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Uwajimaya

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Address: 600 5th Ave S Ste 100, Seattle, WA 98005
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+1 206-624-6248

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Great selection of Asian groceries

Great place to visit and discover tons of new foods from all over Asia. Parking is free for an hour if you spend $7.50 or for 2 hours if you spend $15.00 or more. That's very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
Nicole L
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Surrey, Canada
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Surrey, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to visit and discover tons of new foods from all over Asia. Parking is free for an hour if you spend $7.50 or for 2 hours if you spend $15.00 or more. That's very easy to do, given the awesome selection!

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I remembered being in the old Uwajimaya years ago and sought out the new location on a free morning in Seattle recently. I am so glad I did. What a great combo of treats for the eye and palate. The basic grocery store element is stocked full of interesting and moderately-priced food and drink, the deli area offers all sorts... More 

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Rowland Heights, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I always stop by Uwajimaya when I'm in Seattle, I love the selection on all their products not just food related, I've always stop and look for the gift shop and the bakery. The only issue is the parking, sometimes it's difficult to find parking, especially during weekends.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

A little out of the way, the Asian market is a fun visit with many food and unusual shopping options. This is not a bustling busy Chinatown like you might experience in NYC. The streets are quiet, the restaurants are spread out. It is near to Union Station. Could be a good hang out when it's raining. Food smelled great... More 

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Thank Swwalton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

It is a huge supermarket with Asian food. However, what I like was the Kinokuniya adjacent to it. It is a bookstore with good collections, arts and crafts materials and even souvenirs. Well, Kinokuniya and Wing Luke Museum are the only 2 places I find worthy of visiting International District.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Uwajimaya is a real experience - a big Asian market, with a huge gift, stationary, books/magazines, art supplies etc., etc. Then there is a whole set of ready made food. It is really fun even if you just browse. Don't miss it if you are in the Chinatown area.

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Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

If you want Asian food and don't know the neighborhood markets this is the place to shop. We prefer to drive a few miles south to Paldo World which is almost as big as Uwajimaya and get the same products at a better price. It would be easy to spend a couple of hours at Uwajimaya just browsing the supermarket... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Large pan-Asian supermarket with more than groceries and fresh produce, meat and seafood. There was a bookstore and also a large variety of kitchenware, etc. We bought snacks for the flight home...when everyone else ate peanuts, I enjoyed spicy garlic shrimp crisps! Do not miss the attached food court.

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Near the Amtrak station - perfect place to roam and check things out. Senses overload! First the supermarket - tons of ready to eat food if you're catching the train! Ready to eat could range from Japanese rolls to warm food to a fresh scooping real Greek yogurt station! The choices and quality of cold and hot Japanese food in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Uwajimaya is easily accessed by public transportation and a must visit while in Seattle. From the kitchen gadgets to the prepared food in the food court one could spend HOURS wondering around finding fun and unique items to enjoy while visiting the area. Stop and get lunch and the wonder the aisles for an entertaining afternoon.

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