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Hattie's Hat Restaurant

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$$ - $$$American, ,
5231 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4809
+1 206-784-0175
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“meatloaf” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5231 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4809
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

A dive bar with a kids menu. Great service, great food. We walked in and I was a little unsure -- we were greeted warmly, slid into a booth and had a great meal! Highly recommend.

Thank Gretchen S
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

So this is a place locals go. I think we may have been the only "tourist" in the place. It is a dive bar but the food is AMAZING!! My spouse had the meatloaf and I had the Vodoo burger. Very high quality ingredients with...More

Thank tlburch51
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

This Ballard institution has been around since 1904, before Ballard was incorporated into Seattle. The immediate neighborhood has gone upscale in the past 10 years, with commensurately higher priced restaurants and pubs. But Hattie's retains its original charm and slightly gritty atmosphere from Ballard's seafaring...More

Thank NW_Roadtripper
Reviewed April 22, 2017

We stumbled on Hatties Hat by accident but so glad we did! We enjoyed delicious burgers, fries and beer for lunch!

Thank javaeve
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We were in the area for a girls weekend and Hattie's came recommended. If you're into local dives with great food and atmosphere, you have to stop in! Service was great, lots of smiles and they obviously have a very regular clientele. Great drink menu...More

Thank GinaStruble
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Great music, funky interior, damn good food. Breakfast to very late night. Drunk + mashed potatoes? YES

Thank Jeanie V
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner prior to going to the Tractor Tavern. The food and drinks were quite good. It was nice to enjoy a hot buttered rum and a nice hot meal on a gold night. The service was impeccable.

1  Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We came down for the farmers market on Sunday and stopped here for a bite to eat. They offer some very unique options! The different Bloody Mary drinks were delicious! I had the horseraddish infused Bloody Mary and it was spicy and delicious! Double YUM,...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Thank God the Seahawks won the game early in the day! My wife and I were planning to host a few people (20+) for cocktails as a get together of friends, family and new to town folks. We attempted to find a location, but as...More

Thank RockridgeC
Reviewed September 21, 2016

We ate at Hattie's Hat our first night in Seattle and it was delicious. I got the fried chicken sandwich and it was fantastic. My friend had the best tater tots of her life. To make things even better our waiter (Momo) was super friendly...More

Thank Jeanna D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5231 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4809
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Ballard
  • Neighborhood: Ballard
  • Phone Number: +1 206-784-0175
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