Green star The Dray (Ballard)

708 NW 65th St
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 453-4527

Ballard's excellent pub/bottle shop/cafe is paneled in wood, but it's not wood-paneled in a '70s-rec-room way. The reclaimed fir planks are a toasty cedar color; the owners, Jamie and Travis, did most of the build-out themselves. The place is small and narrowish, with a seven-seat bar. Being at the Dray feels like being inside a dresser drawer, one you don't necessarily want to be removed from. It's very relaxing, and there's a lot of good beer in there. Also: yummy sandwiches.
Categories: Bar, Restaurant

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8313 Greenwood Ave N
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(206) 588-1746

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I like this place.

The Dray is a chill bar compared to those well trodden Ballard Avenue bars. Did I mention you can catch the latest soccer match on TV or use the European toilet once you've had too much of their tasty and rotating beer selection? This is the kind of bar you don't want everyone finding out about, but you want to talk about because it's that awesome. They have an extensive bottled beer menu that is a decent deal for the ounce size and unique selection. My only complaint is even though they offer at least three sandwiches on their menu, the sandwiches are a bit pricey. But who goes to The Dray to eat? The beer alone is enough to keep me happy.
Posted by project long dog on July 2, 2008 at 9:51 PM · Report this


I'm sitting here now. FOund it through the Stranger looking for a beer and wifi. THe people are nice and the beer is great! Clean and comfortable.
Posted by Jman on August 14, 2008 at 1:11 PM · Report this

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