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Bad Albert's Tap & Grill

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Bar, Pub, American
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5100 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4856
+1 206-789-2000
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 2:30 am
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Went there for lunch with a co-worker. Casual place that has great burgers! Within walking distance of many businesses in Ballard.

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Thank lisa k
Lynnwood, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Nothing special here. Amazing service, decent food. Although I have had better bar food. You won't regret coming here but I wouldn't go out of my way.

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Thank Netty4510
Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

I love Bad Albert's. I go here very often with my roommate. The happy hour deal is LEGIT, 1/2 off the appetizer menu which is basically a full meal menu, not just finger foods. I am a wing snob and THE WINGS ARE THE BEST I'VE EVER FOUND. They are all GIANT drumsticks, and you can easily get full off... More 

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Thank Alex B
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I love this bar. The chicken wings are amazing and they have a great choice of beer. The staff are really friendly and make you feel very welcome. Great place if you just want to chill out have a beer and watch a football game etc.

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Thank Graham H
Peoria, Arizona
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220 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015

The Dock burger is one of the best around with great fries. Fish and chips are also cooked to perfection. Pretty good menu selection from salads, breakfast, ,burgers to fettuccine. Parking is difficult but well worth a try.

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Thank Brian B
georgia
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Very good, plump fried oysters. Nice breading and good flavor. Basic car with friendly service. Would go back and try the wings.

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Thank LilyOMalley
Seattle, Washington
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

My mom and I stopped in after a fun day of shopping in Ballard, and this place did not disappoint !! Waitress was very sweet and very attentive, great music looked like lots of regulars.. it was clean and chill. I ordered the Jr Dock Burger w/fries and tarter!! YUMMINESS , wonderful favors , the burger was perfectly seasoned, bacon,... More 

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Thank stefani b
badalberts, Owner at Bad Albert's Tap & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Bad Albert's Tap & Grill. It is great to hear about new customers like yourself discovering us and I'm so glad you and your mom had a good time with us! We are committed to providing unique experience that you will enjoy and hopefully come back to see us again & again. We... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Yes...And a happy surprise! We were taking a rainy, early morning walk along Ballard Avenue looking for a place to have breakfast beyond coffee and pastries. Bad Albert's was open so we took a chance. The Bad Albert's scramble with andouille sausage was a great combination of eggs, veggies, potatoes, cheese and sausage. The added touch of hollandaise sauce was... More 

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Thank Anne F
badalberts, Owner at Bad Albert's Tap & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Bad Albert's Tap & Grill. It is always a great pleasure to hear about new customers like yourself discovering us. We are committed to providing unique quality and flavors that you will enjoy and hopefully keep you coming back. We look forward to serving you again soon. Gratefully, Bad Albert's Tap & Grill More 

Seattle, Washington
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2014

They have a great burger called the Dock Street burger, yummy! Their fried chicken is also very tasty. The waitresses are always so nice. Their 3-7 HH is awesome too!

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Thank mayrtuck
badalberts, Owner at Bad Albert's Tap & Grill, responded to this review

We wanted to respond to your recent review, especially where you praised our Famous Dock St Burger. Thank you very much for all of the nice words about our food and service! If you remember our server’s name, please email me as I would love to pass your compliment on to her/him....just as you have to others....and thank you for... More 

Clearwater, Florida
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

Unique opportunity to have your morning breakfast in a bar. The food is fresh, prepared to order. The menu items have unique names and combinations, making the decision of what to order difficult. The staff is very nice. Price is a little high for what you get, but it's a unique Seattle experience.

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Thank Cheryl C
badalberts, Owner at Bad Albert's Tap & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Bad Albert's Tap & Grill. It is always a great pleasure to hear about new customers like yourself discovering us. We are committed to providing unique quality and fa menu that you will enjoy and hopefully keep you coming back. We look forward to serving you again soon. Gratefully, Bad Albert's Tap &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $12
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5100 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4856
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-789-2000
Description
Bad Albert's Tap & Grill has been located on Ballard Ave for over 17 years and has a very inviting neighborhood atmosphere. We have a full bar, 12 TV's, great local beer & wine selection with award winning food.

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