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The 10 Best Restaurants For Lunch in Ballard

Updated: December 12, 2020

Figuring out which ones are Ballard’s top restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the best restaurants, we examined the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

Find the perfect Lunch

Pestle Rock

Asian · Taiwanese · $16 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Mean Sandwich

$12 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Sen Noodle Bar

Thai · $15 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

La Carta de Oaxaca

Latin · Mexican
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Asadero Ballard

Latin · Mexican · $27 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Bitterroot BBQ

American · $20 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Porkchop & Co

American · $12 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Mr Gyros

Greek · Middle Eastern · $11 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Cafe Besalu

French
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Stoneburner

Italian · Mediterranean · $22 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 4854 spots across Seattle, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1116 lists and articles from the likes of SeattleMet, TripAdvisor and Eater – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in SeattleMet - The Best Restaurants in Ballard Right Now, TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence and Eater - 15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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