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The 5 Best Teriyaki Restaurants Near Ballard, Seattle

Updated: May 2, 2022

Treat your taste buds to the Teriyaki dishes at these top Ballard restaurants that are doing it right. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of teriyaki spots in Ballard. For an affordable and tasty meal sample the chicken, salmon, or beef teriyaki at any of these fantastic options.

Find the perfect Teriyaki spot

Sunny Teriyaki

Asian, $, BallardAsian, $Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sam's Sushi Bar & Grill

Japanese, $$, BallardJapanese, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2015

    The Best Sushi Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2015

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I Love Teriyaki

Japanese, $, FremontJapanese, $Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2017

    13 Spots to Eat Teriyaki, Seattle’s Comfort Classic

    Eater, 2017
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 13 Best Places for Teriyaki in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020

Ichiro Sushi and Teriyaki

Japanese, $, MagnoliaJapanese, $Seattle, Magnolia
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zomato, 2020

    Terrific teriyaki - Beautiful, glazed, juicy meat

    Zomato, 2020
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Restaurants in Magnolia, Seattle


Palmi Korean Cuisine & Teriyaki

Korean, $, FremontKorean, $Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Choosing the right spot for Teriyaki can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 11067 Seattle restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Seattle restaurant reviews, and 2391 lists and articles – looking closely at what Lyft, Zomato and Foursquare had to say – and applied our boam magic. Don’t bother looking for Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Restaurants in Magnolia, Seattle, Zomato - Terrific teriyaki - Beautiful, glazed, juicy meat and Foursquare - The 13 Best Places for Teriyaki in Seattlewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten restaurants offer the best Teriyaki in Seattle.

Questions & answers

Sunny Teriyaki and Sam's Sushi Bar & Grill are the highest-rated teriyaki spots for dinner in Ballard.

Sunny Teriyaki and Sam's Sushi Bar & Grill are the highest-rated spots for teriyaki delivery in Ballard.

Sunny Teriyaki and Sam's Sushi Bar & Grill are the highest-rated teriyaki spots for lunch in Ballard.

There are 2 teriyaki spots in Ballard.

Sam's Sushi Bar & Grill is the highest-rated teriyaki spot that is good for groups in Ballard.

Drink pairing tips for Teriyaki

  • Pair Riesling with teriyaki chicken

    If your food palns include Teriyaki, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Riesling, with its hits of citrus and spice, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • The perfect complement to teriyaki chicken lettuce wraps

    When having teriyaki chicken lettuce wraps, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Champagne, a popular sparkling wine.

Interesting facts about Teriyaki

  • National Teriyaki Chicken Day

    If it’s December 11, then you best not forget to grab a little teriyaki chicken for National Teriyaki Chicken Day.

  • The go-to pairing

    If you’re gonna be eating teriyaki sauce, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice red wine.

  • A historical dish

    1600s was an interesting time, and it gave us the much cherished teriyaki. We can thank Japan for that!

Parking tips

Getting a good parking spot in Ballard can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Teriyaki spot.

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