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Mercato Orientale

Via Venti Settembre 75R, 16121, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 565 7884
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Decent experience, many vegetables, fruit and herbs

This has good hours for a visit. It's not comparable to other large old and traditional markets... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Anfrist
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Bucharest
via mobile
Eat me! Eat me!

So much lush fresh food here - fruit, vegs, fish, meat, cheese, rice, lentils. All beautifully... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
TwinkyInBath
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Bath, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“salami” (4 reviews)
“stall holders” (2 reviews)
“italian style” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Via Venti Settembre 75R, 16121, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This has good hours for a visit. It's not comparable to other large old and traditional markets, but it's a good place none the less. The vegetables and fruit are really attractive, followed by herbs and various bottled products. Wish i could have found better...More

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 20 September 2017

So much lush fresh food here - fruit, vegs, fish, meat, cheese, rice, lentils. All beautifully displayed. You wouldn't believe how many different types of each product there are. I found stallholders helpful and despite having no Italian, managed to buy delicious fruits - and...More

Thank TwinkyInBath
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We were led to believe the building was fabulous. But it was just a market. We love to wander round non-uk markets because they always seem better than ours. It was just a market

1  Thank ddickinscoll
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This market was not far from our apartment,and that what I like to stroll between stalls especially fish stalls ,and we bought there fish,and sea food for preparing them in our kitchen ,so large variety of products,but prices about 15% higher then in Sicily especially...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This mercato is not my favorite in Italy, behind Rialto in Venezia and Centrale in Firenze, but it wins the bronze! If you just want to go there to take pictures to show your friends back home the awesome fish, veggie, fruit, and cheese stalls,...More

Thank Elphaba63
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Every type and style of Italian food is here , you just need to know how to cook! The people watching is good as they discuss the product Italian style with stall holders the merits of the produce be it meat,fish,vegetables or fruit. Then the...More

Thank 828Oldies2
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Wonderful place to stroll through admiring what's on offer and enjoying the bustle of a working market. Take a detour through it - it's worth it.

1  Thank Timtyke
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Loved browsing all the local fruit veg meat fish stalls. Vibrant colours and interesting fish and meats. Great to buy your salamis and cheese and olive oil to take home so much cheaper. The stall holders let you taste too. Which I could have bought...More

1  Thank pip t
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Like all Genoa spots it is not 'touristic' it's for the people of the city and this gives it a real look. We accidentally found this lovely place and had great time in it.

1  Thank euphrates78
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is an ideal market to visit if you are self-catering in Genoa or want some goodies to take home. The array of food stalls is fascinating: beautiful fruits and vegetables, cheeses, fish, meat, bread and cakes, fresh pasta, olives, herbs and spices, and so...More

1  Thank Helen K
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