Pike Place Market

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 8 publications
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#1 in Seattle About the TripExpert Score

8 expert recommendations



This bustling, labyrinthine bazaar is a wonderful place to while away a few hours.


Fodor's Tick Choice

One of the nation's largest and oldest public markets, Pike Place Market dates from 1907, when the city issued permits allowing farmers to sell produce from wagons parked at Pike Place. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Home to 100 or so farmers and fishmongers and hundreds of small specialty shops, Pike Place Market is Seattle's number one tourist destination. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

A cavalcade of noise, smells, personalities, banter and urban theater that's almost London-like in its cosmopolitanism. Full review →


Michelin Guide 55

Fun, feisty and infinitely appealing, the market has maintained its earthy egalitarianism. Full review →


Not For Tourists

So authentic even locals shop here! Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Pike Place Market is the city's most famous place to shop, fronted by a fish stall where fishmongers toss each other salmon and halibut over the heads of their patrons. Full review →



The new MarketFront, which will convert a parking lot on Western Ave. into a public plaza and space for even more farmers, craftspeople and artists. Full review →

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