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Italian Market Locations

The South 9th Street Italian Market runs along 9th Street from Wharton to Fitzwater Streets in Philadelphia. It is easily accessible by car, public transportation or walking.

The market is open seven days a week, year-round. *Please note: some of the food stall vendors and stores take Monday a s a day of rest. However, the majority of businesses remain open and Monday is a great day to avoid large crowds.

>> Click here for a complete list of hours of operation by individual merchant.



The market is within minutes of major highway and bridge exits into Philadelphia, such as:

  • I-95: Columbus Boulevard exit;
  • Ben Franklin Bridge: 8th Street or Vine Street exits;
  • Schuylkill Expressway: 8th Street exit; and
  • Walt Whitman Bridge: 7th Street exit.

Public Transportation

There are a number of bus lines that run along South 8th, 9th, and 10th Streets. A subway stop is located at nearby Broad & Federal Streets. For complete public transportation schedules and maps, please visit www.septa.org.


The South 9th Street Italian Market is conveniently nestled in South Philadelphia and the beginning of the East side Center City, in the Passyunk Square and Bella Vista Civic Districts. It is within a short walking distance from numerous other tourist attractions such as Olde City, South Street, City Hall and major hotels. Its surrounding "Bella Vista" neighborhood is family-oriented and residential.