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Address: 1912 Pike St, Corner with 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA
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Description: See where it all started: America's most popular coffeehouse is Seattle's...
See where it all started: America's most popular coffeehouse is Seattle's biggest claim to fame.
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The one that started it all....

What can I say? You've seen one Starbucks,,,you've seen them all. Lots of people in this store as it's right across the market.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Marietta, Georgia

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

What can I say? You've seen one Starbucks,,,you've seen them all. Lots of people in this store as it's right across the market.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A long wait for a cup of coffee, when there are better coffee shops close by, but when you do eventually reach the front of the queue, at least the staff are very friendly and efficient. They do have a couple of staff acting as marshals to help prevent queue jumpers!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Needed to visit birthplace of my morning habit Line was crazy but check off from list Staff were great professional and friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I am a Starbucks fan. I admit it. I have been to this original Starbucks a number of times. Has never disappointed me. Cute tourist area. And they roll out new products here first. Very much worth a visit...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Ridiculous people in ridiculous queues, waiting ridiculous times, paying ridiculous prices, for ridiculous coffee, to a ridiculous company, that owes ridiculous amounts of tax, telling ridiculous lies about this coffee shop. Not a fan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Visited on a hot, crowded day. Waited in line for about 30 minutes, but it was worth it. Great caramel frappachinno and great selection of Starbuck's memorabilia.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The line was a block long. No way would I stand in it for an overpriced coffee dessert. I can make a good coffee at home and save the bucks. I do love their frappe but don't go crazy like most and have to have a Starbucks everyday. But it is a great place to take a picture.

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Not only is it not the original Starbucks, worse yet it IS the original corporate Starbucks. And yet everyone wants to go here and take a picture, and all this in a real coffee town that rightfully prides itself on good coffee. There were real old fashion Italian espresso makers, (huge things that I was always afraid would blow up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Loved experiencing the Original Starbucks, the 30 minute wait was worth the wait, Store was different and loved reading the history on the walls, if your in Seattle don't miss the experience.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Pretty pointless to go to. If you are a big Starbucks fan I suppose its a must-see. However, if you/re under the impression that it's a Seattle highlight, you're mistaken. The place looks like any other Starbucks just with a line through the street. If you go, take a picture then get coffee down the block. The website even had... More 

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Address: 1912 Pike St, Corner with 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Pike Place Market

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