Washington September 05, 2017
The Overlooked Destination In Washington You Should Visit Before It’s Too Popular
Everyone knows Pike Place as a major destination in Seattle; so do all the tourists. It’s definitely a cool spot to find lots of fresh items, but here’s a fun alternative that’s a lot less crowded.
Melrose Market is located at 1531 Melrose Avenue. Its shops offer unique items you won't find elsewhere, and its award-winning restaurants source local food and prepare it to perfection.
The buildings that make up this market were once automotive shops and were built between 1919 and 1926.
Glasswing carries men and women's clothing, furniture and plants.
You'll love the exposed brick and huge ceiling timbers here. This is not like shopping at the mall.
Grab a drink at Bar Ferd'nand.
Taylor Shellfish Farms has the best oysters anywhere.
Butter Home carries a cool assortment of decor items for your home, jewelry and art created by local artists.
Terra Plata is an award-winning restaurant focused on earth to plate dining. It's all fresh and local here.
Rain Shadow Meats is a butcher that specializes in providing locally-sourced, fresh meat. You'll love the house made Charcuterie.
Still Liquor is another great place to grab a drink with friends.
You'll definitely want to stop for some lunch at Homegrown. The sandwiches here are to die for.
Sitka and Spruce serves simple, locally-sourced gourmet fare.
The next time you're in the mood for a market experience, but don't want to battle the throngs of tourists at Pike Place, give Melrose Market a try!
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