Located on W. Cedar St. between Kettner Blvd. and Front St.
Support small family farms and shop for the best gourmet grocery items at the Little Italy Mercato.
Open every Saturday, year-round, rain-or-shine.

Join us every Saturday at San Diego’s premier grocery & gift destination: the Little Italy Mercato. Find over 175 farmers & vendors on W. Cedar St. from Kettner Blvd. to Front St., 8AM – 2PM, year-round, rain-or-shine, and support small family farms & local entrepreneurs. The award-winning Little Italy Mercato welcomes California certified farmers & ranchers to supply all of your fresh produce needs, as well as flowers, cheeses, eggs, honey, nuts & more. Additionally, you can find fresh-baked breads, locally-made jams, dips, sauces, seasonings, fish, and snacks from our #5blocksofawesome vendors. Purchase artisan handcrafts for a unique gift, and enjoy a select number of on-site prepared food and beverage options.

Handcrafted Goods & Gifts


Artistic Woodcrafts

Baby’s Got Soul

Bella Vie Candles

Brandon Hubbard INKredible Designs

Circles and Squares

Creations by Will

Desire Tablecloths

Eddie Jacobucci Garlic Grater & Wine Opener

Evolution Dog Treats

Friction Jewelry

Himalayan Essence


The Holistic Science Co.

Iron Eyez

Irrobat Books

Izi’s Art

Jewels & Co.

June’s Accessories

Junon Jewelry

Kaban Organics


KEF Enterprises

Keys Creek Lavender Farm

Knife Savers

La Jolla Bamboo

La Luz Jewelry

Lily Girl

Little Stitches

Local Ware

MJ Ornaments


Rivera’s Garden Treasures

Savage Cat Food

Some of Me Cards

Think Positive

uLeash by Planet Pawsitive

Urban Octopus

ZB Savoy

The Little Italy Mercato proudly accepts SNAP/EBT/CalFresh. Stop by the market “Welcome Booth” and swipe your EBT card to use  your benefits for eligible items including fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, cheese, bread, eggs, and packaged grocery items (non-food items and prepared foods are not EBT eligible). The Little Italy Mercato is also excited to introduce “Market Match” to make healthy eating even more affordable. Receive up to $10 (limit one transaction per card/day) in matched EBT funds to purchase additional farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. See market staff for additional details.

CalFresh EBT Card