Guided tour

Pike Place Market: Walking Food Tour

Activity provider: Show Me Seattle

Pike Place Market: Walking Food Tour

Activity provider: Show Me Seattle

From US$ 45.99 per person

Follow a local deep into the bustling chaos of the Pike Place Market. Dodge fish being thrown, while sampling some of the finest in local and international produce available exclusively at the market. Taste a bit of Seattle's vibrant and historic market.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a local guide through Pike Place Market
  • Discover hidden gems that only locals know
  • Learn interesting facts about the market and its history
  • Move with a small, intimate group
  • Enjoy 7 tasting which add up to the perfect light meal
Full description

Pike Place Market is a joyous assault on the senses. With fish mongers throwing large fish past your head, restaurant after restaurant lining the sides, and masses of people milling about, it is a place best explored with a local.

During your Taste of Pike Place, you will be guided deep into the heart of this lovely place, for a taste of some of the best parts of the market. Your guide will share with you the legends and history of the colorful characters who have walked the hallways and hawked their wares. 

Taste the best locally made artisan foods the market has to offer, including authentic Indian samosas, Italian gelato, Greek Yogurt, Pacific Northwest Native American style smoked salmon, America's #1 rated clam chowder, Italian truffles, the best wild salmon burger in Seattle, and more.

Substitutions are available for most dietary restrictions with advance notice.

Includes
  • Food samples
  • Cultural history
  • Local guide
  • Discount card
  • Associated taxes and fees
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Arrive at 1415 1st Avenue and enter the glass double doors. Tours meet at the top of the stairs leading to the Pike Brewing Company Pub.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Reusable water bottle

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • Tours take place rain or shine
  • You will receive a discount on purchases from partner vendors after the tour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 111 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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If you enjoy history trivia and good food, then this is the tour for you. Our guide Chip was very knowledgeable and very likeable as far as tour guides go. I was hoping for food tastings that were more uncommon, but these are pretty standard fares. Don't get me wrong, they are from great purveyors in the Market, but I think next time I would sign up for chef-led tour instead.

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September 14, 2022

Dani was great: funny, thorough and engaging. Food was amazing as expected. We had samples from 9 stalls, and it's not that we couldn't find these places by ourselves, but 2 critical advantages to a guided tour: first, you get to skip the lines, where in some places it looked like a line of 60+ minutes; Second, you get a sample size of each dish which is the only bearable way to visit 9 different stalls. Plus - you get the stories behind and some history. We were a family with 1 vegetarian and 3 kids ages 7, 12 and 14, and all 5 of us loved it! Would totally recommend!

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July 15, 2022

Excellent tour! There is so much more to Pike Place Market than flying fish! It was so interesting to learn about the history of the market and what they are doing to support their community today. Plus the food was fantastic - we received 9 samples with a variety of offerings, skipped the lines, and left full!

June 20, 2022

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