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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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Nordstrom Store Number 1

The Flagship Store of the Nordstrom chain. If you want to see how service is supposed to be conducted at a Nordstrom, visit this store. The employees are role models of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 December 2016
jay s
Tacoma, Washington
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Renton, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was prepared to dump a bunch of cash today, but was basically ignored. I know it was busy with holiday shoppers, but sales people in the formal section and women's department were chatting and did not greet shoppers... service in the bar was horrible as well. I waited to check out... empty plate with my credit card on the... More 

Thank bfranks1698
Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Flagship Store of the Nordstrom chain. If you want to see how service is supposed to be conducted at a Nordstrom, visit this store. The employees are role models of the store's culture of customer service first. You will find many things you won't find at other area Nordstroms. Lots of upscale lines here. The coffee bar and other... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

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.

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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!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
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.

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Minden, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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 

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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!

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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 

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