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City Market

Water and South St Parking Lot, Charlottesville, VA 22902
+1 434-970-3371
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Great way to spend a Saturday morning

Amazing selection of local produce, meat, eggs, plants, crafts and food! We were visiting from out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Birmingham, Michigan
First Visit

There is so much to see and my husband and I got their just after 1030 and they close at 12. Yes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Water and South St Parking Lot, Charlottesville, VA 22902
+1 434-970-3371
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Sprout211
Reviewed 6 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
Reviewed 5 December 2016

What a wonderful market full of interesting vendors. Everything from yummy doughnuts, crab cakes, tacos, Jerk Chicken and Australian meat pies, to jewelry, art, organic dog treats, farm fresh veggies, and jams. Just a fun way to walk around and meet locals and vendors and...More

1  Thank Karin W
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Lots of parking in the area. Make sure your receipt is on your dashboard. You can eat breakfast and lunch here. Many options for your pallet. Lots of veggies, fruits, meat and fish to purchase. We purchased bread and cheese. Make sure you have a...More

1  Thank BLMerce
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Our hotel sent us to the Blue Grass Cafe/Bakery for breakfast, but there was a one-hour wait for a table. Being impatient, we left and walked across the street to this cool-looking farmers' market. What a bonanza!!! Fruit and vegetables, of course... but coffee, pastries,...More

1  Thank Notjustanyhotel
Reviewed 12 August 2016

It was great to walk in and to see the variety of things being sold. My husband got a great piece of fish and we also found some yummy cheese. Highly recommend.

1  Thank gillianvt
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I love this city market! It has a nice array of vendors--produce, prepared food (Go hungry, as another reviewer suggested!), bread, preserves, artists (jewelry, ceramics, purses....) and so on. Parking is convenient as it is beside a parking lot and a garage. You can easily...More

Thank ilovebirdsky
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a fantastic farmers market! You could shop for almost all of your groceries here. They have fruit, vegetables, cheese, bread, desserts, drinks, and more. I enjoy going early in the morning to pick up coffee and breakfast (though there are lunch options as...More

1  Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This is a charming city market with lots of treats to sample as well as some wonderful artisans. We tasted lots of free sa.mples which gave us a great idea what we wanted to buy. My boys loved the meat pies for breakfast. We also...More

Thank ABinSC_13
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