Foodies Will Go Crazy Visiting These 12 Food Halls in the US

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From Portland to Pittsburgh, food halls are springing up all over the place. Several notches above your basic food court, food halls offer lots of dining options all under one roof, they're affordable, and more often than not, they feature homegrown eateries, using local and seasonal ingredients. So, on your next trip, seek out these gourmet food halls in the U.S. for a quick, delicious meal.

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Zeppelin Station — Denver
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Zeppelin Station — Denver

This new food hall, in Denver's hip RiNo neighborhood, specializes in global offerings. Expect Montreal-style smoked meats, Vietnamese banh mi, and Italian gelato. Plus, its Kiss + Ride bar is a popular spot for a quick drink before catching a train (the food hall is steps from the light-rail station). You can also check out the Source food hall from the same development team.

More: Chow Down in These Foodie Cities Across the US

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Pine Street Market — Portland
Pine Street Market
Pine Street Market — Portland

Pine Street Market, housed in a historic 1886 building, is Portland's first food hall, and it's widely considered its best. Stalls include Bless Your Heart Burgers and Marukin Ramen, and there's a branch of Brass Bar Barista for expertly made espressos and cappuccinos. You can also check out the recently opened Portland Food Hall.

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La Centrale — Miami
La Centrale
La Centrale — Miami

At La Centrale, an Eataly-style food hall in Miami's Brickell City Centre, you can shop for Italian delicacies, then stop by the Aperitivo Bar or Enoteco for a glass of wine and small plates like bruschetti. There's also the Asian-themed 1-800-Lucky in Wynwood (think dim sum and matcha green tea ice cream).

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Bottling Department — San Antonio
Bottling Department
Bottling Department — San Antonio

The Pearl District, housed in a massive former brewery, is one of San Antonio's buzziest areas. You'll find hotspots like Cured and Supper, along with the Bottling Department, a snazzy new food hall, where you can snack on artisanal donuts from Maybelle's and 100% Texas grass-fed beef burgers from Fletcher's.

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The Street Food Hall — Honolulu
The Street Food Hall
The Street Food Hall — Honolulu

Hawaii's capital has quietly become a foodie city, with top-rated restaurants like Mud Hen Water and Mahina & Sun's. There's also The Street, A Michael Mina Social House, a fun food hall from celebrity chef Michael Mina, filled with local vendors, such as Maui Onion Burger and Kai Poke. You can also grab a drink at its tiki bar.

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DeKalb Market Hall — Fort Greene, Brooklyn
DeKalb Market Hall
DeKalb Market Hall — Fort Greene, Brooklyn

New York City has a ton of restaurants, but it also has many food halls, with more on the way, including a Spanish food hall in Hudson Yards from chefs Jose Andrés and the Ferran Adrià. However, one spot not to miss is DeKalb Market Hall, featuring local vendors like Katz's Deli (its first outpost ever), Arepa Lady, and Brooklyn Juicer.

More: Have Lunch in These Tantalizing NYC Food Halls

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Grand Central Market — Los Angeles
Grand Central Market
Grand Central Market — Los Angeles

LA's downtown is very much in the midst of a comeback, and one of the essential places to visit is the recently revamped Grand Central Market, a landmark in the area since 1917. Snack on bacon, egg, and cheese sandwiches at Eggslut, Texas barbecue at Horse Thief BBQ, and West Coast oysters at The Oyster Gourmet.

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The Pizitz Food Hall — Birmingham, Alabama
The Pizitz Food Hall
The Pizitz Food Hall — Birmingham, Alabama

Pizitz Food Hall, in a historic downtown building, has global dishes, such as falafel and hummus at Eli's Jerusalem Grill, as well as Southern dishes like fried chicken and waffles at WaffleWorks and organic biscuits from The Alabama Biscuit Co. The food hall also has two sit-down restaurants and a bar.

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Revival Food Hall — Chicago
Revival Food Hall
Revival Food Hall — Chicago

Just a few of the tasty treats you can try at the Revival Food Hall in Chicago's Loop include pulled pork slides from Smoque BBQ, crispy fish tacos from Antique Taco, and vegetable ramen from Furious Spoon. Lunchtime is super busy with office workers looking for an alternative to the basic salad and sandwich.

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Legacy Food Hall — Plano, Texas 
Legacy Food Hall
Legacy Food Hall — Plano, Texas

The Legacy Food Hall in Plano (21 miles north of Dallas) has a little something for all your food- and drink-related needs. In addition to 24 artisanal stalls, such as Carlton Provisions for Texas-style barbecue and Sea Breeze for fantastic lobster rolls, the food hall has a craft brewery, beer garden, wine bar — and even live music!

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The San Francisco Ferry Building — San Francisco
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The San Francisco Ferry Building — San Francisco

The San Francisco Ferry Building Marketplace, in a historic 1896 building on the city's Embarcadero, features a farmers market and gourmet food stalls like Acme Bread Company, Blue Bottle Coffee, and Mariposa Baking Company. You can also have a sit-down meal at bay-facing Hog Island Oyster Company.

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Oxford Market — Pittsburgh
Oxford Market
Oxford Market — Pittsburgh

The brand-new 12,000-square-foot Oxford Market food hall, within downtown's One Oxford Centre skyscraper, has quickly become the go-to spot for office workers and those looking for a quick, affordable lunch. You'll find five vendors, including Flame for burgers and Piccola Italia for sausage- and pesto-topped pizza.