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Rusty's Market, Cairns

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  • We visited early in the day before it was too busy. The markets are a great place to browse. There is so much fresh produce to explore and purchase. 
    We visited early in the day before it was too busy. The markets are a great place to browse. There is so much fresh produce to explore and purchase.  more »
  • Great fruit and veg. Good selection of food vans (there are also some vendors in the middle of the market). But the arts and crafts were a bit average, I thought…imagine Thailand market quality, but.....  more
    Great fruit and veg. Good selection of food vans (there are also some vendors in the middle of the market). But the arts and crafts were a bit average, I thought…imagine Thailand market quality, but.....  more »
  • Thought this woud be way better if it had fresh meat and/or poultry or seafood. The fruit/veg were good and well priced. 
    Thought this woud be way better if it had fresh meat and/or poultry or seafood. The fruit/veg were good and well priced.  more »
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  • When in Cairns, you need to visit here on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. You'll find fresh vegetables and fruits, herbs and some. You can start with the Vietnamese coffee in front by Grafton St. And pair it with the Danish pastry/ies of your liking that you'll see in another store inside. There is cooked food you can also buy and seats if you feel like eating after browsing. Try the Paw Paw salad, thai spicy will hit the spot and down it with fresh coconut juice or fresh sugarcane drink, whichever you prefer. Come visit, you won't regret it.👍👍👍👍👍
  • One of the must-visit markets if you visit Cairns! There’s a huge variety of fruits/vegetables/food and other items priced reasonably. There is parking in-front of the markets and on the surrounding streets although you have to pay a small fee (around $2 an hour if I remember correctly). Would be good to carry some cash as not every stall has card machines 😌
  • Rusty's Markets in Cairns Visited on 17/7/2022 I am very disappointed when I visit the markets today. I shop for value-for-money, and so cheap price is not my only buying criterion. For the last few days, I shopped at supermarkets for the specials and I am extremely happy to pay a little bit extra. When I say a little bit, I do mean it, because I am a Scrooge when shopping for food is concern. There are several fruit stall holders at the pavement, screaming out to draw passer-bys' attention. When I enter the market, I find it rather disorganised and untidy. Comparing with markets I have visited in different Australian and overseas cities, I feel that Rusty's Markets need a lot of improvement.
  • Wish there was something similar in Brisbane...must visit if in Cairns. We had fresh coconut water..bought red papayas..mangoes..sugar cane juice .yummmmmm
  • A must visit place in Cairns. Great place for fresh vegetables and fruits. You can get jack fruits as well here. You will find fresh young coconut too. Chris, the coconut guys, is here for Saturday Sunday. A nice person who sells lovey coconut....

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