It could take you hours to decide which Pike Place restaurant is the best. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.
It’s easy to get distracted by the hustle and bustle of Pike Place Market. Make sure you get a taste of only the best of the best at these hotspots.
Market Grill, centrally located in the Pike Place Market, boasts some of the best clam chowder in Seattle. It maintains a beautiful balance of buttery richness that only is made better with a bit of a spicy kick. This spot is popular and has a loyal following, and stools are few and far between because of this, so we suggest taking your sandwich to go and enjoying it outside.
We Love Their: Clam Chowder, Halibut Sandwich
MATT’S IN THE MARKET
For brunch at Pike Place, Matt’s in the Market should be your go-to. From the sophisticated decor to the relaxed environment, Matt’s is the definition of an ideal brunch restaurant. Not only do they provide a plethora of gluten-free options on their menu, but executive chef Shane Ryan actively creates innovative dishes based on what is seasonally available in the Pacific Northwest. No brunch is complete without a cocktail, so be sure to try the always-tasty Breakfast Martini of the Day. Enjoy your meal with a side of stunning views of the Sound—don’t miss Matt’s in the Market.
We Love Their: Steamed Mussels and Clams, Don & Joe’s Lamb Burger
PIKE PLACE CHOWDER
People come from far and wide to taste the award-winning chowder at this Pike Place staple. Try their all-star New England Clam Chowder in a savory bread bowl, or the Chowder Sampler, which comes with four cups of chowder of your choosing, as well as oyster crackers and bread. They will even ship it straight to your front door no matter where you are in the US!
We Love Their: Chowder Sampler, Seafood Bisque, New England Clam Chowder