It doesn’t get much better than having a Spanish brunch on Terra Plata’s rooftop garden in Capitol Hill. We like it for Monday night paella too.

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About Terra Plata

Terra Plata is Chef Tamara Murphy's
"Earth to Plate" concept. It is the result of her love for creative and delicious plates inspired by the seasons and made possible by our local growers & artisan producers.

1501 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Farm-to-table, Contemporary American, Continental

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 11:00am - 2:30pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday 9:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Monday Paella Night 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
E. Pike Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(206) 325-1501

Website:
http://www.terraplata.com/

Catering:
Terra Plata offers both on & off-site catering services for all types, sizes, and styles of events at the location of your choice. For each affair we specifically tailor a unique menu to meet your individual needs. The sky is the limit and the possibilities are endless with Terra Plata!

Parking Details:
There is street parking surrounding the restaurant and five parking lots located within two blocks of Terra Plata.

Executive Chef:
Tamara Murphy

Private Party Facilities:
Terra Plata has a unique rooftop dining option which can be reserved for private events. Check out our website for more details at www.terraplata.com.

Private Party Contact:
Nick Vrignaud: (206) 325-1501

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Every Monday is paella night at Terra Plata. Offering food, wine, inspired cocktails and music of Spain.

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Come ring in the New Year at Terra Plata! Join us for a roof-top champagne toast at midnight, weather depending.

Terra Plata Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (35)
Great for Outdoor Dining (33)
Creative Cuisine (30)
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Local Ingredients (28)
Special Occasion (25)
Good for a Date (25)
Neighborhood Gem (23)
Good for Groups (18)
Scenic View (18)
Seasonal (18)
Good for Birthdays (17)
Tapas (16)
Romantic (16)
Casual (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Bar Seating (15)
Authentic (14)
Healthy (13)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Fun (12)
Business Meals (11)
Cozy (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Great for Brunch (10)
Notable Wine List (10)
Organic (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Hot Spot (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Comfort Food (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
People Watching (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Vegan (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Quick Bite (3)
Spicy (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

I went there to celebrate my Bday alone. The personal was SOOOOOO NICE. They made me feel like part of the team. Love the place. I specially liked the octopus with bacon and beans. It got a eclectic homie vive. Love it would highly recommended. The price is on the higher end but well worth it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Organic, Worth the Drive
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 (Seattle)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food and menu. Highly recommend.

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 (Seattle)·Dined 5 days ago

beautiful cocktails!

I recommend the mussels! They are divine.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Bar Seating
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 (Seattle)·Dined 6 days ago

A good farm to table type restaurant. Noise level good, service was excellent (though we were not in a hurry...but they did know we were making a show and paced accordingly). The Brussels sprouts were awesome. We did try their signature roast pig which was quite tender but a little on the heavy side (it was in a heavy almost “greasy” gravy.....quite flavorful though.
Good wine list and good dessert selection.

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Nathan was amazing. His service was on point. Reminded me of fine dining Chicago service. The peallas were on point. The cava was super chilled. Very good. The churro was heaven. Tapas were just perfect.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Have always had a great experience at Terra Plata! This one was no different. The hostess welcomed us even though we were almost two hours early for our reservation and made us very comfortable at the bar. She came back twice to offer us tables as available. Dining at the bar was great. The bartender was very genuine and the service was excellent. We ordered a ton of food and a great bottle and felt both charmed and at ease. Even our menu modifications and pickiness with wine was received warmly and without an eye roll. It was a low key but important night and they made it memorable and happy expereince for us. Thank you!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 7, 2017

The service was excellent, five stars, we never wanted for anything. The server suggested a wonderful wine paring with dinner. The food was amazing. It was Paella night, and it was really the best Paella I've ever had.

Tags: Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Food was okay but nothing really special and it took a long time to come out. Service was good. Ambiance was fantastic.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Great food, give it a try during SRW...worth the experience.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 25, 2017

My husband and I stopped in for Seattle Restaurant Week and loved this place! The food is real, authentic, tasty and interesting. Would definitely return.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Authentic, Organic, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

We've eaten here several times and we're never disappointed! Delicious food and great friendly service. Will be back!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Comfort Food
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The bartender was AWESOME!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

One of the best dining experiences that we have ever had. The food was delicious and beautiful to look at, and takes effort to prepare.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

AmaIng food and amazing service! Definitely coming back for the roasted pork dish.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Food, scenery and service was amazing. I am in town for work and found this place to have dinner at. I will defiantly be back!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 17, 2017

I needed a "foodie" locale for my out-of-town business partners and Terra Plata delivered. The drinks were fun with great sharing dishes which fostered good conversation all around.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was fine. Service was terrible. We were ignored most of the time. Part of order never came out, when we asked about it they said it would be out soon. Then it came out when we were completely done with our meals.
Couldn’t get coffee or water refills. Server seemed almost annoyed when we politely reminded her we didn’t receive part of our order. I haven’t had service like this in Seattle in a long time. It wasn’t even very busy. I don’t mind if things get messed up, it’s how you handle the mistake that makes all the difference.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great food and drinks. Took over an hour to get our entrees but waiter helped us get out on time.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Delightful! Food is tasty but they forgot - dish - and it all comes when it’s ready no order which is no big deal - but something to know. It’s a wonderful spot

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Our waitress was a gem! Made the experience that much better. Food was delicious (mushroom toast out of this world!)

Only slight turn off was hostess who took a minute to awcknoledge us after seeing us walk in and gave off an unpleasant vibe.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Terra Plata remains a reliable constant on ever evolving Seattle dining scene. This time around, I chose a duck breast over a chanterelle risotto and roasted vegetables side. The meat was done just right and tasted wholesome, yet chewy as it should. My out of town guests embraced and enjoyed their first Terra Plata experience as well. I paired duck breast with a glass of Grenache, which many may object, but I thoroughly enjoyed the pairing.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Started with the Shishito peppers went to the pulled pork with mussels finished with churros! Outstanding from start to finish! This is a go to when in Seatttle. Also bonus - parking garage across the street so no worries where to park. ❤️❤️

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food was very salty and not very good.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Great food as always here. We made a reservation for the rooftop for a beautiful, sunny October evening. The heaters were more than enough to stay warm (actually had to have them turn the things off at one point!). The food was fantastic and our server, Victoria, was a kick.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

Rooftop dining is fantastic. Outdoor heaters make it comfortable even in chilly weather. Great Seattle gem.

Tags: Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Healthy, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 1, 2017

High quality and well executed however very little stood out from the flavor of the food, to the service or to the drinks. The highlights were the roasted pork (probably the best pork shoulder I've ever had) and the ambiance and decor was wonderful but I was hoping for more at this price. I would like to try again in case the stars just didn't align that night.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Lovely restaurant with very romantic rooftop outdoor seating! Delicious menu and terrific service. Can't say enough good things about this place. Great value and wonderful for a special occasion or a romantic date or evening gathering with friends. Will definitely be back!

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Atmosphere on the roof top was awesome. Super cool. Food was okay, would not get what we got again. Service was terrible. I asked for another drink before our meal came out and it never showed. She made everyone else do her errands and check on us because she was clearly to busy with her side work. Pricier than expected for brunch and a drink. Not sure id go back or recommend to others.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Great local food that is inventive but still what I consider comfort food. And the baked goods and pastries taste as good as they look - not always an easy feat.

Tags: Comfort Food, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Organic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We met to celebrate my friends birthday. It was a lovely fall day so we had lunch/brunch on the rooftop. The service was great, very attentive and knowledgeable. The food was also lovely with a very nice wine selection. I will definitely go back!

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

LOVED IT. Our server was so friendly, the food was incredible and the deck...wow. And a fabulous old fashion.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Our first time at Terra Plata was a great success. Roast pig and black cod both excellent. Nice wine list. Great service. We celebrated a birthday with cocktails, bottle of wine, after dinner drinks. With tip, $250 for 2. Not sure why an ounce of whiskey costs quite so much but that's true everywhere.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Great tasting food, beautiful presentations, perfect portions, attentive and friendly service.

Tags: Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 17, 2017

I went on a double date for a friend's birthday. They called me the day of the reservation to ask the birthday person's name and if we wanted to be added to the list for the rooftop (which you should definitely do!!)

When we arrived, the hostess escorted us to our table, under ample heat lamps to stay warm in the cooler weather.

The menus had "Happy Birthday NAME" at the top (included her actual name). Such a sweet touch!!

Food was delicious and all very good for sharing. The only complaint was the bar was a bit slow. Would definitely go back, especially for a romantic cozy night on the roof. ❤️

Tags: Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

The food is always original and amazing. Our server, Victoria, was fantastic. Her knowledge of the menu and wine, great service and sense of humor made it very memorable evening. We can't wait to go back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Service was excellent, food portions and overall experience with food did not match price. I prefer a beet salad to have more than three cubes of beets in them.

The pork chorizo with clams had so many ligaments and vessels sticking out, I wasn't sure what I was eating. A cleaner cut would have been nice since it was hard to see what I was eating with all the other flavors and accents to the menu item.

Great ambience, excellent service.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Seattle)·Dined on September 15, 2017

I had high expectations for Terra Plata and was excited to show up on a Friday evening to sit on the amazing upstairs patio on a glorious Seattle evening. The food and atmosphere did not disappoint, but our service was exceedingly lackluster. Extensive wait times, rushed interactions and a lot of general ignoring going on from the wait staff. It made an otherwise memorable experience very disappointing.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 10, 2017

I am very disapointed with the overall experiece. I thoght it was a great place given the reviews and the peice but it was not. We got seated in a corner next to the kitchen so our view were waiters coming in and out of the kitchen, sonit was not very pleasant. We wanted to share the dishes and we asked the waiter about one of them because we wanted to know if ot was spicy at all since one of is very intolerant to spicy food. The waiter tomd us it was not spicy at all ot it turned put to be super spicy. To be jones the plates are over priced for what they were and I wouldn't recomend this place since you can get really good food somewhere else for that price.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Food was great, but service meh. Our server knew it was a special occasion, and that we would be ordering tapas style throughout the evening, but I had to specifically make eye contact with him as he moved around other tables, in order to bring him back to us. We didn't want or expect hovering, but also didn't need to have to keep looking for him all night. That said, he was perfectly lovely when he did deign to stop by, and everything else was great.

Tags: Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Been there many times but it keeps getting better.
Mussels with coconut milk outstanding
Halibut great. Bartender great
Just wonderful meal

Tags: Cozy, Tapas, Bar Seating, Fun
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