4.5
1,161 votes

Pike Place Market

85 Pike Street, Room 500, Seattle, Washington 98101 USA

$
$$$$
Budget
Closed Now
Opens Mon 7a
  • Credit Cards
    Accepted
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating
  • No Wifi
Remove Ads

“Your Neighborhood. Your Market.”

Whether you're shopping for farm fresh produce, unique foods from around the world, or handmade arts and crafts, you'll find it at Pike Place Market. Welcome to Seattle's neighborhood market. Pike Place Market is the city’s center for fresh, locally produced food. Established in 1907 to connect citizens and farmers, the Market continues its "Meet the Producer" tradition with a year-round farmers market and locally owned bakeries, seafood, dairy and butcher shops. A nine-acre historic district, the Market features one of the largest craft markets in the country, featuring local, handcrafted goods. The Market is home to more than 200 independent small businesses.

Read More >
Add Review
Thanks!
Your Rating
1
2
3
4
5

Reviewed by
Dana Newkirk

  • Road Warrior
  • 298 Reviews
  • 340 Helpful
July 11, 2014
Rated 4.0

It's true that Pike Place is a tourist trap, but if you're a local it's still a great place to pick up your fresh fruit and veggies, just make sure you visit early in the morning before the crowds hit. If you get the chance don't overlook the bottom level, it has loads of cute shops, and is also one of the oldest parts of Seattle.

If you're a big tea nut, check out Market Spice, they've got more delicious types of tea than you could possibly drink in one lifetime.

7 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Derek Neuland

  • Photographer
  • 297 Reviews
  • 134 Helpful
July 11, 2014
Rated 3.0

If you like crowded tourist traps, this is the place for you! It's a fun block to walk down, but it's not as amazing as people make it out to be. Most of the markets will give you samples of the fruit which is pretty cool.

The funniest thing I saw was a line out the door for the "first" Starbucks store, but a half a block away a newer Starbucks had barely anyone in it.

4 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Good Sam Club

  • 9 Reviews
  • 11 Helpful
December 31, 2014

Pike Place Market is the city’s center for fresh, local produce, specialty food and small independent businesses. Established in 1907 to connect citizens and farmers, the market continues its “Meet the Producer” tradition with a year-round farmers market, owner-operated bakeries, fish markets, butcher shops, produce stands and specialty food stores.

Within the nine-acre Market historic district is a daily crafts market, which features the quality work of 225 craftspeople, and more than 200 unique owner-operated shops and services. There are more than 80 restaurants within the Market boundaries, from take out counters to fine dining establishments. Four social service agencies, including a senior center, food bank, medical clinic and preschool serve the downtown community.

3 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
T. Arantes

  • 4 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 22, 2016
Rated 5.0

One of the best point here is the Magic Shop that is located in the lower level of the main Market. Step inside and you will find pictures of famous performers covering the walls and magicians demonstrating magic tricks. Kids (and adults) will love it.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Tatiana Danger

  • Road Warrior
  • 1,169 Reviews
  • 756 Helpful
July 12, 2014
Rated 4.0

Waffles, fresh mini doughnuts, wine-tasting, olive oil-tasting, pasta booths, cheese. If for no other reason hit this place up for the food. It is very touristy so be aware that it's gonna be crowded.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Shortsaler

  • 35 Reviews
  • 5 Helpful
February 21, 2019
Rated 5.0

This may be a “tourist trap” but there are plenty of sights to see, shops to visit, fresh produce, and lots of great places to eat (you gotta try Pike Place Chowder) and don’t forget to visit the Gum Walls (uh, look but probably don’t touch). I’ll definitely go back next time I visit Seattle! 👍

Was this helpful?

Reviewed by
kerrigannnnnnnn

  • 33 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
September 13, 2018
Rated 5.0

Fun to walk through and experience! Ghost alley coffee is by the gum wall and the best coffee EVER! Other than that we didn’t buy anything because we were in a van camping and passing through. Lots of different items and worth the horrible parking.

Was this helpful?

Reviewed by
bthrifty2000

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
June 18, 2018
Rated 2.0

Stated that it was open until 1am however most shops were closed by 5pm. Check before you go.

Was this helpful?

Reviewed by
ReneeSmall

  • 14 Reviews
  • 10 Helpful
June 06, 2018
Rated 4.0

If your planning a trip to Seattle your probably planning to see this touristy location. Just be aware it’s a tourist trap. There isn’t much for sale other then fish, flowers and produce. (Of course there are others but they were far and few between) I went early hoping to beat the crowds and most of the booths were empty or not set up yet. And pretty much everything lower then the main floor was closed. I would stop in just to say you did and then hit real Seattle.

Was this helpful?

Reviewed by
Anna Hider

  • Blogger
  • 1,392 Reviews
  • 539 Helpful
May 31, 2018
Rated 5.0

I know it's touristy, but I had fun here. It's so huge, just a maze of weird stuff to see. Highlights for me were the chowder, Mee Sum, and the gum wall. The line at Beecher's was long, the mac and cheese looked amazing, but I just popped in and stole some samples. We came early and avoided some crowds, and then came back later when more stuff was open.

Was this helpful?

Be the first to add a review to the Pike Place Market.

Pike Place Market

85 Pike Street, Room 500
Seattle, Washington
98101 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 7:00 am - 1:00 am

Is there a problem with this listing? Let us know.

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Garage Parking
  • Private Parking
  • Yes Parking

Own or Manage This Location?

Claim this listing to keep your
information up to date.

Claim Listing
Remove Ads

Nearby Hotels

Seattle, Washington
FastBook
$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Seattle, Washington
FastBook
$$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Seattle, Washington
FastBook
$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Seattle, Washington
FastBook

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Seattle, Washington
FastBook
$$$

Click to find a
great deal for this hotel

Remove Ads
65607