The Walrus and the Carpenter

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4743 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA

Renee Erickson (Boat Street Cafe & Kitchen) has made quite the splash with this breezy small-plates eatery and oyster bar, where raw, on-the-half-shell beauties are the stars. Dessert and cocktails are particularly good. You’ll also find Erickson’s latest venue, Barnacle, tucked into a slim space in back. Here, fine aperitivi pair with modern bar snacks, for a pre-oyster stop or a destination on its own. Dinner daily.

Dinner daily.
Full Bar
Outdoor Dining
Wheelchair Accessible
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There are some chefs whose cooking just hits the spot for me. Renee Erickson is one such chef; her Frenchified dishes at Boat Street Cafe have a rustic unfussiness that comes off as tasting so... more »