Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market picture
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Key Info

317 S. Broadway

Price & Hours

Free
8 a.m.-10 p.m. daily

Details

Cafes, Shopping, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend

Grand Central Market, or foodie heaven according to visitors, is located in downtown Los Angeles by the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The venue features high ceilings and an open layout, with food vendor stalls offering different cuisines that represent cultures from the Los Angeles area and beyond. The market has been in operation since 1917 and serves everything from craft beer, coffee and pressed juices to deli fare, egg sandwiches, falafel, tacos and chow mein.

Visitors love this market's lively atmosphere, where LA's diversity shines. However, this foodie paradise is popular, so expect lines, especially at popular vendors like Eggslut, Sticky Rice and Bombo. You'll also find that meals here are considerably cheaper than those served in other parts of the city.

Near Dodger Stadium, the market serves as a great place for pre- or post-baseball game snacks. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, Grand Central Market is accessible by bus and Metro. If you'd rather drive, you can pay to park in the garage on Hill Street. Visit the Grand Central Market website to find out more about vendors and special events.

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