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“Good place for Asian supplies”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Uwajimaya

Uwajimaya
Ranked #7 of 177 Shopping in Seattle
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Enumclaw, Washington
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284 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Good place for Asian supplies”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2013

A well stocked grocery store within a larger shopping area with just about any Asian country represented food-wise. There is also a Japanese store stocked with just about anything you could possibly want imported from Japan. Bring your empty tummy. Nice selection of food vendors with everything from seafood, to deli style, to fresh cooked food and bakeries. The best part is if you just want to dash in and get something quick or have a meal, the parking lot is validated and free for the first hour. Not an easy chore parking in the International District, but this makes the market worth stopping in.

Visited October 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Vancouver, Washington
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112 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great authentic Asian market”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013 via mobile

Uwajimaya is a fun place to explore Asian food, books, and myriad of other goods. It is a perfect place to find those rare or authentic Asian ingredients you need for cooking, too. They have a great little food court with kitchens selling baked items, Korean, Thai, Chinese, and more.

Visited August 2013
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118 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“We were tranported to Asia for free!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

We loved going here...the rare fruits and veggies...the fresh fish...the home goods and gift shop area...everything. We were surpriced by the super small portions of the packed meats and fish. We loved it! A must!!

Visited August 2013
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Rogers, Arkansas
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47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Could spend hours here looking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

Asian food and gift market that is filled with every type of Asian food that you could think of. Fresh food, produce, pkg food. We loved going down very aisle just looking at everything. My kids enjoyed all the fresh fish, live fish (especially the craw dads!). Just a fun experience while in Chinatown.

Visited July 2013
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Franklin, Tennessee
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285 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“More than we expected!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

I put this on our list because we have kids that love anime and manga and one of them speaks Mandarin Chinese so we always check out Asian things when we travel. We hit the bookstore part first and everyone went wild! There is a lot of anime and manga but tons and tons of cute little tchotchkes as well. We spent a lot in there! Then we walked out into the main grocery+ area where we were bombarded with delicious samples of hot teal, miso soup, salad, noodles... We looked at all of the housewares, toys, toiletries and then made our way to the fancy origami section. One of us is really into folding but in all of our travels, we have never seen such a huge and diverse selection of origami paper! They had lots of yummy Asian snacks that we bought, along with an Asian kite in the shape of a fish. We decided to eat in the attached food court. None of us was disappointed with anything we got for lunch! I got reprimanded for taking a photo in the food court. Apparently there are no photos allowed in the entire compound. We spent about 2 hours total, including lunch. Make sure to see the awesome dragons climbing the light posts nearby. Put this on your list if you are remotely interested in anything Asian.

Visited June 2013
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