Ballard Beer, Eats, and Fun
Ballard is quite the up and coming neighborhood. The once little city of its own has everything you need; beer, food, and fun.
For a combo of the best food and drink experience in Ballard hit up The Matador. The Ballard location is the original restaurant for the company and is a popular spot in the neighborhood. They’ve got a full drink menu and amazing made from scratch Mexican food. Take it from a Ballard local herself, “They have a really cool vibe and good margaritas!”
Not feeling a Mexican dinner, try Cedar Room if your looking for more of a fun club night. The Cedar Room has seductive or mysterious setting in a low lit room. It is always well packed and has DJ’s playing the hip hop you want. Drinks are pretty inexpensive as well as the cover. The Cedar Room has the makes for a great night with friends.
If clubbing’s not your thing, don’t worry Ballard’s still got you. Try the Ballard Smoke Shop if your’e looking to maybe step away from the younger crowds. This place is dive-bar to the core. They offer cheap drinks and serve them STRONG. Find good eats here too, breakfast through lunch!
One last try, head over to Ballard Station Public House for a 10/10 all around experience. Here you can enjoy shuffleboard and darts. This place often gets pretty busy pretty quickly with an awesome selection of beers and foods. They don’t do table service so if you want to try some good grub head over to the bar to find some service. Or save a dollar, bringing in your own food is more than welcome.