Lucky Envelope is one of the newer breweries in Ballard, and it’s best for posting up at one of the picnic tables when it’s nice out. You can bring in food from home, but we suggest taking advantage of the rotating food trucks. We also suggest ruining your friendships over a couple rounds of cornhole. Get the blood orange IPA.
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Copine is an elegant American/French spot in Ballard that’s great for a special occasion or date.
When you want barbecue in Ballard, head to Bitterroot. Start with the jalapeño hushpuppies and then go for the brisket.
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Fremont Brewing Company
Fremont Brewing is one of the best places to have a beer outside in Seattle. They don’t have food, but you can bring in your own.
The sister bar to Walrus & The Carpenter, Barnacle is one of the coolest places in Ballard to have a cocktail. There are some small plates, too.
The Woods, a beer and cider bar attached to Two Beers Brewing in Georgetown, has lots of games and great pub snacks from Bread & Circuses.
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