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Seattle's Top 10 Malls & Shopping Centers


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#1 Shopes at the Bravern

The Shopes at the Bravern are commonly described as upscale and classy with good reason. The multi level shopping center occupies a large combination of street, basement, and mezzanine of the Microsoft office tower and condo complex in downtown Bellevue. This collection of affluent restaurants and merchants not only attracts hundreds of consumers daily, it has also elevates the Northwest's shopping experience by creating an environment that has invited luxury brands from all over the world into the region. The heavy hitting high end retailers include Neiman Marcus, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch, Waldorf, Hermes, and Salvatore just to name a few.


#2 Everett Mall

The Everett outdoor shopping mall located in Everett, Washington occupies more than 673,00 square feet and is grandiose to say the least. Everett's shear size should impress any visitor considering the mall began in the 1960s with only two stores, White front and Sears. Presently, Everett hosts a large range of retailers including Macy's, Best Buy, Foot Locker, TJ Maxx, Hallmark, Old Navy, Zales, Aeropostale, Motherhood Maternity and Massage Envy among many others. Everett Mall has everything one could ever need. Look for several deals, special events, and other happenings through their online resources.


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#3 International District

The International District otherwise known as the 'ID' was established in the late 1880s by a large group of Chinese railroad engineers and workers. Since then several members of the Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese cultures have come together to develop Seattle's Asian-American District. The area consists of many tasty Asian restaurants and authentic specialty shops that are well worth a visit the next time you are in Seattle. Uwajimaya, a large asian market, is particularly worth your time to visit. The market hosts everything from fresh fish and produce to unique arts and crafts. Make sure to save your appetite when visiting the International District as it is known for cooking up some of Seattle's most delicious ethnic foods. (see also Seattle's Top 13 Hottest Restaurants)


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#4 University District

The University District located among several gorgeous campuses is chock full of shopping venues, restaurants, cafes, thrift stores, and cultural centers. As if that was not enough the district also offers plenty of entertainment including comedy clubs, bars, museums, and libraries. Additionally, the area is adorned with highly unique boutiques as well as a weekly farmers market. Whether you are looking to purchase a new outfit at Buffalo exchange or buy UW Seattle paraphernalia at the bookstore, the University District will have what you are looking for.


#5 Pacific Place

Located in the heart of downtown Seattle is Pacific Place, a highly extravagant shopping mall that features five floors of upscale shops and outstanding restaurants. Pacific Place's range of quality stores include Barney's New York, J.Crew, William Sonoma Grande Cuisine, Michael Kors, Tiffany & Co, Guess, and a noteworthy eleven screen movie theatre. Plus, Pacific Place is home to several delicious cuisine choices like Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant and Thai Ginger. The mall's parking situation is not so bad either as it is equipped with a 1,200 spaced underground parking garage.


#6 Fremont

Often referred to as Paris's left Bank, Fremont is one of Seattle's city gems. At Fremont one can find eye catching public artwork, a cluster of new restaurants, several one of a kind boutiques, and countless cultural venues. Anything can be found in Fremont from a pair of funky cowboy boots down to a charming stationery set. Fremont also offers seasonal items and treats that you can find at Showy Pony, Theo Chocolate, or Portage Bay Goods.


#7 Northgate Mall

Northgate is one of Seattle's most popular traditional shopping malls. At Northgate Mall you will find several chain stores like Nordstrom, JCPenney, and Macy's. Northgate also welcome numerous specialty shops within it broad corridors. The mall features a large and open central atrium decorated by tall white columns and modern skylights. Northgate's food court is also worth strolling through as it hosts sit down restaurants such as California Pizza Kitchen and Azteca. Kids are welcome to play in the kids zone while parents shop at stores including Gymboree, Lane Bryant, Forever 21, Old Navy, and many many more.


Wallingford Center

#8 Wallingford Center

With a tagline like 'Life's necessities and little luxuries' who would not want to visit the Wallingford Center? The venue offers a uniquely intimate shopping experience as it is located in a former schoolhouse. Wallingford Center hosts over seventeen local and regional retail boutiques, several of which offer sustainable, organic, eco-friendly, and fair trade goods. Shoppers here will find handcrafted jewelry, handmade clothing, handbags, and home decor at stores like Fair Trade Winds and Crackerjack Contemporary Crafts. Wallingford Center is an easy car or bus ride away located off of 45th Street.


Seattle Pike Place Market

#9 Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market is worth the hype. Located along Seattle's shores is a market that was originally created to allow local produce growers to directly sell to their consumers. Today, the market is a protect historical district that has the ability to overwhelm your senses with bold smells, beautiful sights, and loud sounds. People from all walks of life are attracted to this fabulous venue. Plus, you would not want to miss the market place's picture perfect views of the Olympic Mountains, Mount Rainier, and the Puget Sound.


University Village Seattle

#10 University Village

University village is commonly referred to as the hub of the University Districts shopping scene. People are drawn to University Village's open air complex that hosts popular retailers like Barnes & Noble, Lululemon, Athleta, Eddie Bauer, Bluemercury, Ibex Outdoor Clothing, Crate & Barrel as well as Pottery Barn. With over two-dozen local merchants, the shopping center is able to provide consumers with a taste of the true Northwest flavor. Make sure to stop by Frans Chocolates or Glassybaby. University Village also offers free parking, countless restaurants, breweries, and breathtaking garden areas. What are you waiting for? It is time to get to shopping in Seattle.