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The Gerald

New American Restaurant$$$$
Ballard, Seattle
  • Kyle S.
    "They have shuffleboard now!"(2 Tips)
    Jordan G.
    "One of my favorite cocktails in all of Seattle!"(7 Tips)
    Vincent H.
    "maple chicken n waffles with apple coleslaw sliders"(2 Tips)
    Devlin D.
    "Great happy hour!"(2 Tips)
31 Tips and reviews
  • cocktails
  • Southern food
  • happy hour
  • truffle popcorn
  • brunch food
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  • Ulysses ..
    Ulysses .1 week ago
    Noisy techno music not really fitting the bar atmosphere. OK service. Great burger. $55 for 2 entrees, 1 drink, and a tip. Bit expensive.
  • Jasper C.
    Jasper CroomeJuly 10, 2016
    Try the Lox Sammy - closed face, on an English muffin as opposed to open faced bagel. And a good amount of Lox! #alldatlox
  • Jordan G.
    Jordan GreeneJune 23, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Get a Paper Planes + Cheese Curds. One of my favorite cocktails in all of Seattle! This is a great spot to enjoy a cocktail and appetizer before going out or to treat yourself to a nightcap!
    Upvoted 4 weeks ago
  • Alexandra H.
    Alexandra HJanuary 18, 2016
    been here a few times. Hosting a party in the back room is fantastic! I recently went for brunch and found the service very grumpy, but I think it's also a hard shift. Probably won't go back.
  • Sandy O.
    Sandy ObuckNovember 1, 2015
    Grilled cheese
  • Ben B.
    Ben BaronAugust 15, 2015
    Great food and drinks. The tomato bisque is rich and spicy. Space can be loud at times.
  • Tyler W.
    Tyler WainFebruary 22, 2015
    Expensive drinks and no sound for football games...
  • Katie Y.
    Katie YamadaDecember 23, 2014
    Brussel sprouts, Burger, house made chips, eggs benedict, biscuits and gravy
  • Vincent H.
    Vincent HuynhNovember 9, 2014
    The maple chicken n waffles with apple coleslaw sliders was pretty good. The Ramos Gin Fizz was a bit lacking though.
  • Kylene W.
    Kylene WolfeOctober 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    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.
  • Genevieve
    GenevieveSeptember 13, 2014
    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.
  • Emily L.
    Emily LeasSeptember 9, 2014
    Ask the hipster-y bartender for a custom concoction. You'll probably get something with a foamy egg white on top.
  • Micki D.
    Micki DesiderioApril 20, 2014
    Excellent brunch. The potatoes boulangere were perfection.
  • Devlin D.
    Devlin DunsmoreApril 3, 2014
    Great happy hour! The dates are awesome.
  • Kyle S.
    Kyle SDecember 21, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Their Bloody Mary tastes like roasted tomatoes. Delicious.
  • Ali S.
    Ali SpencerSeptember 10, 2013
    Huge big screen for Monday night football.
  • Brad D.
    Brad DJuly 12, 2013
    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.
  • Yatharth G.
    Yatharth GuptaJune 29, 2013
    Drapper Point is perfectly balanced cocktail. Sit at the Bar.
  • Kyle S.
    Kyle SJune 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    They have shuffleboard now!
  • NorthSeattleSarah
    NorthSeattleSarahJune 7, 2013
    Split a lot of small plates amongst friends - the truffle fries, pigs in a blanket, and devils on horseback shouldn't be missed.
  • Kyle S.
    Kyle SJune 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Two words: Ballard Manhattan.
  • Stephen G.
    Stephen GrazianiApril 20, 2013
    The menu is diverse and tight. BLT with fried egg. Maple waffle chicken slider sandwich. Top 5 bar in Seattle. So I'm told.
  • Kate B.
    Kate BoushelApril 16, 2013
    Trust in your bartender. They'll know what to make for you!
  • Alec F.
    Alec FuFebruary 14, 2013
    Appetizers + meatloaf + creme brulee = win!
  • Nikki B.
    Nikki BarronSeptember 7, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    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!
  • Brian N.
    Brian NovotnyAugust 3, 2012
    Truffle popcorn is delicious!
  • Mike L.
    Mike LoweryMay 5, 2012
    Insider tip - order a Coconut mojito made with coconut milk.
  • Jane H.
    Jane HudsonApril 15, 2012
    Pretty delicious brunch. Really appreciate the housemade ketchup, sausage and the very yummy hashbrowns!
  • Lauren R.
    Lauren RathburnApril 15, 2012
    It's very Mad Men in here, and I like it!
  • O S.
    O StormMarch 31, 2012
    Ok...Bahama Mama is by far the most delicious drink I have ever tasted....sans the girly look and name....
  • Ron S.
    Ron SchottMarch 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Moscow Mule. Then, treat yourself to some mac 'n cheese
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