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Eastern Market

Farmers Market, Neighborhood, and Bakery
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  • crab cakes
  • crêpes
  • breakfast food
  • sandwiches
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  • Jorge M.
    Jorge Machaen2 weeks ago
    The Latino Delight was delicious. My girlfriend got one with blue berries, peach, blackberries and sweet cheese. Phenomenal and affordable. Kept us full for about 4 hours.
  • Rick R.
    Rick RoudebushSeptember 9
    Nice day in DC for a market walk
  • Amy C.
    Great Sunday morning DC activity!
  • William J.
    Got the crab cake platter. There are massive chunks of crab in it and it tasted AMAZING. By far the best crab cake I've ever had. Highly recommended and would come back again. 10 out of 10!
  • Amanda W.
    Amanda WisecarverDecember 22, 2016
    Really amazing place. Sunday is the best time to go, all the venders are out.
  • Liz E.
    Liz EvansOctober 13, 2016
    Fun flea market to browse on a nice day!
  • Karin S.
    Karin SchmitSeptember 10, 2016
    Try the Crab Cake Ben - delicous
  • Beatrice V.
    Crab cake sandwich, fish sandwich
  • Rachel S.
    Rachel ShifmanApril 5, 2016
    A really community-enriching experience. Very interesting art stalls and delicious food! I love coming here for apple cider or breakfast food on Sunday morning.
  • Es L.
    Es LeyFebruary 21, 2016
    Baby alpaca from peru! Vendor has amazing hats
  • Erik B.
    Erik BrokDecember 26, 2015
    Good place to find unique gifts
  • Sophie E.
    Sophie EvangelistiDecember 15, 2015
    Pancakes are so good!
  • Stephanie M.
    Stephanie MagnoliaNovember 2, 2015
    Cool place to look around and be inspired by the products.
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HigginsOctober 3, 2015
    Lots of great local vendors selling food, drinks, and craft items. A must for anyone new to DC!
  • Norie W.
    Norie WrightSeptember 25, 2015
    Iconic market. A must stop for tourists looking to experience real DC. Great hot dog stand and crafts vendors.
  • Angie H.
    Angie HarmonSeptember 3, 2015
    The vendors inside can get just about any meat product you want, from genuine jamon iberico de bellota to whole sheep heads.
  • Jackie M.
    Jackie MikhaylovJuly 2, 2015
    Beautiful bookstore here, books stacked to the ceiling! Capital hill books is definitely a place to visit.
  • Ashley H.
    Ashley HoweJuly 2, 2015
    Go to Eastern market lunch and get crabcakes
  • Rachel R.
    Rachel RubensteinJune 23, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Booda boutique's handmade soaps are the absolute best!
  • Greg C.
    Greg ClaytonJune 22, 2015
    Great shopping!
  • Liz C.
    Liz Caselli-MechaelMarch 22, 2015
    Snack on a cannoli while you peruse!
  • Dan F.
    Dan FoyFebruary 20, 2015
    Best farmers market
  • Chelsea S.
    Chelsea StephensDecember 19, 2014
    I love the selections available year round, but it's fantastic for seasonal foods! :) support your local farmers!!
  • Rachel L.
    Rachel LNovember 5, 2014
    Awesome outdoor marketplace. Tons of really cool vendors, great spot to buy a unique gift.
  • Michael L.
    Michael LambertOctober 1, 2014
    Great brunch spots!
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RubinchikSeptember 28, 2014
    These tomatoes need a good home.
  • Mahktuf M.
    Mahktuf MahktufSeptember 18, 2014
    The fish breakfast with green tomatoes, yeah!
  • Rachel R.
    Rachel RubensteinSeptember 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Absolutely love Eaatern Market. Saturday Flea Market & Craft/Art Vendors. Excellent farmer's market!
  • Monique N.
    Monique NealAugust 28, 2014
    So I had a long and eventful day just glad it's finally over.
  • Design*Sponge
    Design*SpongeAugust 3, 2014
    During the week, an amazing market with fresh food, produce and flowers. On the weekends, it transforms into a world market. Read more
  • Maddy D.
    Maddy DaleyJuly 18, 2014
    The outdoor fruit and vegetable stand and the hair bow stand are the best!
  • Jenny M.
    Jenny MackJuly 14, 2014
    so much fun!
  • Sandi F.
    Sandi FoxJuly 5, 2014
    Buy produce in season. Way cheaper than the grocery store. 5 pickling cucumbers for $1
  • Rick C.
    Rick CeppiMarch 15, 2014
    Zoe's Vegan by the aquatic cenyet is great
  • Leila A.
    Leila AliFebruary 22, 2014
    Apples, veggies, fresh salsa, nuts, oh my!!! 😍😍😍
  • Linda D.
    Linda DumasJanuary 14, 2014
    Whatever you're looking for seems to be at Eastern Market! I love it!
  • Fanny C.
    Fanny CanarDecember 7, 2013
    I was at the Eastern Market North Hall for the 2013 Benefit Reception of Unity Health Care, it was great, nice people good food and excellent music, and it was from 6 to 10 pm.
  • Kimberly G.
    Kimberly GarciaOctober 29, 2013
    If u want to enjoy your food there at the market make sure to bring your own plastic ware. The seafood lunch spot in the market will not share plastic ware.
  • Kimberly G.
    Kimberly GarciaOctober 29, 2013
    Check out antiochia for wonderful products at the outdoor flea market to the right of Eastern Market. Best place to shop for a unique gift for yourself or others.
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    Monica YOctober 22, 2013
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  • Scooney K.
    Scooney KuhnOctober 20, 2013
    Indigo!! A-
  • Kelby B.
    Kelby BallenaSeptember 22, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Every week is different! Come often!
  • Washington Post
    Washington PostSeptember 12, 2013
    Eastern Market, a leafy, Capitol Hill neighborhood radiates from the city’s oldest remaining public market, built in 1873. Read this story by local Gene Weingarten. Read more
  • Yvonne H
    Yvonne HAugust 29, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    This market has the best kale and beautiful flowers
  • Eric K.
    Eric KilgoreAugust 17, 2013
    Headed towards harald black
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonAugust 13, 2013
    On weekends, enjoy people watching & stall-shopping. Shop for international imports, jewelry, and other unique souvenirs.
  • Yetta B.
    Yetta BungieJuly 30, 2013
    I absolutely luv the local farmers produce. Prices are fairly reasonable for organic produce.
  • Ray V.
    Ray VeneroJuly 28, 2013
    Go to Canales Deli for THE BEST Jamon Iberico, Chorizo, Sopersata. He's a lovely guy to boot!
  • Monique M.
    Monique MalabetJuly 26, 2013
    Get the Grilled Shrimp sand which for an awesome + light lunch!
  • Jamaal A.
    Jamaal AmyrJuly 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    The best sandwich's on Capital Hill!
  • Joshua D.
    Joshua DelanoJuly 24, 2013
    They have Boudain here!!! That made my week.
  • Shannon P.
    Shannon PatrickJuly 23, 2013
    What an array of specialty meat! Sausage, goat, veal... delicious.
  • Beth P.
    Beth PiwoskiJuly 2, 2013
    Great ravioli!
  • Ty Y.
    Ty YoungJune 30, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Good deals on fruits and vegetables
  • Kieyontaye-Deriyon J.
    A lovely area witg great dining and entertainment.
  • Derek F.
    Derek FromsonJune 8, 2013
    Browse for fresh produce, fish, meat, chicken. Scant offerings if you're looking for a lunch spot. Only Market Place and another sandwich place exist, with lines and not much seating at either spot.
  • Sarah K.
    Sarah K.June 4, 2013
    Foodie? Tourist? Even if you can't cook a rabbit in your hotel room, come here for tasty pastries, breads, produce, and lovely flowers--with arts and crafts on weekends.
  • Stami W.
    Stami WilliamsJune 1, 2013
    Cuban sandwich on the inside building is to die for.
  • J P.
    J PalmJune 1, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Stop what you're doing and get the shrimp po' boy.
  • Camille B.
    Camille BietteMay 12, 2013
    Go there for lunch in the weekend. Have a walk in the appetizing stands and order some delicious crab cakes for your lunch which you can take at a table outside.
  • Jaime L.
    Jaime LeeApril 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Try In A Pickle -- wasabi pickles!
  • jt
    jtApril 21, 2013
    Inside visit the Market Poultry guys, Grab that awesome turkey jerky if you're lucky enough to catch it...
  • Melissa C.
    Melissa ChaseApril 14, 2013
    Find the shrimp & grits vendor = amazing!
  • Marilyn G.
    Marilyn GreeneMarch 11, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    I love the variety and quality here. It is small enought to get to know the vendors. Become a regular!
  • Eric F.
    Eric F.March 10, 2013
    The Market Lunch has awesome fish and chips
  • Gonny Z.
    Gonny ZwaagMarch 5, 2013
    Not much to do on a Tuesday afternoon. Mostly meat & fish. As a foodie I'm not that impressed. Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia is much better.
  • leah d.
    leah donFebruary 24, 2013
    the blueberry pancakes are sooo good :)
  • Francesca F.
    Francesca FicaraFebruary 19, 2013
    The Eastern Market in D.C. offers an eclectic shopping experience with art work, jewelry, and even fresh organic food. Everything you could want within a few blocks!
  • Vaughn H.
    Vaughn HillyardFebruary 15, 2013
    If looking for a zen grocery experience, Eastern Market is the go-to. For one, there's a tremendous apple stand. Pink lady and golden crisps are top notch. And buy a jar of McCutcheon's honey inside.
    Upvoted Oct 19
  • Juicy L.
    Juicy La ViVaJanuary 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The Turkey Man is the best!
  • Taste and See ™.
    Taste and See ™December 30, 2012
    If you're gonna be cooking up some black eyed peas for the First Day of the Year, you should probably go to the market today! They're closed on Mondays. Don't forgot the pork, it's good luck!
  • Dara F.
    Dara FisherDecember 26, 2012
    On Sundays during the warm weather months Eastern Market has a great street fair with artists, musicians, and a good flea market too! Go here for some more (ahem) personal souvenirs.
  • Radial Outdoor Media
    Radial Outdoor MediaDecember 23, 2012
    Eastern Market Crepes are NOT to be missed!
  • DC N.
    DC N.O.R.E.October 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to "Puddin" for some DELICIOUS shrimp and grits....creamy deliciousness...
  • cameron
    cameronOctober 5, 2012
    Don't forget to get a gingersnap cookie at the bakery on the south end of the market.
  • David S.
    David SetserSeptember 30, 2012
    Fresh local produce. Worth the browse. Be sure to check the butcher shops inside.
  • Nick L.
    Nick LoudonSeptember 21, 2012
    Get the crab cake sandwich. Do it!
  • Affinia Hotel Collection
    The Eastern Market has much more to offer than just fresh produce: be sure to check out the handmade jewelry, crafts, and antiques, too!
  • The Liaison Capitol Hill
    The Eastern Market has much more to offer than just fresh produce: be sure to check out the handmade jewelry, crafts, and antiques, too!
  • Rahul S.
    Rahul SenAugust 12, 2012
    Love the crab cake sandwich at the far end of the hall!
  • Worthy Sheep
    Worthy SheepJuly 1, 2012
    There are awesome Asian pears for sale here.
  • Valerie T.
    Valerie ThibodeauJune 24, 2012
    Try the market crepes, worth the wait in line.... Says the Frenchie
  • The Hill is Home
    The Hill is HomeMay 18, 2012
    The <3 of the neighborhood since 1863. Along with the weekend flea market, the indoor food market is open Tuesday through Sunday.
  • Shantee Haynes R.
    Shantee Haynes REALTOR®April 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the best places to spend a warm Sundag midday
  • Dallas K.
    Dallas KillianApril 20, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    I here getting an everything bagel with cream cheese!
  • Madison L.
    Madison Levin-EpsteinApril 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to spend your weekend mornng and/or afternoon if the weather is nice.
  • Otis M.
    Otis MgrotisApril 13, 2012
    Seriously. Omg. Fried oyster sandwich ion a bed of slaw with hot sauce. Dear god. And ps. Some of the most hilarious and gorgeous ladies on the hill. I come here everytime I am in DC.
  • Capital Spice
    Capital SpiceMarch 19, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Great weekend market full of artisans, food, and antiques. Be sure to ask about the origin of the foods in the farmer's market; not all the vendors use local produce.
  • Morgan T.
    Morgan ThomasMarch 6, 2012
    Get lost in the abundance of arts, crafts, food and great people watching! The ideal place to be on a sunny weekend.
  • Dawn A.
    Dawn ArteagaFebruary 28, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    best crabcakes eggs benedict on earth at the Market Lunch
  • Edrea
    EdreaFebruary 27, 2012
    Buy fresh. Buy local. :) Check out the flea market while you're here!
  • maureen s.
    maureen sleepJanuary 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best place for cheese!!!
  • Robyn P.
    Robyn PorterJanuary 17, 2012
    Parking easy during the week is easy right out front.
  • beth b.
    beth baldwinJanuary 6, 2012
    Check out Tigerflight for AWESOME handmade pillows from recycled sweaters! On the north plaza on the weekends
  • Chris A.
    Chris AbrahamNovember 24, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Buy something fresh from a farm in West Virginia.
  • Dominique B.
    Dominique BarniSeptember 24, 2011
    Fun jewelry! Be sure to check out the adjacent flea market before you buy, often similar stuff but cheaper.
  • M Squared Real Estate
    M Squared Real EstateAugust 20, 2011
    The market itself is open every day, but weekends bring an additional influx of vendors ranging from local farmers to antique furniture.
  • Allison P.
    Allison PriceAugust 9, 2011
    Get the Orangeade and a pretzel! Also get Santa Rita coffee from the coffee guy...he has red bags. Sunny's Pearls is great for jewelry.
  • Alan H.
    Alan H.August 1, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Stop in and get your fresh pasta, and don't skimp on the fettucine or buccatini. Also, make sure to get sausages and paper-thin sliced meat from the deli up near the door next to the bakery - they're Read more
  • DC Preservation League
    One of three remaining public markets, constructed by the city's premier post-Civil War architect. Eastern Market was a noteable achievement in the development of modern and clean public services.
  • Will S.
    Will ShermanJuly 16, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    With the effort to get here on a weekend!
  • Matt D.
    Matt DickerJuly 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Stock up on fresh peaces during the summer.
  • Cooking Channel
    Cooking ChannelJuly 5, 2011
    Our Frozen Treat truck will be parked at Eastern Market on July 24, 2011. Come and get some tasty, free ice cream.
  • Bri J.
    Bri JonesJune 18, 2011
    The lemonade guy is the best! He can add strawberries, raspberries and all sorts of other fruit --so good! He's way in the back of the flea market section, don't miss him!
  • Shannon
    ShannonMay 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The best half smokes in dc are NOT at Ben's. They are at the meat stand in Eastern Market. Only one of the stands has ready to eat dogs and smokes so you can't mistake it!
  • Joel B.
    Joel BrownMarch 27, 2011
    great hot apple cider
  • Patrick F.
    Patrick FrankMarch 14, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    the cheese stand is cash only. i'm basically writing this tip to remind myself.
  • Carolyn B.
    Carolyn BMarch 13, 2011
    Try the handmade pretzels at the pretzel twist... they're so yummy!
  • Beth S.
    Beth SantosMarch 11, 2011
    this is the place i miss most about dc. definitely come every chance you can. so many delicious and fresh things!
  • Joel C.
    Joel CentenoFebruary 4, 2011
    If you haven't had the French Toast from The Market Lunch stop fakin and do it.
  • Dic E.
    Dic EnurmoufJanuary 22, 2011
    This is a Bank of America atm over by Fedex
  • Vladimir G.
    Vladimir GorshkovJanuary 16, 2011
    Good quick lunch on Sunday's at Le Pain Quotidien on the corner.
  • Chris G.
    Chris GreenDecember 20, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    A hot dog (or half-smoke) and chips from the meat vendor in the middle of the market is one of the best and cheapest eats in DC. His selection is always changing, sausage, hot-halfs...
  • Genesis D.
    Genesis De los ReyesDecember 2, 2010
    Crabcake @ the market lunch is truly a must!
  • Travel Channel
    Travel ChannelNovember 17, 2010
    Eastern Market is a treasure trove of house wares, vintage clothing and unique collectibles that’s off the tourist radar. – Samantha Brown Read more
  • Mark K.
    Mark KrawczykNovember 5, 2010
    Great place to get fresh food.
  • JM G.
    JM GuthrieNovember 2, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Make sure to see Mel at Market Poultry and Roy the butcher at Union Meats. Best beef and poultry in the city. Good guys too.
  • Nico M.
    Nico MakuchOctober 28, 2010
    This place is awesome! I plan on making this a stop every Sunday! You should too!
  • Gwynne K.
    Gwynne KostinOctober 20, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The ravioli is stellar.
  • David B.
    David BerkowitzOctober 2, 2010
    Get an Oreo, strawberry, white chocolate crepe
  • Rachel C.
    Rachel CaganSeptember 21, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The crabcakes at Market Lunch are absolutely phenomenal
  • Tyler N.
    Tyler NelsonSeptember 19, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Be sure to get spicy pickles form the pickle guys
  • Dora
    DoraJuly 21, 2010
    The food samples and art sales are cool, but DC parents really go for the free arts and crafts tables for kids. Powered by
  • Patrick F.
    Patrick FrankJune 20, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Booze up at tunnicliffs!
  • James C.
    James CampbellJune 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Check out all the great original art from local artists.
  • James C.
    James CampbellJune 20, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get prints starting at $5 at my photo stand in the flea market area every Sunday!
  • David A.
    David AllJune 5, 2010
    Great place for Oriental rugs. Remember that all prices are negotiable. Pay with cash.
  • Erika V.
    Erika VickMay 25, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    great arts & crafts every weekend plus the market itself Read more
  • Julie G.
    Julie GerdesMay 24, 2010
    If you go when the weather is warm, the sorbet and crepe folks will undoubtedly be out among the art, thrift and produce vendors. Grab a crepe and some strawberry jalapeno or coconut pear sorbet.
    HISTORYApril 1, 2010
    The market operated from 1873 until 2007. At the start of the 20th century the market was recognized as the unofficial "town center" of Capitol Hill. Badly damaged by fire in 2007, it reopened in 2009
  • Jeb G.
    Jeb GavinMarch 26, 2010
    Pray you go on a day the donut guy is working. Makes mini donuts, fresh, to order, has cinnamon and sugar to sprinkle on them right there, and a killer white chocolate sauce. Nice guy, too.
  • Jennifer S.
    Jennifer StorozumMarch 18, 2010
    Go to the Eastern Market on a nice weekend. Buy all kinds of fresh, organic food at the market - especially apples.
  • David K.
    David KlevanFebruary 21, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the wild caught Alaskans salmon. The steelhead is from Colombia. Atlantic salmon is almost certainly farmed and bad for the species and for us.
  • Mindy F.
    Mindy FinnNovember 23, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the veggie quesidalla and a side of plantains from Tortilla Cafe across from the market.
  • Johnise P.
    Johnise PorterNovember 20, 2009
    I love going here to spend a Sunday morning! Start with coffee at marvelous market, and diving into food, art, peoplewatching!
  • Doug W.
    Doug WrightNovember 15, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    the meat and seafood vendors have great stuff at low prices. the quality is much better than you will find at any grocery store.
  • David K.
    David KlevanNovember 11, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the pumpkin ravioli and parmesan raviolini at the pasta joint.
  • Steven D.
    Steven DelaneyNovember 2, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Every Sat and Sun - flea and farmers market! also the best butcher shops in the city and a cheese monger!!
  • Emily H.
    Emily HowardJuly 26, 2009
    I get all my jewelery here. worth it!
  • Rapiszal R.
    Rapiszal RusliJuly 28, 2016
    crab kek apa tu
  • Rapiszal R.
    Rapiszal RusliJuly 28, 2016
    ada barangan terpakai kat sini
  • PalenkaUKR
    PalenkaUKRJune 12, 2016
    Amazing atmosphere! Musicians, street food, handmade jewelry, old magazines and smiling people!/Нетуристическое место с супер атмосферой.Музыканты,уличная еда, коллекционные журналы и улыбчивые люди!
  • Liz P.
    Liz PaniaguaAugust 22, 2015
    Comida fresca, orgánica, pocos lugares como estos difíciles de encontrar
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