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The Gerald

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$$ - $$$American, ,
5210 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4860
+1 206-432-9280
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good59%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5210 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4860
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

Met my friend for lunch here and its fun to window shop along the way. It was brunch/lunch and she had the Chevre and herb scramble which looked great and she said it was. I had the Lentil Salad Brunch which I loved- but these...More

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The 4 of us came in for drinks and snacks prior to a music act across the street. It was around 730pm on a friday. The place was busy and fortunately there was one lone table not sat. Perfect timing. Server was quick to greet...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Great location but not coming back. Went for Sunday breakfast and was sorely disappointed. I am generally not picky and not a hard core foodie. & it takes a lot of effort to disappoint me. For starters, the coffee was "sour" - tasted like it...More

Thank sheehyv
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Not your average bar food with a fun cocktail menu! Whether stopping in for great happy hour drinks or a full meal, you will find great service, fast and good food with a southern twist. Great sandwiches and fries that will satisfy all members of...More

Reviewed March 22, 2017

My sons and I stopped here in the late evening to have a cocktail before they took me to my nearby vacation rental. I was a very busy Sunday night, so we sat at the bar. This turned out to be great, because we had...More

Thank ReaderPat
Reviewed February 14, 2017

The perfect spot in Ballard after a BIG night out in Seattle. Great Bloody Marys and food to die for. Service was spot on and a great time was had by all. Thank You!

Thank RockridgeC
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Had the moscow mule and the old fashioned! Delicious! And not that crowded, not that noisy. You could well carry a conversation with friends over drinks here. Would recommend.

Thank Nina G
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I don't think the food is that great and I actually don't like the décor. It is mid century modern, which is trending. However, I grew up with this kind of décor and now it looks like old stuff to me. Very slow service but...More

Thank greatcats
Reviewed May 24, 2016

It was a girls brunch a few Saturday's ago on a rainy day and The Gerald fit the bill. Great food and ambiance! I had the grilled BLT which was very good but next time I would have the chicken waffle sandwich - I tried...More

Thank Lizzy205
Reviewed March 27, 2016

I was looking for a restaurant with diverse, but known cuisine to take my 3 kids (10-15), wife, and parents in the Seattle / Ballard area. This restaurant came up in another review for its best-in-the city grilled cheese, so we decided to try it....More

Thank PlaneBlue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5210 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4860
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-432-9280
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