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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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"Weathered" but still Viable

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... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Michael B
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Savannah, Georgia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 6 days ago NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

1 Thank Michael B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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408 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank riva9129
Towson, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 355 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a UM employee for 34 years and occasionally go to the market for lunch, but never more! Please, save my tax dollars and never invest money into this hell hole again. All the good things about this place are gone. It is a drug traffic, roach infested, crime ridden area that needs to come to a dismal... More 

1 Thank Mike S
Elizabeth, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Where are these people from who are writing these reviews, I guess they've never been to a city before. Go back to your gated communities and leave all the amazing Faidley's crabcakes and Berger's cookies to us regular people who enjoy them.

Thank chetndeb
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This place is filthy and extremely unsafe! There were homeless people sleeping on the steps of one of the buildings near by and MANY unsavory and militant folks milling around inside and outside the market. Not worth your safety. Go to Cross Street Market instead. It is not as large, but it's clean and friendly people around.

Thank Member75
metro area Washington, DC
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170 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Looking at the photos the market it looked great, visiting it is another story. We quickly walked through the market, not impressed. In one building, most of the food vendors were either out of business or they removed everything when they closed early. We went to the main market and it was disappointing. The food just didn't look good or... More 

Thank jeweltones
Lansing, Michigan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I was told the best place to get crab cakes was Faidleys in Lexington market so we went. We didn't stay because we felt very out of place and unsafe. Definitely do not recommend it for white tourists.

Thank Kelly M

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