You’ll Never Want To Leave This Italian Market In Philadelphia With Over 300 Kinds Of Cheese

Philadelphia is a foodie city, where you can find the best sandwiches in the world, the country’s oldest candy shop, and so many cheesesteaks that you can’t possibly keep track of them all. It’s no surprise, then, that we’ve got the best food markets in America. While Reading Terminal Market in Center City is always a favorite, the slightly lesser known Italian Market on 9th Street in South Philly definitely deserves attention. You’ll find some of the best places in the world hiding at the Italian Market – like Philadelphia’s very own cheese cave.

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Be sure to check out the rest of the Italian Market while you’re there, and you’ll soon understand why the neighborhood of Passyunk is one of the most charming places in Philadelphia. Not only will you find great foods, cheeses, wines, and other edible delights… you can even hang out by the singing fountain, where you’ll hear Sinatra coming from the water all day long!