Best Places in Reading Terminal Market

Reading Terminal Market is one of the oldest indoor farmer’s market in the United States which proffers a unique motley of fare. In a 78,000 square feet building, the market is the home of nearly 80 merchants. The market is a gastronomic bazaar and can fulfill any of your cravings.

1. DiNic’s

A roasted pork or beef sandwich is a must and will end up becoming a go-to at DiNic’s. They have a keen eye for local ingredients and the patience for slow-cooked meat. As a result it is crowned as the Best Sandwich in America by the Travel Channel!

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2. Beiler’s

Pennsylvania Dutch family owned, Beiler’s is serving up some of the best donuts in town. With more than 50 flavors, it’s hard not to find one, or two, that are worth the calories!

3. Dutch Eating Place

An iconic eatery, Dutch Eating Place is making delicious food available for breakfast and lunch and some sweet treats! Try the apple cinnamon French toast, or one of their rotating specials like chicken and waffles for lunch. Do not forget to swing by for a warm apple dumpling for a little something sweet!


4. Hershel East Side Deli

This old fashioned Jewish Deli is constructing corn beef specials, Reuben sandwiches, matzo ball soup, and more. Check out Hershel’s and see why locals are calling it “the best Jewish Deli outside of New York.”

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5. Sang Kee Peking Duck

Owner and Executive Chef Michael Chow’s original restaurant in Chinatown has expanded to Reading Terminal Market as take-out. The Peking Duck is a must and the wanton soup is a lunch classic!


6. Mueller’s Chocolate Co

Known for its whimsical creations, Mueller’s Chocolate Co presents decadent chocolates and candies. They even have body parts molds! Go out and try chocolate covered pretzels, marshmallows, fruits, ears, or onions because Mueller’s has it!

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7. Downtown Cheese

Downtown Cheese contributes a wide selection of international and domestic cheeses. Their knowledgeable staff will escort you through their extensive assortment of artisanal cheeses to find the best ones for you!


8. Little Thai Market

There’s always a line at Little Thai Market because dole out crowd favorites such as shrimp pad thai or salmon curry. They are also selling curry packets for those who want to cook Thai food at home.

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9. City Kitchen at Reading Terminal Market

City Kitchen is a demonstration kitchen that allows for private cooking classes and interactive cooking classes. They also offer private rentals for uses like a rehearsal dinner or private chef’s table dinners.


10. Fair Food Farmstand

As a farm-to-consumer operation, all products sold at Fair Food are from family farms within 150 miles of Philadelphia. Fair Food is also a non-profit organization committed to bringing local food to the marketplace and promoting a humane sustainable agriculture system in the Delaware Valley region.

11. Herbiary

Let your sense of smell guide you into Herbiary to find the serene scents of aromatherapy, herbal remedies, natural beauty, and healthcare products. Herbiary is home of the perfect gift for someone who has it all!

Reading Terminal Market offers a diverse selection of fare, but it’s more that a mere gastronomic eatery. It is an experience. Reading Terminal Market is a place where locals and tourist alike gather to indulge their senses.