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Food and Cultural Walking Tour of Pike Place Market

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Eat your way through Seattle's most celebrated culinary landmark -- Pike Place Market. Go behind the scenes on a walking tour to experience some of the city's favorite market spots. Taste locally made foods and beverages that will awaken your palate, meet and interact with the exceptional people that give the market life and hear their humble, often humorous stories.
You'll start at
Unexpected Productions Improv
1428 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101, USATours meet inside Unexpected Productions Theater, located in Post Alley just past the historic "Gum Wall". We ask that guests arrive 10-15 minutes prior to their tour departure.
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    Pike Place Market
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    By the end of the Pike Place Market Food and Cultural Walking Tour, you will not only have eaten an array of deliciously famous foods, but you will also have picked up a few buying tips, cooking ideas and handy market knowledge. All participants will receive a Repeat Visitor card which entitles you 10% off the entire purchase/dining experience at all of the locations that you will have tastings at during the tour. It is valid for up to 10 days after the tour's completion and can be used as many times as you like, in as many places as you want during this time. -------------------- ITINERARY -------------------- The Pike Place Market Food and Cultural Walking Tour includes delicious tastings from (subject to change without notice): • Fresh seasonal produce • Cherry-inspired treats • Tom Douglas' crab cakes • Russian piroshky pastries • Artisan handmade cheeses • Nation's best clam chowder • Hot old-fashioned doughnuts • And other tasty surprises! The tour generally includes 7-8 tasting stops. The amount of food tasted on the tour is equivalent to a light lunch.
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You'll end at
2020 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121, USAEtta's is located at the North end of Pike Place Market, about 5 blocks from your starting location.
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  • Learn about Seattle through its food culture on a Pike Place Market Tour
  • Come hungry or skip lunch; the tastings add up to a light meal
  • Guide provides in-depth commentary on Seattle's culinary history
  • Meet the farmers, fishermen, bakers, and butchers of the market
What to Expect
Whether you’ve chosen a morning or afternoon tour time, meet your guide and group at the Market Theater, near Seattle's famous gum wall, at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour. Set off for the Pike Place Market, the epicenter of Seattle's rich food culture. Follow your food-loving guide to the best stalls in the market, where they'll introduce you to winemakers, farmers, butchers, bakers, and craft makers of all types. Hear about the history of Seattle's culinary scene and learn about its bounty of products. Along the way, you'll get to taste many different samples of local foods, including clam chowder, fresh produce, artisan cheeses, and fresh donuts. The amount of food tasted on the tour is equivalent to a light lunch. Walk away with an in-depth understanding of Seattle's food culture and a repeat visitor card, good for 10 percent off purchases at tasting locations.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Unexpected Productions Improv, 1428 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Return Details
Etta's, 2020 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98121, USA
  • All food and drink tastings
  • Repeat Visitor discount card
  • Entry/Admission - Pike Place Market
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • If guests require the Vegetarian option, please note how many in the Special Requirements section
  • If guests require the Pescatarian option, please note how many in the Special Requirements section
  • Please bring a filled reusable water bottle for the tour, as you will be walking and eating for two to three hours. If you are unable to do so water will be available for purchase at the starting location of the tour. Please arrive early to provide enough time to purchase water should you chose to do so
  • Children in strollers are highly discouraged, as some areas have limited access for strollers
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Tours may be cancelled due to low booking numbers
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Great tour-food was terrific and the history was surprising. We enjoyed each stop but the Chowder and Mac n cheese were phenomenal. I googled Beecher’s mac n cheese recipe right after it ended. Highly recommend the tour
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Myself and my 3 friends went on the taste tour with our host John who was really lovely, very good at history and even called to make sure we were able to find his location to start the tour before setting off without us. We were very impressed by his attentiveness! We attended
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Miriam was great. She knows here history of Seattle. Well worrh the money. Enjoyed tour very much. Small group size. Easy to find look for gum wall.
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Had a great tour. The food sampling included donuts, chowder, crab cakes, cheese, Mac & cheese, yoghurt x2, tacos, truffles. Maryann was our guide who provided an interesting background to all the stops and the market overall.
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Whether you are from out of the town or from Seattle, this is an excellent tour. Matt is a great tour guide. In addition to many samplings, the tour provided history of the market, the pig by the entrance, tiles on the ground, the gum wall history and many more.
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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