Gourmet Stores

Do you dream of premium ingredients and superior foodstuffs? Do you crave spices, covet kitchen gadgets, and yearn for farm-fresh, organic goods? Then bliss awaits at Seattle's best gourmet stores. These culinary havens are a treasure trove of everything you need for incredible meals and impressive entertaining. Plus, they're local, which means the owners and staff tap into neighborhood needs and handle special requests easily. Drooling yet? Then make a beeline to The British Pantry, a Seattle mainstay.



This expansive emporium is the largest Japanese department store in the Northwest. If you're a connoisseur of Asian goods and cuisine, you'll definitely want to browse through the well-stocked aisles. Along with sections for produce, seafood,...  Read More



Located beneath the clock in Pike Place Market, where a bordello once operated, Market Spice features an exquisite line of teas, including black, blended, flavored, loose-leaf, and decaffeinated. Each tea is noted for its robust flavor and rich...  Read More

Sur La Table


This business has been a leading importer of kitchen items for more than 20 years. With their extensive stock of cookware, cutlery, table linens, and accessories, you're certain to locate the perfect gift for the gourmet or the sous-chef in your life.



For more than 25 years, this traditional open-air market has offered a wealth of the freshest fruits, vegetables, cut flowers, organic produce, and plants. Equally impressive is the assortment of handmade arts and crafts, specialty foods, and...  Read More



Since 1982, this nationally acclaimed chocolate authority has satisfied Seattle's sweet tooth with an unsurpassed array of sumptuous candies. Fine truffles, candy bars, and triple chocolate tortes are just a smattering of the goods that will...  Read More

De Laurenti Specialty Food & Wine


This popular Italian gourmet market boasts a phenomenal inventory of meats, olive oils, sauces, breads, vinegars, cheeses, and pastas. An espresso cafe, serving food and pastries, is available upstairs as well.

The British Pantry


An authority in classic British cuisine for more than 20 years, British Pantry offers menus for lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner. There's also a separate shop decked out with posters and British memorabilia and stocked with candy, sausage rolls,...  Read More

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SAVOUR proprietors Holly McLean and Steve Klemaier love to travel and taste the flavors of the world, so they've created a welcoming Ballard spot at which visitors can also "savor the best in life." Shoppers find delectable artisan cheeses and...  Read More

Beecher's Handmade Cheese
Photo courtesy of Beecher's Handmade Cheese


In 2003, Kurt Beecher Dammeier put his passion for artisan cheese into action as he opened the first Beecher's shop in the heart of Seattle's historic Pike Place Market. Visitors now delight in the store's tempting smells, tastes and sights...  Read More



Loyal patrons love this small gem of a store in Capitol Hill for its culinary and mercantile goods like chocolate, salt, local honey, tea, a collection of bitters, preserves and spices.