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Jun 19, 2008 04:12 PM

Hole in the wall at Pike Place Market...

For the life of me I can't remember the name of this little 'restaurant' right on the main floor of Pike Place Market that has a wonderful salmon sandwhich with grilled onions.....can you help?

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  1. Sounds like Market Grill (more of a counter with 3 sides than a restaurant).

    1. Actually, doesn't sound anything like the Market Grill, since that's upstairs on the opposite side of the street. Main floor? Good bet it's Lowell's. Been there forever. Three floors, sounds like the kind of food they have there. Decent spot.

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      1. re: KDTR

        No, Market Grill is in the main arcade.

        From :

        Market Grill
        Fish Sandwiches, Platters, and Clam Chowder
        The Market Grill serves the finest fish sandwiches available. Choose from salmon, halibut, cod or prawns. Market fresh fish, vegetables, and bread are purchased daily in the Pike Place Market. Our clam chowder and seafood stew are Seattle favorites.

        Location: In the Main Arcade across from Pure Food Fish
        Hours: Daily from 9 am to 6 pm
        Address: 1509 Pike Place #3
        Seattle, WA 98101
        Phone: 206-682-2654

        1. re: KDTR

          Clarification: East, across the "street," (Pike Place), fronting on First Avenue, is the Pike Place Bar and Grill. Back West across Pike Place is the Market Grill. They could not be more different. The "counter with 3 sides" is a great description for the Market Grill, and the little quotes around 'restaurant' make me think Christy hit it. The sandwiches are fairly plain, but grilled well, tasty, and served barely out of the flow of pedestrian traffic. Very small menu, on a chalkboard or smallish sign, I believe.
          Yes, Lowell's is very near, but probably has a small telephone book for a menu. Close by Lowell's (which I, a 56 year native who grew up in the market have never visited), is The Athenian. Culture on the half-shell. Have a hang-town fry with the old-timers.