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Chelsea Market in New York. What to do and see, opening hours, arrive

Chelsea Market

The Chelsea Market is a true paradise for gourmets, a must-see on a New York vacation.
One of the most appreciated gastronomic places by New Yorkers and tourists, all open 365 days.

The market rises where once, products produced by the famous Oreo and Ritz biscuits. In fact, before moving to the 1960s, the building was home to the National Biscuits Company (Nabisco). After an excellent redevelopment, starting from the end of the 1980s, the market took on its current appearance.

Today, it populates the best fish specialties of the country. Here, you can enjoy an excellent freshly prepared sushi, or boiled lobster, really delicious, to be consumed strictly with bare hands; if you do not want to have lunch or dinner, the Chelsea Market is a special experience for the eyes, including bakeries, pastries, high quality wines, bars and many exclusive products. Moreover, in the corridor that runs throughout the establishment, there are musicians and small events that delight guests during shopping.

The proposals are not limited, however, only to gastronomy. You can find items, jewelry, toys, books, clothing. Anthropologie is among the most interesting and visited shops.

Chelsea Market

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The market is located at 9th Avenue 75 in New York, between the 15th and 16th Streets. It is easily accessible by public transport.
The nearest metro station, 14 Street, is just a 5-minute walk away. It is accessible for wheelchair users with reduced mobility. From here, lines A, C, E pass.
Alternatively, use the bus lines M11, M12, M14.

Maybe, in good weather, you can enter by walking along the High Line, south side. Always if you were to be there.


The market is open every day of the year, with the following times:
Monday to Saturday, 07:00 to 02:00 Sunday, 08:00 to 22:00


As mentioned, the excellent quality is the prerogative of the multiples of the premises within the Chelsea Market.
For lovers of Mexican cuisine, the N1 of Los Taco is a must-see, probably the best in the city.
Oysters, shellfish, seafood and lobster are the protagonists of Lobster Place. Don’t miss the Lobster Roll, the main dish of the house; it is a shelled lobster in the middle and a succulent sandwich.
Chelsea Local, the last opened, is a kind of market in the market, focused on spending. It brings together shops and retail, with direct access also from the 16th Streets.

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