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Downtown Palo Alto Farmer's Market

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Typical farmers market

A favorite of the locals. However, we prefer the Sunday Farmers Market on California Avenue. The... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Palo Alto, California
Good food, friendly sellers

Not only was the food, (both prepared and to be prepared) so delicious, but we found a vendor... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2017
Miriahm D
Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

A favorite of the locals. However, we prefer the Sunday Farmers Market on California Avenue. The Sunday market offers a better variety of vendors for produce and other products. It also provides food vendors including freshly cooked chickens, Mexican food, baked food from Manressa, Asian...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Not only was the food, (both prepared and to be prepared) so delicious, but we found a vendor selling Japanese vegetables, and even the special plums for making ume boshi, which we had never seen at a farmers market in Colorado. The lady was so...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

We stumbled upon the Farmer's Market by accident and it was a real treat. We walked around and admired the beautiful vegetables, the colorful "natives" and had a delicious lunch. I mean "natives" in the positive sense that people in California are just more interesting...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Melissa042
Reviewed July 10, 2017

A wonderful community farmers market, just amazing. The french guys with their amazing bread, get there early! Although it is very local, many of the farmers do come from the valley bringing tomatoes, melons, berries and more. Lots of samples, music and a really great...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank bnadine
Reviewed June 15, 2017

love the cheap fresh berries here! Its so delicious! Many other options like pastries for sale. Definitely Recommend

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Love this market, it has a great selection of farm fresh produce and products. There is music, food venders and samples that add to the experience.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank barbpq
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Nice, small farmer's market to buy some veggies and food, and also variety of goods. Good place to walk and spend some time while in Palo Alto.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 472aramk
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This is a small neighborhood farmers market featuring most veggie staples and some exotic food items. Most of the tops are greens, tomatoes, squash, oranges, peach variations, along with artisan breads, cheese and honey. They also have a very nice set of around 3 flower...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank guerillatraveler75
Reviewed November 25, 2016

I have purchased flowers from five different vendors at this market. Now we're into mums, but earlier in the season, I've enjoyed sunflowers, zinnias, snapdragons, baby's breath, hydrangeas, and many that I cannot name. Full Belly Farms sells dried flower wreaths that are spectacular. This...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank WideEyedTraveler
Reviewed November 16, 2016

This is a fun farmer's market. A bit on the small side but it has a good variety of produce and food vendors. The live music is a plus as well. It starts in the spring and ends a bit after Thanksgiving so the vegetables...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank piero p
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July 14, 2016|
Response from asbowers | Reviewed this property |
the down town market is open on Saturday am only. I believe it opens at 8 and runs until about 12. there is a bigger market on Sunday morning on California ave..from 9 to 1.