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The 11 International Markets in Memphis You Need to Try

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Everyone knows that Memphis makes some of the world’s best food, but, there are also many places to buy and enjoy some of the best food from around the world.

International markets throughout the city in Cooper-Young, South Memphis, and Cordova bring you delicious food from across the globe. We’ve made a list of some of these awesome places just for you!

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Cordova Farmer’s Market International, Photo: Bailey Clark

The Cordova Farmer’s Market International brings tons of fresh meats, produces,  and international foods to the Cordova area. This market gives you a great way to buy fresh, locally sourced products at a moderate price. The market is open from 9 am – 9 pm all week-long.

The Winchester Farmer’s Market focuses on the international food aspects. Aisles are labeled by country of origin for the food stuffs and fresh meat and a large selection of produce bring you a great market to purchase a variety of international flavors. Winchester Farmer’s Market is open every day from 8:30 am – 9 pm.

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Agricenter International, Photo: Bailey Clark

Agricenter International Farmer’s Market is the longest-running seasonal market in Tennessee. Established in 1987, the market is open 6 days every week and brings an enormous selection of locally grown produce. The market is open from May through October from 7:30 am – 5:30 pm Monday – Friday and 7 am – 5:30 pm on Saturdays.

Mediterranean Grocery, Inc

Mediterranean Grocery, Inc Photo: Bailey Clark

Mediterranean Grocery, Inc offers a specialized international selection of food including Middle Eastern, Persian, Russian, African, Greek, European, and Mexican. The grocery gives you many choices of food stuffs, serves lunch such as gyros, and makes pastries such as meat pies. Mediterranean Grocery is open from 9 am – 9 pm every day.

Viet Hoa Market offers Asian cuisine including rice, tons of sauces, and seafood such as crabs, lobsters, oysters, and more. The market is open each day from 9 am – 9 pm.

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Jerusalem Market makes fresh pita bread daily and it is used at local restaurants like Casablanca, Photo: Bailey Clark

Jerusalem Market offers Middle Eastern foods such as pita bread and fresh meats such as lamb. The market also has an adjacent restaurant which serves Middle Eastern style food, too. Jerusalem Market is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10 am – 9 pm; Tuesdays from 9 am – 9 pm; and Fridays from 10 am – 10 pm.

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Great China Food Market is known for donuts and pastries, but there is a large selection of rice and noodles as well, Photo: Bailey Clark

Great China Food Market offers a wide selection of Asian cuisine including popular Chinese donuts and Chinese pastries and lots of noodles and rice to choose from. The food market is open everyday from 10 am – 9 pm.

Alrahmah Bakery & Meat market sells gyros, falafels, all kinds of meat, and tons of Middle Eastern inspired cuisine. The market also offers tasty prepared meals and is open everyday from 7 am – 8 pm.

The Spice Market of India brings lots of Indian foods and brands to you. Check their Facebook page for deals and new items. The market is open everyday from 11 am – 8 pm.

VH Foods brings an international selection of spices, seafood, fresh produce, and more for a low cost. Check out their Facebook page for cool recipe ideas. The grocer is open from 9 am – 9 pm everyday.

Barakat Middle Eastern Market offers tons of Middle Eastern inspired dishes and groceries from meat to pita bread. You can grab fresh lunches at this market and it’s open everyday from 7 am – 8 pm.

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Do you know of any other international markets in Memphis? If so let us know in the comments!

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