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Dear readers,

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Salt and Straw


This business has special options available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Delivery
  • Takeout
  • Gift Cards
As of May 1, Salt & Straw's Capitol Hill and Ballard locations are open at last for no-contact pickup and delivery from 3-10 p.m. daily. They're bringing back beloved classics like Sea Salt with Caramel Ribbons, Honey Lavender, and Chocolate Gooey Brownie, along with a limited run of Pots of Gold & Rainbows, an ode to the sugary breakfast cereal. Waffle cones are also available to pair with pint orders.
5420 Ballard Avenue NW (Ballard)
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 294-5581
This artisan Portland ice creamery has attracted a loyal cult following. Flavors are often made in collaboration with local producers, like Rachel's Ginger Beer, Beecher's Cheese, and Ellenos Yogurt, and range from the conventional (chocolate gooey brownie) to the whimsical (Lucky Charms) to the downright wacky (blood pudding??!).
11 am-11 pm

Upcoming Events at Salt and Straw