Pike Place Market - AMERICA'S #1 CHOWDER + Must-Eat Market Tour in Seattle | American Food!

  • Published: 26 September 2018
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    Pike Place Market is a landmark of #Seattle, and one of the oldest continuously functioning markets in the United States. I had been there once before when I was a kid, but this time I was on a mission to go on the ultimate Pike Place Market food tour!

    In this video you’ll find some of the best food within the market and all the details about what to order and eat when you’re in Seattle, Washington. One tip - go early to start eating before the main huge rush comes - when it gets to mid-day, the market is packed.

    Here are all the restaurants we tried at #PikePlaceMarket:

    Lowell's Restaurant - For breakfast we went to the legendary Lowell's Restaurant, serving a mix of classic American food including seafood. I wanted to try their dungeness crab eggs benedict, which was a little expensive, but pretty good.
    Dungeness crab eggs benedict - $25

    Pure Food Fish Market - Next to Lowell’s don’t miss the smoked salmon. Again, it’s not cheap, but it’s so good, salmon glistening and embedded with smoke.
    ½ Pound salmon - $16.56

    Ghost Alley Espresso - Next on this Pike Place Market food tour I was in desperate need of a coffee to begin the morning so we navigated our way past the gnarly gum alley to Ghost Alley Espresso. Great place for a quick cup of espresso.
    Doppio espresso - $3

    Piroshky Piroshky - A legendary bakery that serves mostly Russian influenced baked goods, both sweet and savory, is Piroshky Piroshky. Again, I tried to keep it pretty classic, and Seattle style, so Jason and I split the salmon pate piroshky. It was very tasty, with a cream cheesy taste.
    Salmon - $6.85

    Pike Place Chowder - Having won every chowder competition and award in the US as possible, Pike Place Chowder serves America’s #1 Chowder. So you know you can’t miss it when you go to Pike Place Market. We got in line about 20 minutes before they opened and line didn’t take long. You order, get your chowder, and then sit down. I don’t have too much experience with chowder, but indeed it was good, and I also really liked the seafood bisque.
    Total price - $37.76 total

    Beecher's Handmade Cheese - Another classic is Beecher's Handmade Cheese where you can sample cheese curds and also order grilled cheese sandwiches.
    Flagship sandwich - $7.49

    Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt - They also have a very loyal following and for sure it’s some of the best yogurt I’ve ever tried.

    Market Grill - Finally to end this Seattle food tour we stopped at Market Grill, right in the heart of the market and I ordered the grilled salmon plate. Overall, it was good, and a perfect ending to this extreme food tour!
    Grilled salmon plate - $15

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Comments • 2 204

  • Ruthie Solis
    Ruthie Solis  1 days back

    I Love your channel. Puerto Rican food and flavor is BOMB also...just saying..!! You enlighten everyone with all the different flavors and dishes.... you are world wide! Much love to you and your family

    • danish tariq
      danish tariq  3 days back

      Love you Mark Wiens 💗💗💖💖💖

      • Amadou Birken
        Amadou Birken  2 weeks back

        Dude in the blue shirt is straight soy-d out. Even ordered a chai, his soul is dead.

        • Peter Pan
          Peter Pan  3 weeks back

          All the prices for prepared food were high like tourist scam

          • Gatcha Pres
            Gatcha Pres  4 weeks back

            I’m going to Seattle in 6 days

            • Michael Schwartz
              Michael Schwartz  4 weeks back

              I was just wondering if you happened to stop by the doughnut shop across from the fish throwing shop? It's famous for their amazing Maple Bacon doughnuts. I was there a few years ago and I finished a dozen minis in about 10 minutes!

              • Bunruanc Chaowanapibool

                A lot of people complain about the price of the food. Please don’t forget this is Seattle and $15 minimum wage 🤗

                • nicolas rossi
                  nicolas rossi  3 weeks back

                  So in the U.S.as a consequence for it (the artificially inflated minimum wage!) the dollar is grossly devalued and won't buy much of anything. Gee that sounds logical! Raising the minimum wage for unskilled work (bussing tables,sweeping up, etc.) creates a chain of inflation as everything has to cost more as a result. Economically foolish and short sighted. People either need to achieve a higher level of education or gain meaningful specialized skills in order to earn more. Sorry but if all you know how to do is scale fish or mop floors your pay needs to reflect that. You can't just be paid more because it assuages some upper middle class guilt. Seattle also has a huge homeless and drug addicted homeless population. The food looked good Mark, but the real story is in the upside down economy and the touristy facade. A little like going to Disneyland and eating overpriced corn dogs and ice cream, then food/travel vlogging about it , which I guess is O.K., for an occasional episode but can't even remotely be compared to an actual culinary experience of any depth.

              • Wes Youngquist
                Wes Youngquist  1 months back

                What a complete sell-out. I live here and he couldn't have picked the biggest, riff off placers around. Bogus all around. Do not trust.

                • Andrew Huff
                  Andrew Huff  1 months back

                  Liberal city prices

                  • Margaret Lisboa
                    Margaret Lisboa  1 months back

                    Wow Mark you shove that food in your mouth as if someone was going to take it away from you 🤣 smaller bites 🤣🤣

                    • M K
                      M K  1 months back

                      Solely based on 'the typical reactions' from Mark Wiens, no impressive foods or restaurants in that public market in Seattle. Even in a brief glance, the place's too crowded and expensive. I will skip Seattle in future tour. :)

                      • curry leaves
                        curry leaves  1 months back

                        Hai mark am your great fan,,,,

                        • Gladys Brown
                          Gladys Brown  1 months back

                          Yeah, the food is delicious, however, too pricey. It’s sad that Seattle’s prices have skyrocketed in recent years. Used to live in Seattle (Wallingford area) now live an hour north from there. Still love to visit the Public Market once in awhile.

                          Thanks Mark for this video!

                          Now return to Lima, Peru and be with friend Timour - where the food is heavenly and it’s not as expensive!! ¡Viva Perú 🇵🇪! ❤️

                          • Joe Kool
                            Joe Kool  1 months back

                            Hey Mark you should try Popeyes chicken there so good

                            • Lisa Stephen
                              Lisa Stephen  1 months back

                              Maybe I'm the only one who would complain about this but the "rule" of not holding a table until you have your tray? Sorry, not sorry but If I'm standing in line ordering, or my husband is, one of us usually always holds a table! I'm spending money at your establishment, by god, I'm holding a seat! Also my husband is a heart surgery/2x stroke survivor and he can't stand very long at times, plus on occasion we have my 82 year old Mother in law with us and I REFUSE to allow her to STAND until our order is ready! Food looks amazing but that one rule may stop me from ever trying their chowder plus I think It's a bit too expensive, but its also 2019 and its Seattle, its going to be

                              • Shadow ninja
                                Shadow ninja  1 months back

                                Ketchup mixed with Tabasco sauce is the best on hash browns!

                                • Just8Ate
                                  Just8Ate  1 months back

                                  omg this looks amazing now i want some 8)

                                  • Lauren Cliver
                                    Lauren Cliver  1 months back

                                    I live in New Jersey and for what he got I think the prices were reasonable. Well not the chowda.

                                    ETA: this is a tourist area, if he went to local places I bet it’d be cheaper.

                                    • sneakerhexx
                                      sneakerhexx  1 months back

                                      U see that face he made on Lowels vs the face he makes on the salmon. Yeah that egg Benedict was "okay".

                                      • That’s a gamer
                                        That’s a gamer  1 months back

                                        I'll be honest I just visited seatle and the food was extremely overpriced and not good to many hipster reastraunts los Angeles has a way better food screen

                                        • Thomas Casavana
                                          Thomas Casavana  1 months back

                                          This guy looks wrong

                                          • Rikkity Rakk
                                            Rikkity Rakk  1 months back

                                            People complaining about prices. Seattle is a big city. It's a major center of commerce and innovation... Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks... it's going to be expensive, that's a fact of life. If you go there, just plan to spend some big bucks and have fun. It's called the "Emerald City" for a reason. 😎
                                            If that's too much for you, go back to small town America and enjoy your Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. 😜

                                            • Mary Catherine Love
                                              Mary Catherine Love  1 months back

                                              Can you ever take a normal size bite

                                              • Manoj Pathak
                                                Manoj Pathak  1 months back

                                                Next video in India 🇮🇳

                                                • * madison96nicole *
                                                  * madison96nicole *  2 months back

                                                  Tacos Chukis is a MUST next time you’re in Seattle!

                                                  • Lydia Mccormick
                                                    Lydia Mccormick  2 months back

                                                    what is the seltzer after the coffee shot for? ive never seen that before

                                                    • Shouvik Halder
                                                      Shouvik Halder  2 months back

                                                      Most SATISFIED AND HAPPIEST MAN, Iove you man..👍👊

                                                      • Pacific Blue
                                                        Pacific Blue  2 months back

                                                        Almost $40 for a few bowls of chowder?

                                                        • Roybot
                                                          Roybot  2 months back

                                                          I was gonna scream at you if you didn't get the salmon Piroshki Piroshki, but you did. You're the man, Mark.

                                                          • Rajan Dulam
                                                            Rajan Dulam  2 months back


                                                            • honeyboo14324
                                                              honeyboo14324  2 months back

                                                              10:00 someone's getting tased! 🤣

                                                              • brian rey villaruel
                                                                brian rey villaruel  2 months back

                                                                Cant help but notice the print on Mark's friend T-shirt. Pokpok in the Philippines means something not nice. Hahahah i love it tho. Love your videos Mark! Keep it up and be safe.

                                                                • L D
                                                                  L D  2 months back

                                                                  His reactions is so over acting lol

                                                                  • Patita
                                                                    Patita  2 months back

                                                                    Why you didn’t try the Mac n cheese is to die for there!

                                                                    • Shevcov Grisha
                                                                      Shevcov Grisha  2 months back

                                                                      gyu in blue shirt demonstration normal reaction :)

                                                                      • Michael Slotboom
                                                                        Michael Slotboom  2 months back

                                                                        I used to manage a shop in the market during the 70's and 80's. We were a tobacco/cigar shop in Post alley, right across from La Coppa Pan. Both long gone. I ate breakfast at Lowell's everyday. Breakfast was 3.50 plus tip, and it was always more than I could eat. Baby Gramps used to play outside out shop every Friday and Sat. This was before street musicians needed a license and needed to schedule a time and place. After Baby Gramps would leave, a saxophonist named Arnie would play. I used to give him packs of Chesterfield cigarettes. There was a little grocery store down the main entrance and they would sell me 2 beers for 75 cents, provided I didn't care about the brand. You could buy huge slices of pizza from DeLaurentis on the corner for a dollar a slice. There was an old man that had a news stand across from Delaurentis, his name was Arnie, he owned the stand with his brother. I would get the morning paper and head straight for Lowells. You could walk right up to the counter at Starbucks. Times have changed. I took my sons down there about 2 years ago and I barely recognized the place. But I still loved it. Only difference was, I took them back to my parents house to make them dinner...…

                                                                        • Michael Slotboom
                                                                          Michael Slotboom  2 months back

                                                                          For some reason I can't edit. Newspaper mans name was Isaac, not Arnie. And I used to sell him cigars for 5 cents. He always wanted to pay something but never had much money.

                                                                      • Massive Progeria
                                                                        Massive Progeria  2 months back

                                                                        That is the face my husband makes in our marital quarters.

                                                                        • Lynette Larson
                                                                          Lynette Larson  2 months back

                                                                          I enjoy watching you. I’m so impressed with your work. Mostly, I enjoy how you interact as a family. Lovingly caring for each other and Micah. Inspirational. Thank you.

                                                                          • Fathlete
                                                                            Fathlete  2 months back

                                                                            0:38 why does he look like he got caught watching porn lmao

                                                                            • Michael Michael
                                                                              Michael Michael  2 months back

                                                                              Wow $25 for that little bit of crab with eggs

                                                                              • Ericka L.
                                                                                Ericka L.  2 months back

                                                                                Jason's shirt stands for slut here in the Ph. 🤣 awesome video mark!

                                                                                • paolo hewitt
                                                                                  paolo hewitt  2 months back

                                                                                  Jeeezus.. that jason is boring.. .. get him a triple expresso... . liven him up a bit..

                                                                                  • Kevin Powers
                                                                                    Kevin Powers  2 months back

                                                                                    Ok, we are going to Seattle in 6 weeks. Where is a good place to try some of these dishes that arent as expensive as Pike Place Market? I really want to try the breakfast dist at the beginning of the video. That looks really good.

                                                                                    • Mystic Travel
                                                                                      Mystic Travel  2 months back

                                                                                      Pok Pok can Fok Fok right off

                                                                                      • noel Mry
                                                                                        noel Mry  2 months back

                                                                                        This guy explains places and food very well only thing I can’t stand is he takes a bite and instantly starts talking with food in his mouth. It’s a video you can cut out you chewing dude

                                                                                        • Cozmo
                                                                                          Cozmo  2 months back

                                                                                          7 dollars for a fricking cheese sammich. Hell no. I'll make my own.

                                                                                          • Cozmo
                                                                                            Cozmo  2 months back

                                                                                            Man, that food is expensive. I changed my mind about going to Seattle. Screw that.

                                                                                            • Going Places
                                                                                              Going Places  2 months back

                                                                                              Cozmo watch Monica Church’s What $20 can get you in Seattle video. It’s one of the best budget videos for Seattle. (and she lives there) So hopefully it changes your mind!

                                                                                          • Scott Carter
                                                                                            Scott Carter  2 months back

                                                                                            Seattle: Come for the food. Stay for the urine odor.