Grand Central Market

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Key Info

317 S. Broadway

Price & Hours

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

Details

Free, Cafes, Shopping 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 and The Broad. 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 coffee and pressed juices to deli fare, egg sandwiches, falafel, tacos and chow mein.

Visitors love this market's lively atmosphere, while others thought it didn't live up to the hype. Regardless, this foodie paradise is popular, so expect lines. You'll also find that meals here are considerably cheaper than those served in other parts of the city.

The market serves breakfast, lunch and dinner from approximately 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, and individual vendor hours vary. 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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