VOTE The Best Things From Seattle  

Benjamin Dunn
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List Rules Vote up your favorite people, bands, companies, foods, etc. that got their start in Seattle, Washington.

Seattle, WA, is consistently considered one of the top cities in America, and for good reason. Seattle is known for many different things. Being the home of huge tech companies like Amazon and Microsoft, internationally famous coffee shops like Starbucks and Seattle's Best and let's not forget the birthplace of grunge. 

With so many great things coming out of one town, how does one determine which is the best thing to come out of Seattle? Is it Nirvana? Valve Entertainment? Maybe the Fremont Troll? It's up to you to decide. 

Vote up your favorite thing that the people of Seattle are responsible for. If you don't see something, add it to the list. 
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217 55
Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Band/Musician
2
204 48
Space Needle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Futurist architecture
3
213 78
Seattle Seahawks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
4
170 60
Costco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Brand/Company
5
206 80
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Brand/Company
6
209 86
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Brand/Company
7
137 44
REI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Brand/Company
8
177 68
Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Band/Musician
9
158 53
Boeing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Aerospace
10
138 42
Dick's Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Restaurant
11
149 55
Soundgarden is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Band/Musician
12
195 93
Nirvana is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Band/Musician
13
115 34
Fremont Troll is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Fremont Troll
14
31 2
Pike Street Market is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Sean Davis added Pike Street Market
15
130 52
Grunge Music is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Book
16
128 51
Alice in Chains is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Band/Musician
17
135 56
Seattle Mariners is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Professional Sports Team
18
117 52
United Parcel Service is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
19
86 30
Sub Pop is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
20
157 79
Microsoft Corporation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Brand/Company
21
87 36
Red Mill Burgers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Red Mill Burgers
22
133 73
Bill Gates is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Businessperson
23
97 39
Top Pot Doughnuts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Top Pot Doughnuts
24
57 11
Heart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
egghead added Band/Musician
25
89 42
Jones Soda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Things From Seattle
Brand/Company