As one of the oldest markets in the United States, Seattle's Pike Place Market sees 10 million people through its doors. But have you even been to Emerald City if you haven't eaten your way through this iconic spot? Here's a list of everything you must eat and drink at Pike Place Market in Seattle. You're welcome.
Piroshky @ Piroshky Piroshky
Address: 1908 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: Affordable and buttery Russian pastries stuffed with all the comfort food you can imagine — everything from gooey cheese, curry chicken and potatoes to marzipan, chocolate, cream, and hazelnut.
"World's Best" Mac & Cheese @ Beecher's Handmade Cheese
Cuisine: Cheese & sandwiches
Address: 1600 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: Home to their "World's Best" Mac & Cheese, people also flock to this Pike establishment for the Mariachi Mac and the gooiest grilled cheeses. You can also watch cheesemakers at work, bubbling up a gigantic pot.
New England Clam Chowder @ Pike Place Chowder
Address: 1530 Post Aly Ste 11, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: The Pacific Northwest literally digs their clams, so it should come as no surprise that it's home to a bread bowl oozing with clam chowder. It's one of the most popular dishes in America.
Hom Bow @ Mee Sum Pastry
Address: 1526 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: Yummy curry beef or BBQ, steamed or roast pork stuffed into a freshly-baked English bun. Nuff said.
Dungeness Crab Omelet @ Lowell's Restaurant
Address: 1519 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: Often raved about, this signature dish speaks for itself. They are also known for their crab eggs benedict, spicy bloody marys with oysters and a mean, rustic tuna melt, all with a side of gorgeous views.
Assorted Mini Doughnuts @ Daily Dozen Doughnut
Address: 93 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: This cash-only spot can be easily overlooked, but don't miss out. You can buy a dozen or half of mini, assorted, chocolate-sprinkled, maple bacon or glazed goodnesses for a price you won't believe. Hint: It's less than $10 for 12 doughnuts.
Ginger Beer Float @ Rachel's Ginger Beer
Address: 1530 Post Aly, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: Go here for Moscow Mules with a pick of your ginger beer flavor. You can get soft serves, cocktails on tap or mash both of them together in one epic concoction.
Croissants @ Le Panier
Address: 1902 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: From au chocolats and eclairs to seasonal macarons, chouquettes and savory croissants, this is a slice of French heaven in the Pike.
Seafood Bowl @ The Athenian Seafood Restaurant & Bar
Address: 1517 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: Go for their seafood — the bowl has "an entire ocean" according to reviews, stay for the breathtaking views of Elliot Bay and reminiscing Sleepless in Seattle. Tom Hanks sat on the stools in one of the corners, obviously the most sought after seats today.
Mini Cheesecakes @ The Confectional
Address: 1530 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: A variety of bite-sized cheesecakes, some even baked with a spoon! We won't judge if you lose count or control.
Breakfast Burrito @ Los Agaves
Address: 1514 Pike Place Market Ave Ste 7, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: Featured on Netflix in Las Crónicas del Taco, their Oaxacan-style tamales, breakfast burritos, huevos rancheros, authentic pupusas, and horchatas are all under $10!
Cookies @ Three Girls Bakery
Address: 1514 Pike Pl, Stall 1, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: This is the first business licensed to a woman in the city of Seattle! Their sourdough bread and meatloaf sandwiched are sought-after meals. For dessert, get the massive M&M or shortbread cookies. You won't want to share.
Yogurt @ Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt
Cuisine: Ice cream and frozen yogurt
Address: 1500 Pike Pl at Post Aly, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: Generous tastings + locally sourced seasonal ingredients. Sometimes, it even comes with chunks of pumpkin pie. Go figure!
Charcuterie Cones @ DeLaurenti Food & Wine
Address: 1435 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: You can find some of the hard-to-get culinary cheeses, meats, and 1,600 wines from around the world at this historic spot.
Doner Kabobs @ Turkish Delight
Address: 1930 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101
Why You Need To Go: The flavorful rolls stuffed with kabobs, steaming cups of tea and pistachio baklava will leave you stuffed, happy, yet craving for more. It's a mystery.
Whatever you may be in the mood for, the Pike Place Market, like the Evergreen State, has got you covered.