The Boar's Nest

Southern BBQ & Brew

The Boar's Nest is a southern barbecue restaurant in the Seattle neighborhood Ballard. It was started up by two friends, Gabe Gagliardi from Tennessee, and Mike Dahm, a recent transplant from Atlanta. Both Gabe and Mike love Seattle but while living here soon came to the realization that this town is short on real barbecue.

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Cook - The Boar's Nest - Old Ballard, Seattle |

We're hiring! Sharing is caring. We're looking for a cook to join our small team at the Boar's Nest. You'll be responsible for prep and line cook work. Catering season is coming up so opportunities to make even more money through catering tips. Not a stuffy corporate environment. Just a group that loves to cook BBQ and make folks h...

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Sweet 16!! Vote today for The Boar's Nest in our next matchup!!

The Sweet 16 in our #MerchantMadness2017 bracket is here! You can vote for your picks until 8:00 AM TOMORROW. So, hurry!

Here are the Sweet 16 match-ups:

Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria vs La Isla Cuisine
Pecado Bueno vs Red Mill Burgers
Dante's Inferno Dogs vs The Boar's Nest
Gourmondo Co vs Judy Fu's Snappy Dragon Restaurant
India Bistro - Ballard vs Main st gyros
el camión vs Matador Restaurants
Poke MIX vs Bongos Cafe
Ballard Loft vs Bitterroot BBQ

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Made it to round two by defeating Kickin' Boot! Vote today to send the Boar's Nest to the Sweet 16!!

ROUND TWO of our #MerchantMadness2017 bracket is live. We love all our merchants no matter what, but did your picks make it to the next round? Find out and vote below!

Looking for catering for your #MarchMadness parties? Then check out all 64 merchants in the bracket - they all cater! Or stop by their place for a delicious meal while you watch a few games.

Here's the match ups for Round Two!

Cornuto vs Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria
Skillet vs Pecado Bueno
Red Mill Burgers vs Portage Bay Cafe
Paseo Caribbean Food vs Dante's Inferno Dogs
The Boar's Nest vs Naanz Kitchen + Bar
Gourmondo Co vs Araya's Vegetarian Place
Billy Beach Sushi and Bar vs Judy Fu's Snappy Dragon Restaurant
India Bistro - Ballard vs Five Hooks Fish Grill
Main st gyros vs Ti 22 Restaurant
el camión vs Thai Thani Kitchen at Ballard
Le Panier vs Matador Restaurants
Drunky's Two Shoe BBQ vs Poke MIX
Bongos Cafe vs Cafe Turko
Pestle Rock vs Ballard Loft
Bitterroot BBQ vs Pel Meni Dumpling Tzar- Fremont

The Boar's Nest Catering

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[10/13/16]   Seattle's top BBQ restaurant and caterer is looking to build the team. Why work corporate when you can work at an established mom and pop restaurant that's been around over 5 years? Our catering business is booming and we need one or two people who can help cook, deliver, and cater events. Please have some restaurant experience and valid drivers license. Transportation is a plus. Hourly pay plus tips (no sharing with servers bc we don't have any).
Thanks and please share with anyone you know may be interested.

Review of The Boar's Nest by Tyler - Best BBQ! Their van broke down but they still delivered delicious food; hot and on time. Everyone at the Boar's Nest was very responsive and easy to work with. I would recommend their catering to anyone. Pro tip: order more mac & cheese, it disappeared in an instant.

Boar's Nest Catering! We'll set up wherever you ask...and make it work! #BBQwindtunnel

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2008 NW 56th St
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Tuesday 11:30am - 8:30pm
Wednesday 11:30am - 8:30pm
Thursday 11:30am - 8:30pm
Friday 11:30am - 8:30pm
Saturday 12pm - 8pm
Sunday 12pm - 8pm
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