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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Park
“This is a lesser known park for those who enjoy a beautiful sunset away from big crowds. We used to walk there when we lived in Ballard! Street parking should not be an issue.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“ Delicious and authentic Italian fare, including a bakery/espresso cafe, bar, and upscale restaurant. Their fresh pasta is amazing, and their back patio is an oasis.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Friendly long-time locals, serves good espresso, ice cream, pastries and even beer and wine. Live music in the back. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Around W-X Dock: •Fishing pier (free) •Ballard Kayak (kayak and SUP rentals) •Little Coney for a quick bite Around J Dock: •Marina Center oChartered boat rentals oSee the Leif Erickson statue and memorial oPicnic tables”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Just a short drive from here is the marina and Golden Gardens Park, which is a big sandy beach right on the sound, perfect for sunsets, sail boats and beach fires. A bit chilly for swimming in my opinion, but people do it. And not to mention, I'm a bit of a whiner about cold and heat. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Treat yourself to a water view of Seattle with a Ballard Kayak Tour. They have tours that range from 1.5 hours, 2 hours, and 3.5 hours, and beginners are welcome - no experience necessary (they outfit you with not only the kayak and paddle, but also a life jacket and spray skirt). You'll not only enjoy wonderful views and some interesting information about the wildlife in Elliott Bay, but you may also get to see a seal, an eagle, or even a sea lion in the water (don't worry...none of the wildlife is aggressive). If you have a good set of sea-legs, they also offer a Stand-Up Paddleboard tour.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Famous neighborhood park for breathtaking sunsets & views of Olympic mountains. Walking distance within minutes.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Movie Rental
“This is a great independent video store within walking distance of Plum House.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“A 20-seat neighborhood cocktail bar with friendly bartenders and small bites - just a few blocks from the Tiny House.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Wonderful beach; can walk on the sand or on a trail and have beautiful views.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Requires a bit of pre-planning, but this is a great resource for sailors, or those looking to become sailors. Fantastic memberships for boat rentals too. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“If Golden Gardens and Carkeek Park are too crowded, this is a great little hidden gem. Park at the Elks Lodge and enter the beach from the left side. Also a great spot to take a rental kayak from across Seaview Ave.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you're in the mood for a classic chili dog, this tiny mom & pop joint is the place to go.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“5-min walk. Looks amazing; haven't been yet. "a wood-fueled neighborhood bistro Inspired by the American Craftsman movement with its focus on simplicity, originality and natural materials and the new “bistronomy” of Paris, Samara is an intimate gathering space. We offer a menu celebrating local vegetables, sustainable seafood and heritage breed animals prepared in our wood-fueled brick oven and hearth, as well as a composed drink selection of biodynamic wines and seasonal batched cocktails. Located in the Sunset Hill neighborhood of Ballard."”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Mark Coleman runs a great guide service. Perfect for small groups up to 6. Speedy way out to fishing ground!”
  • 2 locals recommend