The Market at dusk.
Market Merchandiser Nancy Sullivan and Director MIke Pedersen.
Sochil helps a customer at the check stand.
The fresh and colorful Produce Market.
Open 5 a.m.-1 a.m. daily
Ballard Market is known for many things — but especially for its produce, bulk foods, salad bar, beer & wine assortment – and friendly staff. Many of the employees have been there so long that they have forged lasting friendships with customers and their families.
And now, with our 2017 remodel, you can add other wonderful things to that list – like our sushi bar, growler station, Idea Center with food demos, spirits, and the reimagined and more robust bakery and flower shop. Don’t forget the hot food bar, with crispy liege waffles and other prepared food. And then there’s our seating area by the south entrance, where you can eat all that wonderful food.
The Market was originally a Lucky Store, but when it opened as Ballard Market in March of 1986, it became the first Town & Country Markets store on the Seattle side of the water.
The Market became famous in those early days for “Singles Night,” a way for single people in the community to meet in the grocery store. It eventually fell victim to its own popularity when the fire department requested it be discontinued because of overcrowding (but not until at least one...