Your Guide To NYC’s Best Food Markets

New York City is a foodie’s dream: it’s filled with an absurd amount of killer restaurants, coffee shops, bars, bakeries and food markets. Whether you want to grab a bite and a beer in midtown, a 5-star Italian meal in an authentic Italian market, or stand in line at one of the world’s best food trucks, there are plenty of awesome food markets around town. Some are indoors, some are outdoors, some are everyday and some only open on weekends: but with all that variety, it shouldn’t be hard to visit all 13 of our favorite pop-up and permanent culinary markets in the city.

Broadway Bites

  • Hood: Midtown
  • Where: 33rd Street and Broadway
  • When: June 3rd – August 1st AND October 1st – November 14th
  • Who: Summer Vendor List
  • What: Pop-Up, Outdoor Market with Food & Drinks Only

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Grand Central Terminal Market

  • Hood: Midtown East
  • Where: Lexington between 41st & 42nd St
  • When: All Year
  • Who: Vendor List
  • What: Indoor Market with Food & Drinks

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Madison Square Eats

  • Hood: Flatiron
  • Where: Madison Square Park
  • When: May 2nd – May 30th AND September 5 – October 3rd [open ’til 9pm daily]
  • Who: Spring Vendors
  • What: Pop-up, Outdoor Market with Food & Drinks Only

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Eataly

  • Hood: Flatiron
  • Where: 200 5th Ave
  • When: All year, 10am – 11pm every day
  • What: Huge Indoor Italian Market with Food & Drinks, Specialty Groceries & Kitchen Items

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Chelsea Market

  • Hood: Chelsea
  • Where: 9th Ave between 15th & 16th
  • When: Monday – Saturday, 7am – 9pm and Sundays from 8 – 8
  • WhoVendors
  • What: Indoor Market with Food & Drinks, Clothing, Jewelry, Crafts, Specialty Groceries, etc.

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Hester Street Fair

  • Hood: Lower East Side
  • Where: Corner of Hester St and Essex St
  • When: April 26th – October 26th [weekends from 11 – 6]
  • WhoVendors
  • What: Outdoor, Pop-up Market with Food & Drinks, Clothing, Jewelry, Crafts, etc.

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Hester Nights

  • Hood: Lower East Side
  • Where: 851 Sixth Ave
  • When: Every Thursday evening from April 26th – October 26th, from 5pm – 10pm
  • WhoVendors
  • What: Outdoor Night Market with Food & Drinks

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Essex Street Market

  • Hood: Lower East Side
  • Where: Corner of Essex St and Rivington St
  • When: All year, 8am – 7pm from Monday through Saturday, and from 10 – 6 on Sundays
  • WhoVendors
  • What: Indoor Market with Food & Drinks, Produce & Specialty Grocery

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All Good Things

  • Hood: TriBeCa
  • Where: 102 Franklin St
  • When: All Year, 8 – 8 every day
  • What: Indoor Market with Food & Drinks Only

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New Amsterdam Market

  • Hood: Financial District
  • Where: Corner of South St and Fulton St
  • When: Various weekends throughout the year [check here for dates]
  • WhoVendors
  • What: Outdoor Market with Food & Drinks, Produce & Specialty Grocery

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Fulton Stall Market

  • Hood: Financial District
  • Where: Historic South Street Seaport
  • When: Every Sunday from 11 – 5
  • WhoVendors
  • What: Outdoor Market with Food & Drinks, Produce & Specialty Grocery

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Smorgasburg

  • Hood: Williamsburg, Brooklyn
  • Where: Saturdays at East River State Park and Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 5
  • When: Every weekend from 11-6
  • WhoVendors
  • What: Huge Outdoor Market with Food & Drinks, Clothing, Jewelry, Crafts, etc.

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Brooklyn Flea

  • Hood: Fort Greene & Williamsburg, Brooklyn
  • Where: Saturdays at 176 Lafayette Ave and Sundays at East River State Park
  • When: Every weekend from 10 – 5
  • WhoVendors
  • What: Huge Outdoor Market with Food & Drinks, Clothing, Jewelry, Crafts, etc.

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LIC Flea

  • Hood: Long Island City, Queens
  • Where: 5-25 46th Avenue
  • When: April – October, weekends from 10 – 6
  • What: Huge Outdoor Market with Food & Drinks, Clothing, Jewelry, Crafts, etc.

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