There’s a lot going on in Ballard—we’ll help you navigate. Here are the best Ballard restaurants.
May 30, 2023
Ballard is known for its breweries, but there’s plenty to drink here in addition to beer. Here are the best bars in the area.
August 18, 2022
If you're planning a brewery crawl in Ballard, hit up these 7 spots.
September 8, 2022
The best Ballard spots with patios, porches, and decks.
July 14, 2022
El Moose is a Mexican restaurant in Ballard that serves chilaquiles, café de olla, and other delicious brunch items, seven days a week.
May 5, 2023
Cookie’s Country Chicken is a fried chicken restaurant in Ballard to prioritize for bone-in pieces, sandwiches, fries, and sauce.
February 27, 2023
Anchored Ship is a small but useful coffee shop in Ballard that's excellent for getting work done. Plus, there’s a natural wine bottle shop in the back.
December 22, 2022
For a last-minute group dinner, drinks and snacks solo at the bar, or if you just want great Korean food, come to Wero in Ballard.
December 1, 2022
For one of the best meat-based dinners you can experience in Seattle, make a reservation for Beast & Cleaver's wine bar nights in Ballard.
October 17, 2022
You might head to Wheelie Pop for beer, but stay for the spiked Italian sodas at this Ballard brewery.
October 5, 2022
Sabine is an all-day cafe that serves a delicious breakfast in Ballard. It works for a morning meal any day of the week, but it's naturally a lot harder to get in on the weekends.
September 26, 2022
Great Notion is a taproom in Ballard that specializes in culinary-inspired fruit beers.
Fair Isle is a brewery in Ballard that specializes in (very good) farmhouse beer.
Bale Breaker & Yonder Cider Taproom is a brewery in Ballard that serves beer, cider, and slushies in a huge space complete with the best patio in the general vicinity.
Macleod’s is a bar in Ballard with excellent fish and chips and whiskey cocktails.
September 6, 2022
You know Paseo, but Un Bien is better. It’s where the original family works now, and the Caribbean sandwiches in Ballard are the city’s best.
August 22, 2022
Bar Sabine is a fantastic cocktail spot in Ballard featuring a big alleyway patio, great drinks, and Mediterranean mezze.
July 18, 2022
Red Arrow Coffee is a great indoor/outdoor cafe in Ballard that serves coffee drinks, pastries, and brunch dishes like breakfast sandwiches and topped toasts.
For a quick and delicious lunch, grab some Indian kathi rolls from Spice Waala in Ballard.
Sunny Hill is a pizza spot in the Sunset Hill area of Ballard that serves both round and square pies, burgers, and weekend brunch.
Mean is a new Ballard spot that makes some of the greatest sandwiches in Seattle.
Li’l Woody’s in Ballard is an extremely reliable burger spot.
Percy’s is a Southern bar/restaurant in Ballard with a great patio and a lot of bourbon.
Windy City Pie is a pizzeria in Phinney Ridge that serves amazing Chicago-style deep dish.
January 14, 2022
Pestle Rock is a casual spot in Ballard that serves great Isan Thai food. Come when you want something other than pad Thai.