Shopping Seattle is home to excellent shopping all over the city, including downtown, in Fremont, the International District, Pike Place or the University District. Downtown Seattle shopping is a square of several blocks with large names such as Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom and Gap. Downtown is also the location of Westlake Center Plaza and Pacific Place, both large malls with various shops and eateries. Pioneer Square isn t just the location of the original Starbucks it also has some of Seattle s best shopping. The International District, just south of Pioneer Square, features about eight blocks of prime shopping with roots from all over Asia. When weary from shopping, the ID has many delicious restaurants to choose from. Pike Place Market is Seattle s famous waterfront shopping area that features local produce, fresh fish and an abundance of incredible restaurants.