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Mee Sum Pastry

#174 of 3,039 Restaurants in Seattle
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1526 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101-1527
+1 206-682-6780
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08:00 - 19:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Picked up a fresh Siu Boa on my walk to pikes place market in the morning. It was fresh and hot and delicious. Note it was large not small like the ones you typically get in the restaurants. I would recommend

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Thank Robert C
Vashon, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheap savory and sweet pastries. Hum Bow (savory filled rolls) are $3 each and very filling. No seating so food to go only.

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Thank Adam S
Boise, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever you see a long line, you pretty much have to give it a try. After walking by several times and seeing it was always busy, we opted to give it a try. What a great little find! Would go again!

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Thank AndreaP1990
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

First time visiting, and I was really impressed! Great hum bow. No place to sit, as this is a pick up and go place. I highly recommend it!

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Thank Paul B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We loved our treats from Mee Sum so much that we stopped for more on our way back past this delightful little spot. Excellent pork bun, but the sesame balls were our favorite. Quick service, the food was still warm.

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Thank T S
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stop by every time we visit Pike Place Market and enjoy the Red Pork served on a stick. It's the best!

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Thank dickgreene51
Israel
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you're coming to Pike Market you must try one of these Hum Bows. It's a large crunchy yet fluffy round pastry with various sweem and savory fillings (though the dough itself is always sweet). It's so delicious, especially if it is just fresh from the oven.

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Thank seraphnic
Alpine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We always stop here when visiting Seattle to get the Hum Bao. Lots of other good looking pastries, but this is what we always get.

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Thank Kathy D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great place for Chinese pastries, both sweet and savory. Small and easy to miss as you walk along Pike Place. The line, however, tells you that this might be something to check out. Grabbed a BBQ pork Hombow and ate it as my wife, niece and I explored the market. Very tasty and very inexpensive.

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Grab a Hom Bow and ENJOY!!...Great cheap tasty pastry to enjoy as you walk around Public Market...Not visually appealing so don't be scared!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Fast food, Asian, Chinese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1526 Pike Pl, Seattle, WA 98101-1527
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-682-6780

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?