The Walrus and The Carpenter Logo

Opened in 2010, The Walrus and The Carpenter marries restaurant to fishing pub. Tallboys, muscadet, piles of chubby oysters and smart plates are served in a lively, approachable space in Old Ballard.

4743 Ballard Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107
M: 4pm-10pm
T: 4pm-10pm
W: 4pm-10pm
Th: 4pm-10pm
F: 4pm-10pm
Sa: 4pm-10pm
Su: 4pm-10pm

The Whale Wins Logo

Opened in 2012, travel inspired cuisine by way of the northwest, The Whale Wins roasts the very best from local beaches, gardens and farms in its rustic wood fired oven and serves it to share in a light filled, converted warehouse space. Vegetables headline.

3506 Stone Way N Seattle, WA 98103
M: 5pm-10pm
T: 5pm-10pm
W: 5pm-10pm
Th: 5pm-10pm
F: 5pm-10pm
Sa: 10am-2pm, 5pm-10pm
Su: 10am-2pm, 5pm-9pm

Barnacle Logo

Opened in 2013, Barnacle celebrates the Italian aperitivo bar in a jewel box space with wines by the glass and all things canned, pickled, smoked, and cured. Amaro forever.

4743 Ballard Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107
M: Closed
T: Closed
W: 4pm-11pm
Th: 4pm-11pm
F: 4pm-12am
Sa: 4pm-12am
Su: 4pm-11pm

Bar Melusine Logo

Our 2015 love letter to the French Atlantic, Bar Melusine's hustle bustle provides backdrop for the maritime flavors of Normandy and Brittany. Oysters? Oui!

1060 E. Union St.
Seattle, WA 98122
M: 5pm-9pm
T: 5pm-10pm
W: 5pm-10pm
Th: 5pm-10pm
F: 5pm-10pm
Sa: 10am-2pm+5pm-10pm
Su: 10am-2pm+5pm-9pm

Bateau Logo

Boeuf, butchered and dry aged in house, from our Whidbey Island farm to your plate, served alongside inventive sides, thrice fried frites, iconic cocktails, and a smart bottle list. 

1040 E. Union St.
Seattle WA 98122
M: 5pm-10pm
T: 5pm-10pm
W: 5pm-10pm
Th: 5pm-10pm
F: 5pm-10pm
Sa: 4pm-10pm
Su: 5pm-9pm
Reservations Accepted

General Porpoise Logo

Wholesome doughnuts filled with handmade curds, custards, creams, and jams, made fresh with LFdA farm eggs, pair up with remarkable coffees from roasters near and far. 

Capitol Hill
The Spheres
Pioneer Square
Palisades Village
M: 7am-3pm
T: 7am-3pm
W: 7am-3pm
Th: 7am-3pm
F: 7am-3pm
Sa: 7am-3pm
Su: 7am-3pm

Deep Dive Logo

Eat and drink inside of a Curtis Steiner art installation turned cocktail lounge in the base of The Spheres. A new classic, inspired by marquee hotel bars the world over. Opened in 2018.

620 Lenora St. Seattle, WA 98121
Daily: 4pm-Close

Willmott’s Ghost Logo

Square pizza round space: Willmott's Ghost serves hand pulled mozzarella, fried rice balls, roasted vegetables, brick chicken, rustic T-bone steaks to share, and of course, PIZZA to the public at The Spheres. Molto Buona!

2100 6th Ave Seattle, WA 98121
M: 8am - Close
T: 8am - Close
W: 8am - Close
Th: 8am - Close
F: 8am - Close
Sa: 10am - Close
Su: Closed

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Site Credits

Illustration: Jeffrey Mitchell

Design Shore

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2017 Recipients:

Jubilee Women’s Center

Prospect Enrichment Preschool

Hama Hama Oyster Rama

Alleycat Acres

Whidbey Island Nourishes

The Service Board

North Beach Elementary

Food Empowerment Education Sustainability Team


ACLU of Washington

Anti-Defamation League, PNW


American Cancer Society

Velocity Community Dance Center

Zero Food Print

Willowood Farm


Roosevelt High School Jazz Boosters

Theater Schmeater

Miracle House Guild

Green Plate Special

Direct Relief