The Smoke Shop is the place to go for a well whiskey, a cheap can of cold beer, and a few pull tabs. The waitresses, who are old and beautiful in that dive-bar don't fuck with me way, are completely wonderful. The Smoke Shop is a treasure of a bar, even though you can't smoke there anymore.
Ballard Smoke Shop
5439 Ballard Ave NW,
Hours: Bar: Mon-Sun 6 am–2 am
Restaurant: Fri-Sat 6 am-11 pm, Sun-Thurs 6 am-10 pm
Bar/Happy Hour, Breakfast/Brunch, Cheap, Dinner, Late-Night Dining, Lunch
Diner, Pub Grub
Cocktail Lounge, Dive Bar, Neighborhood Joint