Food Markets in the 11th Arrondissement of Paris

Where to Find Excellent Produce & Other Products In The Area

Gorgeous purple artichokes at the Marche d'aligre in Paris.
Gorgeous purple artichokes at the Marche d'aligre in Paris. Courtney Traub

If you're staying in the 11th arrondissement and are looking for a good open-air, traditional market, you're in luck: this district counts several good ones. Whether you're looking for fresh produce, meat or fish, top-notch bread, or specialties native to other cuisines, the metropolitan 11th has it all. 

Marché Belleville
Boulevard de Belleville, central walkway
Open Tuesday and Friday, 7:00 am to 2:30 pm
Metro: Belleville

This market is particularly specialized in food and goods from North Africa and East Asia. Make sure to explore the grittily fascinating Belleville neighborhood before or after your stroll through the market. 

Marché Charonne
Market begins at 129 Boulevard de Charonne and moves up Rue Alexandre Dumas
Open Wednesday from 7:00 am to 2:30 pm and Saturday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Metro: Alexandre Dumas

This busy neighborhood market is well-known for its excellent produce, and the nearby bakeries are almost uniformly good. 

Marché Bastille
Located on Boulevard Richard Lenoir, between Rue Amelot and Rue St-Sabin.
Open Thursday from 7:00 am to 2:30 pm and Sunday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Metro: Bastille

This is another well-respected market, only a few minutes' walk away from the Bastille district and its famous modern opera house. 

Marché Père-Lachaise
Boulevard de Ménilmontant, between rue Panoyaux and Rue des Cendriers
Open Tuesday and Friday, 7:00 am to 2:30 pm
Metro: Ménilmontant

This is a great stop to make for provisions and snacks after visiting a few famous graves at the Père-Lachaise Cemetery. 

Marché Popincourt

Located on Boulevard Richard-Lenoir, between rue Oberkampf and Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud
Open Tuesday and Friday, 7:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Metro: Oberkampf

While this market isn't open on the weekends, it can be a boon for tourists who prefer to avoid navigating through huge crowds and prefer a more leisurely stroll through the stalls.

 

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Information on market locations and times was sourced from the official Paris city website