The Crumpet Shop

Worth a detour

Pike Place Market is a wonderland of food – groceries as well as ready-to-eat meals. Our favorite way to prepare ourselves for a morning of browsing and grazing is breakfast at The Crumpet Shop. Since it opened in 1976, this quirky store been serving wonderful warm crumpets. In case you don’t know, a crumpet is thick like an English muffin but chewier and richer-flavored. It has a crisp, craggy-textured surface that begs to be heaped with butter and fruit-clotted marmalade.

The Crumpet Shop serves crumpets for breakfast, brunch, and lunch. You can get them simply buttered, or with a choice from among nearly two dozen different toppings, including honey, Nutella, local jams, and pesto-colored eggs with ham. On the side, have a latte or a cup of imported tea. Scones are available for crumpet-frowners.

And do bring home some edible or potable souvenirs! The shelves are stocked with exotic teas from around the world as well as an assortment of honeys and preserves, oatmeals, grains, and cereals. Crumpets are available, too, already cooked: sold by the six-pack, ready to take home, heat, and eat.

What to Eat
The Crumpet Shop, Crumpet
Vermont crumpet, topped with maple butter
Directions and Hours
open now
Sunday7 am - 4 pm
Monday7 am - 3 pm
Wednesday7 am - 3 pm
Thursday7 am - 3 pm
Friday7 am - 4 pm
Saturday7 am - 4 pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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