Open 24 Hours
A block North of Northwest Market Street
on 15th Avenue Northwest
1400 N.W 56th St., Seattle WA, 98107

Market Director
Mike Pedersen

Mike Pedersen, named Store Director of Ballard Market in June of 2013, is a third-generation grocery guy.

Pedersen, 48, has worked for Town & Country Markets since 2006, and spent his first five and a half years as the Merchandiser at Central Market Shoreline and a year and a half in that same role in the Mill Creek Central Market.

When Pedersen left our...

Central Market Stores

Welcome to Ballard Market

Ballard Market is home to the Equal Exchange Espresso Bar.

Store Director MIke Pedersen and store Merchandiser Nancy Sullivan.

Checker Maria works with a younger customer.

The fresh and colorful Produce Market.

Holiday Essentials:

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Events, Deli Meals and More!

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 the Deli, of course, with its hot case of ready-to-eat food, is open 11 am to 8 pm seven days a week.

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 couple who met there were married, rumor has it).

The goal was to transform the store into a community-focused market centered around the concept...

The Deli

5:30 am-11 pm Daily
Hot Food 11 am-8 am
Salad Bar 10 am-9 pm
Daily Specials


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Bainbridge Island

343 Winslow Way E.


Regular Hours: 6 am-11 pm

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving: 6 am – 6 pm

Dec. 24: 6 am – 6 pm

Dec. 25: Closed
Dec. 31, Jan. 1: Regular Hours



4989 Lakemont Boulevard


Regular Hours: 6 am-10 pm

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving: 6 am-4 pm

Dec. 24: 6 am-6 pm

Dec. 25: Closed

Dec. 31, Jan. 1: Regular Hours

JOIN US for our Holiday Foods Showcase Noon-3 pm Saturday, Dec. 5. We’ll sample some party foods, talk about meal ideas and host a wine tasting. It’s our chance to thank you for a wonderful year.

Ballard Market

1400 NW 56th St.


Regular Hours: Open 24 Hours

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving: Closing at 4 pm

Friday, Nov. 27: Reopening at 7 am

Dec. 24: Closing at 6 pm

Dec. 25: Closed

Dec. 26: Reopening at 7 am

New Year’s Eve: Closing at 10 pm

New Year’s Day: Reopening at 7 am

JOIN US for our annual Holiday Open House 5-8 pm Tuesday, Dec. 8. We’ll have samples and carolers to get you in a festive mood. It’s our chance to thank you for another wonderful year.


Holiday Specials

Deli Turkey Dinner >

All the trimmings. None of the hassle.

The Center of Your Plate >

Rib Roasts. Turkey. Lamb. Special Orders.

Turkey Guide >

How much to buy, how to prep and cook.

Your Holiday Table >

Customized centerpieces from our Flower Shops.

The Holiday Table: Let our Flower Shops dress up your table with a custom centerpiece. Bring in your dinnerware, or linens, and let us put that finishing touch on your celebration. See our Holiday Table page.

Cheese and Cheers: We’ve paired up or most special cheeses with the perfect beverages for your holiday gatherings.  See our Cheese and Cheers page.

Turkey Guide: Not sure how much to buy for your gathering? Or how to prepare it – or how to roast it? What about brining? See our quick guide for all things turkey!