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City Market

Water and South St Parking Lot, Charlottesville, VA 22902
+1 434-970-3371
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Authentic, Natural, Beautiful

Have been to city market several times. People from all over the town gather and bring some amazing... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
S-Nizaam
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Charlottesville, Virginia
A great place to get fresh produce, meat, prepared food as well as locally made jewelry, etc.

If you are in town on Saturday morning this is a great place to explore. City Market offers fresh... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
waltermX8494BB
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Charlottesville, VA, United States
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“baked goods” (3 reviews)
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Water and South St Parking Lot, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Have been to city market several times. People from all over the town gather and bring some amazing natural, healthy food products as well as beautiful art, agriculture and handicrafts. Must visit!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

If you are in town on Saturday morning this is a great place to explore. City Market offers fresh produce, plants, meats, crafts, and baked goods from local vendors every Saturday, from April to December. For instance, during strawberry or peach season this is the...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

What a nice surprise on a cold day. There were plenty of vendors with brightly displayed goods. Because there were so many options I ended up spending more than I planned. Wish it were closer to where I live.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I’m local and go every Saturday morning to shop for fresh produce, see friends, but mainly to sample all the different cuisines on offer. Phillipino, Mexican, Indian, Vegetarian, Fresh bakery products including a French patisserie and the wonderful breakfast sandwiches available at a variety of...More

Thank MDD68
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Saturday morning market in the downtown is certainly a prime activity during the spring to fall. Lots of produce and unique meats (lamb, grass fed beef, trout. Unlike a lot of other farmers' markets, don't expect the prices of the produce to be competitive...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Every booth we visited either had extremely fresh produce or homemade jewelry that was so unique. You have to put this on your "TO GO" list!!

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This place is full of vendors who are passionate about what they sell, and that is part of what makes it so enjoyable to wander through the market. Even if a booth is selling a type of food that's not quite my cup of tea,...More

Thank barefoot123
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Amazing selection of local produce, meat, eggs, plants, crafts and food! We were visiting from out of town so I couldn't buy any fresh food and was envious of everyone with their shopping baskets. We did have some amazing coffee (Joe's), breakfast sandwich and crab...More

Thank TennaRotor
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

There is so much to see and my husband and I got their just after 1030 and they close at 12. Yes go hungry as there is a wide variety of food choices. Vendors we remember sold homemade kombucha, Australian meat pies, unique teas, local...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Saturday mornings draw a large crowd to the City Market on the east end of town. Tented vendors offer an interesting bevy of food options from fresh produce to bakery items to light meals to fortify the hungry or thirsty. Artisans add to the shopping...More

1  Thank jeffl499
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