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World Spice Merchants

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Enticing Aromas - Spices Galore

I read prior reviews and knew after reading the Healing Spice book that this was the perfect place... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Dallas, Texas
via mobile
Great variety and quality

We were introduced to this store on a tour, and came back later for more. It is hard to resist... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1509 Western Ave, Seattle, WA 98101-1521
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

While I was shopping for spices I asked one of the employees where use the bathroom. Instead of letting me use the store bathroom she sent up to the pike place public restroom which was 2 blocks away and had to wait in line for...More

Thank Asher S
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I read prior reviews and knew after reading the Healing Spice book that this was the perfect place for a Thank You gift for my mom. The aromatic smells wafting out of the store was a good sign that we found the correct place. You...More

Thank bvinton
Reviewed 25 February 2018

We were introduced to this store on a tour, and came back later for more. It is hard to resist taking too much home. I took home a new mexico chili that I cannot find in MN, and several teas and salts. The teas are...More

Thank Beth_sage
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We make a few trips a year to Seattle and will always stop at World Spice so as to replenish our spice cabinet. They have a great selection of fresh spice mixtures which you can purchase as whole spice and grind it at home or...More

Thank CalvinDD948
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

When you walk in the door, you are introduced to the aroma of a variety of spices. The store is neatly arranged by pure spices and regions. It was so much to take in! I hope to be able to go back again!

Thank Bretz217
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were in Seattle to catch a re-positioning cruise down the Washington, Oregon, and California coast. We had some time to explore and walked up the hill to the Public Market (fabulous place by the way). We bought some flowers there for our state room...More

Thank SandTravelAkronOhio
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is such a great shop. Been coming here for years but have never before reviewed it. I have had some of the most interesting spice blends from this place and that's what I recommend to ANY experienced foodie or new cook - try some...More

Thank pixielegfiend
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I learned so much during my visit and was able to smell exotic spices I didn't even know about (and I thought I was pretty savvy). The manager on duty knew a lot about what was there, how to prepare them, when to prepare them,...More

Thank almirati
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We try to by all of our spices at a specialty shop but none we have ever been to matches this one. So much to choose from, so many I didn't recognize (the staff was helpful and not condescending). I am not sure what the...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you go to Pike Market, do not miss this store. Take the elevator to ground level; it's just across the street. Whether you want a gift box of sea salt, dry rubs for grilling, or exotic spice mixes from all over the world, this...More

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