Skillet Ballard

Modern American Bistro

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Overview

All-day diners flock to Skillet Ballard (one of a few Skillet locations), a buzzy neighborhood spot offering hearty American comfort fare like the popular fried chicken sammy with charred jalapeño aioli, pork belly and cornmeal waffles or a bacon jam burger on a brioche bun. Drink offerings include local draft beers and wines, house cocktails and boozy shakes like the Colonel Parker (bourbon, peanut butter, syrup, vanilla ice cream).

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ACCOLADES

  • Seattle's 100 Very Best Restaurants 2016 - Seattle Met
  • Zagat rating of 4.3 out of 5

Menu for Skillet Ballard

Lunch Menu

Sandwiches, Burgers, & Such

  • The Burger* bacon jam, creamy bleu cheese, arugula, tallow brioche roll
    $15.00
  • The Basic* burger, american cheese, lettuce, pickle, pollo's special sauce, tallow brioche roll
    $14.00
  • Open Face Meatloaf ground beef, ground pork, smoked bacon, garlic mashed potatoes, chicken fried onions, sweet tomato glaze, toasted brioche
    $15.00
  • The Veggie seasonal vegetables, farro, local mushrooms, parmesan cheese, tomato, pickled shallots, greens, garlic aioli, potato roll
    $15.00
  • The Ultimate Grilled Cheese brie, cheddar, american cheese, brioche
    $12.00
  • Fried Chicken Sammy fennel seed crust, pickled & charred jalapeño aioli, kale, potato roll
    $15.00
  • Catfish Sammy corn crusted fillet, green apple kale slaw, remoulade, potato roll
    $14.00
  • The Porky Cold Cut apple cider marinated pork loin, gruyere, arugula, pickle, honey dijonnaise, potato roll
    $15.00
  • Caprese Sammy red and yellow tomato, basil pesto, fresh mozzarella, sweet balsamic, sliced brioche
    $14.00

Greenery & Soup

  • Cobb Salad* grilled chicken thigh, soft boiled egg, bacon, bleu cheese, avocado, tomato, romaine hearts, red wine vinaigrette
    $15.00
  • Tomato Bisque
    Cup $4.00
    Bowl $6.00
  • Kale Caesar** boquerones, buttery croutons, parmesan, creamy dressing
    $11.00
  • Skillet Slaw kale, shaved brussels, dried cherries, parmesan, pistachios, fennel, sweet lemon dressing
    $12.00

Breaky

  • Pork Belly & Cornmeal Waffle* maple-braised pork belly, two eggs your way (or sub fried chicken thigh for belly)
    $13.00
  • House-Made Biscuits & Sage Gravy carlton farms pork, smoked bacon, sausage, mirepoix
    $12.00
  • Jimmy's Scramble* ** changes daily, ask your server, served on brioche toast, balsamic dressed greens
    $10.00
  • Deconstructed Corned Beef Hash* brisket, fingerling potatoes, roasted onions, carrots, fennel, two eggs your way
    $14.00
  • The Chub* ** bacon jam, bacon, brie, american cheese, one egg your way, greens, tomato, jalapeño aioli, brioche roll
    $13.00
  • Serious Toast* molasses custard-soaked, thick-cut brioche, local pit ham, raspberry jam, powdered sugar, two eggs your way; tag your toast! #serioustoast
    $15.00
  • Your Way* ** two eggs, bacon, morning taters, baguette
    $12.00
  • Grits & Belly* braised pork belly, cheddar grits, two eggs your way, crystal hot sauce
    $13.00
  • Stack of Griddle Cakes seasonal compote, house-made brown sugar syrup, lemon butter
    $9.00
  • Chilaquiles corn tortillas, tomatillo sauce, sour cream, pic de gallo, queso fresco, two eggs your way, avocado
    $14.00
  • Chicken Fried Steak* breaded cube steak, morning taters, sage gravy, two eggs your way
    $17.00

Misc

  • Two Eggs* Your Way
    $3.00
  • Big Boy Biscuit
    $5.00
  • Side of Bacon
    $7.00
  • Side of Toast
    $3.00
  • Hand-Cut Fries gorgeous sauce
    $6.00
  • Poutine fries, gravy, cheddar, herbs
    $8.00
  • Polenta Tots san marzano sauce
    $6.00
  • Barb's Granola greek yogurt & fruit
    $8.00
  • Caramelized Grapefruit
    $5.00
  • Cinnamon Roll sat & sun only
    $6.00
  • Doughnut Holes six made to order
    $6.00
  • Maple Bacon Doughnut Holes nutella
    $8.00

Dinner Menu

Dinner

  • Apple Walnut Stuffed Pork Chop brined carlton farms pork, brie, walnuts, green apple, herb oil, roasted garlic whipped potatoes, roasted brussels sprouts
    $23.00
  • Pacific Bouillabaisse manila clams, penne cove mussels, rock fish, onion, garlic, plum tomato, fresh herbs, white wine, rustic bread
    $19.00
  • Chipotle Cheddar Mac & Cheese chipotle cheddar sauce, parmesan, orecchiette
    $14.00
  • Southern Fried Chicken draper valley chicken, black pepper honey drizzle, roasted carrots, fingerling potatoes, arugula, mustard vinaigrette on a cornmeal waffle
    $20.00
  • Slow Cooked Pot Roast whipped potatoes, baby spinach, caramelized cipollini onions, beef jus
    $24.00
  • Zucchini Spaghetti san marzano tomato sauce, olives, fire roasted tomato, fresh herbs, red wine, shaved garlic, parmesan, fried falafel
    $18.00
  • Delmonico Rib Eye* WA prime, horseradish hazelnut parsley spread, demi glaze, roasted garlic whipped potatoes, horsey sauce, grilled carrots
    $32.00

More

  • Crystal N' Coke Chicken Wings blue cheese sauce, celery, carrots
    $11.00
  • Sautéed Brussels green apple fennel salad, mustard vinaigrette, caramelized onion, sweet balsamic
    $6.00
  • Reuben Fritters corned beef, potato, gruyère, purple kraut, gorgeous sauce
    $8.00
  • Loaded Potato cheddar, herb butter, smoked bacon, sour cream, green onion
    $7.00
  • Poutine fries, gravy, cheddar, fresh herbs
    $8.00

The Greens & Soups

  • Cobb Salad* grilled chicken thigh, soft boiled egg, bacon, bleu cheese, avocado, tomato, romaine hearts, red wine vinaigrette
    $15.00
  • Tomato Bisque
    Cup $4.00
    Bowl $6.00
  • Kale Caesar** boquerones, buttery croutons, parmesan, creamy dressing
    $11.00
  • Soup du Jour changes daily
    Cup $4.00
    Bowl $6.00
  • Skillet Slaw kale, shaved brussels, dried cherries, parmesan, pistachios, fennel, sweet lemon dressing
    $12.00

Sandwiches, Burgers, & Such

  • The Burger* bacon jam, creamy bleu cheese, arugula, tallow brioche roll
    $15.00
  • The Basic* burger, american cheese, lettuce, pickle, pollo's special sauce, tallow brioche roll
    $14.00
  • The Ultimate Grilled Cheese brie, cheddar, american cheese, brioche
    $12.00
  • Fried Chicken Sammy fennel seed crust, pickled & charred jalapeño aioli, kale, potato roll
    $15.00
  • Catfish Sammy corn crusted fillet, green apple kale slaw, remoulade, potato roll
    $15.00

Gotta Have Breaky?

  • Serious Toast* Molasses custard-soaked, thick-cut brioche, local pit ham, raspberry jam, powdered sugar, two eggs your way. Tag your toast! #serioustoast
    $15.00
  • House-Made Biscuits & Sage Gravy* carlton farm's pork, smoked bacon, sausage
    $12.00
  • Pork Belly & Cornmeal Waffle* maple braised pork belly, two eggs your way (or sub fried chicken thigh for belly)
    $13.00

Blue Shirt Specials

  • Mondays: Mama's Meatloaf carlton farms pork, beef, bacon, onions, glazed with ketchup demi, bleu cheese crumble, mashed potatoes, vegetables
    $17.00
  • Tuesdays: Classic Style Bolognese carlton farms pork, beef, san marzano tomato sauce, fresh herbs, orecchiette pasta, garlic baguette
    $17.00
  • Wednesdays: Fried Chicken Dinner bone-in fried chicken, mustard potato salad, bacon green beans, cheddar grits, biscuit
    Adults $21.00
    Kiddos - Chicken & Mac N' Cheese $7.00
  • Thursdays: Shepherd's Pie ground lamb, english peas, onion, garlic, carrot, red wine, roasted garlic whipped potatoes
    $16.00
  • Fridays: BBQ Ribs barbecue sauce, collard greens, cheesy grits
    Half Rack $20.00
    Full Rack $36.00

Beverages

Spring Libations

  • Skillet Punch vodka infused with orange, grapefruit, lemon, & a secret spice blend, lemon & lime sour, orange, pineapple, & cranberry juice
    $10.00
  • Hey Girl Heeeyyyyy vodka, st. germain, aperol, starvation alley farms cranberry juice, lime
    $11.00
  • Ap-76 asian pear infused vodka, lemon sour, brut rose
    $11.00
  • Whoa Mamma! blueberry & habanero infused tequila, lime sour, toasted coconut & salt rim
    $10.00
  • Dante's Bouquet green tea infused bourbon, ramazzotti amaro, sweet vermouth, ancho reyes, lavender bitters
    $11.00
  • Hot Susan cucumber infused gin, st germain, lemon, tabasco
    $10.00
  • A Whole New World jasmine infused gin, honey simple, champagne
    $10.00
  • Black Eyed Mule blackberry, vodka, lime, ginger beer
    $10.00
  • Lavender Mojito lavender & black lemon infused gin, lime sour, mint
    $9.00

Breakfast Buddies

  • Bacon Jam Bloody Mary bacon jam-infused vodka, house-made mix, bacon salt
    $10.00
  • Mimosa bubbles, orange or grapefruit juice
    Glass $8.00
    Pitcher $27.00
  • Peachy Keen peach puree, st. germain, bubbles
    $10.00
  • The Revival – fennel & meyer lemon infused gin, lillet, yellow chartreuse, maraschino liqueur, lemon sour
    $11.00
  • Charles Cold Brew-Kowski vodka, kahlua, caffé vita theo cold brew coffee, bailey's float
    $9.00

Beer

Draft

  • Seapine IPA - Sodo, WA
    16oz $6.00
  • Lantern Brewing Brio Pale Ale - Greenwood, WA
    16oz $6.00
  • Barrel Mountain Stout – Battle Ground, WA
    16oz $6.00
  • Locust Dry Cider – Woodinville, WA
    16oz $6.00
  • Rotating Draft
    $6.00

Bottles

  • Victoria - Mexico
    12oz $6.00
  • Hoegaarden – Belgium
    12oz $6.00
  • Stella Artois - Belgium
    11.2oz $6.00
  • Deschutes Black Butte Porter – Bend, OR
    12oz $6.00
  • Tall Boy Du Jour – Rotating
    16oz $3.00

Wine

White

  • Left Coast Cellars Pinot Gris 2013 - OR
    Glass (6oz) $11.00
    Bottle (750ml) $37.00
  • Hess Select Chardonnay 2014 - CA
    Glass (6oz) $10.00
    Bottle (750ml) $33.00
  • Tiki Sound Sauvignon Blanc 2015 – New Zealand
    Glass (6oz) $9.00
    Bottle (750ml) $30.00

Red

  • Goulart Clásico Malbec 2014 - Argentina
    Glass (6oz) $10.00
    Bottle (750ml) $33.00
  • Left Coast Cellars Cuvee Pinot Noir 2013 - OR
    Glass (6oz) $13.00
    Bottle (750ml) $43.00
  • Gordon's Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 - WA
    Glass (6oz) $12.00
    Bottle (750ml) $40.00

Rose

  • Triennes Rose Provence 2015 - France
    Glass (6oz) $11.00
    Bottle (750ml) $37.00

Sparkling

  • Wycliff Brut - CA
    Glass (6oz) $8.00
    Bottle (750ml) $27.00
  • Jaillance Brut Rose - CA
    Glass (6oz) $10.00
    Bottle (750ml) $33.00

Boozey Shakes

  • Colonel Parker bourbon, peanut butter, syrup, vanilla ice cream
    $14.00
  • Bailey's Malt bailey's, vodka, malt, vanilla ice cream
    $14.00
  • Jesse's Peppermint Patty batch 206 mad mint vodka, miletti cioccolato, vanilla ice cream
    $14.00

Drinks

  • Juice orange, grapefruit, apple, cranberry, tomato
    Sm $3.00
    Lg $5.00
  • Soda coke, diet, root beer, ginger ale, sprite
    $3.00
  • Ginger Beer gosling's
    $4.00
  • Caffé Vita Coffee (Bottomless)
    $3.50
  • Caffé Vita Theo Cold Brew on tap
    $4.50
  • Caffé Vita Espresso doppio, americano, latte, cappuccino, macchiato
    $4.00
  • Chai Tea Latte hot or cold
    $4.00
  • Hot Tea assorted, ask your server
    $3.00
  • Ice-T
    $3.00
  • Lemonade
    $3.00
  • Milkshake Chocolate, Vanilla or Seasonal
    $7.00
  • Black & White Classic Shake vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, seltzer
    $5.00

Happy Hour

Drinkables

  • Wells
    $5.00
  • Draft Beer
    $5.00
  • House Wine
    $5.00
  • Rainier Tall Boy
    $2.00

Edibles

  • Kale Caesar Salad
    $4.00
  • Best Friend poutine, sunny egg
    $5.00
  • Chick on a Stick fried chicken, pepper honey
    $4.00
  • Lil' Burger bacon jam, american cheese
    $6.00
  • Cheesecake In a Jar goat cheese, strawberry gelee, seasonal fruit, graham cracker crumble
    $5.00

Kids Menu

Kiddos

  • Lil' Grilled Cheese cheddar, american cheese, brioche with crust cut off, hand-cut fries
    $6.00
  • Mac N' Cheese noodles, cheddar & love
    $5.00
  • Lil' Skillet Burger american cheese, tallow brioche bun, hand-cut fries
    $7.50
  • Side of Fresh Fruit changes daily, ask your server
    $4.00
  • Kiddo Sized Milk Shakes chocolate, vanilla, or seasonal varieties
    $5.00
  • Milk, Juice, or Soda
    $3.00

Sweets Menu

Sweets

  • Apple Crisp warm granny smith apples, toasted oat crumble
    $5.00
  • Banana Cream Pudding sliced banana, whipped cream, graham crumble
    $7.00
  • Pie In a Bowl bittersweet chocolate pudding, pie crust, sea salt, cocoa nibs
    $7.00
  • Cheesecake In a Jar goat cheesecake, fruit gelee, seasonal fruit, graham cracker crumble
    $6.00

Shakes

  • Chocolate, Vanilla or Seasonal Shake your favorite add-in's:
    $7.00

Boozey Shakes

  • Baileys Malt bailey's irish cream, vodka, malt, vanilla ice cream
    $14.00
  • Colonel Parker Hard Shake bourbon, vanilla ice cream, peanut butter, maple syrup
    $14.00
  • Jesse's Peppermint Patty batch 206 mint vodka, meletti cioccolato, vanilla ice cream
    $14.00

2034 NW 56th Street
Seattle, WA 98107

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Modern, Neighborhood Feel, Trendy/Scene
  • Dress Code: Casual
    Good For: Family, Groups, Hot Spot, Outdoor Dining
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (206) 922-7981
  • Private Dining Room: No