Essex Street Market
New York, NY 10002
- Sun 10am-6pm, Mon-Sat 8am-7pm
Village Voice's Description
This is an indoor market featuring dozens of different vendors, including fishmongers, butchers, vegetable sellers, grocers, and a few non-food stalls, like a tailor, a barber, etc. Much like the Arthur Avenue Market, though not as large, this is an indispensable spot for foodies looking for harder-to-find goods like ethnic specialties (tripe, pork belly, yuca) or anything you need for dinner, fresh and well priced.
Tips from foursquare
Great place for Latin produce, ingredients and cheeses. -Carmen Gonzalez, Top Chef
Essex Street Market began in 1940 as part of an effort by Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia to find a new place for street merchants to do business.
Don't waste your time at Whole Foods. Support Essex Market!
This was one of 9 indoor markets built in the late 1930's when Mayor Laguardia banned pushcarts. Only 3 remain - this one, the Moore St Market in Williamsburg, Brooklyn & La Marqueta in East Harlem.
Historic indoor marketplace with great meat, cheese, fish, sweets, and some of our favorite food stalls in town.
Reviews and News
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