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Lexington Market

400 W Lexington St, Baltimore, MD 21201-1752
+1 410-685-6169
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OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY OPERATING MARKET IN THE US!

A wide variety of foods are available from many vendors located under one roof..meats..bakery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greg S
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Pensacola
Sketchy place, be careful

We heard about this and it was close by so we thought we would check it out and are sorry we did... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
klein3
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Parry Sound, Canada
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A colorful, busy, open-air market specializing in seafood.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (84 reviews)
“fried chicken” (17 reviews)
“raw bar” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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400 W Lexington St, Baltimore, MD 21201-1752
Downtown
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+1 410-685-6169
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A wide variety of foods are available from many vendors located under one roof..meats..bakery items..deli...fried chicken..etc! Go through and buy your favorites, then have a seat at an upstairs table and enjoy! MY FAV is the sausage vendor! YUMMY! Parking is available at market..

1  Thank Greg S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard about this and it was close by so we thought we would check it out and are sorry we did. There is drug deals going on and homeless people everywhere. Most of the vendors in the market accept food stamps, which tells you...More

Thank klein3
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Took an Uber specifically to the Lexington Market and was very disappointed. The Market is small, dirt and filled with tons of beggers... One person actually approached us to by $50 worth of Food Stamps for $25 dollars.. No thanks I’ll pass and if Lexington...More

Thank medaille16
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The Lexington Market is a fun place with a variety of vendors. We had an iconic Berger Cookie which reminds me of a black and white, without the white; yum! Faidley’s Seafood had truly the best crab cakes we’d ever had. The market is in...More

Thank Mama_Clark_KC
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Boy am I glad to have gone to "The World Famous Lexington Market Since 1782" the other day. Found a clean facility, friendly people, most were African Americans and friendly, with all kinds of delicious and scrumptious fare in the market. Prices were about the...More

Thank Re N
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We walked to the N. Paca street entrance. We were actually looking to eat at Faidley's, but they were on vacation. I was disappointed. It was a Tuesday and we were the only tourists in the market, which is fine, but it's definitely a locals...More

Thank Tcosgriff
Reviewed 15 September 2017

when I walked inside this market, I was shocked the amount of food inside of this market cooked food. what ever you wanted to eat they had it. Anything from crab cakes to collard greens, Chinese food, etc.

Thank Angela K
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Hi, Well, we went to the Lexington Market because we saw it on the Travel channel. Disappointing. It is really only one floor. We went to Fraiely's Seafood, which was more hype and picture taking than good food. However, we did come across great deli...More

1  Thank rea w
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I've heard people talk about it having been nicer in the past. I've been told that there is some petty crime. It probably exists, though if you look at the stats in Baltimore you will find that the pickpockets actually hit the tourist areas. And...More

3  Thank MSPXelaforNow
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Market is ok but I was drawn to the location to get the crab cakes and oysters from Fraleigh's after seeing the location on the Food Network. the Market might be considered intimidating given the hustle and bustle but Fraleigh's is almost a sea...More

Thank gww998
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Jeffrey W
5 July 2016|
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Response from mrwrightim |
It is worth seeing (or) eating some good quality (& priced) foods, & fresh roasted peanuts; BUT if you have a weak back or thin skin, or get scared easily, you may want to skip it. If you can mind your own way, and NOT BE... More
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judychn1
24 July 2015|
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Response from primerstar6 | Reviewed this property |
The market isn't unsafe; I work nearby and go regularly to grab fruit or some lunch. There is also security. Of course you should be smart; like in any American city, be aware of your surroundings. There are paid lots and a... More
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