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Downtown Palo Alto Farmer's Market

Gilman St and Hamilton, Palo Alto, CA
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Typical farmers market

A favorite of the locals. However, we prefer the Sunday Farmers Market on California Avenue. The... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Palo Alto, California
Good food, friendly sellers

Not only was the food, (both prepared and to be prepared) so delicious, but we found a vendor... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Miriahm D
Boulder, Colorado
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“food vendors” (3 reviews)
“baked goods” (3 reviews)
“plums” (2 reviews)
Gilman St and Hamilton, Palo Alto, CA
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A favorite of the locals. However, we prefer the Sunday Farmers Market on California Avenue. The Sunday market offers a better variety of vendors for produce and other products. It also provides food vendors including freshly cooked chickens, Mexican food, baked food from Manressa, Asian...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Not only was the food, (both prepared and to be prepared) so delicious, but we found a vendor selling Japanese vegetables, and even the special plums for making ume boshi, which we had never seen at a farmers market in Colorado. The lady was so...More

Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We stumbled upon the Farmer's Market by accident and it was a real treat. We walked around and admired the beautiful vegetables, the colorful "natives" and had a delicious lunch. I mean "natives" in the positive sense that people in California are just more interesting...More

Thank Melissa042
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A wonderful community farmers market, just amazing. The french guys with their amazing bread, get there early! Although it is very local, many of the farmers do come from the valley bringing tomatoes, melons, berries and more. Lots of samples, music and a really great...More

Thank bnadine
Reviewed 16 June 2017

love the cheap fresh berries here! Its so delicious! Many other options like pastries for sale. Definitely Recommend

Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Love this market, it has a great selection of farm fresh produce and products. There is music, food venders and samples that add to the experience.

Thank barbpq
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nice, small farmer's market to buy some veggies and food, and also variety of goods. Good place to walk and spend some time while in Palo Alto.

Thank Aram K
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is a small neighborhood farmers market featuring most veggie staples and some exotic food items. Most of the tops are greens, tomatoes, squash, oranges, peach variations, along with artisan breads, cheese and honey. They also have a very nice set of around 3 flower...More

Thank guerillatraveler75
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I have purchased flowers from five different vendors at this market. Now we're into mums, but earlier in the season, I've enjoyed sunflowers, zinnias, snapdragons, baby's breath, hydrangeas, and many that I cannot name. Full Belly Farms sells dried flower wreaths that are spectacular. This...More

Thank WideEyedTraveler
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a fun farmer's market. A bit on the small side but it has a good variety of produce and food vendors. The live music is a plus as well. It starts in the spring and ends a bit after Thanksgiving so the vegetables...More

Thank piero p
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15 July 2016|
Response from asbowers | Reviewed this property |
the down town market is open on Saturday am only. I believe it opens at 8 and runs until about 12. there is a bigger market on Sunday morning on California ave..from 9 to 1.