The Gerald

The Gerald is a restaurant/bar located in the heart of the Ballard Historic District.

Featuring classic, hand-crafted cocktails & comfort foods with a modern twist, The Gerald invites you to unwind in their"easy-on-the-eyeballs & quick-with-the-highballs" mid-century modern-inspired space.

Think Gourmet Mac & Cheese; Truffle Popcorn; a Grilled Cheese menu featuring local cheeses & flavor pairings; Sliders; Deconstructed Chicken Pot Pie; and Bacon-Wrapped.....well...ANYTHING! (WHAT isnt' d'lish wrapped in bacon!?!)

Think nostalgic cocktails of yesteryear - Sloe Gin Fizz; Singapore Slings; Sidecars; Gimlets; Highballs; & more!

At The Gerald, your drink can be half full or half empty – as long as there’s booze in it. :)

[02/14/17]   Happy Valentine's Day Seattle!

Need a last minute date spot? Looking to wash away the night with a couple cocktails? Tonight we are offering a Chicken Parmesan special as well as Grilled Asparagus and for dessert a Raspberry Turnover with cherry brandy, Ghirardelli Chocolate sauce and Full Tilt Ice Cream! We also just uncorked our latest Barrel-aged Rye cocktail! Come hang out with us! Cheers!

Hey Gerald Friends!! Chef Jake has the cure for your wintertime blues. Kansas City pulled pork is a specialty of his and he wants to share it with you! Try it in sandwich form with a side of your choice or on our BBQ pork salad. They both go great with whiskey! Cheers!!

Come try our new happy hour cocktail!

For Pedro's Sake
-reposado tequila
-black cherry cordial
-toasted almonds

[01/30/17]   Hello Gerald Friends! We will be closed this evening (1/30) for our employees to enjoy a well deserved night off. We will re-open Tuesday at 4 PM for Happy Hour. Thank you for your continued support! Cheers!

Happy #nationalcheeseloversday !!
We recommend a hot bowl of cheese curds with Siracha ketchup and grain mustard aoli to get you started. Match it with our cocktail of the day. Aged rum, felernum, fever tree ginger ale and lime! Cheers!!!




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5210 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 4pm - 12am
Tuesday 4pm - 12am
Wednesday 4pm - 12am
Thursday 4pm - 2am
Friday 4pm - 2am
Saturday 10am - 2am
Sunday 10am - 12am
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