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Staple and Fancy

4739 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4810
+1 206-789-1200
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (25 reviews)
“fried oysters” (19 reviews)
“pasta” (30 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
4739 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4810
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time eating at Staple and Fancy; my friend had dined there once before. This was the first time either of us ordered the tasting menu. Whether you put yourself in the chefi's capable hands with a tasting menu or just order...More

Thank SteveLikes_3_Stars
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We had dinner with friends. By now we know the best plan is to opt for the $55/person “fancy” option, and let the restaurant decide on our dinner choices. (They are very careful to find out dietary preferences first.). Everything was fabulous, from the specialty...More

Thank Bearwife
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a fabulous experience last night at Staple & Fancy. There were dishes with ingredients such as lamb cheeks, ravioli with foie gras, appetizers included a kale salad with anchovy, a beet salad with apples, yogurt and nut granola. There was a nice selection...More

Thank Wave R
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Unique tasty cuisine you will not find elsewhere. Lots of opportunity to try different combinations with your meal. Friendly, informative and attentive staff. Highly recommended!

Thank Virginia T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Went there after a busy day and was not disappointed. Service was spot on and food was well prepared, delivered on time and delicious! Only issue was with the drinks and it's just a personal thing. I hate it when pours come in a mini...More

Thank Miamipunter
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The smell coming from this restaurant as we walked by stopped us and we went in. Very romantic restaurant. We sat at the bar and noticed that they had a grill. As we had some food at another place down the street, we decided to...More

Thank ccriderYVR
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I finally tried Staple & Fancy after hearing about it for years. Ethan Stowell's restaurant did not disappoint with its creative kitchen. Interesting and successful unusual combinations of spices and herbs, terrific sense of creative textures, excellent service that was present but not intrusive. My...More

Thank mcarney15
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Know that there are four, yes, four fabulous places in one trendy building. We had heard good things about the Walrus and the Carpenter and a little bit about the Barnacle (love the name) but knew nothing about Staple & Fancy and Marine Hardware -...More

Thank janelindley2017
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We went here last night with our daughter and son-in-law who live in Seattle and we chose the 4 course dinner. The staff was friendly and helped us pick out a great bottle of wine. The 7 appetizers came at varying times, spaced well, and...More

Thank minnntraveler
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My husband and I have eaten here twice - once with family, and most recently on our anniversary. I highly recommend the chef's "Fancy Menu". I can't get over how much delicious food was brought out! Every dish was fantastic and beautifully prepared. Come HUNGRY....More

Thank smashmcgee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4739 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4810
    (48th Ave NW)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-789-1200
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