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The 9 Best Lunch Spots In Ballard, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Ballard! We analyzed popular review and ranking sites and assimilated millions of reviews for Ballard’s best lunches. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

Find the perfect Lunch

Sawyer

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2020

    The Seattle Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Seattle

    Infatuation, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard

    Eater, 2020

Sen Noodle Bar

Thai, $$, BallardThai, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • SeattleMet, 2017

    The Best Restaurants in Ballard Right Now

    SeattleMet, 2017

Porkchop & Co

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2017

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2017
  • Infatuation, 2019

    The Seattle Greatest Hits List

    Infatuation, 2019

Ocho

Spanish, $$, BallardSpanish, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard

    Eater, 2020
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    27 Essential Seattle Restaurants for Late-Night Grub

    SeattleMet, 2019

Senor Moose Cafe

Mexican, $$, BallardMexican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2018

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2018
  • SeattleMet, 2017

    The Best Restaurants in Ballard Right Now

    SeattleMet, 2017

Asadero Ballard

Mexican, $$, BallardMexican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard

    Eater, 2020
  • Food Network

    Welcome to Seattle: A Newcomer's Eating Tour

    Food Network

Mean Sandwich

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2019

    The Stranger's Favorite Places to Get Lunch in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2019
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Find Some of the Best Takeout Windows in Seattle

    Eater, 2020

Red Mill Totem House

American, $, BallardAmerican, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2018

    Where To Eat In Ballard

    Infatuation, 2018

Bitterroot BBQ

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019
  • Infatuation, 2018

    Where To Eat In Ballard

    Infatuation, 2018

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 10951 spots across Seattle, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of Infatuation, TripAdvisor and Food Network – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in Infatuation - Where To Eat In Ballard, TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence and Food Network - Welcome to Seattle: A Newcomer's Eating Tour. 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.

Parking in the area

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