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Rusty's Market

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Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rusty's has a great fresh food market (most of what is here is fresh fruit and vege) with a smaller random goods market and a cool little food hall / hut section, including a live music stage. We had a great time here, and will certainly be back, popular with tourists and locals alike.

Thank Phil L
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to wander around and see Asia close up. As in all Asian markets, keep your hand on your wallet, and if you buy something, check your change. They are not red hot on mathematics Good place to buy your betel nuts! Great coffee and snack foods. .

Thank Hans d
Brisbane, Australia
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1,864 reviews
1,043 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

only open some days a great place to wander around and see the local produce and check out the food trucks

Thank Michael S
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Some real bargains to be had here and plenty to choose from. Other markets in Cairns don't come close. Go on a Sunday afternoon when they are closing and you will fill your fridge for ten bucks. Five Avo's for $1, you can't beat it!

Thank LittIe_Miss_TraveI
Cairns, Australia
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fantastic tropical and non tropical fruit, mostly grown locally. Fresh tasty vegetable. Wonderful people. A little world of its own. Beautiful coffee and fantastic food court with Vietnamese food, crepes and fresh juices among others. Do not miss..

Thank Jean H
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This market is only open at the weekend but if you want fresh fruit and veg it is well worth a visit. Ignore the stalls selling coral necklaces, the paint came off within 5 minutes of wearing it.

Thank 11Judith
North Muskegon, Michigan
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131 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great place on weekend for fresh fruits and veggies, souvenirs, chatting with friends new and old and meals. Stalls offering all kinds of delicies, samples of fresh fruit and good prices. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Thank Roberta F
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We go to Rusty's most weekends and have done so for the past 25years it's tops for the weekly fruit and veg shop, some socialising and some yummy breakfast/ brunch. And don't forget the Batista Sistas pimp your coffee!!

Thank AndyWoltjen
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Needed to stock up on fresh stuff so popped in to Rusty's - incredible place, every variety of fruit, veg, herb in season trouble is I got over enthusiastic and bought far too much!! also bought a couple of pearl necklaces very pretty and very reasonable.

Thank Kevs_and_Deirdre
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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123 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is the place in Cairns to get fresh fruit and vegetables, organic fruit and vegetables and spray free fruit and vegetables. It knocks the local supermarket chains into a cocked hat. We found the best salad and wonderful fruit and vegetables here. It is only open on Friday Saturday and Sunday but some of the Coffee bars are open... More 

Thank IviBee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grafton St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
  • Phone Number: 0740402705

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?