nature, well worth the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic fresh oysters on the half shell. Best crab cakes ever, with shipping available. Everything is fresh and delicious.

Thank Carol B
New York City, New York
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65 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

the oysters were good. the place was strange. kinda small but clean. lots of deep fried stuff. the health grade of the food matches the geographical location and the state of the social decay outside of the market building. an interesting trip to be done before dark.

Thank lunahod
Savannah, Georgia
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I was born in Baltimore and The Market was always a favorite as a kid. I recently returned as an adult to give my family their first Market experience. They were blown away, the area is a little different (lol) but the food makes up for it all! If you like to eat never go to Baltimore without hitting The... More 

Thank Greencbs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This place has food from local fresh meat, seafood and produce, to international specialties, all under one roof! Seafood caught today you can choose and have cooked to-order at Fraidley's. There are bakeries, candy shops, many over a century old. A must-experience piece of Baltimore history!

Thank Colette E
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Hello, and welcome back for another one of my “no nonsense,” “shoot straight from the hip” reviews. This time, I’m in Baltimore the day after Thanksgiving and I wanted to have a look at the City. First on my list was Lexington Market. I had wanted to go there ever since an IT Trainer told me they sold Soul Food... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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423 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I have been here multiple times in the past and will never go again. There is alot of people just hanging around, it is in a high crime area, parking is limiited. Just go the Baltimore City Police Home page and you can check maps for crime in certain areas, and you will see how bad this area is. I... More 

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Towson, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 370 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This Market is a historic market in downtown. The main market is in two large buildings on the north corners of the intersection of Paca St and Lexington St from which its name since 1802. It was founded on 1782. Lexington Market in the broader sense, is inclusive both the market building and all of the shops on Lexington Street... More 

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