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The 7 Best Bars Near Ballard, Seattle

Updated: November 19, 2021

Need a drink? These are our favorite cocktail, champagne, and dive bars in Ballard. After careful analysis of top articles and review sites, we know these are the best bars in Ballard. Head to these watering holes for great live music, darts and strong drinks!

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Baker's

Cocktail Bar, $13 avg. main dish, BallardCocktail Bar, $13 avg. main dishSeattle, Ballard
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0
  • Infatuation, 2020

    Seattle Restaurants & Bars With Outdoor Seating

    Infatuation, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Drink the Best New Cocktails in Seattle

    Eater, 2020

The Noble Fir

Bar, $$, BallardBar, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2020

    All The Seattle Bars & Breweries That Have Reopened, For Now

    Infatuation, 2020
  • Infatuation, 2019

    The Best Bars In Ballard

    Infatuation, 2019

Percy's & Co.

Cocktail Bar, $$, BallardCocktail Bar, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2019

    Best Bars

    TimeOut, 2019
  • CultureTrip, 2018

    The Best Craft Cocktail Bars in Seattle, Washington

    CultureTrip, 2018

Little Tin Goods & Apothecary Cabinet

Cocktail Bar, $$, BallardCocktail Bar, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

If you travel further

Stampede Cocktail Club

Bar, $$, FremontBar, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2020

    All The Seattle Bars & Breweries That Have Reopened, For Now

    Infatuation, 2020
  • Infatuation, 2020

    The Seattle Bar Hit List: Where To Drink Right Now

    Infatuation, 2020

Shawn O'Donnell's American Grill & Irish Pub

Bar, $$, FremontBar, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Backdoor

Cocktail Bar, $$, FremontCocktail Bar, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2016

    The Best Cocktail Bars In Seattle

    CultureTrip, 2016
  • CultureTrip, 2018

    The 5 Best Speakeasies in Seattle

    CultureTrip, 2018

Why these restaurants?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 11067 restaurants in Seattle, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 2391 lists and articles from experts at CultureTrip and Infatuation and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in CultureTrip - The 5 Best Speakeasies in Seattle, CultureTrip - The Best Cocktail Bars In Seattle and Infatuation - The Seattle Bar Hit List: Where To Drink Right Now. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. 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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