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January
17

Explore Food Halls in Seattle

Food Halls Seattle

It's no exaggeration to say that Seattle is the city that turned the food hall into an art form, thanks to the legendary Pike Place Market. But that's not the only amazing food hall around the city! Whether you're a dedicated foodie shopping for the perfect ingredients for your next creation or you're searching for fresh, expertly prepared food inspired by cultures from around the world, the food halls of the Seattle area have you covered. Our brokers have the delicious details on 7 of the best food halls to visit in Seattle and nearby communities.

  1. Pike Place Market – 85 Pike St., Seattle, WA 98101
    When you're talking about food halls near Seattle homes for sale, there's only one place to start. Pike Place Market is a world-famous destination for food, shopping, and fun, with a history that stretches back more than 100 years. Pike Place Market brings together local restaurants, food vendors, farmers, craftspeople, specialty food purveyors, and live performers to create one of the best places on the planet to enjoy some shopping. There's also a busy schedule of programs and signature special events, so you'll always have something new to see at Pike Place Market.

  2. Melrose Market – 1531 Melrose Ave., Seattle, WA 98101
    It may not be quite as famous as Pike Place Market, but Melrose Market has earned a loyal following thanks to its fresh ingredients, delicious meals, and great deals. Melrose Market is home to 10 local vendors selling locally sourced ingredients, fresh, delicious prepared meals, unique home goods, and fine spirits. With its emphasis on local vendors, Melrose Market is a great place to find out what's going on in the neighborhood.

  3. Spice Bridge Global Food Hall – 14200 Tukwila International Blvd., Ste. 141, Tukwila, WA 98186
    Interested in exploring cuisine inspired by diverse cultures from around the world? Spice Bridge Global Food Hall is well worth the trip, with a lineup of vendors that emphasizes women of color, immigrant, and refugee chefs. Sample dishes from international cultures, enjoy a packed schedule of special events, and support a great cause in the process. Be sure to check the schedule ahead of time if you're looking for a particular vendor, as the lineup rotates each day with fresh options.

  4. Lincoln South Food Hall – 500 Bellevue Way NE Floor 2, Bellevue, WA 98004
    In the mood for an outstanding meal near Bellevue homes for sale, but not quite sure what you want to eat? Lincoln South Food Hall has you covered with an eclectic collection of dining options and many of the Pacific Northwest's favorite craft beer selections on tap. Stop by for a gourmet meal from Barrio Luchador, Burger Brawler, or What the Pho, then head to the bar to find your perfect pairing.

  5. Matchbox Food Hall – 2329 California Ave. SW, Seattle, WA 98116
    With 5 restaurants serving sandwiches, salads, wraps, and pizza along with one outstanding bar, Matchbox Food Hall is sure to satisfy your craving for a delicious meal close to home. Fresh, healthy food is the name of the game at Matchbox Food Hall, where you will find Forge Pizza, Sway Sandwich Co., Carrera Taqueria, Chop Salads, and Boxcar Bakery. Shep's Tavern is where you'll find an extensive collection of craft cocktails, as well as locally crafted beer and wine.

  6. Uwajimaya Seattle – 600 5th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98104
    For Asian cuisine, ingredients, and sweet treats, it's hard to top the experience at Uwajimaya Seattle. Part specialty grocery store, part food court, this local chain has 4 locations in Seattle and nearby communities. The flagship Seattle location covers more than 35,000 square feet, with a grocery store and large food hall all in one place. The food hall at Uwajimaya Seattle has 10 unique dining options, with more always being added. Grab a great book from Kinokuniyana Bookstore – also located in-house – then head to the food hall to enjoy some fresh, authentic Asian cuisine while you read.

  7. City Hall Farmers Market – 600 4th Ave., Seattle, WA 98104
    While it may not be housed indoors like the other food halls on our list, the popular City Hall Farmers Market offers many of the same perks as some of the city's most famous food halls in an airy, inviting outdoor setting. The City Hall Farmers Market takes place every Tuesday morning and early afternoon. It brings together local farmers and food vendors to share their wares with the public, with a different selection depending on which time of year that you visit.

Searching for a home that makes it easy to visit your favorite Seattle food halls anytime? Let our team help you find the perfect match. Contact us to buy and sell homes throughout the Seattle, WA area.

January
3

National Hot Tea Month: Tea Rooms and Shops in Seattle

Tea Shops in Seattle

Seattle might be famous for its coffee, but don't forget about its tea. No city does warm beverages quite like Seattle, and tea is no exception.

January is National Hot Tea Month, so there couldn't be a better time to visit your favorite local tea shop in Seattle and unwind with your favorite blend. Tea is proven to reduce stress, plus it's loaded with antioxidants making it a perfect wintertime beverage.

Whether you're looking to stock up on your favorite loose leaf tea or simply want to warm up in a cozy teahouse on a rainy day, there are so many great independent tea shops around town. Here are some favorite destinations from our brokers:

  • Perennial Tea Room - 1910 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101
    Located in a small alley in Pike Place Market, Perennial Tea Room is Seattle's most popular tea destination. This cute tea shop has all of your favorite fine loose leaf teas from around the world, in addition to a wide assortment of tea-related gifts, accessories, and books. Looking to try something new? The staff is incredibly helpful and can help you find a tea that aligns with your tastes. If you love shopping around Pike Place Market, there are some incredible Seattle homes for sale nearby. The shop is open daily from 9:30 am to 5 pm.

  • Steepologie Teas - 3420 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
    Steepologie Teas has 6 locations around Seattle, each offering over a hundred varieties of loose leaf tea as well as tumblers, infusers, mugs, and pots. This store has so many great gifts, so it's easy to find something perfect for the tea lover in your life. Enjoy a fresh cup inside the shop or take it on the go. Steepologie Teas is open daily from 11 am to 7 pm.

  • Taiwan Oolong Shop - 1704 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107
    For some authentic oolongs and teas straight from Taiwan, visit Taiwan Oolong Shop. This store stocks dozens of varieties of high-quality products, and the inventory is constantly changing, so you'll want to stop back. All oolongs and teas are unblended, single estate pickings, and with a friendly, helpful staff, it's easy to find something you love. Stop by Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm.

  • Miro Tea - 5405 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
    At Miro Tea, you'll find 150 exceptional teas from around the world -- each meticulously sourced based on taste, appearance, and quality. The shop's ability to find high-quality products has earned it a reputation for being one of Seattle's top tea destinations. Buy your tea to go or enjoy a cup in the store's onsite cafe, which also serves delicious snacks. The shop is only daily from 8 am to 8 pm.

  • Tea Republik - 4527 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
    You'll find an extensive selection of loose-leaf specialty teas, black teas, green teas, white teas, and more at Tea Republik, a cozy teahouse located in the University District. This is a great place to stop in and enjoy a warm cup of tea on a rainy day. Tea is delicious, and the service is friendly and helpful. Store hours are 10 am to 10 pm daily.

  • Queen Mary Tea - 2912 NE 55th St, Seattle, WA 98105
    Queen Mary Tea is the ultimate Seattle destination for tea lovers, and it's truly a unique experience. The Queen Mary Tea Room is the oldest independently owned tea room in America and has a true Victorian elegance. The attached tea shop features one of the largest selections of loose lea tea in the city, along with wonderful teaware, tableware, treats, and gifts. Stop by Wednesday through Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm.

  • Friday Afternoon Tea - 4228 Stone Way N, Seattle, WA 98103
    This family-owned, geeky-themed tea shop offers all your favorite loose leaf teas, custom blends, and gifts. In addition to some great products, Friday Afternoon Tea serves as a great community gathering spot. The store hosts a CommuniTea book club as well as Custom Blending appointments. The shop is cute, bright, clean, and definitely worth visiting. Store hours are 10 am to 6 pm daily.

Seattle has a strong beverage culture, so it's no surprise the city is home to some of the country's best tea shops. For more recommendations on local businesses, contact us today.

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