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“flying fish”(51 reviews)
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86 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101-2025
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Spent 6 hours walking throughout the market. Numerous places of interest. Enjoyable day on the waterfront.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Beast0512
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place. So many choices. The employees are engaging and always offering samples and curious about each customer.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lletcher2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family enjoyed lunch and shopping during our visit to Seattle. This place is unique and amazing!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank teatimegrandma3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK fish market with inflated prices. Yes they throw a fish but the guys who don't throw have better fish.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Go to the Fish Market everyone says. They put on a great show. They interact with the crowd. Watch them throw the fish. We waited for 20 minutes. Not a fish thrown. We were constantly told when you buy a fish we throw them. Disappointing....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

Yes, it is a fish market. Yes, they throw the fish. Yes they will pose with you for a photo. All of this was familiar to me before I came here. Once there, it seemed to be to be a bit strained, trying to make...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert F
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

I am visiting my daughter and her family in Botthel and they took me to Pike Market. We walked around for hours visiting art shops, novelty stores, food stalls and restaurants. It was truly a fun and intesting scenery. I enjoyed the chinese bao and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Washdc_mom1085
Reviewed November 15, 2018

The sights, the sounds, the smells. This is an amazing market to visit and shop. First time visitor and the Market lives up its reputation. Spend and hour or spend a whole day. We enjoyed lunch at Beechers Handmade Cheese Shop, best Mac n Cheese...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kristine V
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

It’s always something to walk to Pike Place fish market outside the Elliot Bay waterfront. This Remembrance Day long weekend, there was an even larger crowd of tourists and Seattle residents watching the fishmongers in awe. The staff enthusiastically claim they will ship your fish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brendabeachbum
Reviewed November 11, 2018

This was the first time I have been to Seattle and to this market place. I've seen it on the Travel channels shows before and wanted to see it for myself. The fish throwing market was entertaining but there were lots of other tourists here...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tank31407
September 6, 2018|
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Response from caramelktx32 | Reviewed this property |
Whenever a customer purchases fish, they toss the fish throughout the area and to the guy in the back to prep it for sale. It's pretty entertaining.
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meetabanerjee
May 28, 2018|
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Response from maryellenbradley | Reviewed this property |
The weather is usually great in August. It can be hot but it is not usually humid. We don't get much rain in August. You can get all kinds of seafood at the market as well as other fresh produce. You can get some fresh... More
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December 14, 2017|
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Response from AgNeSeSaP | Reviewed this property |
I was in Lahaina (Maui Island) and is really nice go there for dinner, around 8 p.m. There is another Fish market in Paia (Maui Island) in the North!
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Jersey City, New Jersey
Walking Crowne Plaza to fish market (5 Replies)
I asked some one yesterday how long it would take me to walk from the Crowne Plaza hotel to the Pike Place fish market and didn't get a straight answer, all she would say was "it's hilly". Can someone give me a reasonable time estimate. I'm used to walking fast in NY so when I look at the map, to me it should take no more than 25 minutes.
June 20, 2017|
Response fromdavidgmg|
You could walk on 5th Avenue about 4 blocks to Pike Street turn left and you'd have another five blocks I'm going to guess about 15 minutes
shopdoc1977
Perrysburg, Ohio
Seattle Spring Break Family Vacation (11 Replies)
Hello. I am trying to plan a relatively last minute Spring Break (March 26th-April 1st) vacation for my family of 5 (wife, myself and 15yo, 11yo, 10yo boys) to Seattle and the surrounding area. I'm looking for advice on where stay (the top family hotels I see online are booked) and activities. I was thinking about Pike Place Fish Market, Space needle, whale watching, and spending some time around Mt Ranier. Seeking any and all advice to make it a memorable vacation for all of us.
February 03, 2018|
Response fromglaciermeadows|
Keep in mind that there I will still be a ton of snow on the ground st Rainier. Although the road conditions could be fine you are required to carry chains at that time of year.