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Address: 9th Avenue, Boise, ID
Phone Number: 345-3499
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A nice touch in a capitol city

Boise has a small downtown yet offers much. This place only takes a short time to visit but is neat so many other places to shop, dine and tour.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Northern California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boise has a small downtown yet offers much. This place only takes a short time to visit but is neat so many other places to shop, dine and tour.

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Just a few steps from the State Capital on 9th street is a great market on Saturdays! The market has a little of everything: produce, home made baked goods, jams, craft items, knife sharpening, etc. There is something for everyone at the market. It is a great place to walk around and enjoy Boise

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Thank Heather M
Boise, Idaho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoy going to the market a few times a month in the summer. We love the fresh vegetables and fruits. The blue cheese dressing, spices, cascade coffee. Nuts. The only concern is the dogs. Why people think there dogs should be in the middle of the market. I have seen a few dog altercations. And it was scary for... More 

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Thank Sue H
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Public Market is a very busy area on weekends in the spring and summer. They close several blocks of downtown and it's filled with stalls. This is not so much a farmer's market with produce (though there are a few stands) as it is one with local goods, crafts, and foods. We got some specialty coffee, some homemade dog... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We visit the market just about every Saturday morning to replenish our fresh vegetable and fruit supply. We found morel mushrooms in May, and a wonderful variety of sprouts for our garden salads we have before dinner each evening, Take a bag to carry all your goodies!

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Thank Donna S
San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

The locals recommended we try out the Capital City Public Market which is only on Saturdays, April-November. Fun way to feel the city and mingle with locals. We enjoyed a waffle that was the best I have ever eaten. Nice vibe and not too hectic. For a major city, Boise is relaxed and friendly. Interesting people watching. Something for everyone.

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

The Public Market in downtown Boise is quite lovely. There is a large amount of food options, but also plenty of interesting handmade items (soaps, clothing, jewelry, mixed media art, pottery, etc) and live performers. It's definitely worth wandering through and picking up some treats or gifts if you are in Boise.

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Salida, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

This market does have some vendors with vegetables, local honey, breads and coffee, but there is a lot more on offer here. The wooden items and doggie treats, bandanas and toys were special favorites that are more unique. The market is a good size to see easily in two hours, although some people spend a lot more time with eating... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

One of the bigepgest and best farmers markets I have been to! Wonderful selection of local, unique, produce and handmade products.

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Thank Cindy K
Boise, ID.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

I have been in Boise for 40 years and I can't tell you exactly when the market started but I have watched it grow all through it's years. There are actually two different area's the other on 8th. st. I enjoy the locally grown vegetables and meat and such. The fresh tomatoes and corn... Oh my. The prices are getting... More 

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