Souvenir Shopping Part 2 (Self Guided), Seattle

It would be a pity to leave Seattle without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Seattle, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.
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Souvenir Shopping Part 2 Map

Guide Name: Souvenir Shopping Part 2
Guide Location: USA » Seattle (See other walking tours in Seattle)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles
Author: Daniel
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Moon Valley Organics
  • Beecher’s Handmade Cheese
  • MarketSpice
  • DeLaurenti Specialty Food & Wine
  • Fonté Café
  • Elysian Brewing Company
Moon Valley Organics

1) Moon Valley Organics

What to buy here: Moon Valley Organics – Pacific Northwest healing soaps, medical salves, honeys and gift sets are a thoughtful gift. Moon Valley Organics is a Pacific Northwest family owned and operated business located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountain range. They use only the highest quality ingredients, incorporating sustainable farming & wild crafting techniques combined with established scientific study and traditional medicinal knowledge, including a Naturopathic (ND), Oriental Medicine (AOM, Lac) and Traditional Medical (MD) practitioner, and an Herbalist who specifically create their health and beauty products. Each of their botanical formulas integrates the concept of synergy, which means the interaction of pooled ingredients has greater effect than that of the ingredients individual effects. All of their products are petroleum-free and never tested on animals. Moon Valley Organics consciously grows, manufactures and distributes their products from ‘seed to sale’. These items are excellent gifts ranging in cost from individual balms at $3.00 on up to gift sets between $12.00 and $30.00.

Moon Valley Organics can be purchased in several Seattle stores like PCC, Whole Foods and the Herbalist, or visit their store inside the Pike Place Market on the main arcade to taste and peruse their gift item selection. Pike Place Market Location 1531 Western Avenue Seattle, WA 98101 Moon Valley Organics is located on the Main Arcade - Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 6 pm - Sunday, 9 am to 5 pm.
Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

2) Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

What to buy here: Seattle Handmade Cheese - Nothing goes better with wine than cheese. Across from Pike Place Market is a must-do-see-eat experience; Beecher’s Handmade Cheese. Watch them make cheese, while you taste cheese, buy cheese, books, recipes, acquire ‘cheese education’, learn about cheese wine pairings, what seasonal cheeses are popular and so much more in this Seattle specialty cheese factory. A Seattle favorite is their "World's Best Mac & Cheese Kit” which lets you make your own scrumptious batch of award-winning macaroni and cheese. Beecher’s Mac-n-Cheese has been on Oprah’s favorite things. What a great gift! The kit sells for $55.00 (US) and can be easily packed or shipped, as can most anything else in the store.

Join their monthly cheese club (price ranges from approximately $70-$280), watch the cheese-makers at work – Beecher’s is one of the few cheese factories still practicing the centuries-old craft of open vat cheese making – order Pacific Northwest cheese from the cheese counter, and enjoy a cheesy wonderful, affordable lunch at their café where you can order cheesy soups and breads, Panini’s, and salads or try that fabulous Mac-n-Cheese for yourself.

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese is located at1600 Pike Place Seattle, WA 98101 right in the heart of Pike Place Market on the corner of Pike Street and First Avenue. 206-956-1964 or 1 (877) 907-1644 visit

Operation Hours: Monday - Sunday: 9 am - 7 pm;

3) MarketSpice

What to buy here: Market Spice Tea – This spicy tea has been sold for over 100 years as the official Pike Place Market tea and is available in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. Visit the store where you can explore the many gift ideas for the tea connoisseurs and cooks in your life. Products range from specialty tea and spice selections, candles, creamed honeys and tea cookies, to tea and spice accessories and some specialty food items. Gifts range from $5:00 on up. Worldwide shipping available! This popular gift item is a Seattle Christmas stocking staple or placed under the tree with the Aplets & Cotlets. Located behind the market’s mascot, Rachael the Pig (500 lb brass sculpture) near the Daily Dozen Doughnut Company on the main arcade. Follow the spicy smell and have a sample.

Market Spice is located at 85A Pike Place Seattle WA 98101 Phone 206-622-6340 Store hours: M-Sat 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
DeLaurenti Specialty Food & Wine

4) DeLaurenti Specialty Food & Wine

What to buy here: Local Honey.

Around the world Bees are struggling, but not here in Seattle thanks to award winning bee keepers at Seattle’s Ballard Bee Company. The discreet yet sophisticated black and white packaging alone is reason enough to give a bottle of this unfiltered raw honey. But there's more to this nectar than a stylish jar: Corky Luster, Ballard Bee Company owner and head bee keeper uses assorted plants from the Ballard Washington area to create honey that's golden, translucent, and far more fluid than the preponderance of other raw honeys available. Talk about nectar from the gods! This treat is an excellent addition to any dessert or as a gift for any occasion. And if you or someone you know wants to start your own beehive, then consider this; Ballard Bee Company provides one on one consultation for any step along the way. Cost begins at 1 hour minimum $65.00/hr plus travel and expense. What a gift for the bee enthusiast!

DeLaurenti Specialty Food & Wine 1435 1st Ave Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: 206-622-0141 DeLaurenti is tucked inside the Pike Place Market near the famous Daily Dozen Doughnut Company. DeLaurenti is open daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Sundays 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM.
Fonté Café

5) Fonté Café

What to buy here: Coffee – Let’s face it, Seattle is synonymous with coffee – all kinds of coffee from small local roasters to major chains like Starbucks, and Tully’s. There is a dazzling array of coffee shops scattered about the Emerald City, each offering their gift items and special blends of Seattle coffee. Coffee related gift items are popular world round. Items like bags of coffee, coffee mugs; glass or tumbler, t-shirts, specialty candies & cookies that represent the brand.

However, if you’re in search of a unique Seattle coffee gift there are some hidden coffee jewels in like Fonté Café, located on First Avenue across the street from the Seattle Art Museum and steps from the Pike Place Market. Fonté Café is befitting their local roasters reputation “the best micro-coffee roaster in the Northwest,” by Northwest Palate Magazine. They have attracted a prominent, global clientele of luxury hotels including Seattle’s Olympic Four Seasons and Wynn Las Vegas. You can buy their luscious coffee at the café – prices range from $15-$25.00 a pound – and or gift items that range from $8.00 on up.

Fonté Café is a coffee roaster, coffee bar, wine bar and bistro, conveniently located within steps of Pike Place Market at 1321 First Ave Seattle, WA 98101. They serve European bistro style foods, breakfast, lunch and dinner. 1-888-783-6683. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 7AM to 10PM Sunday & Monday: 7AM to 9PM. Buy coffee at the café or visit to purchase fresh roasted coffee online, join their coffee club; the Coffee Vault, and have it delivered to your door.
Elysian Brewing Company

6) Elysian Brewing Company

What to buy here: Seattle Microbreweries Beer - If Micro Brew is your thing, then Beer Enthusiast you’ve come to the right place. The Northwest is hoppin’ for beer. If names like Dragonstooth Stout, the Immortal IPA, Zephyrus Pilsner and Perseus Porter and Night Owl Pumpkin Ale get your attention, then Elysian Brewing just might be your place to shop, taste, learn and explore. Elysian has three (close in to Seattle City Center) breweries that are owned and operated by Seattle’s top brew pub master: Elysian Brewery, Seattle’s top brew pub, carries Capital Hill -1221 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122 206-860-1920 Seattle /Stadium District - 1st Ave S. Seattle, WA 98104 206-382-4498 Greenlake - 2106 N 55th St, Seattle, WA 98103 206-547-5929

Operation Hours: Monday - Thursday: 11.30 am - 11 am; Friday: 11.30 am - 12 am; Saturday: 9:30 pm - 12 am; Sunday: 9:30 pm - 10 am;

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