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Taste of Pike Place Market Tour

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Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market is a lively collection of artisans, farmers, and food vendors. On this tour, you'll go behind the scenes to experience aspects most other visitors miss, including learning the market’s history and trying several diverse food samples. Eight tastings, ranging from Italian gelato to renowned local chef Tom Douglas’s salmon burger, are included.
  • 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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Important Information
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 good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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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The tour promises 8 tastings and we tried 11 items. I particularly enjoyed learning the history of dike if the vendors and that if the market itself. There’s so much more there than one could imagine!! Our guide Marcia was enthusiastic and a pleasure to be with. The tastings
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Marcia was our guide and gave us and intimate tour on Pike Place. We sampled 13 places when were only told 8 which was huge success. Not only did we have a bunch of food but I even got a birthday surprise! Thank you for the wonderful memories it will make a lasting impression on
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This tour covered a LOT. So many interesting facts that we would not have known about doing it on our own. After the tour we still had time to do things on our own too. I have lost his card, but the guide was SUPER! He was patient, helpful, and got us the best samplings!
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My partner and I had an absolutely fantastic experience with this tour! Our guide, Melissa, was extremely personable and full of information about the city as well as the food/vendors found in Pike Place Market. Whether eating Italian gelato infused with charcoal or salmon cakes
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Jerry our tour guide was rude. There was a family with 2 kids on our tour and he made a point to tell the parents twice that he wasn’t told there were kids coming on the tour. He acted put off about it which made everyone in the tour uncomfortable. Throughout the tour he kept
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Response from leslieblaw, Guest Relations Manager at Taste of Pike Place Market Tour
Responded 4 weeks ago
So very sorry that you had such a disappointing experience. Please contact us with your booking information so we can issue you a refund. We take customer feedback very seriously and will use your review to instruct our tour guides for better service in the future. Again, apologies and hope you will give us a chance to provide a better experience for you when you are in Seattle again. Regards, Leslie Law Show Me Seattle Tours
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