The Original Farmers Market

The Original Farmers Market

The Original Farmers Market
4.5
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
About
The Original Farmers Market has been Los Angeles’ favorite destination since 1934. With more than 100 old-world grocers, an eclectic array of shops and dozens of restaurants serving cuisine from around the globe in an al fresco setting, the Market is a beloved town square for locals and one of the city’s top tourist attractions. Known for its variety of cuisine, the Market offers something for every taste - American, Brazilian, Cajun, Chinese, French, Italian, Middle Eastern and more! Many of the businesses have been family-owned and operated for generations. Recently the Market had added a variety of artisan grocery and specialty food merchants this year including organic, seasonal produce, gourmet pickles, single origin coffee and more! The Market strictly adheres to all Los Angeles County Covid-19 protocols.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Wikumj
    Bromley, United Kingdom317 contributions
    Great choice of different food outlets
    Great choice of different food outlets selling different types of cuisine from street food to fancier fare. Range of prices to suit different budgets. Fun place to come to. Wish it would stay open for later into the night.
    Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
    Written May 19, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written May 15, 2023
  • Lena K
    Fullerton, California442 contributions
    So many different vendors
    The Original Farmer’s Market in Los Angeles is a welcoming place, with not only fresh produce and meats, but also a wide choice of places to get a meal, snack or beverage, as well as, gifts. Recently, several parking spaces were converted to seating areas; more security staff are visible. It is well-maintained, with regular cleaning of its public restrooms.
    Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
    Written July 29, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 27, 2023
  • Elina Michaelidou
    London, United Kingdom584 contributions
    The place exceeded our expectations
    There were a great variety of stalls to enjoy at the market with plenty of food options. The commercial area nearby was a great place to relax and have a walk around. There were plenty of restaurants and shops. The fountain show was unexpected, as was the trolley tour (which unfortunately didn't have time to do). We really enjoyed the vibe there and it was one of our highlights from our Los Angeles trip.
    Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
    Written July 29, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 27, 2023
  • CasandraTP
    Sydney, Australia1,076 contributions
    Fabulous markets
    These markets have been here since the 1930s and full of varied stalls. Ranging from fruit & vegetable (really reasonably priced), butchers, gifts and everything in between. There is a number of restaurants and bars if feeling hungry or thirsty with various price points. If I lived in LA I definitely would be coming here regularly to get my produce.
    Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
    Written August 12, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written August 3, 2023
  • Natalie1204
    Kolkata (Calcutta), India4,553 contributions
    Free to enter, eat and pay for what you want, souvenirs available
    A must visit in the city of angels - I was lost in wonder for a couple of hours. Located at fairfax and third, this market is mostly outdoors and boasts some of the finest cuisines from across the globe. There are also the freshest fruit and some cool souvenirs and merchandise for sale too. Wednesdays seniors get a 10% discount.
    Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
    Written September 5, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written August 26, 2023
  • Bill T
    Los Angeles, California64 contributions
    Worth a visit
    The Farmer's Market has been an institution for about 100 years. Many food options. Produce is priced well. Food is above fast food prices but below nicer eating establishments. Also a good variety of touristy shops. Next door to more upscale The Grove shopping center. Validated parking for Farmer's Market lot only for a couple of hours, but watch the time because it can get expensive. Occassional live bands.
    We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and for sharing the wonderful memories you have of the Farmers Market. Hope to see you again soon!
    Written October 21, 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written October 19, 2023
  • TravelingAmos
    New Jersey690 contributions
    Plan a short visit
    This is a nice place to visit in the morning with its many food vendors. You can get parking validated by a shop but it only gives you an hour or two of parking. There is a "World Market" accessible from the same parking lot. That store makes for some good browsing as well.
    Thank you for your wonderful review. We to see you again soon!
    Written January 6, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written December 29, 2023
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marciafarias
Caxias Do Sul, RS279 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
We visited it on a Sunday for lunch and it was great. Good options of restaurants and desserts. Traveling by car, eating in some restaurants, we get free parking for some time ( I guess it is from 1 hour and a half)
Written February 3, 2024
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Steph
Tampa, FL34 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
Really busy, food was expensive. It’s pretty much all food with a few fruit stands and scattered shops. I was expecting a larger variety of shopping and vendors. Bring your parking ticket with you to get it validated. The Grove is right next to it for an outdoor shopping mall experience.
Written December 30, 2023
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TravelingAmos
New Jersey690 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
This is a nice place to visit in the morning with its many food vendors. You can get parking validated by a shop but it only gives you an hour or two of parking. There is a "World Market" accessible from the same parking lot. That store makes for some good browsing as well.
Written December 29, 2023
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Thank you for your wonderful review. We to see you again soon!
Written January 6, 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Suzie A
Merthyr Tydfil, UK388 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
I love this place. There is so much choice for everyone. The staff who work there work really hard. We love the Salad bar, and have been there many times for smoothies. They really are excellent. I had the Pacific Paradise and my other half had Jamaican Isles.
Written December 14, 2023
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Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
Written December 26, 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Bill T
Los Angeles, CA64 contributions
Aug 2023 • Solo
The Farmer's Market has been an institution for about 100 years. Many food options. Produce is priced well. Food is above fast food prices but below nicer eating establishments. Also a good variety of touristy shops. Next door to more upscale The Grove shopping center. Validated parking for Farmer's Market lot only for a couple of hours, but watch the time because it can get expensive. Occassional live bands.
Written October 19, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and for sharing the wonderful memories you have of the Farmers Market. Hope to see you again soon!
Written October 21, 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Natalie1204
Kolkata (Calcutta), India4,553 contributions
Aug 2023 • Solo
A must visit in the city of angels - I was lost in wonder for a couple of hours. Located at fairfax and third, this market is mostly outdoors and boasts some of the finest cuisines from across the globe. There are also the freshest fruit and some cool souvenirs and merchandise for sale too.
Wednesdays seniors get a 10% discount.
Written August 27, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
Written September 5, 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

CasandraTP
Sydney, Australia1,076 contributions
Aug 2023 • Couples
These markets have been here since the 1930s and full of varied stalls. Ranging from fruit & vegetable (really reasonably priced), butchers, gifts and everything in between. There is a number of restaurants and bars if feeling hungry or thirsty with various price points. If I lived in LA I definitely would be coming here regularly to get my produce.
Written August 4, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
Written August 12, 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Elina Michaelidou
London, UK584 contributions
May 2023 • Couples
There were a great variety of stalls to enjoy at the market with plenty of food options. The commercial area nearby was a great place to relax and have a walk around. There were plenty of restaurants and shops. The fountain show was unexpected, as was the trolley tour (which unfortunately didn't have time to do). We really enjoyed the vibe there and it was one of our highlights from our Los Angeles trip.
Written July 27, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
Written July 29, 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Lena K
Fullerton, CA442 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
The Original Farmer’s Market in Los Angeles is a welcoming place, with not only fresh produce and meats, but also a wide choice of places to get a meal, snack or beverage, as well as, gifts.
Recently, several parking spaces were converted to seating areas; more security staff are visible. It is well-maintained, with regular cleaning of its public restrooms.
Written July 27, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
Written July 29, 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

EvanGuthrie
Charleston, SC8,307 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
The Original Farmers Market has a great selection of quality food offerings. So many choices it is definitely hard to narrow down what to get. Good overall experience every time I have been here
Written July 4, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon!
Written July 8, 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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