Shopping Westlake Center, Seattle
Located in the heart of Seattle’s financial district, the Westlake Center provides a welcome respite from all of the hustle and bustle that Seattle has to offer. Just minutes from Pike’s Place Market, this Emerald City shopping gem enjoys a convenient, centralized location for those staying in downtown Seattle. An early morning coffee enjoyed in the outdoor food court has attracted many visitors and locals alike. And not only does the Westlake Center provide welcome shelter on those cold, rainy days when the winds are whipping up 5th Street, but it is also the first stop on the Monorail over to the Seattle Center and the Space Needle. It is truly a desirable, convenient spot for all travelers.
Yet, the Westlake Center has more to offer than just a large variety of food options in its buzzing outdoor food court and a convenient location. The Westlake Center is also a hidden shopping mecca for those looking to avoid the big box chains that you can find down the street or elsewhere in Seattle. Not only does the Westlake Center feature all of stores that visitors flock to in order to obtain their little piece of Seattle, the Westlake Center also boasts some of the finest local shopping excursions in Seattle. Whether you fancy apparel from Jessica McClintock or Mix, or the unique findings in Fireworks, the Tibetan Gift Shop or Daiso, the Center has attracted all of the small shops that provide the heartbeat for these types of shopping centers.
But the Westlake Center doesn’t just feature vibrant, quirky studio shops, it also features expansive department stores like the newly-opened, gorgeous Nordstrom Rack and successful specialty stores like Lush, Cache and Foot Locker. If you are staying in downtown Seattle, you won’t be leaving without something from this one-of-a-kind City. And the Westlake Center has a little bit of everything to suit your shopping needs.
Westlake Center address and hours
400 Pine Street
Seattle, Washington 98101-1625
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Last updated by Greg Bozer on 08 December, 2013 in Destinations.