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The 5 Best French Restaurants in Ballard, Seattle

Updated: April 6, 2021

Want to find the finest French spots in Ballard? We created the definitive list of the best French restaurants by assessing the top restaurant and review sites, expert rankings, food blogs and review articles. Scroll down to easily compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours.

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New American聽路聽French聽路聽$36 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Brimmer & Heeltap

Seattle, West Woodland
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Le Coin

French聽路聽$25 avg. main dish
Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5


French聽路聽$30 avg. main dish
Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0


American聽路聽French聽路聽$23 avg. main dish
Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Picking the right French restaurant can be tough, especially when you鈥檙e exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 4854 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1116 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what SeattleMet, Zagat and Eater had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. The restaurants you see have been featured in SeattleMet - 19 Charming French Spots to Seek Out, Zagat - Hottest Bars in Seattle and Eater - Seriously Underrated Restaurants in Seattle. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don鈥檛 sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Fun facts

  • A traditional dish

    pot-au-feu is one of the most popular dishes in France, often prepared with beef stew.

Parking information

We鈥檝e all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Ballard. To make the hunt for parking easier, we鈥檝e partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen French spot.

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