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The 10 Best Restaurants in Ballard, Seattle

Updated: February 16, 2021

Finding the top Ballard restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the best restaurants, we scoured the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Compare ratings, reviews, prices and hours easily by scrolling down and checking out our top 10 list.

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Copine

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

Staple & Fancy

Italian · American · $28 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Pestle Rock

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

Sawyer

Western · American · $22 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

La Carta de Oaxaca

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

San Fermo

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

Bitterroot BBQ

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

Sen Noodle Bar

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

Ocho

Spanish · $11 avg. main dish
Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Asadero Ballard

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

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 4854 restaurants in Seattle, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1116 lists and articles from experts at Food Network, Eater and SeattleMet and more. All with some Feastfox magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Food Network - Welcome to Seattle: A Newcomer's Eating Tour, Eater - 15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard and SeattleMet - 27 Essential Seattle Restaurants for Late-Night Grub. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Since Feastfox gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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