Salmon Bay Cafe

American Classics with Great Service

[01/23/17]   We are currently closed for "spring clean-up" from today January 23 until January 30. This clean-up project has been on our "to do list" and we are very excited that is underway. We invite you to be the first ones to see the outcomes of this project next week.
Stay tune for more exciting news to come!

[10/27/16]   Available part-time positions both front and back of house at this iconic diner in Ballard - We are preparing to expand our service hours and looking for team-players to join our team. Available positions:
- Line Cooks
- Day-shift Servers
- Evening-shift Servers
- Weekend and evening bussers
Ballard residents are a plus plus. Apply in person or message Admin here.

[06/18/16]   A bird or some animal causes a black out at the Marina and Salmon Bay Cafe. We are temporarily close for service. Updates to follow soon. Thanks for your patience.

[04/29/16]   Just witnessed an act of Human-kindness this morning. A guest was seated at a table next to a table which was occupied by another guest, who was obviously going through a tough time judging by his physical appearance and the multiple large bags he carried with him. Our first guest finished his meal first and proceeded to the register to pay for his meal. To our surprise, he asked for the bill for our second guest and paid for his meal before he left. This simple act of kindness just touches us all in a very human way and gives true meaning to the word #humankind = being both #human and #kind and a sense of #community. Thank you to our first guest for his generosity and kindness.

This week featured sandwich - Fish Sandwich with Apple Slaw - Lightly breaded crispy cod wedge, sweet and tangy apple slaw on a toasted sesame bun. Served with steak fries, tater tots, salad or fresh fruit!

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5109 Shilshole Ave NW
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 2:30pm
Tuesday 7am - 2:30pm
Wednesday 7am - 2:30pm
Thursday 7am - 2:30pm
Friday 7am - 2:30pm
Saturday 7am - 3pm
Sunday 7am - 3pm
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