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Lexington Market

Open today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Definitely an Experience

This market is advertised in tourist-type magazines, which is how it caught our attention. Despite... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Bslovetravel
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Be Careful

Saw this on Andrew Zimmer show. Went to visit and found it was in a very rough area. People... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Mark P
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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, United States
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“crab cakes”(93 reviews)
“fried chicken”(19 reviews)
“raw bar”(8 reviews)
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A colorful, busy, open-air market specializing in seafood.
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400 W Lexington St, Baltimore, MD 21201-1752
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

This market is a must see in downtown Baltimore. Our uber driver told us to not go . that it was a dangerous place. BS! We didn't listen and it was one of the most amazing places we have ever been. If you want to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank Dianne1955912
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Loved this place, had wonderful crab cakes, go if you want real life, not that boring harbour area. Get the metro there, easy peasy

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Sunshine737772
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We took our second trip to Lexington Market recently for their Halloween festivities, it was lots of fun and our children loved it! We love coming to the market everyone is always so friendly. Although it seems a sketchy neighborhood we really didn't have any...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Heather C
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This market is advertised in tourist-type magazines, which is how it caught our attention. Despite reading the negative reviews, we decided to go. We also walked from our hotel (Embassy Suites Baltimore Inner Harbor). The area isn't great, and there were a lot of people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Agree with below reviews. Visited last Saturday during one of Baltimore's signature events, the marathon. Large cup full of urine sitting on curb at entrance. Inside were people smoking crack. Accosted twice outside to buy drugs. Complete disgrace and embarrassment for Baltimore

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Saw this on Andrew Zimmer show. Went to visit and found it was in a very rough area. People laying on step and was worried about parking in area. If you go realize it is in rough area

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark P
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Several months ago I visited the market writting a review that wasn't very complementary. In an attempt to be fair I thought another visit was in order to see if my experience was an arbitration or standard operations. Sadly the place was worst then before....More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Went up to Lexington Market and was surprised that they had a band playing which was cool. I found Dancing Potato and got an overstuffed potato to take back to the hotel. When in Baltimore go visit esp on a Saturday.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dew19622018
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Other then Faidley Seafood, many stands were closed. If you want fresh seafood, seems like the place. Parking was a bit confusing but the parking garage was next to the market. You need to go to a pay machine on a second floor unless you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judith P
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Forget the fried chicken which was greasy bland and under done. The best thing there by far is Knauss' fresh turkey sandwich plus some fresh fruit for dessert. Reasonably priced an near the B&O museum

Date of experience: July 2018
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Taunya B
19 July 2018|
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Response from rvpeters2018 | Reviewed this property |
There's one called Faidley's at the back of the Lexington Market. It's the best crabcake ever, but I don't know about crab legs. Why not' search them on goggle or e-mail them and ask. Hope this helps.
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KMinBR
28 June 2018|
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Response from celestehonaker | Reviewed this property |
There are some lame vendors...as far as "sketch part of town"...depends on who you are. Myself, I felt comfortable. Yes, use common sense, you are in a city known for it's crime, but don't short change yourself from the... More
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Jeffrey W
6 July 2016|
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Response from Gabriel002 | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion it is totally not worth seeing at all.... so many other places to go eat in downtown Baltimore. The internet really hypes this place up as a great place to eat, and there may very well be some good food... More
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