Buckley's on Queen Anne | Paragon Restaurant and Bar Music | Paragon Restaurant and Bar Dinner | Orrapin Thai Cuisine | Ponti Seafood Grill

Buckley's on Queen Anne: Watch the Game and Enjoy a Meal Not Far From AVA Ballard

Buckley's on Queen Anne features books at each booth and ballgames on the big-screen TV. That just shows you that anyone can find their place at this Seattle establishment. The more low-key customer can settle in with a good read and enjoy a meal, and the sports fan can watch the big game and sip on a drink with a crowd of other fans.

Situated in a historic building, Buckley's on Queen Anne is located just a short distance from AVA Ballard. The pub menu features plenty of fried food, as well as popular appetizers such as sweet potato tater tots. The stuffed burgers here get good reviews and the Juicy Lucy—a burger with a cheese-filled center— is a popular choice. There are also salads on the menu such as the Northwest apple salad with blue cheese and candied walnuts. It should come as no surprise that the draft beer selection is quite impressive, too. Buckley's on Queen Anne hosts a happy hour with discounted drinks from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and a breakfast happy hour from 9 a.m. until noon on the weekends. Buy a drink and enjoy a buy-one-get-one-free breakfast deal.

Buckley's on Queen Anne
232 1st Avenue W.
Seattle, WA 98119
(206) 691-0232

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Paragon Restaurant and Bar Offers Live Music Five Nights a Week Near AVA Ballard

Paragon Restaurant and Bar promises live music five nights a week—no cover charge necessary. Located not far from AVA Ballard, the music venue and eatery has been introducing Seattle to a new musical artist almost every night since 1995.

Stop by to enjoy the music, or get involved yourself on an open mic night. While you enjoy the live tunes, you can also enjoy Paragon's fare. Paragon's owners describe their food as "old world cuisine with new world fusion." If that concept seems difficult to grasp, taste it yourself. Dinner options include NWxSW pork loin, chicken picatta, and the catfish dinner. Come for brunch on Saturdays for morning-appropriate American food and bottomless mimosas. You can also come for special events like a Halloween party or Super Bowl party. Just check out Paragon's website for upcoming happenings.

Paragon Restaurant and Bar
2125 Queen Anne Avenue N.
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 283-4548

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Paragon Restaurant and Bar: Enjoy Dinner and a Few Drinks Not Far From AVA Ballard

You're making plans for this weekend, but you want to change things up a bit. Instead of heading to the neighborhood bar, drinking the typical drinks, and sitting on the usual stool, you want to try some place new. Enter Paragon Restaurant and Bar, an eatery that offers an expansive bar menu and a variety of food choices.

Stop by this Seattle establishment near AVA Ballard to grab a bite to eat. There's standard bar food on the menu as well as more involved dishes. Try the shrimp po' boy or the slow-roasted prime rib dip sandwich, both of which are highly recommended by guests. The sirloin steak salad and the fried catfish with sauteed greens and Charleston rice are also popular choices. When it comes to drinks, check out the impressive selection of microbrews as well as the craft cocktails. Stop in on Tuesday evenings when open-mic night attracts talented performers from the area. You can also enjoy live music Wednesday through Sunday nights.

Paragon Restaurant and Bar
2125 Queen Anne Avenue N.
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 283-4548

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Don't Miss the Duck Curry at Seattle's Orrapin Thai Cuisine Near AVA Ballard in Seattle

Wings steep in garlic sauce and then flash-fry to crispy. Spring rolls hug fresh ingredients. Pad kee mow emits spicy flavors with every bite. At Orrapin Thai Cuisine, these dishes represent a mere chunk of a much larger menu packed with authentic Asian food.

Situated just a short trip away from AVA Ballard, Orrapin Thai Cuisine has been dishing out its popular Thai eats for more than 15 years. Customers come back time and time again for tried-and-true menu items like the house special duck curry, which trends toward sweet with ingredients including pineapple, coconut, and basil. However, customers say that each and every fiery curry is well worth a try. If you're interested in something milder, opt for one of the noodle dishes instead. Regulars seem to like the signature Mama Noodles.

Orrapin Thai Cuisine
10 Boston Street
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 283-7118

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Ponti Seafood Grill Near AVA Ballard: Fresh Seattle Seafood

For more than two decades, Ponti Seafood Grill has been dishing out fresh seafood to Seattle's eaters. It's modeled after a picturesque Mediterranean villa and sits right on the banks of Seattle's Ship Canal, so while you enjoy seafood, you can actually watch boats drift right by.

Situated near AVA Ballard, Ponti Seafood Grill recreates its menu each season to highlight fresh ingredients and showcase the eclectic cuisines of the Pacific Northwest, the Mediterranean, Asia, and Europe. Dive right into the fare with a plate of Dungeness crab spring rolls or grilled calamari. Customers seem to love the Sriracha prawns when it comes to appetizers, but in terms of entrees, they give the seafood stew high marks. It teems with mussels, prawns, clams, scallops, and swordfish. Patrons also like the Alaska black cod, smoked over alderwood.

Ponti Seafood Grill
3014 3rd Avenue N.
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 284-3000

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