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Taste of Pike Place Market Tour

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On this 2.5-hour insider's food tour of Seattle's famous Pike Place Market, discover hidden culinary gems at out-of-the-way places as you explore back alleys and narrow corridors with an in-the-know guide, who shares stories of the market's cultural history, characters, and shops. This small-group tour of the lively historical landmark is limited to 12 people to provide a more intimate experience. Choice of morning or afternoon departure time when booking.
  • Experience aspects of Pike Place Market that most visitors miss
  • Navigate Pike Place Market with an expert and avoid getting lost in the crowds
  • Try some of Seattle’s best local bites
  • See the iconic market through the eyes of a local guide
What to Expect
Your tour starts at a designated meeting point near Pike Place Market. Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour start time. Next, your guide leads you through the market, describing its history and present-day significance between stops at food vendors. Samples include fresh biscuits made with local ingredients, Italian gelato, locally-sourced Greek Yogurt, authentic Mexican street tacos, smoked salmon, clam chowder, handmade truffles, Bavarian cured meats, and chef Tom Douglas’s salmon burger. At the end of the 2.5-hour experience, the tour concludes at the Rub Shack near Virginia Street and Western Avenue.
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Departure Point
Tours meet at the Pike Place Brewery foyer, 1415 1st Ave, Seattle. From the main entrance of the Market at 1st and Pike, walk south on 1st Avenue for 200 ft. Turn in at the red Pike Brewing Company sign. We meet on the left side by the Milagros Mexican Folk Art display windows.
Meeting time is 10 minutes prior to tour start time.
2h 30m
Return Details
Tour ends at the Rub Shack near Virginia Street and Western Avenue
  • Local guide
  • 8 food tastings
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available; please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Food tastings are subject to change
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend this tour 100%! The price is totally worth all of the food you get to try and the history you learn. Marcia was an excellent tour guide! She is passionate about the market and really makes it fun and interesting.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I only had the opportunity to stay in Seattle for one full day. I chose to spend my afternoon on this tour, with Marcia as my tour guide, and definitely did not regret it! We got to see so many vendors, hear about the history...More

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank paularuiz22
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I took this tour with Lucky. We enjoyed every second of the food tour. All the food was so good and we were stuffed at the end. I would recommend this tour to anyone who likes to taste different food from different...More

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank MODuo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My tour started at 2pm. I had a late big breakfast and therefore skipped lunch to leave room for tastings. The tour guide Marcia took us around the market. She was very friendly and knowledgeable about the market history and she also knew so many...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank nzawhb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the wife to this taste tour and we were delighted. Our tour guide Marcia was the best, she seems to really be involved in her duties as our taste tour guide because she makes sure you are enjoying yourself. Prior to the start...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from hbpauley | Reviewed this property |
She will definitely ask about any restrictions u may have. They cant accommodate all issues but there will be things to eat. And the market itself and outside in december will be very cold and most likely rain. So bundle up... More
17 May 2019|
Response from Rollercoasterchik | Reviewed this property |
I gave the tour 5/5 which is the highest I could give it....?
25 August 2018|
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