Exclusive: Early-Bird Tasting Tour Of Pike Place Market - Seattle

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs 15 Mins
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  • Departure Details :
    indi chocolate, 1901 Western Ave D, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Explore Pike Place Market, Seattles top attraction, in a way that most locals havent even experienced with an early-access tasting tour. Discover the markets many delights as you visit different food and beverage vendors for 8+ tastings of fruit, salmon, pastries, international fare, and more. You can visit merchants before the crowds arrive, and youll 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.


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Your behind-the-scenes tour begins inside Indi Chocolate, where youll meet your local guide, a Pike Place aficionado who will regale you with fun facts and stories about the markets 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, youll 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 markets 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.


Professional guide

Food and beverage tastings

VIP discount at select partners on return visit

Entry/Admission - Pike Place Market



Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

Food restrictions and allergies can often be accommodated with advance notice

Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather; tours operate rain or shine

Please bring a filled reusable water bottle for the tour, as you will be walking and eating for 2 hours. If you are unable to do so, water is available for purchase from partner vendors during the tour

Not wheelchair or stroller accessible

Tastings add up to a light meal

Stops are subject to change without notice due to partner availability

Tours may be cancelled due to low booking numbers

Not wheelchair accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Traveler Reviews

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  • 04-Nov-2022

    Sarah was a great guide, knowledgeable about the Pike Place Market and Seattle food scene. Well worth your time to get a first hand look and her recommendations for dining.

  • 04-Nov-2022

    Sarah was a great guide. She had so many interesting insights and stories about the history of the market. Everything we sampled tasted amazing! Highly recommend!

  • 02-Nov-2022

    Great way of learning a lot about pike Market's history and the way it runs. Warm people and very knowledgeable guide (Lucky). The small treats you get are delicious! Bring comfortable shoes, you will be walking for a bit.

  • 28-Oct-2022

    Great tour. Lucky was so informative. The tastings were many and great. He was able to show us where and how to return to see more of the various shoos and stores.

  • 25-Oct-2022

    Lucky gave us a great walking tour of the market. Along the way we learned a lot of the history of the area and sampled some great food. My wife and I ended up going back to at least half the stops for lunch and snacks.

  • 23-Oct-2022

    Fantastic food tour and informative guide! Didn’t expect the total number of tastings we actually experienced.

  • 21-Oct-2022

    Lucky made this tour exceptionally interesting. Lucky has so much knowledge of the Market . The food tasting venues that were picked were awesome. So get Lucky for your tour.

  • 19-Oct-2022

    Seeing the many different levels and unknown parts of the market place. Knowing what spots to hit later.

  • 18-Oct-2022

    Absolutely recommend Lucky's tour! Lots of history and tasty bites! Took the early tour which was perfect. No crowds and beautiful weather. Be advised, there are a lot of stairs.

  • 17-Oct-2022

    Fun way to see the market. Interesting nibbles and great tour by Chip. Wonderfully coordinated even through the tourist crowds and the noise of the market. 100% recommend!

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