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The Market Lunch: A Must-Try Dining Institution Near The Residences at Eastern Market

Living in The Residences at Eastern Market, you’re surrounded by delicious foodie finds. But one of the long-time favorites that everyone needs to try is The Market Lunch. This unique spot has been featured in just about every major publication due to its simple, good eats. What many love about it is the no-frills atmosphere that focuses on serving up delicious food that will have you coming back for more.

They source everything locally and make everything from scratch, but they don’t need the “farm-to-table” label, as the owner says they’ve been doing it that way since the beginning in the 1970s. It creates local connections, supports small businesses and farmers, and produces the highest quality plates.

For breakfast, favorites range from the blueberry buckwheat pancakes to their famous breakfast sandwich with homemade pork sausage. The most popular lunch option is their seafood platters with crab cakes, rockfish, shrimp, and more, paired with homestyle sides that delight with every bite. No matter what you order you’re in for a treat. You can call in your order for curbside pickup any day of the week!