About Brunswick & Hunt
Brunswick & Hunt offers a fresh seasonal approach to Pacific Northwest cuisine in a beautifully crafted intimate setting. A magnificent 1890's Brunswick Bar and impressive early 1900's original northwest landscape painting by RJ Bocense (The Hunt), as well as a completely open exhibition kitchen provide a visual counterpoint to our rustic take on the bounty of the Northwest. A classically inspired cocktail menu, impressive wine offerings (glass and bottle), and house made desserts offered with warmth by a professional staff, invite a leisurely approach to dining. Breakfast is served Saturdays and Sundays, 9am - 3pm. Please visit our website for menu.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday through Saturday, 5-10pm
Brunch: Saturday and Sunday, 9-3pm
Happy Hour: Tuesday through Friday, 4-6pm
15th Avenue NW
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, Visa
Non-metered on street parking.
We are close to the transit stop located at the intersection of 15th Avenue and NW 70th Street in Ballard.
Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Brunswick & Hunt Ratings and Reviews
Arrived on Father's Day for Brunch. No ...
Arrived on Father's Day for Brunch. No one was there to greet us so we stood in the doorway a bit until someone saw us. As a note, another group arrived after us and got tired of waiting so just sat themselves at a table. We overheard them mentioned they had reservations and thought it was weird not to be noticed when they arrived, seated and have to ask for menus. As this restaurant is not huge we was highly disappointed in the level of service - which was very slow - waited 35 mins for our orders to be taken. Our egg dishes arrived both over cooked - the waiter did have one of our dishes re-done by the kitchen. Already a long wait by now, my husband decided not to request the same for his meal. This restaurant has a nice history and beautiful back bar and paintings. However, overall, it was a big disappointment - service was slow and the food was just equally so-so. Will not be returning anytime soon.
This was the second time that we dined a ...
This was the second time that we dined at B and H and we will return again as the food, creative cocktails and service were outstanding.
Everything about our dining experience w ...
Everything about our dining experience was exceptional--service, comfort, drinks, food, pacing. Loved the local neighborhood restaurant vibe.
My husband and I split several of the sm ...
My husband and I split several of the small plates, and they were all delicious. The grilled fava beans were particularly good. The service was very friendly and quick. No issue making some of the dishes vegetarian on request.
All the food was amazing, from appetizer ...
All the food was amazing, from appetizers to dessert! Service could not be any better, thanks Rachel! Treat yourself!
Greeted warmly and with authenticity. Jo ...
Greeted warmly and with authenticity. Jones was a fabulous waiter. Food was exquisite. Crowd was fun and mixed. Perhaps a little too loud; don't come with a headache! We will be back.
Food items and bar selections we tried w ...
Food items and bar selections we tried were uniformly excellent. Interesting combinations that were extremely tasty. A nice find and we plan to go back.
Amazing food, fabulous service (thanks Rachel)!
The food was amazing. Literally, everything we had was prepared or cooked to perfection and tasted phenomenal. Our waitress, Rachel, was knowledgeable and attentive. The ambiance was mellow and warm with a large group of friends enjoying cocktails at the bar, a group celebrating a birthday behind us and the two of us out for a rare date night. Seemed like something for everyone.
Really pleased to have discovered this p ...
Really pleased to have discovered this place that we like so much, and so close to home. From the moment we entered the restaurant we were charmed by the ambiance, the staff, and the story of the beautiful bar and its partner painting. My husband loves the cocktails, and I love the wine offerings. We always get the charcuterie and cheese plate, and we especially love the house cured ham and buckwheat crackers. Steak frites are perfect, and the halibut special is melt-in-your-mouth tender. I can't get enough of the asparagus, so perfectly combined with sweet ham, tangy cheese, and lemon zest. The Meyer lemon posset is a unique dessert offering that I particularly love. And on top of it all, we really love the staff. They recognize us when we come in, welcoming us back like old friends. What more could we ask for?
Excellent time for 11 folks
Birthday for me (64th) and 9 others + my wife was very enjoyable experience. Rachel , our server, is top-notch- she was informative , helpful, engaging, and attentive. The first small plates we ordered were excellent; we were in no hurry and never felt to be rushed. Very good bar. Dinners were exceptional, from the Fried Chicken to the Lamb, to the Burger. etc .Nary a clunker. Wow. Everybody had a great time and has voiced it.
Service great! Food good- minimal choice ...
Service great! Food good- minimal choices, but flavors excellent!
We had a fantastic evening!
We had a fantastic evening!
Staff was very friendly and did a great ...
Staff was very friendly and did a great job helping me choose food for the kids and myself. Food took a little longer than I expected but everything was delicious and interesting. I'll definitely come again.
A comfortable neighbor restaurant. We ar ...
A comfortable neighbor restaurant. We are always treated by a gracious charming wait staff. The food is delicious and always fresh. Lots of delicious choices for vegetarians and meat lovers.
Had a reservation at 12 for brunch; we w ...
Had a reservation at 12 for brunch; we were seated at 12:30; ordered food at 1pm. Not ideal, but food was good. Drinks are great.
Great dining experience.
We have a group of guys that meet up monthly for dinners around Seattle, and this was an excellent choice. Not only was all of the courses incredible, the staff was terrific as well. We had the pomme frites, clams, and the corn bread for appetizers, and they were so good we did a second round. We ordered all of the vegetable sides, and the artichoke hearts were unbelievable. The carrots were good (must like butter), the beets were execellent, and the cauliflower was good but slightly undercooked. Every main that came out was unique to each plate, but were perfectly balanced for the course they were presenting. My recommendations would be the Halibut, fried chicken or the lamb main course. The burger was the best value. Great restaurant, great service. Thanks!
Great neighborhood spot
Awesome service here! We were celebrating a special birthday and the waiter was a doll. He took the time to tell us about the history of the Brunswick and the painting (The Hunt)- and the food was impeccable! He also brought out a complimentary dessert that was a chocolate delight that was out of this world! I would definitely recommend this place.
Great Neighborhood Restaurant
We had a great dining experience and I will credit a lot of it to our very friendly, waiter Cyler (sounds like a "k"). He even told my husband to come back for his birthday dessert because we had another commitment for dessert that night. Can't wait to go back from brunch some time.
Great service and stellar quality food t ...
Great service and stellar quality food that was creatively prepared and presented in a
Avery our sever was absolutely amazing! ...
Avery our sever was absolutely amazing! The food was delicious, and the apmispher was inviting and relaxing.
Mostly been here for brunch. Great staff, good price on food and nice ambiance. Bacon is awesome as is the brunch menu. Kind of undiscovered right now- but should be on the city's brunch spots!
My friend and I dined here on a Saturday ...
My friend and I dined here on a Saturday night, and were amazed at everything we ordered. Our server was so kind, and attentive, and the food was delicious. I have made Brunswick and Hunt a favorite of mine, and highly recommend it!
Brunswick and Hunt
This is the 4th time we've been to this restaurant and twice for special events. The food is always delicious and the menu changes with local foods. Excellent!!
We love this place
We go almost weekly for either brunch or dinner. By our third visit we were recognized regulars. Amazing food and amazing staff.
So much more than just 'dinner'
We were kindly greeted upon arrival by the host, immediately greeted upon being directed to the bar to wait while our table was set up. Our drinks came promptly and we easily transferred to our table. We were always given clear indication of the wait time for everything - from the table, to the drinks, to the food. We were offered top favorite choices before ordering our food. We were treated with respect and were waited on diligently, yet did not feel at any point that we were interrupted in our own conversations. All in all, it was a wonderful evening and thoroughly enjoyed by all.
The food was outstanding and the service was great - very accommodating, prompt and thoughtful, especially given how busy it was.
Good food but extremely slow service.
I really want this restaurant to succeed. So I am writing this for them as much as for patrons. The food is very good, although a vegetarian entree would be much appreciated. The waitress was friendly but the service was painfully slow. The restaurant wasn't full when we arrived at 630 but everything from the drinks to the meal took forever, at least 30 minutes for our drinks and another 30 minutes at least for dinner. On top of that one of the martinis that should have had sugar on the rim had salt instead. When they brought the replacement it was very salty so we suspect they just changed the glass and poured the already salty drink into the new glass rather than remake it. Cheap. We asked the waitress if they were short servers or cooks and she said no. Had we had another engagement, such as a movie or babysitter to get back to, we would have had to abort the whole thing. If they don't correct this they won't succeed so hopefully they will make the necessary changes. There is too much competition in this town for poor service to survive no matter how good the food is. Keeping my fingers crossed.
An excellent find in Ballard. Innovative ...
An excellent find in Ballard. Innovative food (the meats are excellent, but don't overlook the veggie dishes - the smoked mushrooms are exceptional) that is well prepared, a terrific bar that makes well balanced cocktails, served by people who care about what they're doing. One of our favorite places!
Great food and service
We were exceptionally well treated by the server. She was friendly, efficient, and anticipated our needs. And the food was really good as well.
Friendly and welcoming, delicious food, ...
Friendly and welcoming, delicious food, plan to return soon
Wait staff were excellent - very friendly (but not annoying) and helpful. They even remembered us from our last time there. Made the evening with friends extra enjoyable.
Not a place you would just stumble upon. If your hearing about it that's because the food and service are top quality. Is it worth driving across town go to this neighborhood restaurant, you bet. I have now been to Brunswick and Hunt four times and looking forward to number 5 ........ and I don't live in Ballard.
The staff was friendly and fun. The food ...
The staff was friendly and fun. The food was amazing. I couldn't have asked for a better experience on a very busy Valentines night.
Wonderful evening at the chef counter!
We had terrific food, great ambience, wonderful conversations with the server and other members of the staff. Well done! And get that fried chicken!
Great neighborhood brunch. Classy and contemporary
A great place in the neighborhood for Sunday brunch. Our breakfasts were excellent. We arrived before noon and they were already out of 2 of the listed entrees. Nonetheless, our 2nd choices were delicious. Our waiter was prompt,friendly and accommodating .
The food is excellent. The fried chicle ...
The food is excellent. The fried chicle is definitely the best in Seattle.
Brunswick & Hunt delivers!
Another amazing meal with attentive service. We always ask Rachel, our server, for her recommendations from the cocktail and food menu. We've always had delicious food and drinks, and pleasant service. All good things here! Go there. Now!
Nice Evening at Brunswick & Hunt
My husband, my mother and I enjoyed a nice neighborhood dinner at B & H. Of course we started with cocktails, all well made with the highlight being the Elevated Cactus. It had the perfect balance of floral and sour to the tequila. One wasn't enough! We then graduated to a bright spring salad and tasty, albeit, sandy sea scallops. Our entrees were Pork Shank and Fried Chicken. The Shank was flavorful and had the perfect (see: fall off the bone) cook. The hefty portion of chicken was wonderfully tender although had a heavy handed honey-glaze that we found too sweet for our taste. Our waiter Avery, recent Pasadena import, was super attentive. Just when we'd think of needing something he'd pop up like a Ninja! In short, it was a solid dinning experience and we will return.
We always receive wonderful service and ...
We always receive wonderful service and the food is inventive and delicious.
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