The Gerald

New American Restaurant · Ballard
5210 Ballard Ave NW (between Vernon Pl & N 20th Ave), Seattle, WA 98107, United States
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People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
    • 4:00 PM–1:00 AM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 8:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 6:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 5:00 PM–11:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 5:00 PM–1:00 AM
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Outdoor Seating:

Based on 88 votes

People like this place

  • What you need to know
    Brad D.
    "The shuffleboard in the back is one of the shortest tables ever."(2 Tips)
    Yatharth G.
    "Drapper Point is perfectly balanced cocktail."(5 Tips)
    Vincent H.
    "maple chicken n waffles with apple coleslaw sliders"(2 Tips)
    Devlin D.
    "Great happy hour!"(2 Tips)
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26 tips and reviews.

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  • Southern food
  • cocktails
  • truffle popcorn
  • happy hour
  • brunch food
  • mac & cheese
  • great value
  • meatloaf
  • creme brûlée
  • good service
  • sliders
  • hash browns
  • biscuits
  • chicken & waffles
  • burgers
  • draft beer
  • french fries
  • eggs
  • sausage
  • homemade food
  • Ben B.

    Great food and drinks. The tomato bisque is rich and spicy. Space can be loud at times.

    Ben Baron · August 15
  • Tyler W.

    Expensive drinks and no sound for football games...

    Tyler Wain · February 22
  • Katie Y.

    Brussel sprouts, Burger, house made chips, eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy

    Katie Yamada · December 23, 2014
  • Vincent H.

    The maple chicken n waffles with apple coleslaw sliders was pretty good. The Ramos Gin Fizz was a bit lacking though.

    Vincent Huynh · November 9, 2014
  • Kylene W.

    Stopped in for a late night drink & the server was short with us and not interested in serving we left. I have a bad tastes in my mouth for The Gerald. Don't think I'll be back anytime soon.

    Kylene Wolfe · October 11, 2014
  • Genevieve

    Jeshua's the man. Burger is solid as are all the drinks. Ask for the off menu "Hauschka Sour" named after Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka.

    Genevieve · September 13, 2014
  • Emily L.

    Ask the hipster-y bartender for a custom concoction. You'll probably get something with a foamy egg white on top.

    Emily Leas · September 9, 2014
  • Micki D.

    Excellent brunch. The potatoes boulangere were perfection.

    Micki Desiderio · April 20, 2014
  • Devlin D.

    Great happy hour! The dates are awesome.

    Devlin Dunsmore · April 3, 2014
  • Kyle S.

    Their Bloody Mary tastes like roasted tomatoes. Delicious.

    Kyle S · December 21, 2013
  • Ali S.

    Huge big screen for Monday night football.

    Ali Spencer · September 10, 2013
  • Brad D.

    The shuffleboard in the back is one of the shortest tables ever. It even has bumpers. Lay off the Sun-Glo, there is plenty o' grain on that piece.

    Brad D · July 12, 2013
  • Yatharth G.

    Drapper Point is perfectly balanced cocktail. Sit at the Bar.

    Yatharth Gupta · June 29, 2013
  • Kyle S.

    They have shuffleboard now!

    Kyle S · June 23, 2013
  • NorthSeattleSarah

    Split a lot of small plates amongst friends - the truffle fries, pigs in a blanket, and devils on horseback shouldn't be missed.

    NorthSeattleSarah · June 7, 2013
  • Kyle S.

    Two words: Ballard Manhattan.

    Kyle S · June 1, 2013
  • Stephen G.

    The menu is diverse and tight. BLT with fried egg. Maple waffle chicken slider sandwich. Top 5 bar in Seattle. So I'm told.

    Stephen Graziani · April 20, 2013
  • Kate B.

    Trust in your bartender. They'll know what to make for you!

    Kate Boushel · April 16, 2013
  • Alec F.

    Appetizers + meatloaf + creme brulee = win!

    Alec Fu · February 14, 2013
  • Nikki B.

    Really great service. The happy hour was nicely priced and the food was phenomenal. We had the Mac n cheese, Swedish meatballs and the specialty fries. Go here!

    Nikki Barron · September 7, 2012
  • Brian N.

    Truffle popcorn is delicious!

    Brian Novotny · August 3, 2012
  • Mike L.

    Insider tip - order a Coconut mojito made with coconut milk.

    Mike Lowery · May 5, 2012
  • Jane H.

    Pretty delicious brunch. Really appreciate the housemade ketchup, sausage and the very yummy hashbrowns!

    Jane Hudson · April 15, 2012
  • Lauren R.

    It's very Mad Men in here, and I like it!

    Lauren Rathburn · April 15, 2012
  • O S.

    Ok...Bahama Mama is by far the most delicious drink I have ever tasted....sans the girly look and name....

    O Storm · March 31, 2012
  • Ron S.

    Get the Moscow Mule. Then, treat yourself to some mac 'n cheese

    Ron Schott · March 25, 2012

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