The Best Markets in Miami
Discover the best markets in Miami | © Felix Mizioznikov / Shutterstock
Miami farmers’ markets are a great place to pick up your fresh food, Caribbean-inspired street eats and classic Cuban coffee. Here is our guide to the best markets in Miami for all the farm-to-table lovers out there.
Bakery, Cafe, Grocery Store, Pastries
is a chic marketplace-café-bakery located between South Miami and Dadeland. Their motto – “Eat dessert first” – captures the bakery’s focus on fine pastries and freshly baked bread. For those who don’t have a sweet tooth, this 25-year-old establishment also offers a variety of sandwiches and hot foods, presented in front of a detailed chalk wall. There is also innovative art on display throughout the café.
The Fresh Market
The Fresh Market
sets out to inspire fresh home-cooked meals with natural ingredients and recipe tips. Situated in both Coconut Grove
and The Falls, The Fresh Market prides itself on turning customers into chefs with innovative food options and pairings. It was founded by Ray and Beverly Berry, who were inspired by a trip to Europe to bring a European-style marketplace to the greater Miami area. As one of the leading specialty markets in the country, it’s dedicated to creating a sustainable industry and supporting the local community as well as local businesses and farms, hosting fundraisers and other community outreach programs throughout the year.
Coconut Grove Saturday Organic Market
This classic farmers’ market
is open every Saturday and offers an extensive assortment of organic fruit, vegetables, grains, seeds and raw vegan options. Complete with a DIY salad bar, homemade sauces with fresh farm-grown ingredients and even street tacos, Coconut Grove
Saturday Organic Market is the pinnacle of fresh food in Miami. Customers can choose from a variety of sweet treats, brewed kombucha and trail mix blends that are sure to satisfy. This market proudly lives its own mantra: their food is ‘food that loves you back.’
Kendall Village Farmers' Market
This Sunday marketplace
offers everything from fresh local produce to Grumpy Greg’s barbecue
. Kendall Village Farmers’ Market is an ideal place to scope out the local vendors with a background of live music. Celebrating each holiday with different seasonal offerings, it prides itself on being a family-friendly gathering, rife with local craft and food vendors, and an affinity for everything from freshly made bread to potted cactus plants.
Open on Saturdays, the Southwest Community Farmers’ Market
is a non-profit organization that supports the central, west and south Miami neighborhoods. This market’s mission is to bring fresh and seasonal produce from local farms and vendors to the community, as well as to educate customers on local produce and on how to support the local economy. The Southwest Community Farmers’ Market also offers deals for events such as Earth Day.