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Sound View Cafe

1501 Pike Pl Suite 501, Seattle, WA 98101-1542
+1 206-623-5700
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“salmon” (23 reviews)
“clam chowder” (20 reviews)
“soups” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1501 Pike Pl Suite 501, Seattle, WA 98101-1542
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sound View Cafe has a good view of the water, but no table service at lunch time. I went in around 1:30 PM on a rainy Saturday and stood in a line to order. In the confusion, I forgot to ask for a copy of...More

Thank EveSp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a late breakfast In a group of four at Sound View Cafe at about 10:30am on a weekday. The restaurant was less than half-full. We were immediately seated at a table by the windows. Some reviews gush about the view. It is true...More

Thank Cliff C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met friends from out of town at the Market. They had eaten at this place the previous evening. We were given breakfast menus when we sat down and told there would be no waitress service. We were told to order at the counter. Hmm....More

Thank watravelinggal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place totally by accident walking thru Pikes Place Market. It is on the 2nd floor from the top and toward the water front of the marked. Just walking thru the market you will not find it unless you stroll down some of...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for appetizers and cocktail. The humus was good. Decided to return for breakfast the next morning. The breakfast was bland and the potatoes had a fish flavor to them.

Thank WC_trekker
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Burgers were huge - more than we could eat. Good view. The placed was packed and it took over 10 minutes of standing in line to order and about another 30 for the food.

Thank RememberWhenAJ
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Had breakfast here after walking down to the Pike Place Market from our hotel. Staff is friendly & food is "down home"/comfort. View is very dependent on what table you can get.

1  Thank TravelSinceRetired
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch and we were surprised that we could get a table by the window. I ordered the Clam Chowder with salad combo and my husband the grilled chicken sandwich. Unfortunately I would have liked to eat with my husband but...More

Thank Melanie P
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Food is decent and reasonably priced considering where you are. Very busy spot, will have to wait for a table, but views of the Sound are great. Typical waterfront offerings.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

One day while meandering Pike Street Market, happened on this place. Great view too! Food was very well made traditional style, no trendy foo foo tower of this with foam, thank god. Amazing that that quality and quantity of choices could be made in that...More

Thank G8523SUpeterp
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14 April 2017|
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Response from LLP1957 | Reviewed this property |
I think the view would be worth any way you would have to incur. It's all about the arena!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Pike Pl Suite 501, Seattle, WA 98101-1542
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-623-5700
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