Staple & Fancy Mercantile

Staple & Fancy Mercantile

Staple & Fancy highlights simple Italian-inspired food in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood.

Staple & Fancy Mercantile is Ethan and Angela Stowell's newest eatery. The menu highlights Ethan’s simple Italian-inspired food and offers innovative à la carte Staple choices in addition to a chef’s choice Fancy menu: a multi-course feast of seasonal dishes crafted by Ethan just for your table. Willing to put your dining experience in the hands of the chef? You will not be disappointed.

Come join this turkey...erm...chicken, in supporting United Way of King County at the All-Star Softball Classic at Safeco Field on May 13th!
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It's our private dining room in The Cellar! You and (up to 17 of) your friends can come enjoy a night of fantastic food and stellar ambiance for a special event, or just a regular night if you're super popular. Contact us for more info.

Who out there knows what lies beyond the mysterious green door in the basement of Staple and Fancy?

In anticipation of our Women in Food, Drink and Leadership dinner on March 26th we are recipe testing some delicious cocktails that include Alpenfire Cider. Come in and see what we're pouring today!

Ethan Stowell Restaurants

Join us for a Night Celebrating Women in Food, Drink, and Leadership at Staple & Fancy to honor Women's History Month. Our own chefs Deb Taylor and Nicole Matson with the folks from Sip Northwest Magazine will host a five course meal alongside Nancy Bishop from Alpenfire Cider, Leah Jorgensen from Leah Jørgensen Cellars, and Anna Schafer Cohen from àMaurice Cellars. Full menu and details below.

Join us for a night celebrating women in food, drink and leadership! March 26th here at Staple and Fancy with these fantastic women producers! More info in the link in our bio.

Whiskey Business // bourbon, gran classico, lemon, black walnut bitters, laphroaig wash

How do you ragu? We are partial to this Octopus bolognese with conchiglie, Calabrian chili, and celery gremolata. Yum!

Guanciale for our strozzapreti alla Grecia on the tasting menu tonight!

Keep your knives sharp! #knives #care #wetstone

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General Manager

Jesse Crowder

Culinary Team

Chef: Ethan Stowell
Chef de Cuisine: Branden Karow




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4739 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 5pm - 11pm
Tuesday 5pm - 11pm
Wednesday 5pm - 11pm
Thursday 5pm - 11pm
Friday 5pm - 11pm
Saturday 5pm - 11pm
Sunday 5pm - 11pm
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