Philadelphia Italian Market
March 16, 2009
The true flavor of Philadelphia is here at the Italian Market. One of the oldest and largest out door market in the U.S.
Predominantly Italian it has the best of many cultures and cuisines to offer shoppers.
There is a wide selection of products for cooks and tourists. Beneath its unique rustic appearance, the italian market still has very similar sights, sounds and smells as it did three generations ago when it was formed by immigrants in the late 1800′s.
The general hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9am- 5pm and Sunday from 9am-2pm.
On 9th street and extends from Wharton to Christian st. Exploring this incredible market you can find: 4 cheese shops with a fantastic variety of local and imported cheese, 7 meat markets, 4 fish merchants, 2 pasta manufacturers, 2 bakeries, 4 pastries (mmm cannolis), 2 bakeries for fresh bread, poultry stores and deliciously ripe produce from Jersey tomatoes to verts from France.
Even some Italian truffles and 40 Produce stands.
Not only are you provided with this incredible selection of food but you can also find: cookware, spices, tea, coffee shops, antique stores, discount clothing, quilts, jewelery and you can take a load off at a nearby cafe. And don’t forget phillys very own cheesesteak.
Explore the sights and cultures mingling atmosphere.
The Italian legacy has been a way of life for 100 years.
Bring Italy to you at the Italian Market.