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7:00 PM

Ballard Loft

5 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
The loft is a casual neighborhood eatery and bar that embodies the charm and soul of our industrial Ballard location. With an emphasis on friendly service, unique cocktails, quality microbrews, and specialty sausages, we strive to create the ultimate experience. Come join us for the top Ballard happy hour, and watch your favorite team on one of our 16 flat screen TVs, play shuffleboard, shoot pool, and more. The Loft will not disappoint!
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 2:00am
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Phone number
(206) 420-2737
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Our upstairs bar is available for private parties and rentals. You can bring your party or celebration to The Loft, whether you’re commemorating a birthday or cheering on your favorite team! Click here for more information about reservations for small or large parties at The Loft.

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What People Are Saying
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4.1based on all time ratings
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on November 25, 2016

I enjoy Ballard Loft, but they did NOT keep my OpenTable reservation. I got there and went to ask a wait staff behind the bar how I would find my reservation, and they just said "Go upstairs". I went upstairs and my reservation was nowhere to be found (each table marked with a sheet of paper with 'RESERVATION' and last name). I went to ask the upstairs bartender if he could help me find my reservation, all he said is "Well, I don't have you up here. I don't know." I proceeded to walk downstairs to just see if I could find a reservation downstairs on my own, but it did not exist. I saw plenty of other reservations there, just not mine. No staff would help, and found a small table in the corner to crowd around, luckily, but never got any apology or simple help to find. Very rude.

5.0Dined on February 13, 2015

The Loft is Amazing! I have been a customer since it was opened several years ago. Many Ballard
Bars try to imitate them but few succeed. A great place for people, Not pretentious, no evil eye from locals, and perfect blend of sports bar/cafe/late night spot. I don't know where Dan finds his employees but i have never been treated poorly there. Staff is quick and courteous and friendly. If you haven't been to the Loft yet I assume you just moved to Seattle this week. Check it out now .. Thank me later...

4.0Dined on September 1, 2014

We went here for brunch on Labor Day and enjoyed our experience. The food was very good, as was the service. Nice outdoor dining area. Would definitely be interested in coming back during a football game.

5.0Dined on April 4, 2014

I had a birthday party of 20+ people and the Ballard Loft accomodated us all. We were able to sit together, have split checks and the service and food were great. I would highly recommend this restaurant and bar to anyone!

4.0Dined on October 7, 2013

Sports bar with limited menu. We had a group of 11 and we were upstairs by ourselves so it was quieter and it was on a Monday evening. Everything we ordered was good. Would go back again.