a wood-fueled bistro


Inspired by the American Craftsman movement with its focus on simplicity, originality and natural materials and the new “bistronomy” of Paris, Samara is a comfortable and intimate gathering space. We offer a menu┬ácelebrating local vegetables, sustainable seafood and heritage breed animals prepared in our wood-fueled brick oven and hearth, as well as a composed drink selection of biodynamic wines and seasonal batched cocktails. We are located on Sunset Hill in Ballard.

holiday hours
open: xmas eve 5-9, new years eve 5-10
closed: xmas day, new years day

starting 10.25.21 we are required by king county to check for proof of vaccination or proof of negative coronavirus test within 72 hours before allowing entry.
please have your ID and vaccine card or recent negative test result ready.
children 12 and under are, and will be, the only exemptions.
cancelations at the door due to non compliance will be charged a 75$ per person fee.
thank you for your consideration.

dinner from 5 - 9pm tuesday - saturday
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