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Wild Ginger Seattle
Wild Ginger Seattle

Wild Ginger Seattle Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.wildginger.net/
  • Phone: (206) 623-4450
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30AM - 3:00PM
    Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00PM - 11:00PM, Saturday: 4:30PM - 11:00PM, Sunday: 4:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Southeast Asian, Chinese
  • Executive Chef: Jacky Lo
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Rise beyond the conventional with catering from Wild Ginger. Whether you are planning an intimate dinner or a reception for hundreds, we can help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Third Avenue and Union Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Valet is located on Union Street. Parking is also available at several garages in the area.
A word from Wild Ginger Seattle
The food at Wild Ginger spans the Pacific Rim from China to Indonesia. We pride ourselves on offering traditional dishes from these distinctive regions and insist on house-made ingredients. Chefs make spicy chili sambals, fresh coconut milk, delicate egg noodles, and our pungent oyster sauce all from scratch. To achieve the sublime flavors of the East, there is no substitute for the time-honored customs of these rich and ancient cultures.
*reservations for parties of 7 or more, please give us a call at 206-623-4450.
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Diner Reviews
  • "We had a great quiet table next to a window, food and service was fabulous!!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "With exceptional service our last visit, knew it would be a perfect spot for this special occasion with my brother and his fiancé. I don't usually write bad reviews but service was significantly lacking. Sat 10 min. before he came to our table. Had to ask to order drinks, then watched them sit on a tray at the bar (20 min. before drinks). We seriously considered asking to move to another server's section (which I've never done in my life). We had to get up from the table and ask another server for our bill and still didn't get it for 10 min. I'm all for a pleasant paced meal but this was ridiculous. The food is so incredibly exceptional I would return again, just got the wrong server and it messed with the celebration vibe of our evening."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Service was superb, food was superb, timely, we had a concert to attend. Excellent wine selection, Personable, seated promptly"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This restaurant is convenient to Beneroya Hall, and we go to the two together. It is always good, and it is always too noisy. (None of the above choices really apply.) If it weren't for the noise i would give it an unqualified rave. I never had anything to eat here that was not excellent, but the satay sticks are especially a fun dish, and the squash/yam soup is fabulous, almost a meal in itself. I would recommend it to anyone...and have. It is always crowded, which shows I am not alone."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Great ambiance; food was fabulous as always and server was very friendly and helpful with menu choices."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "We were a party of 5, including 3 children and enjoyed very much the food items, especially the 7 flavors beef that just fantastic in the complexities of the flavors. Order it, you won't be disappointed. The wine program is simply stunning with a large selection of library wines. I was particularly impressed with the selection of German riesling wines. Simply fantastic. The noise level was quite high though. We were seated close to a group that was very noisy. We had to shout across the table to ear each other. Despite being in a very touristic location, this place serves great food."
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Always heard good things about this place so decided to try on our recent visit to Seattle. Food was okay but the service was lacking. Overpriced for value received."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Great food! Servicer was very knowledgable of all the food and the wines they had to offer. Would surely go back when in Seattle again!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Wild Ginger never disappoints! The food is awesome and the service is (or at least has been for me) perfect!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Have never had a bad meal here. We shared smaller plates and had qute a feast. The mussels prepared Cambodian style were fantastic, in fact we kept the broth and mixed our rice in with it. Vietnamese chicken wings were crisp and flavorful, Panang beef curry excellent and Thai noodles plentiful ( we did the "small" order which was anything but. An altogether great dining experience"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "As always it was always good. I can depend on it for a nice evening out."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I haven't dined at the Wild Ginger for at least a year. I thought the food was fantastic, but the service was ok. I thought the waiter was very slow on coming back to check on our meal and when we were served our food I had mentioned the rice. The person who was bringing us our dinner, was rude when I had asked about the rice with our meal. I also had to ask for our check and that was also slow in receiving. With so many options to dine in Seattle, I wouldn't come back anytime soon."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "I have been to wild Ginger at least 40 times and it never disappoints!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Fastest and best service I've ever seen. Excellent food. Interesting selection. By getting 2 small entrees, pad thai, a side vegetable, and tea, we had plenty of food for 4 people costing $80 total (including tax and 20% tip)."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "The food was really,really good.Planning to go back."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "I have been to this restaurant several times and always enjoy the food. Good service, conveniently located."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "This is a great place to change it up and get away from the gastro-pub scene. We loved the family style main courses, all 6 of us got to try so many dishes. And the cocktails kept in the spirit of the rest of the menu, the spicy mango got high marks from the whole group. Finish of with aromatic hot tea and sorbet, we all had fun."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Been to this restaurant probably 40 times over many years! Recommended it, took people! Always consistently good flavors! Amazing if you love garlic.. I do! Definitely fell short on our most go to item.. Green papaya salad! So sad! Hope they find there way back to the old presentation! This one was rugged! They graciously took care of the salad however. Does this make it ok though?"
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "My girlfriends and I went there for lunch to celebrate a birthday. It was quick and easy getting seated with our reservation. Service was great and the food was fabulous as usual. They are very consistant whether they're at full capacity or not and if we're a large group or a small party. I always enjoy my dining experience at The Wild Ginger."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Really excellent food and service. The only drawback is the ambiance. You feel a little like you're in a fishbowl. Food was great and we would go back next time we're in Seattle. loved :dumplings, pad Thai, beef 7 flavors, and BBQ prawns"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "The food is absolutely fantastic and the service is great."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "wild ginger has a varied Asian menu with a wine list that far excess your expectations for Asian restaurants. The sommelier was very helpful in pairing our wine to the menu selections"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "These days we tend to dine with the over-85 set because we eat out with elderly parents once a week. So service and noise level are big issues for us. Wild Ginger is always outstanding in the food department being one of those places whose creativity and emphasis on fresh and seasonal becomes just what they do. But we had a particularly lovely waitress who managed to take care both of my rather quirky mother-in-law as well as showing humor and experience to us. If I remembered her name, I would single her out for special notice. But she was experienced enough to enhance our meal and yet not become a distraction by her presence."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Food was good but service was off that night. Delicious options!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Great food, great service, great drinks. I have dined here about once a year since they opened and I still enjoy the experience. Great local spot."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Was told by multiple people that the food here was fantastic. Our party did not find this to be the case. It was okay but certainly not memorable. Nice staff. Noise level really loud."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "We had a great meal and wonderful service. The restaurant was very busy with lots of families at 6 PM."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "We often eat at Wild Ginger before a concert, and it works perfectly--close by, reasonably priced, good food and quick service. My only complaint is that it is a bit noisy for conversation."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Consistently excellent food and service. Its a standby for business lunches and dinners, as well as before events at the symphony, and a long time favorite for family celebrations. At lunch the Seven Elements soup is wonderful. Current non-alcoholic drink - think it was the OMG, was excellent. Service was equal to the food."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I try to have dinner at the Wild Ginger anytime I'm in Seattle. The food is all delicious and well prepared, I have never had a bad meal there. If you're going on a weekend - reserve ahead of time."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Wild Ginger is located across the street from Benaroya Hall so is a convenient place to eat when attending the symphony. The fact that the food is wonderful makes it a great place to eat at any time."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "The major asset of this restaurant is its close proximity to Benaroya Hall. Otherwise it is a bit overpriced for what you get."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Great menu and great food. Nice menu and terrific service! We were attending an event at Benaroya Hall. It was just across the street from Benaroya...Perfect! Made reservations online!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "With so many other excellent dining opportunities in Seattle, these folks should recognize that good food alone does not guarantee return diners. Restaurant nearly empty during prime time and yet a request to move up our reservation was met with disdain."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "This may be our new favorite restaurant in a crowded foodie scene. The staff is extremely helpful and knowledgeable. The menu selections are varied and enticing, and made us want to return with a crowd to sample everything. The room was crowded, but we loved the layout which allowed for easy speaking and not overhearing other conversations - I wish other restaurants would learn that the heavy buzz is not conducive to fine dining. If dining in the summer, try a Riesling - who knew the wine could have such depth and flavor. Thanks Wild Ginger for a memorable dining experience - we'll be back!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My wife and I really enjoyed our experience at this restaurant from quickly being sat upon arrival to the unexpected outstanding attentive wait staff. The staff was very savvy about their menu and corresponding beverage menu. Our dining preference of small plates and appetizers was paired well with other main entrées as suggested by the staff. We throughly enjoyed our experience and would recommend having a meal here while in Seattle."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Nothing worth coming back for. Dirty menus, long wait even with an 8pm reserve on Sunday evening. Most food served under-heated/cold. Nothing was even good. What a shame....thought this Ming fellow would bring some finesse! Waste of a night in Seattle."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Food is fabulous, so many different flavours and yet still light. The wine selection is amazing. Thank you!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "great menu of asian delights superb seafood and and noodles"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "First time in many years returning to Wild Ginger. It was as good as ever. One of my favorite restaurants."
    Dined on 6/26/2014