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Sound View Cafe

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1501 Pike Pl Suite 501, Seattle, WA 98101
206 623 5700
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner

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  • 26
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  • 57
    Very good
  • 24
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  • 8
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  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly Waitress, Good Food and Pretty View

Arrived around 4pm and it was about 90% full but were able to get a window seat. The hostess and waitress were both very nice with friendly smiles. My salmon was cooked nicely with great flavor but sort of a small portion for price. But it is in the center of a huge tourist trap so that's to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Patricia K
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Irvine
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Irvine
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Arrived around 4pm and it was about 90% full but were able to get a window seat. The hostess and waitress were both very nice with friendly smiles. My salmon was cooked nicely with great flavor but sort of a small portion for price. But it is in the center of a huge tourist trap so that's to be expected.... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

While visiting Pike Place Market we came across this small, crowded restaurant and decided to stop and have lunch. They are located under the market's clock, straight down the hallway. I had the barbecue salmon sandwich which was very good. My sister had the crab cakes which see enjoyed also. Seating is limited and self service.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We had just been done the local tourist deal with the Pike Street Fish Market, gum wall, 1st Starbucks and several other stops and needed some food to re-fuel. The Sound View Cafe fit the bill just right, great view of the Puget Sound, quality food and even pretty good beer choices. Its somewhat cafeteria style where you order at... More 

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Seattle Washington State
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The wife and I have been eating breakfast at the Sound View restaurant at Pikes a Place Mkt for past 35 years whenever we visit Pikes Place. One has to order at the counter from menu on the wall but it is local restaurant not a franchise fast food. I always have 3 eggs and turkey sausage. Great sourdough toast... More 

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Situated in Seattle's famous Pike Place Market under the Market's iconic clock the Sound View Cafe offers great views across the Puget Sound. The cafe is very popular with locals and tourists alike so it will almost certainly be busy whenever you choose to visit. We were with family and required a table for five so had a short wait... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

In Pike Place Market. Very nice salad bar. Tuna fish sandwich was tasty, but minimal amount of tuna and huge bread. Loved the oven baked fries. Friend service and relaxed atmosphere. Good spot for lunch in the midst of touring the market.

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Quito
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Siince we were a family we choose the seats before ordering and we had a very good location, which was the best part of the experience, the food was good specially the Sea Platter. Other dishes were normal. Prices reasonable.

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Cafe in Pike Market with great views if you get a widow seat. Quite small but very buy. Very generous portions and as much coffee as you want. Orders shouted by name which is quite a nice touch. Good prices

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Leesburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Claim to serve breakfast all day and they ran out of batter to make pancakes. Place so crowded and "hostess" won't let u get a seat until u order. She hands u a menu while u stand in line and then tells u that no one can sit before ordering. However, we saw people get tables before ordering. Very frustrating!!... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I ordered market omelet . Tea cup was dirty, and it's was bag tea for $2,95 food was undercooked ( salmon) and from window where I sit its smell like it's located near garbage container. Very disappointed !

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Additional Information about Sound View Cafe

Address: 1501 Pike Pl Suite 501, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone Number: 206 623 5700
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1501 Pike Pl Suite 501, Seattle, WA 98101
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 206 623 5700
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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