If you dried out a new Sharpie marking your calendar with all of the dates when you have out-of-town guests visiting, you probably plan to spend a decent amount of time parading them around Pike Place. When everyone’s had their fill of looking at regurgitated wads of gum and sniffing raw halibut, head to Old Stove Brewing for a flight. It’s a massive waterfront space with mash tuns on display, plenty of communal picnic tables, and a menu of food pairings that aren’t all total grease traps - like manchego flatbreads, salads, and soft pretzels with Beecher’s dip.
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Pike Place is a vortex of food stands, restaurants, and bars. Here are the 34 best places the market has to offer.
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Purple Café & Wine Bar
Purple Cafe is a wine bar downtown with an encyclopedic wine list and an extensive American food menu.
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Bar Harbor is a New England-inspired restaurant in South Lake Union that serves seafood rolls and chowder.
Market Grill is a tiny counter downtown at Pike Place Market with delicious seafood sandwiches, chowder, and poke.
Jujubeet is an all day vegan cafe in Bellevue with great smoothies, juices, and salads.
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Perihelion Brewery is a neighborhood spot in Beacon Hill with great beer and solid American bar snacks.
Von’s 1000 Spirits
Von’s 1000 Spirits is a fun restaurant with a massive bar, a mostly-American menu, and a spinning wheel that dictates drink specials.
Jack’s Fish Spot
Jack’s Fish Spot is a seafood stand Downtown at Pike Place Market that serves delicious fish and chips.
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