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Starbucks 1st & Pike

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Address: 102 Pike Street, corner of 1st & Pike, Seattle, WA 98101
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See where it all started: America's most popular coffeehouse is Seattle's...

See where it all started: America's most popular coffeehouse is Seattle's biggest claim to fame.

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Long lines and just another starbucks

The line alone will take you FOREVER. Then actually ordering is such a pain since the employees are super distracted. The actual store is so filled that you will barely be able to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Adelaide, Australia
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Be prepared for a LONG queue, especially I would imagine in Summer. Apart from it being the 1st Starbucks, the coffee is the same as any other location of the company

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Uskedalen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As the title says - this was the first Starbucks coffee shop ever, so that's a good excuse to visit it. Other than that it is a normal Starbucks, just more crowded because of it's status and because it's just opposite Pike Place Market with all it's tourists.

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Brandon, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the very first starbucks ever built. Thelady does not have her mermaid tail and she has breasts. It is iconic. A must see, so many things have changed since this place was opened. Do you ever see a Starbucks with spices? It used to say just that. Coffee, Tea, and spices. The line was so long, I peeked... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun to go and say you've been. Other than that, nothing special....unless you enjoy waiting in super long lines. Then have at it!

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Copper Mountain, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in late in the evening for a cup of coffee. You can see why the first Starbucks location would be popular. Great location beside the public market. Decent coffee.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The line alone will take you FOREVER. Then actually ordering is such a pain since the employees are super distracted. The actual store is so filled that you will barely be able to move. After that, it will take another year to actually get your order. However, even with all of that, it's pretty cool to see where the whole... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You stand in line for 20, 30, or 40 minutes for coffee? It's a tourist trap. Nothing special. "Nothing to see here" Been there a few times in the last few years. It's getting worse.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, simple store right in the heart of Seattle. Even if you are not a fan of the company or the product, it is interesting to see the humble beginnings of such a massive company. It is small and very tourist crowded, however if you are into the mugs, there is one that is only available at this location, not... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small place with regular Starbucks beverages (not like the Starbucks roaster) mostly people come to buy merchandise with first Starbucks logo signature and takes picture Come here at least for 1 time, there is vary limited space no seating area only place for standing so if you come for drink then better go to other near by Starbucks store with... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the smallest starbuck I ever visit. First time come on the afternoon and there is a line of around 8-9 peoples outside waiting and inside the store look packed. Go back again few days later in the morning around 9 there were no line. Walk in to look at the cups and discuss together which one... More 

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