Seattle: Pike Place Market Chef-Guided Food Tour

4.9 / 5

30 Reviews

Seattle: Pike Place Market Chef-Guided Food Tour

From US$ 56 per person

Embark on a culinary tasting adventure of Pike Place Market with a local chef guide. Stop at 10 different artisanal vendors; learning about local production and tasting your way through the flavors of the Northwest.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
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Duration: 2 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the line to Pike Place Chowder
  • Taste local cheese and indulge in Beecher's famous Mac N Cheese
  • Get tips from your chef guide to inspire you in the kitchen
  • Enjoy a 10% off discount card on partner vendors
  • Sample the most incredible alderwood smoked wild salmon
Full description
Meet your chef guide and begin your adventure by watching cheese being made as you learn about the local dairy industry. Then, head to Beecher's Mac N Cheese and Elleno's yogurt for a tasting. Check out a secret garden that grows food then skip the line to Pike Place Chowder. Get inspired with small business stories like that of Chukar Cherries and taste several different types of chocolate-covered cherries including Seattle's famous Rainier cherry. Learn about bean-to-bar chocolate, and where chefs buy their produce, meat, and seafood. Discover local Seattle businesses with a story that stems from a passion to source soundly and make decadent food. This is a unique way to explore Pike Place Market, its small businesses and savor the local delicacies.
Includes
  • Samples at 10 different stops (15 different tastes)
  • Chef guide
  • Discount card with 10% off at all partner vendors
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up or drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 Special information

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Meet your chef-guide outside of Simply Seattle located at 1600 First Ave. This is on First Ave and Pine St. Your chef will be wearing a black chef coat and will meet you on the street. Please plan to arrive 5 minutes early to the starting point. After leaving, it's difficult to get guests caught up to the tour.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 30 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5.0 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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Best part of our trip to Seattle. Super cool way to get to learn about the market high-speed and have a blast doing it. Super positive energy and the food was killer. Can't wait to come back to town and take the tour again. If you don't go you are missing out big time.

July 27, 2020

We have been to the market before, but it was nice to hear some inside info about it. The history was very interesting. Chef Kent did a wonderful job explaining about some of the vendors we went to for tastings. There was a good variety of foods including some of the top establishments. It was a small group which was great. He took time to answer questions and gave us time to purchase if we desired.

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November 28, 2019

We've taken many walking city food tours. This ranks with our favorite one in Verona, Italy. The tour was continous with no awkward moments where you're encouraged to buy from vendors Instead, we got a 10% off coupon to use on our own post-tour. This kept things moving! Distance and speed were excellent. Samples were well-placed in order of taste and location. By the end we were comfortably full. Highly recommend this tour.

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April 28, 2019

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