all votes for Central Market House

  • Jane Doe
  • 119 days, 22 hours ago
  • Krista Clyburn
  • 143 days, 15 hours ago
I love to support local historical place that I bring my children too. We love the atmosphere and the wonderful foods. I love getting fresh veggies and the shopping is awesome.
  • Dawn Mogren
  • 144 days, 5 hours ago
Wonderful locally grown ! Also other local crafts, restarants ethic foods
  • Anonymous
  • 145 days, 17 hours ago
It's a wonderful place to be!
  • Anonymous
  • 153 days, 31 minutes ago
This is a Historic Downtown Market and is beautiful. Great places to eat like J.R.'s Fresh Cut French Fries, they have the best cut from fresh french fries I have ever eaten. All their Combo's are great and very reasonable, most under $6.00. They now take credit cards so its easy if you don't have enough cash after buying all your fruits, meats and vegetables at the other stands.
  • julie leas
  • 153 days, 20 hours ago
nice variety
  • Jim Perry
  • 154 days, 1 hour ago
It's just a great place to shop.
  • Tara Wilson
  • 154 days, 3 hours ago
Beautiful old building full of great local stuff!
  • Carol Seigle
  • 154 days, 23 hours ago
Central Market is a great place to pick up fresh fruit and veg.
  • Anonymous
  • 159 days, 54 minutes ago
When I first visited the market I was shocked by how many local merchants there were, we decided to have lunch and shop around. Like others have said I support this market and would love to see it stay open/
  • Melody Kraus
  • 159 days, 18 hours ago
It is housed in a BEAUTIFUL building and has local merchants. Best of all, it is open year round!!
  • Michelle Black
  • 160 days, 4 hours ago
  • Danielle Blake
  • 161 days, 2 hours ago
I used to work in downtown York and have lunch there on the days they were open. I support this market and want to continue to see it stay open and continue to support our local farmers.
  • sarah Mock
  • 163 days, 22 hours ago
  • barbara strohman
  • 165 days, 22 hours ago
It is a great place to shop and there is a lot of history there
  • Anonymous
  • 165 days, 22 hours ago
Historic Downtown Market with great produce, meats and lunches. J.R.'s Fresh Cut French Fries has the best fresh cut fries anywhere, they also have great Combo's that include a sandwich a fresh cut fry and a 16oz drink, most are around five dollars including tax. They have great hamburger bbq, fish, oyster, crab cake sandwiches, Texas Hot Weiners, pulled pork bbq, chicken strips, onion rings and great home made peanut butter fudge for only $5.00 a pound. Wow.
  • Ron Jacobs
  • 165 days, 22 hours ago
Great Fresh Cut French Fries at J.R.'s Fresh Cut Fries in the historic Central Market House in York. They have the best food at J.R.'s Home made chicken pot pie, oyster, fish, and crab cake sandwiches and the best Hamburger BBQ.
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 42 minutes ago
  • Anonymous
  • 168 days, 20 hours ago
This is a beautiful old market house that rivals many in large cities like DC. The people are friendly & hardworking and are committed to the buy local buy fresh movement.
  • Anonymous
  • 169 days, 11 hours ago
In my opinion, Central Market House is one of the best places to go in the city.
  • Anonymous
  • 171 days, 49 minutes ago
great food and atmosphere!
  • halie staub
  • 171 days, 1 hour ago
Local artists and farmers make the Central Market house unique, and the more support for them, the better!
  • Jennifer Shue
  • 171 days, 21 hours ago
I love supporting local business!
  • shane moore
  • 171 days, 21 hours ago
been part of my saturdays since i was a boy. friendly, cheap, atmosphere.
  • zak klein
  • 171 days, 21 hours ago
  • Grant Doshna
  • 172 days, 5 hours ago
I live next door and like to get fresh, locally produced meat and vegetables
  • Stephen Baker
  • 172 days, 5 hours ago
Central Market is the jewel of York City.
  • Jack Selkirk
  • 172 days, 5 hours ago
It's the best place to get fresh produce and honey!
  • Beth Falzone
  • 172 days, 5 hours ago
Love the local "flavor"!
  • Arlene Stambaugh
  • 172 days, 7 hours ago
There is a great organic produce stand there
  • Laura Lamar
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
It is a 200 year old Market that celebrates the history of central Pennsylvania agriculture and the health and well being of the community.
  • David dietz
  • 172 days, 16 hours ago
It is a beautiful building from 1888--the heart and soul of York City. The market is doing its best to revive in the midst of a society that has all but abandoned its downtown community.
  • 176 days, 2 hours ago
I work downtown and love to go to Market Tuesdays & Thursdays. There is such a great array of choices for lunch!
  • Simply Soup
  • 182 days, 23 hours ago
Great products and a great atmosphere to be in.
  • Anonymous
  • 186 days, 18 hours ago
Wonderful place to visit!!
  • Cami Spiridonoff
  • 188 days, 2 hours ago
Central Market is a weekly stop for me. I love grabbing breakfast, lunch, fresh produce and foods, fun gifts and running into friends and business associates.
  • Dianne Thornton
  • 189 days, 23 hours ago
It is such a special part of living in York. I always feel like I'm home! Everything about the place - the architecture, the vendors, and their wares are wonderful!
  • Anonymous
  • 190 days, 3 hours ago
It is the favorite place to go for breakfast on a summer or Saturday morninging!
  • Erica Norris
  • 190 days, 15 hours ago
  • Patricia Maher
  • 191 days, 1 hour ago
The Central Market has an eclectic mix of art, antiques and of course fresh produce, cheeses, meats and sweets!!!
  • rick martin
  • 192 days, 59 minutes ago
I visit every saturday, and it is downtown York
  • denise Garner
  • 192 days, 3 hours ago
I love our local farmers and want them to stay in business. Central Market is an integral part of our city's history.
  • Anonymous
  • 192 days, 22 hours ago
It's very clean; and, has lots of variety in produce, prepared food, handmade items, gifts, etc.
  • michele rehmeyer
  • 193 days, 2 hours ago
I love to see the hardwork of the local farmers and bakers. It is great to know that I can get fresh fruits and vegeables for my family. We love to also to meet daddy down town to have lunch. It is a GREAt family tradition.
  • Brian Yohe
  • 193 days, 12 hours ago
I love the local food! It's nice to see friendly faces that you've known for years and new ones
  • Barbara Miller
  • 193 days, 16 hours ago
The market has been there for years and provides many great places to go for lunch or to buy deli items
  • Anonymous
  • 193 days, 19 hours ago
It's my children's favorite breakfast place every Saturday morning.
  • Anonymous
  • 193 days, 21 hours ago
It connects us to our past and to the greater York community in ways few places can.
  • janifer nolte
  • 193 days, 22 hours ago
it is a beautiful historic property that offers much to downtown, but needs some TLC to return it to its former glory.
  • Deborah Mauro
  • 193 days, 23 hours ago
friendly, personal service; architectural integrity
  • Joan Bainbridge
  • 193 days, 23 hours ago
I love the variety. It would be such a tragedy if the market were to leave downtown York. We really need it.
  • J. Elizabeth Trice
  • 193 days, 23 hours ago
Fresh produce, dairy, and meats combined with good coffee, interesting people, and exciting shops along Beaver Street - there is no better theatre in York!
  • sheila jackson
  • 193 days, 23 hours ago
It's an icon of center city York, PA and it's a worthy place of winning the money!
  • Anonymous
  • 194 days, 54 minutes ago
  • Debra Striebig
  • 194 days, 2 hours ago
I grow up at this market. My Great Grandparnets (David & Ella (Leader) Markey) and then my grandparents. I worked at the market since I was old enough to go along with my Grandmother and until I started a full-time job. I miss going to market, but not getting up at 3:00-4:00 in the morning to set everything up just the way my Grandmother wanted it. It's a great tradition in the York Area. Keep it going.
  • lisa thornton
  • 194 days, 2 hours ago
  • kim prindle
  • 194 days, 3 hours ago
love the location and the vendors. Historical to York
  • Allison Whing
  • 196 days, 17 hours ago
Variety, friendly environment, organic produce and my kids love it too!
  • Crystal Schumacher
  • 196 days, 18 hours ago
  • Fred Botterbusch
  • 196 days, 19 hours ago
Central market house, more than any other entity, personifies the York community.
  • Trudy Gregg
  • 198 days, 4 hours ago
great people
  • Melissa Wittmann
  • 199 days, 21 hours ago
Great food, farm fresh, great people
  • Amy Covert
  • 199 days, 23 hours ago
Great selection of interesting and fresh food in a cool setting.
  • Anonymous
  • 200 days, 2 hours ago
If my friend Sarah does business there, it must be fantastic. Unfortunately, I live too far away to frequent this market, but hopefully I'll get there some day.
  • Kim Wilson
  • 200 days, 16 hours ago
Local farmers/vendors, great atomsphere, close to my house, great veggies/prices, etc.
  • Gary Sonke
  • 201 days, 3 hours ago
The Central market has been an integral part of the community and local economy for over 100 years. Aside from the obvious historic value, it serves a loyal and expanding clientele as a gathering and social venue, dining and of course the purchase of local food and products.
  • Susan Byrnes
  • 201 days, 3 hours ago
Central Market House is the oldest market house in America. It's an upbeat place to visit: piano music while you shop for delicious and nutritious food. Visits are memorable and fun!
  • Loren Pugliesi
  • 201 days, 15 hours ago
It is family oriented that showcases the great local produce and supports the community!
  • Lorie Sheaffer
  • 201 days, 16 hours ago
I work in downtown York - enjoy the market!
  • Anonymous
  • 202 days, 2 hours ago
  • Erin Golembewski
  • 202 days, 5 hours ago
Nice farmers with a great selection.
  • Erin Cummins
  • 202 days, 16 hours ago
I love the market! Best food ever at Mezzo and then you can pick up some local groceries and a cup of coffee on the way out! Also I bought knit hats as X-mas presents this year that were well received!
  • Cheri Smith
  • 202 days, 16 hours ago
  • mark fallon
  • 202 days, 19 hours ago
we love all the homemade goods and picking up fresh flowers at the Lincolnway stand.
  • Mary Petron Bottega
  • 202 days, 23 hours ago
Local farmers, potate chips, candy, plants, etc. Have been going to market since the 70s and make sure it is a stop when I am in town.
  • Erin Stine
  • 202 days, 23 hours ago
I love walking to Central Market House for lunch -- there is a great variety of vendors, and I can grab lunch and even produce/grocery items for dinner.
  • Anonymous
  • 202 days, 23 hours ago
  • Sandra Sandy
  • 202 days, 23 hours ago
My neice has a simply soups stand there and her soups are doing wonderful. I would like to see the market do a wonderful business. Thank You
  • Casey Deller
  • 203 days, 1 hour ago
  • Stephanie Schaeffer
  • 203 days, 1 hour ago
  • Larry Schmitz
  • 203 days, 3 hours ago
This will be a wonderful improvement for York. It will encourage the consumption of locally grown produce, it will help support the local economy and it will promote the use of sustainable energy.
  • Greg Vojtanek
  • 203 days, 4 hours ago
It is a great place to meet friends, family, colleagues, clients, etc. you name it! It's the perfect social gathering with a family-friendly atmosphere. Oh, did I mention the food is always fresh and fantastic?
  • Paul Bibby
  • 203 days, 14 hours ago
Such an enthusiastic and hard working group deserves our support! We love farmers markets - especially this one.
  • Karen Voss
  • 203 days, 14 hours ago
My cousin David Yates is an extraordinary energy conservationist and has his heart and soul into this project for renovating this historic building. He will do great things with this award.
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 15 hours ago
This is support for local food growers!!! We need them!!!
  • Lois Yates
  • 203 days, 16 hours ago
I love the vendors & the produce & the President!!!!!
  • Cindy Hogeman
  • 203 days, 16 hours ago
I love Simply Soup!
  • Kristin Byrnes Baker
  • 203 days, 17 hours ago
I like knowing where my food coming from. There is great, fresh food sold by great, hardworking people!
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 18 hours ago
great subs,soup,produce
  • Kathleen Bibby
  • 203 days, 19 hours ago
It is a great grass-roots sustainable life style oriented project!
  • Deb StOnge
  • 203 days, 19 hours ago
We are a food vendor and buy from our fellow farmer vendors whenever possible..
  • Jeff Bergsten
  • 203 days, 21 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 21 hours ago
Fresh food and great environment.
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
Because I support the entire farmer's market concept, including the increased availability of safe foods that encourage and support good health, local growers (and this the local economy) as well as the healthy social contacts and sense of community that the farmer's market environment promotes.
  • Gary Gearhart
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
Central Market House has something for everyone! From vintage clothes and knick-knacks to the Creative breakfasts and Paninis at Mezzogiorno. It is a great place to catch-up with people from around the area and the vendors are all very friendly and willing to talk to you about their goods. Check out Robburitos' newest location in the silver bread van!
  • Chris Fitz
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
I grew up going to and working at this family's market.
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
Great vendors, fresh local flavor. Buy local.
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
Great weekend activity
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 22 hours ago
I support central market because of all the friendly vendors. I've been going since I was little, and still see many of the same faces and vendors. At Central Market, it's not just about the food, but the overall experience.
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
Central Market is a beautiful historical building filled with friendly vendors offering great food and specialty items. I love going there for lunch during the week and brunch on Saturday. It is a must see and do!
  • caroline morris
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
I own a store on the corner next to Central Market and it is wonderful to see everyone pour into town on Market Days. Fresh, organic foods, good restaurants and friendly faces make it a destination!
  • Chris Coulson
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
it's local vendors, selling local produce and products, supporting local economy. How can it be any more simpler?
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
The Market house has so much history and is such a personal experiance. As a kid I remember visiting Central Market with a field trip from school. When I went back to the market as an adult I remembered how much fun I had. Which was my only recollection of York city(since I was from the country) and it was a very positive one!!!! So as a child I had a good experiance with York city and later bought my first house and moved there mainly because I enjoyed my trip to market 14 years earlier. Its a great place to visit as a child and an adult!
  • Deb Yates
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
  • Joe Musso
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
Central Market is an unparalleled sensory experience. The sound of vendors, the smell of baked goods and the rainbow of colors in our local fruits and vegetables. Beautiful red and yellow bell peppers, ripe red grapes covered in light mist, and corn, corn, corn.
  • Aaron Anderson
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
Whether I'm meeting for breakfast or lunch or taking my family out for a treat, Central Market is always at the top of my list!
  • Ellie Lamison
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
This is an important part of our town's history and cultural richness.
  • Elizabeth Yates
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
It's a local treasure! Filled with fresh produce, delicious prepared foods, and unexpected delights, Central Market is an irreplaceable landmark and community resource.
  • Anonymous
  • 203 days, 23 hours ago
The biggest, butteriest, most deliciousest soft pretzels known to mankind. That's all.
  • sonia huntzinger
  • 204 days, 12 minutes ago
It is our hub of activity in downtown York PA - serves as an anchor for economic, social and evironmental activity in the heart of our downtown.
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 13 minutes ago
Central Market House has food that makes my stomach happy!!! Happy stomach = happy brain, and happy brain = happy me, therefore happy me = happy stomach. Syllogisms rule.
  • Jessica Voss
  • 204 days, 17 minutes ago
All local markets are good, and my family loves this one!
  • Kelly Lutman
  • 204 days, 28 minutes ago
They offer some of the best local products, but don't limit themselves to just produce and food.They allow local merchants to sell their handcrafted items as well. A great place to shop for groceries, find a special gift, or just grab a bite to eat!
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 33 minutes ago
  • Dan Olsen
  • 204 days, 35 minutes ago
Because I like all local markets... and happen to have family that really support this one!
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 39 minutes ago
  • Paul Boccadoro
  • 204 days, 40 minutes ago
The Central Market is the nucleus of downtown activity and draws people from the suburbs back to the historic area of York. Buying food and other products from LOCAL vendors supports individuals and families rather than big box corporations. It provides a sense of community and establishment within the city.
  • Dave Yates
  • 204 days, 41 minutes ago
Been going there all my life. The architecture is stunning, but it's the vendors who really make this place a weekly destination for my family. Fresh foods sold by vendors who grew them instead of produce and butcher meats that traveled thousands of miles.
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 50 minutes ago
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 50 minutes ago
Nice assortment of vendors, fun atmosphere.
  • B Wantz
  • 204 days, 52 minutes ago
Very unique old Market House, lots of good food and produce available.
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 52 minutes ago
  • Anne Wantz
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Love to have lunch and shop for fresh produce and meats on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Also a great place to spend a Saturday morning drinking coffee and eating fresh baked pastries.
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
They need a "visual" upgrade!
  • Annette Fisher
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
I've grown up in this town and love going to market! I now own a business inside Central Market and would love to see this market be THE destination for Downtown York! It has everything fresh, local and delicious!
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Awesome vendors, friendly people, yummy food... buy local!
  • Katie Miles
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Fresh produce, fresh meats, baked goods, and many friends.
  • Nancy Barry
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
We love to have Saturday breakfast or lunch at the Market. Also a great place to buy fresh flowers or produce.
  • Craig Zumbrun
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Great offering of fresh, local foods. Heirloom plants, great values on local meat and cheese products, fresh seafood and deli offerings are there as well. Interesting fresh cut flowers, sandwhiches of all types and most importantly, freindly vendors and visitors with great architectural and historic surroundings
  • Melissa Grove
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Central Market House has been part of my family when my great grandmother Ella Markey had a stand, she can be seen in the mural across the street from Central Market House on Beaver Street. Most of my family has worked in market in some way or another. I opened my business there back in 1999. Lots of my family still own and operate stands in the market today. Besides all the great fresh local foods, you can enjoy meeting your friends for a good cup of coffee or an excellent lunch. Central Market is special gem in York!
  • Aeman Bashir
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Great variety of vendors
  • Matt Diaz
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Because it is a rich cultural and historic landmark in our community that fills a vital need for interaction between the residents and our local farmers.
  • Kim Gross
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
I love that place, lets make this happen!
  • Kenetha Hansen
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Central Market House is part of the York County culture. It's the place to got to get local meats and produce as well as catch up with friends.
  • Anonymous
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Simply Soup...and some guy who sells flowers (Lincolnway Flowers)
  • Kevin Hodge
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
You can shop for the freshest produce and prepared foods while enjoying the incredible richarsonian romanesque architecture.
  • Blanda Nace
  • 204 days, 1 hour ago
Over 120 Years old - in the heart of York City! This is THE place to be seen on a Saturday morning!
  • Patti Stirk
  • 204 days, 2 hours ago
I love the fresh produce. The Central Market House is the hub of all Saturday activity in York, PA. And most importantly, I think my great grand father was the general contractor on the building. George Yinger.
  • Brenda Flynn
  • 204 days, 16 hours ago
I love the fresh produce and cheese. Most of all the fact that it's been here in for about 120 years.
  • Mary Lu Hale
  • 205 days, 2 hours ago
It's been around for 122 years. I'd like to see it around for another 122.
  • Rita Van Wyk
  • 205 days, 5 hours ago
Good food, good people
  • Susan Rennoll
  • 205 days, 20 hours ago
  • Susan Craver
  • 206 days, 1 hour ago
great place to meet friends, to eat, and to buy fresh food.
  • Elizabeth Sterner
  • 206 days, 16 hours ago
Great location, great vendors, great produce, meats, etc. Love the atmoshphere! Central Market House is in downtown York which is slowly revitalizing. It is important to me to support the revitalization. I love the personal service and the organic and local products!
  • Brenda Wintermyer
  • 206 days, 16 hours ago
Love the architecture Love the fresh food Love the organic stands Love to support the local farmers
  • Brian Sterner
  • 206 days, 22 hours ago
No better place to be Green and help the environment then shopping at Central market. Their vendors are great and offer a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables as well as many other items from Green thinking floks. Great facility. Easy access. Pleasant place to visit and buy.
  • Anonymous
  • 206 days, 23 hours ago
I appreciate the workers helping to select produce and very friendly. I can buy local dairy (organic) and produce as well. there is a social and personal atmosphere and we can share meal with friends.

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