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The Hi-Life

Dining Room Hours

  • Sun - Thu
  • Fri - Sat
  • 8:00am-10pm
  • 8:00am-11pm

Happy Hours

  • Not-so-Early-Bird
  • Everyday - Bar Only
  • Tuesdays- All Night Happy Hour
  • Mon-Fri, 8:00am-11am
  • 3-6:30pm & 10pm-close
  • 3pm-close
 
5 Spot

Dining Room Hours

  • Weekdays
  • Sat - Sun
  • 8:00am-11pm
  • 8:00am-3pm & 5pm-12am
  • Closed 3-5pm

Happy Hours

  • Not-so-Early-Bird
  • Mon - Fri
  • Mon-Fri, 8:00-11am
  • 3pm-6pm & 10pm-close
 
Endolyne Joe's

Dining Room Hours

  • Sun - Thu
  • Fri - Sat
  • 8am-10pm
  • 8am-11pm

Happy Hours

  • Not-so-Early-Bird
  • Everyday
  • Tuesdays- All Night
  • Mon-Fri, 8am-11am
  • 3pm-6pm & 9pm-close
  • 3pm-close
 
TnT exterior

Operating Hours

  • Daily
  • 8am - 10pm
 
Not sure how to find The Hi-Life? Head down Market Street to Ballard and look up! The 20-foot neon sign atop the brick building's elevator shaft says it all: EAT-DRINK.

BALLARD’S AMERICAN GRILL
Bringing order to Seattle’s seasonal mood disorder
with our seasonal menus

Located in the 106 year old historic Firehouse No. 18 built in 1911, we serve up a rotating menu that features the best of our four seasons here in the Pacific Northwest. With an emphasis on our grilled and brick oven roasted dishes, our line turns out tasty, full flavored food for breakfast, lunch and dinner each and every day.

Our FALL  dinner menu offers up a number of seasonal small plates. The Croquettes Cubano appetizer plate is served stuffed with mojo braised pork, ham & swiss cheese- with house made pickles & spiced mustard.The Ricotta Gnocchi is our special small plate-- with acorn & butternut squash, kale, roasted garlic,pecorino, fried sage. For a meal, we like our Braised Pork Cheeks*- with bourbon & wild mushroom pan sauce, mashed parsnips & seared Brussels sprouts.

Our American Grill menu offers up our year round favorites including, Hickory Smoked Spareribs with Bodacious BBQ Sauce, a fine Montana raised Wagyu Hamburger, and an assortment of brick-oven pizzas, or for those late-late risers, our Nighthawk Breakfast is available for dinner.

Breakfast brings home the bacon with the standard breakfast options, or you can try one of our Hi-Life Habits, which include Clean-up on Aisle 12, a delicious root vegetable hash, or our ever present Biscuits & Gravy. Go ahead, wash it all down with a Firehouse Bloody Mary and roll home for a nap.

Check out our Not-so-Early-Bird Ballard Breakfasts that are available Monday-Friday only. Your choice of 6 dishes for only $6.75!

Lunch sets you up with a wide selection of signature sandwiches such as our Black Bean & Quinoa Burger served with a salad, or our B.L.T. with lemon aioli. Not in the mood for a sandwich? Then try one of our entrées like the Chicken Pot Pie with a savory stew and biscuit crust or our classic Fish & Chips made with Alaskan True Cod, and, don’t forget that we serve our full breakfast menu every day ‘til 3pm.

We also have a fine little private dining room available. We can host a combination cocktail party and sit down dinner for up to 26 seated or 36 cocktail if you please. For more information, check out our Private Dining Room page.

 

Neighborhood Notes

New FALL Menu at the Hi-Life!

It's always hard to say goodbye to summer, but we all know that Seattleites love their 60 degree days with a crisp chill in the air.... So we've decided that it's time to say hello to Fall and all it's wondrous glory! Our new Fall Menu has a list of delicious dishes that will definitely get you ready for the weather change. Just to list a few: Ricotta Gnocchi, Braised Pork Cheeks* and Seared Coho Salmon. Oh and did we mention that we have CINNAMON APPLE FLAPJACKS!? Hello Fall!

APPLE PEAR COBBLER
Cauliflower Soup & Tiny Sandwich

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