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Hot Cakes

5427 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4052
+1 206-420-3431
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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5427 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4052
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love this place. After being disappointed for our anniversary dinner, my husband redeemed the night with one of my favorite dessert places! Hot Cakes! The decadence molten lava called or delicious especially if you like dark chocolate. With it, comws a side of vanilla...More

Thank Luvgoodfood H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the portion size and flavor options but was a little under impressed. I did get the bourbon drink and will say that it was seriously watered down and disappointing. The peanut butter chocolate cake was just ok. The cake was good but the “peanut...More

Thank LatteLovingHedgie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us stopped in Hot Cakes after eating out in Ballard and were wandering around headed home. So glad we did. The lava cake with ice cream was perfect for an after dinner treat. There was plenty of room for all of us. The...More

Thank Brad H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Nutella molten chocolate cake was ridiculously delicious but unfortunately I didn't think that paying over $12 for this teeny tiny little cake was worth the price. I was also unimpressed with the presentation as they served the cake in a disposable cup. I thought...More

Thank ylrac123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for those who have a sweet tooth . The dishes are unique and the combination of hot and cold will simply make you wanting for more

Thank ACSquare
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Went in todsy and had the nutella and strawberry waffle. The nutella was caked on so much that is all I could taste. Couldn't finish it and left hungry. There wasn't any "wet" sauce on it that made it taste dry. The employee making the...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

My teenage son’s favorite dessert is lava cake & we noticed this place while walking around for dinner one night. The next day we had some time to burn before heading to the airport so we decided to stop by & share a lava cake....More

Thank Angelia H
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came here for the first time last night. It was packed. Who knew so many people loved chocolate cake! It took about 10 mins so worth it! I got the hazelnut chocolate my husband had the peanut butter cup. Both were...More

Thank Ashley Q
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Had the Dark Decadence and Dark Drinking Chocolate. Both were delicious. Would be a great for an after dinner stop.

Thank SDiego5
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I tried the peanut butter hot cake. Holy wow was it ever delicious. The cake and ice cream combo with the little chunks of peanut butter. There was a line to order, but it moved quickly and tables seemed to be turning over if you...More

Thank LaChatNoir
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5427 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4052
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-420-3431
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