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Address: 500 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Department stores rarely inspire popular frenzy, but for Seattleites,...

Department stores rarely inspire popular frenzy, but for Seattleites, Nordstrom is hardly an average department store. On opening day, crowds waiting to get in literally cheered and pumped their fists.

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Busy and large department store downtown

A very large and usually busy downtown department store with plenty to choose from for everyone. The staff is helpful and nice as well. You can eat lunch here as well when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very large and usually busy downtown department store with plenty to choose from for everyone. The staff is helpful and nice as well. You can eat lunch here as well when you go shopping and it is on the bus lines and the light rail.

Thank KweqSmanit
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a good place to shop, even for someone who doesn't like to shop. Easy to find what you need and go. Friendly staff. The highlight is listening to Joseph Rojo play the piano!

Thank Loyal M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at the grill here. Wonderful fresh split pea soup. We followed that with a fresh Cobb salad. The service was great, the food good. We got in quickly on a Sunday afternoon at 12:30. It's in the lower level. Great for kids too.

Thank Tonypose
Minden, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a great store that offers a wonderful shopping experience. We were served by three different sales persons and each one was helpful, considerate and knowledgeable. This great sales staff coupled with a store that is beautifully decorated and offers plenty of choice in the goods they carry made for a really good experience. I especially enjoyed the spacious... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

If you're a fan of shopping at Nordstrom, you will love this store. It is huge and l loved seeing merchandise that our local store doesn't carry because of its smaller size. I expected it to be more of a historic store (kind of like Saks on Fifth Avenue in NYC) and was a bit disappointed that it was very... More 

Thank Tracey L
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

When she was having trouble finding a dress for an event I suggested their personal shopper service. It was great. She got a few things and I got to work on my laptop in a nice waiting area. Thank you Nordstrom!

Thank ebcnaz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I was looking for mother of groom dress. Found the perfect dress but they did not have it in my size. Young salesgirl called around, found one, and had it shipped to my house. Thank you!

Thank Bibbysmom
Burbank, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The store is on top of the light rail stop, a part of Seattle history, and a beautiful experience. It made me want to buy stock in Nordstrom. There is a great "feeling" in this store, which is really important to bring people into stores. Our hotel was a few blocks from the store and we were really happy to... More 

Thank talk2p
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

As a local, there is pride in showing the FIRST Nordstrom store to guest & family. BTY: it is Nordstrom - NOT Nordstroms ! There is no "S". Macy's has an "S". J.C. Penny's has an "S". Toy's R Us, has an "S". I love Nordstrom shopping experience. Not crazy about the renovation. It looks like any other upscale shopping... More 

Thank MarketManSeattle
Lakewood, Washington, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This is the flagship store--Nordstrom central. I hail from back in the Nordstrom Best era when this store was much more old school in display and layout. While the modern facility is pretty, I find myself looking for the old departments as I ride the escalator. I loved the smell of the old store and the original focus on shoes.... More 

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