Explore Pike Place Market, Seattle’s top attraction, in a way that most locals haven’t even experienced — with an early-access tasting tour. Discover the market’s many delights as you visit eight different food and beverage vendors for 12+ tastings of fruit, salmon, pastries, coffee, international fare, and more. You can interact with merchants before the crowds arrive, and you’ll have a knowledgeable guide to expertly lead you around, entertaining you with stories about the market's history and culture. Explore the greatest hits and hidden gems of the Pike Place market during this experience. This Viator Exclusive is available nowhere else and is limited to 12 people, ensuring you enjoy a small-group experience.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pike Place Market, Seattle, WashingtonYour behind-the-scenes tour begins inside Indi Chocolate, where you’ll meet your local guide, a Pike Place aficionado who will regale you with fun facts and stories about the market’s history as you enjoy your 2-hour tour. Come hungry, as tastings are plentiful and add up to a full meal! Spend a few minutes getting to know your guide and fellow guests inside Pike Place Markets only "bean to bar" chocolate maker. Then head over to Honest Biscuits to begin your tasting journey as you enjoy fresh Carolina biscuits and local coffee while your tour guide to uncovers the century long history the market. Learn about how Seattle became a caffeine mecca and how small local artisans get their start in Pike Place Market . Continue your tour around the market, stopping at a total of eight different vendors to enjoy at least 12+ tastings, from Seattle mainstays like smoked salmon and cheddar biscuits to creative bites like Turkish beef flatbread and wild salmon burgers. Because your exclusive tour takes place right as the market opens, you’ll avoid the crowds typically found later in the day, offering the chance to chat with vendors and merchants before they get busy. You may even get a chance to go behind the counter at the fish market to toss a fish through the air, just like the market’s famous fishmongers. When your tour ends, continue exploring the market on your own, using your included VIP savings card to shop for tasty souvenirs and gifts to take home.Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes