A joy for tourists and locals alike, Pike Place Market is a sprawling, sometimes confusing, vibrant collection of stalls and permanent establishments offering crafts and flowers, arts and entertainment, farmers and grocers and restaurants. And, yes, the famous flying fish. It’s easy to get lost spelunking through the depths of this historic icon, which covers far more ground than expected, and added more outdoor seating on the cobblestone streets during the pandemic. Here’s a list of some of the best pitstops around the Market, listed from north to south.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for diners and workers. Local officials recommend that everyone, whether vaccinated or not, should wear masks inside restaurants when not eating or drinking. Many bars and restaurants in Seattle (but not all) are also now requiring customers to provide proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test for indoor dining; for the latest restrictions, check restaurant websites or official social media pages. Find a local vaccination site here. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More