The best restaurants in Ballard

Ballard is a locality in Seattle, Washington. A recent real estate boom has increased the population. A number of restaurants, coffee shops and bars have come up. Ballard boasts of the Nordic heritage museum and the Majestic Bay Theater.

Volterra is a highly rated restaurant located in Ballard Avenue. It has got many awards like innovative chef, toughest reservations and best of city search. It is an Italian restaurant which transfers Tuscany’s charm to Seattle. The menu is incredible and the choice is hard to make. There are specialty cocktails and the wine list includes Italian and French wines too. The Volterra drawing room is an event space where the hosts can request custom designed menu.

La Carta de Oaxaca is a top restaurant in Ballard. It is a Mexican restaurant which serves the unique and spicy dishes of Oaxaca. The specials include lamb birria, picaditas, molotes, empanadas, tacos fritos, chile rellenos, albondigas, tostadas and quesadilla fritas. The key ingredients in Oaxacan food are corn, chillies and chocolate.

Hattie’s Hat is one of Ballard’s oldest restaurants. The restaurant serves brunch, lunch, dinner, sandwiches, burgers, soups, salads, classic cocktails, beer and wine. The live music is a special attraction. The happy hour offers discounts twice a day. The restaurant has the last remaining mural of Fred Oldfield. The Scandinavian landscape painting was painted in the early fifties.

When visiting Seattle, plan a visit to Ballard to check out the restaurant scene.

For more on restaurants in Ballard on Urban Spoon and My Ballard websites