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Sound View Cafe

1501 Pike Pl Suite 501, Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)
206 623 5700
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New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The clam chowder was really good; don't get me wrong. It was very good but what made this lunch really wonderful was the view from our seats. The sound was out there; we could watch the ferries coming and going, the ferris wheel turning and the mountains of the Olympic Peninsula in the background. Prices were very reasonable and the... More

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Arlington, Washington
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85 reviews 85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Excellent service people! Great salad bar and sandwiches. Breakfast options looked awesome some only available till 11:00am. My 6 yr old daughter wanted kids pancake with whip cream and fresh fruit but it was 1:00pm. The server persuaded the cook to make the pancake plate and made my daughter's Day!! Awesome service! Great food! Loved the experience... Will be back... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The food here is what one would expect in a Pike's Place Market restaurant. Fish, burgers, chowder, etc and they're all fairly well done. The real gem here is their view. The restaurant is aptly named and with a stop for that alone.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stopped at the Sound View cafe for breakfast during our vacation to Seattle. The food was very good and priced very reasonably. It is a casual place and you place your order at the front counter and they bring it out to your table when it is ready. They have many tables that overlook Elliot Bay and have great... More

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Easton, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

After wandering the Pike Market for a restaurant offering seafood in the mid-afternoon, we found the Sound View Cafe. Other restaurants had very limited menus after 2:00pm. The SV Cafe was a seat-yourself place with great views of the sound. You order at the counter and they serve the meal at your table. We ordered the appetizer crab cakes and... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I wander in here for breakfast, found a wonderful view of the sound. At 7AM it wasn't too busy. Being my first time here I didn't know how it worked, but you order at the counter and find a place to sit. So I order my breakfast and found a table. The waiter was pleasant and the food was good.... More

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Tell City, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It was relaxing to sit here at this restaurant and view the boats out in the water, see the tall Seattle Wheel, and eat wonderful food. I had an amazing Salmon Ceaser Salad for lunch. This restaurant uses all local grown foods; all organic grown and uses fresh baked breads every day on their menu. They offer a small salad... More

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New Hartford, Connecticut
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132 reviews 132 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Walked here from hotel, a nice water view and view of the large ferris wheel. Waitress was very good and explained a couple of the popular dishes. I had the seafood Saute $19.95 which was very good. She recommended the seafood platter which a couple people had at our table and they liked it and I wished I had ordered... More

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Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Counter service with a great view of the sound. Crab cakes are quite good. The lemonade is good, but not spectacular. The salad bar looked great. The clam chowder seemed thickened with flour.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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94 reviews 94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stuck in the market during lunch hour. It's a bit of a wait and very crowded; especially during tourist season. Please note -- this isn't a fast food restaurant so be patient. We ordered several items and were happy with the burger. Thick! We were very unhappy with the tuna fish sandwiches. When they served them, we thought they had... More

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Address: 1501 Pike Pl Suite 501, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206 623 5700
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown

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