Mouth-Watering Food Halls and Markets to Check Out in NYC

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Mouth-Watering Food Halls and Markets to Check Out in NYC

There's no doubt that NYC is one of the best cities in the world for food lovers, the vibrant mix of culinary treats from all around the world on offer here is enough to give anyone a food coma. If you're short on time in the Big Apple, or just want to head to some places that offer a smorgasbord of the city's food scene, these food markets make for some great feasting.

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Mouth-Watering Food Halls and Markets to Check Out in NYC

Chelsea Market

An old institute in the city, Chelsea Market has been the place to go since its modern and slick renovation that has brought some mouth-watering eateries and artisanal shops into its space. If you're a seafood enthusiast, make sure to head to Lobster Place. They source all kinds of delicious sea critters that you can eat there at the store, and prices are quite reasonable.

The Bowery Market

Hugely popular during the summer months, the Bowery Market allows customers to dine al-fresco with a fairly limited yet highly delicious set of outside food stalls. The gelato stall is particularly popular especially on hot days. The market also makes for the perfect Instagram spot, the refurbished storage units are covered in greenery and decorated beautifully.

Industry City

This huge set of re-purposed warehouses and factories towards the south of Brooklyn, Industry City is full of artisanal shops, art installations and a seemingly endless amount of food options.

While it can be hard to decide where to eat at here, some local favorites include Avocaderia, toted as the world's first avocado bar, Table 87 for their delicious pizza and Hometown Bar-B-Que. For advocates of Japanese cuisine, there's a whole area called Japan Village with bars and restaurants serving delicious dishes from the Land of the Rising Sun.

Dekalb Market Hall

A food hall that echoes the diverse culinary scene of New York City, Dekalb is home to over 40 vendors, many of which offer rare hard-to-find foods from around the world. The market is also home to another branch of NYC's most famous sandwich shop, Katz's Delicatessen. It's perfect for getting a taste of some of the best eats around the city and beyond in just one place.


While NYC has a number of classic eateries that have dominated the restaurant scene for years, the city's food markets and food halls are great for checking out some of the new culinary offerings in the city.