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Address: 5213 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4809
Phone Number:
+1 206-789-3599
Today
18:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 18:00 - 02:00

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Pretty good venue. The opening hours was a bit weird though but the good thing is that you have a great store right beside it called gold dogs and alot of other activities around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Elin V
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Doors opened at 6:30, there was a small line up at that time. I would have arrived earlier had I known what we were in for. Luckily we managed to secure seats near a small bar-style table (just barely), but had we been 2 minutes later we would've been standing all night with no place to put our drinks down.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good venue. The opening hours was a bit weird though but the good thing is that you have a great store right beside it called gold dogs and alot of other activities around so you won't get boared.

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Thank Elin V
Kent, Washington
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719 reviews
287 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We came for Zepparella and enjoyed our experience. The show was great and we enjoyed the drink service. The drinks are very reasonable in price and the service is fast. Seating is limited here and I would recommend you get here early if you want a seat. Mostly this is standing room. The Tractor Tavern s a lot of fun.

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Thank Rehsinup19
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128 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stopped in by myself one night recently for the Nikki Lane show. I had a really good time. The crowd was energetic and the music was great. As a southerner it was a bit odd to see what I assume is the pacific northwestern image of a country show. I really enjoyed it though. I would definitely go back.

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Thank Clint M
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We saw Sara Watkins here, but whatever your musical tastes this is a great venue. My personal tip is to stand near the bar because it's not as hot as the stage side.

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Thank Amanda H
Vancouver
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213 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

I've been here a few times now for a live music show and it never disappoints. They have a wide variety of music that they bring in, the space is spare but no complaints. Standing room only and a full bar bit nothing fancy. Lots of good places to eat right around there.

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Thank Degan W
Anthem, Arizona
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204 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Just a simple dive bar. This place is nothing fancy, but it's fun. It's pretty much just standing room only with a few benches attached to the wall. By the time we left it was wall to wall people standing around listening to some really good music. Drinks were stiff and the staff was a little crusty, but that's typical.... More 

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Thank KristenS_11
Kent, Washington
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719 reviews
287 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We have been here several times for a show and enjoyed our experience every time. They have a wide variety of great shows they host (Cash'd out, Zeparella, Problem Child, Josh Kelly). The setting is fairly intimate so you will have a good view from wherever you stand or sit. Seating is limited. If you want a seat you need... More 

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Thank Rehsinup19
Seattle, Washington
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

The Tractor Tavern lives within the heart of Ballard, a trendy burrow of Seattle. Within walking distance there is a wide variety of excellent restaurants and bars, ranging for those on a tight budget or those welcoming a splurge. The Tavern itself is not full of glitz and glam, but if you are looking for some great music and a... More 

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Thank Snowghostridin
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013

I have been there several times in the last 4 years always in summer time, all nights have been great. One or more groups per night, all very good. A quite basic venue but very popular. Indie music, pop/rock, country, Americana, etc. Some of the group are now regularly played on my cd player. Recommended to those that want to... More 

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