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Archie McPhee

1300 N 45th St, Seattle, WA (Fremont)
206 297 0240
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Ranked #13 of 109 Shopping in Seattle
Type: Specialty Shops
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: Archie McPhee has been a supplier of everything wonderful and weird for over 30 years. Some of our most famous products include Handerpants, the... more » Owner description: Archie McPhee has been a supplier of everything wonderful and weird for over 30 years. Some of our most famous products include Handerpants, the Yodelling Pickle and the Devil Duck. We have tons of strange candy, bacon products, tentacles, unicorn and action figures. While you're at the store be sure to take your picture with Mr. Bacon and visit the terrifying Wallingford Beast . « less
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was an interesting store. They had everything from Jane Austin band aids to aprons describing how to keep a husband. We spent a lot of time looking around at all the fun goodies! We shopped and laughed and had a great time in the store! I mean really... who doesn't need a giant fly swatter!!? It is a good... More

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San Diego, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have ordered things from Archie McPhee online (Handerpants are my favorite), but didn't realize until TripAdvisor that they had a store in Seattle! When we went to Seattle for a weekend, we had to go to Archie McPhee. Forget Pike's Place Market or the Space Needle - this was my husband's favorite place on the whole trip! When we... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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437 reviews 437 reviews
151 attraction reviews
477 helpful votes 477 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Archie McPhee is the only Seattle store I go to where I often hear laughter in the aisles. That's because many of the items are laugh-out-loud funny (emergency "meow" button) or just downright weird (giant stuffed rat). And if bacon's your thing, then this your place. Bacon-themed products range from bacon-flavored toothpaste to sizzling-bacon air freshener. A bunch of practical... More

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I know I'm revealing that I'm an old fart, but I'm over the whole affected "hipster" thing Seattle seems to never get tired of. (On the bus yesterday I saw a young guy in his twenties who must have spent big bucks and a lot of time to make his 'thrown-together' look: Docs, black nerd glasses, greaser hair, jeans rolled... More

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Humptulips, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Like nuthin' else, a shop for all happy oddballs... rubber chickens is just the beginning -- how about boxing nun puppets and absinthe breath mints?! A must see

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stopped by one of Seattle's "icons" with my kids and they liked the store as did I. Lots of smalls and odds slightly over priced. Also staff was un-welcoming and just talked to themselves didnt say anything to anyone while I was there (about 45min). Of course the place speaks for its self but employees need costumer service training! Not... More

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Syracuse, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
9 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I've visited the Archie McPhee web site many times.. I first heard about it on Facebook, but when I traveled to Seattle on a business trip I wanted to make sure that I visited the place. There's hardly any parking at the place at all, so I had to park down a neighborhood side street and walk a couple of... More

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Hayden, Idaho
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Loads of fun and weirdness for all five family members, ages 2 - 62. Especially enjoyable the week before halloween. Right up there with the Aquarium, the Lenin Statue and The Fremont Troll for must-stop Seattle photo-ops! Archie McPhee deserves the top rating of Blexcroid.

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seatle
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Strange, beautiful, wonderful, stinky - this is the go-to place for that Jesus or Buddha car freshener, the blow-up Van Gogh for your wall, and those bacon gumballs for long days at work! Parking sucks but it is worth the effort - just be aware there is LOTS of small stuff so if you are bringing kids, be sure to... More

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Stamford, CT
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91 reviews 91 reviews
50 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Definitely a great place to stop if you like unusual things. If you're looking for a gag gift, this is the perfect store!

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