Signature Tour: Pike Place Market

  • Insider’s look at 8 Market vendors
  • Yummy tastes from some of Yelp’s Top 10 best Seattle restaurants and eateries
  • Entertaining stories of the Market’s rich history and culture
  • Why throwing fish is legitimately good for business
  • The secret behind the “first” Starbucks store

Join us for Seattle’s original food and cultural tour of Pike Place Market!

Become a market insider on this behind-the-scenes adventure to experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of this historic 100+ year old landmark. Meet the Market’s lively characters and hear their memorable stories. See fish fly, cheese being made, and the “original” Starbucks store. By the end, you will know the best places to eat at Pike Place Market.

Our tour guides are past and present members of the Pike Place Market community. These intimate friendships with Market merchants ensure you will always receive special treatment. From Iron Chef winner Tom Douglas, to world-famous fish throwers, come meet our Market family!

We do our best to keep tasting information up to date. From time to time, tastings and locations may change due to availability and seasonality. Thanks in advance for your adventurous appetite and understanding!

Pike Place Fish

Alderwood hot smoked salmon

Pike Place Chowder

Award-winning clam chowder

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese*

Flagship cheddar cheese and famous mac n’ cheese

Bottega Italiana**

Authentic mouthwatering gelato

Three Girls Bakery

Freshly baked raspberry bar from oldest continuously operating Market business

Seatown Market & Fish Fry

Locally caught cod with housemade tartar and slaw from acclaimed chef Tom Douglas

Truffle Queen

Gourmet Italian truffle salt, oil, and specialty goods

Honest Biscuits^

Authentic North Carolina cheese biscuit

Ellenos Yogurt

Decadent authentic Greek yogurt (Fri-Sun only)

Chukar Cherries

Cherry-inspired chocolate treats (Sat & Sun only)

* Available on 10:30am and 1:30pm tours daily
** Not available at 10:00am
^ Morning tours only

  • Water
  • Hat and/or sunglasses
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Gratuity for the tour guide

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We can provide substitutions for most dietary restrictions including: vegetarian, and pescatarian, gluten-free, dairy-free, and food allergies. Substitutions must be indicated in advance at time of ticket purchase.

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