If you had to choose between your significant other and a grass-fed burger with a basket of queso fries from Lil’ Woody’s, let’s just say you would need to blast some really, really sad music and start packing your things. Lil’ Woody’s is perfect for a quick lunch or to refuel before a Friday night out - only at the Ballard location, you can’t stumble in at 2 a.m for more (since they close at 11). The menu has a solid lineup of classics, plus more creative choices in case you want housemade pickled figs on your burger. You can get a side of milkshake for your handcut fries (they call it “crack” on the streets), and no burger here is a wrong choice.
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Bastille is a French spot in Ballard that’s romantic enough for a date, but also works for a solo meal at the bar or group dinner.
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Percy’s & Co.
Percy’s is a Southern bar/restaurant in Ballard with a great patio and a lot of bourbon.
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Red Mill Totem House
Red Mill is where you go for a casual burger in Ballard. And onion rings. And milkshakes.
The Whale Wins
The Whale Wins isn’t the best spot in Wallingford, but the veggie-focused menu is good for something light. And the patio is highly charming.
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Pick-Quick Drive In
Hit up Pick Quick Drive In in SoDo for a classic drive-in experience with solid burgers, fries, and soft serve ice cream.
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