There are few better ways to spend a summer day than enjoying the sun with some delicious food and drinks. Luckily, Ballard has no shortage of excellent places to grab a bite and soak up a little sun at the same time! Here are a few of the top restaurants with outdoor dining patios in Ballard:
For craft cocktails and tasty Southern-inspired food, Percy’s and Co. is the place to be. Located in the heart of Ballard, Percy’s has apothecary-themed decor and ample indoor and outdoor seating. Be sure to check out their happy hour menu for discount prices on their unique cocktails and delicious small bites!
Anyone interested in delicious seafood with an ocean view should give Ray’s Cafe a try. With Pacific Northwest favorites such as Dungeness crab cakes, grilled salmon, and other classic items, you can’t go wrong with their menu! Ray’s is the perfect place for a summer afternoon lunch or tasty dinner with a sunset backdrop.
If you’re seeking a sports bar with outdoor seating, good food, and a diverse menu of drinks, Ballard Loft is your place. They also offer daily happy hours with great discounts on drinks and awesome deals on plates to share! The Loft also offers trivia on Tuesdays and several flat-screen TV’s for sports fans.
Pono Ranch offers Ballard residents a delicious taste of Hawaiian-inspired and Northwest-sourced food. Their outdoor patio is the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon or evening! They also have live music and events on weekends throughout the summer and a rentable space for private parties.
For anyone seeking delicious vegan food and creative craft cocktails, No Bones Beach Club is the place to go. This is not your average vegan restaurant — their buffalo wings, Northwest nachos, and other menu items will satisfy even meat-eaters. They also donate a percentage of their proceeds to different animal care charities each month!
Image courtesy of Ballard Loft.