Quincy Market

Historic Site, Food Court
1 Faneuil Hall Sq (btwn Clinton & Chatham)
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 523-1300

Tips

  • "As I learned the hard way, this place doesn't sell a single piece of Quincy Jones memorabilia. A single piece! VISIT AT YOUR OWN RISK." - Conan O'Brien
  • This pavilion was constructed 18241826 & named in honor of Mayor Josiah Quincy, who organized the construction without any tax or debt. It stretches 365 feet & led to the opening of six new streets.
  • Like shopping? eating? drinking? meeting old friends? new friends? crafts? music? street entertainment? its all here! Plan on spending a whole day in this marketplace and surrounding area...
  • check out the break dancers on Saturday afternoons. a great show!
  • The marketplace gets more visitors annually than Disney's Magic Kingdom. It's one of the 9 local tourist traps we think that Bostonians really do enjoy. Click the link to find the others.
  • More visitors per year than Disneyworld (18 million plus). Contains >140 restaurants, shops, pubs. Market building designed similar to London's Covent Garden w/22' Doric columns. More info in our blog
  • Shows at Quincy Market are fun
  • Clam chowder in a bread bowl. 'Nuff said.
  • FYI, it's pronounced Quin'-zee. Not Quin-see.
  • Lobster roll at Boston Chowda is to die for. Incredible fresh lobster
  • If you're in Boston you must visit Quincy Market and around!
  • Don't expect too much flavor, it's just a huge fancy food court. No market at all.
  • Check out the shows. They're hilarious and fun.
  • Eating lobster Mac and cheese pie. Yummy
  • One giant food court.
  • Great clam chowder in bread bowl
  • Too hard to resist
  • Walk through the center of Quincy Market and snack on all of the free samples. I usually get Megumi chicken at the far end!
  • The food is awesome. There are so many choices; Greek, Indian, pizza, lobster, Japanese, you never eat the same thing twice in a row.
  • Great atmosphere. Variety of places to eat.

Nearby places

1 S Market St (at Congress St & North St)
Quincy Market
300 Hanover St (btwn Parmenter & Prince St)