Recommended Restaurants near Ballard
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Urban Family Brewing

Previously, this popular craft brewery with a focus on sour beers operated out of a small taproom in Ballard in 2014 before moving to a larger space in Magnoli…
1103 NW 52nd Street
Ballard
206-946-8533

Great Notion Brewing

The award-winning Portland-based brewery Great Notion Brewing, known for its hazy IPAs, sour beers, and playfully designed 16-oz. cans, plans to open its first…
5101 14th Avenue NW
Ballard

Staple & Fancy Mercantile

Brought to you by Ethan Stowell (Anchovies & Olives, How to Cook a Wolf, Tavolàta, and more) Staple & Fancy has a local, seasonal, Italianate “staple” menu wit…
4739 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-789-1200
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Barnacle

Renee Erickson’s teeny-tiny, Euro-style bar is attached to her renowned restaurant the Walrus & the Carpenter (making it the best-named place ever). Its short …
4743 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-706-3379

The Walrus and the Carpenter

Renee Erickson runs this celebrated Ballard oyster bar, which also serves local clams and mussels, house-smoked fish, frites, and specialty meats, and everybod…
4743 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-395-9227

Ballard Brothers Seafood and Burgers

Pretty much everybody knows about Ballard Brothers Seafood and Burgers. The restaurant, which began as a festival booth in 1987 and took over the old Ballard S…
5305 15th Ave NW
Ballard
206-784-4440

Hattie's Hat

With stiff drinks and good food, Hattie’s is one of Ballard’s most beloved dives. The all-American menu has everything from classic burgers with sweet-potato f…
5231 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-784-0175

King's Hardware

This western-style bar, brother to Capitol Hill's beloved Linda's Tavern, is a good place to share a pitcher, but be warned that it's almost always crowded. Wh…
5225 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-782-0027

El Moose

Things people especially love at El Moose: the Mexican breakfasts and the tortilla soup. The former includes excellent chilaquiles, superlative huevos ranchero…

5242 Leary Ave NW
Ballard
206-784-5568

Percy's and Co.

Percy’s and Co., with its “apothecary-style” cocktails, sounds gimmicky, but Percy’s is very handsome and very comfortable, especially if you sit in one of the…
5233 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-420-3750

Bitterroot BBQ

Bitterroot, in the old Acme Rubber Stamp Shop on the corner by Hattie’s Hat, uses an in-house smoker and picturesque stacks of applewood to very good effect, e…
5239 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-588-1577

Mighty-O Donuts

People love Mighty-O's certified organic, preservative-free, zero-trans-fat, un-artificially-colored-or-flavored, cholesterol-free vegan doughnuts. They can be…
1555 NW Market St
Ballard
206-547-0335

Jhanjay Vegetarian Thai

Jhanjay has some of the best fake meat in the city. Unlike other restaurants that use the overprocessed spongy fake meat, Jhanjay makes its own in-house: thick…
5313B Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-588-1469

The Other Coast Cafe

The “other” coast is the East Coast (get it?!). The meats are thin-sliced and tasty, the lettuce etc. is fresh, and the bread is great (baguette-ish but withou…
5315 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-789-0936

The Noble Fir

Seattle’s great-outdoors-related tavern is appropriately outfitted in plenty of beautiful wood, with a library of hiking books so customers can gain “renewed i…
5316 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-420-7425

Moshi Moshi Sushi

Moshi Moshi’s salient feature is the Tree, a two-story-high artificial cherry tree with LED-illuminated blossoms. It would be especially amazing if you were st…
5324 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
(206) 971-7424

D'Ambrosio Gelateria Artigianale

University-certified Master Gelataio Enzo D’Ambrosio makes Italian gelato every day, using only the best organic dairy and fruit. You won’t see any experimenta…
5339 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-327-9175

Sawyer

Former Lark chef de cuisine (and two-time Cochon555 winner) Mitch Mayers has opened his own restaurant in the former space of Kickin’ Boot Whiskey Kitchen in B…
5309 22nd Ave NW
Ballard
206-420-7225

Arashi Ramen

Ballard’s Arashi Ramen brings even more of the rich, porky broth called tonkotsu to Seattle ramen slurpers. (Arashi’s wildly popular original location is in Tu…
5401 20th Ave NW
Ballard
206-492-7933

San Fermo

San Fermo, located in the conspicuous 19th century house that sits amid all the brick and cobblestone of Ballard Avenue, is a neighborhood Italian restaurant f…
5341 Ballard Ave NW
Ballard
206-342-1530