Exploring San Diego


Public markets offer lots of tastes in one place

Posted at 1:24 PM, Nov 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-20 17:34:19-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- National City’s Main Street is getting a major makeover and the city hopes the renovation will draw in crowds.

One of the plans includes a new food hall, called Market on 8th.

The project also highlights a growing trend in San Diego: public markets.

Open throughout the week, the markets offer unique food from various vendors, all in one place.

RELATED: Bon appetit! 7 specialty markets to explore in San Diego

Check out a list of public markets in San Diego below:

Little Italy Food Hall

The venue is filled with six unique food concepts. Called “stations,” the vendors offer everything from light food to hearty meals. The stations have munchies like pizza and gelato, meaning it’s easy to get everything you’re craving in one stop. Click here for more information.

Liberty Public Market

Liberty Public Market opened in 2016 as San Diego’s first daily public market. The market is located in Liberty Station, formerly part of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. According to the venue’s website, more than 30 carefully-selected artisan vendors have set up shop in the location. Click here for more information.

RELATED: San Diego is among top 'foodie cities' in America, report says

Park Commons

Located in Sorrento Valley, Park Commons is a 10,000-square-foot food hall that opened November 11. The venue contains six counter-service food stalls with unique concepts at each. The space also offers happy hour and a full bar. Click here for more information.