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9th Street Italian Market - 10-block Historic Market

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PHILADELPHIA - There's a secret place in Philadelphia that is just as authentic and delicious as it is historical. The 9th Street Italian Market, a 10-block historic market, has been a Philadelphia favorite for more than a century, and it's not hard to see why. This place is not only a great place to find delicious food, but it also has a visitor center and food vendors.


The Italian Market is a hidden gem in Philadelphia, specialty food and produce Market. Many local chefs shop here to stock their restaurants. You'll find Italian specialties and produce ranging from brisket to half rotisserie chicken. While the Market closes early, you can still find a wide variety of fresh produce, as many shops close at three or four p.m.

The Italian Market's food has always been a secret. During the 1800s, this area was home to many generations of Italian families. Many immigrants from Italy have settled here, creating vibrant communities that contribute to the cultural landscape of Philadelphia. While the Italian community has thrived in this area, it still retains a distinctly Italian character.