The famous Pike Place Market, a Seattle institution, has hundreds of shops. ((courtesy, Tim Thompson))

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Romance Review of Pike Place Market

Away Travel Expert: Eric Lindberg
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RomanceExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Anniversary,Honeymoon,Weekend Getaway
RomanceExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • For a romantic lunch or dinner together, try Café Campagne or Chez Shea. For a more casual setting with delicious food, go to Le Pichet, Mee Sum Pastry, Turkish Delight, or Three Girls Bakery.
  • During high tourist season, the market gets crowded. For a more relaxed time, go early; merchants set their own hours, but during peak farm season, farmers are often set up by 8 a.m. Shops usually open between 9 and 10 a.m.
Pike Place Market may be touristy, but it's also great fun as well for fascinating shopping and an intimate encounter with the culinary riches of the Pacific Northwest. Peruse the open-air stalls and taste jams, breads, cheeses, berries, and other

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Between Pike and Pine sts. at First Ave
Seattle, Washington
Parking: Pike Place/First Ave. businesses Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm; Down Under stores daily 11am-5pm; many produce vendors open at 8am in summer; restaurant hours vary

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 206/682-7453
Transportation: Bus: 10, 12, 15, 18, 21, or 22. Waterfront Streetcar Bus: Pike St. Hillclimb stop
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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