Be prepared to Shop ‘Til You Drop with our guide to the Best Italian Markets in Philadelphia! Philadelphia is known for many things, our famed art museum with “The Rocky” stairs, the LOVE sign and Ben Franklin, but our Italian Market is also one of the oldest and longest running Italian markets in the U.S. The market is open Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 9:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m.. Navigating the Italian Market can be daunting, so we highlighted some of our favorite shops located in the market. Some must see-shops include:
All of this trekking through the Italian Market in Philadelphia is bound to make anyone hungry. Reward yourself with a sandwich at Paesano’s (1017 S 9th St) one of the best sandwich shops in Philly. Featured on the “Throw Down” with Bobby Flay and “The Layover with Anthony Bourdain, Paesano’s serves arguably some of the best subs on the eastern seaboard. Fan favorites include the Arista and the Gusataio to name a few.