Our Biggest Celebration of the year!

Patio opens at 3pm with beer from Holy Mountain Brewing, $5 glasses of house Rosé, and snacks from the Bastille kitchen.

Live Entertainment includes jazz on the Patio from 3:30 - 5:30pm from Second Dimension, New Orleans style street band The Super-Krewe playing from 6 - 8pm, and The Shanghai Pearl performing Burlesque in the Back Bar at 9pm.

New this year - Dress up as your favorite French historical figure or revolutionary mob-member for our Bastille Day Costume Contest and win a $50 Bastille Gift Card! Two winners will be awarded during the Burlesque performance.

RSVP on our Facebook Event and invite your friends!!


Easy Polynésie returns to the Bastille Patio! Thursday, June 21st from 5-11pm

Stoup Brewing Beers for $7 / Plantation Rum Cocktails for $10 / Whole Roasted Pig / Salmon Poisson Cru / Surf Flicks in the Back Bar

Tropical Sounds by Paces Lift & Noel Brass Jr. on the Patio

Raising money for A Warm Current to send Washington Makah, Quileute, and Hoh tribal kids to surf camp!

Featuring an amazing raffle with prizes from Sub Pop Records, Captive Spirits Distilling, Lib Tech Surf, Ethan Stowell Restaurants, and much more!

RSVP & invite your friends on our Facebook Event page here.

Celebrating the Range of Roederer.

Party with us! Friday, June 8th 4-7pm on Bastille Patio with Roederer Champagne!


Roederer Champagne at celebratory prices!
Bubbles by the Glass
Roederer Brut Premier $9
2009 Roederer Brut Nature $13
2012 Roederer Rosé $13
2009 Roederer Cristal $35

Live Jazz from Second Dimension
Hama Hama Oyster Bar

Friday, June 8th 4-7pm on Bastille Patio

VIP Tasting

Join Roederer Ambassador Olivier Assire on the Bastille Rooftop Garden for a VIP tasting of the ‘00, ’04, and ‘05 vintages of Cristal paired with bites from the Bastille kitchen. Limited to 10 guests - $195 ea. Reserve your spot by emailing at!

Enjoy the serenading sounds of Second Dimension jazz duo while you dine on Sunday evening from 5:30 - 8pm on the Terrace.
Join us Sunday, January 20th and additional dates to be announced.

Spend Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve celebrating at Bastille

Christmas Eve – Chef Jason Stoneburner has created an extended plats du jour menu for Christmas Eve. A special Bordeaux wine flight includes the 2010 Cadence Bel Canto Cara Mia Vineyard - Red Mountain, 2012 d’Armailac 5eme Cru Classé Pauillac - Left Bank Bordeaux, and 2008 Sociando-Mallet - Haut Médoc. The dining room will take reservations for dinner from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Visit or call 206.453.5014.

New Year’s Eve – A special celebratory menu is planned for dinner, which will be served from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m. A lineup of Champagne flights will include explo...

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Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau at Bastille Café & Bar

“Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrive” on Thursday, November 16th

Join us at Bastille Café & Bar between 5pm - 10pm for flights of wine and small plates, or dinner and bottles of Cru Beaujolais!

For many decades, just past midnight on the third Thursday in each November, little villages all over the Beaujolais region in eastern France have come to life, hustling to get their many cases of Beaujolais Nouveau to Paris for the annual celebration of the young wine.

Seattleites can join in on the celebration at Bastille Café & Bar where popping bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau has become an annual tradition since the Bal...

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Seattle Restaurant Week runs Sunday through Thursday from October 15th to November 2nd.



Tomato Soup – Everything Biscuit / Rooftop Honey (vegetarian, can be made gluten free)

Peppercorn Terrine – Warm Baguette / Spiced Plum

Roasted Beet & Carrot Salad – Cous Cous / Citrus / Feta (vegetarian)

Moules Frites – Red Ginger / Coconut Milk / Red Curry / Green Onion / Lime (gluten free)

Espelette Sausage – Champagne Braised Cabbage / Preserved Peppers (gluten free)

Veggie Cassoulet – Ranch Gordo Sange beans & hominy (vegetarian)

Brie Maubert – Huckleberry Jam / Walnut Lavin (vegetarian, can be made gluten free)

Profiteroles &nda...

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Paces Lift and Friends return to Bastille’s Back Bar for Vinyl Internationalé on Thursday nights


Inspired by a recent three-month record digging adventure in Thailand, China and Hong Kong, Seattle's Wax Thematique label presents Vinyl Internationalé Thursday evenings at Bastille in Ballard, celebrating the global sounds of Thai-funk, Afrobeat, Eastern Soul, Tropical Jazz and more.

Each week the bar and kitchen will feature specials on cocktails and food.

Thursdays from 8 to 11 p.m. in the Bastille Back Bar. All Wax / No Cover

Join Bastille Café and Bar for our favorite holiday on Friday, July 14th!

Celebrate Bastille Day with Rosé, Pig Roast, Live Music, Burlesque and more!


The Bastille Day party begins on Friday, July 14th at 3pm on the Bastille patio and terrace. Revelers are encouraged to stop by at any time between 3pm – close for their fill of French cuisine and libations.

Bartenders will be mixing French-inspired cocktails with Planation Rum, Citadel Gin, Cognac and absinthe. Local Ballard brewery Reuben’s Brews is bringing the kegs of Pilsner and Summer IPA.A snow cone machine will churn out delightful concoctions for adults and kids alike. Wine by the glass and bottle will be availa...

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Join us for a fun evening on the Bastille patio and in the Back Bar to raise money for local non-profit Warm Current!

Thursday, June 22nd from 5 - 11pm

Chef Jason Stoneburner will be roasting a pig on the patio! We'll be pouring kegs of Stoup brew and crafting tropical cocktails with Plantation Rum. Our resident Thursday evening DJ Paces Lift will be playing his collection of Island vinyl.

The event is free for all ages to attend. Just show up and have a great time!

25% of the sales of food and beverages will be donated to support Warm Current. A raffle with great prizes from Bastille, Stoneburner, Surf Ballard, Stoup Brewing, Plantation Rum, and more will help raise additional funds to send k...

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