Open 5 am-1 am
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 director of Ballard Market in June of 2013, is a third-generation grocery guy.

Pedersen, 48, has worked for Town & Country Markets since 2006. He 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 Mill Creek...

Central Market Stores

Welcome to Ballard Market

The Market at dusk.

The market has a place to sit and eat some of that great food!

We have fresh sushi!

Market Merchandiser Nancy Sullivan and Director MIke Pedersen.

The fresh and colorful Produce Market.

Sochil helps a customer at the check stand.

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...

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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