Terracotta Red

4.5
319 reviews
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Pan-Asian
We are truly excited to be a part of downtown Everett's dining scene. Our goal is to not only thrive as a distinguished neighborhood restaurant, but also as a destination for surrounding communities with food, family and celebration as our driving force.
Our cooking style centers on traditional Asian dishes created with "fresh ingredients from local farmers and suppliers". Our executive chef, Jimmy Liang, is classically trained in the European style and has worked at many of the most prestigious restaurants in the area including the Herb Farm. We pride ourselves on creating distinctive dishes utilizing multiple layers of cooking techniques and flavors. We call it "Modern Asian Cooking".
A heartfelt "thank you" goes out to family, friends and community members who continue to embrace us.
Your hosts, The Ma family & Chef Jimmy
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San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

Food was very flavorful but we waited 45 minutes to get it so had to rush to get to the show.

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MI
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Becoming a firm local favorite of ours though some choices we’ve made as we make our way through the menu have not always hit the mark. This time it was the sesame honey chicken which we expected to be sweet but was a little too sweet for our taste.

Everything else we ordered hit the mark. Started with the chicken lettuce wrap and spicy calamari. Both excellent although the wraps were a messy eat. A finger bowl to hand would have been good.

In addition to the sesame chicken we ordered sweet basil beef and the five spice pork tenderloin along with a veggie fried rice, not on the menu but no problem for the kitchen. Way too much food for three but our son was more than happy to box up the left overs to use over the coming weeks!

Service was great; atmosphere also good. We’ve been before and will go again. There’s still much more for us to try!

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BD
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 5ambience 2

I usually eat here and it's great! The last time I went 4/4 was kinda gross. It smelled burnt in there and the food was burnt. TERRA rice, and crab Rangoons were bad. The chicken was dry. And for a price like that I did not feel like I got my money's worth. Gordan Ramsey would not approve. U would eat here if everything wasn't so over cooked

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OT
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place!!

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CS
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Came here to celebrate my birthday and was my first time here. The food was absolutely amazing and our server provided outstanding service! It was a bit noisy in there but that was the only negative thing I have to say

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SJ
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I've had my friends talk about Terracotta Red for months now - and finally was able to enjoy dinner there on Sunday. Place was busy but the staff was all smiles and ready for fill any order.
Food is delicious - will definitely be back!

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RP
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very convenient location in Everett, food was great, restaurant was a bit loud for casual dining with extended family. Reservations recommended.

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JS
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Seemed to be only one server who was the bartender as well so took time to see her again to reorder drinks or needing something. She was great. Probably someone called in sick or something because that’s not the usual. Everything was fabulous as usual

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NA
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had not been to Terracotta Red for ages and I wasn’t disappointed. The food was amazing and they got us in right at our reservation time. Great evening with my family.

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OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everyone in our family can agree on this place even the kids. It’s our go to when in Everett.

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I
Seattle
17 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food!

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NS
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always go here for the Mongolian Beef and Emerald Fire noodles. Always so delicious!

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JD
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great place for a small gathering of friends. The first timers in the group were very excited with the menu selection.

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R
Seattle
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first time here. The food was beyond amazing and the portion sizes were great for the six of us. The service and staff were impeccable. It’s pretty noisy, but not so much that you can hear other customers detailed conversations. The noise level certainly wouldn’t stop us from coming here again. We loved it!

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OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food and service

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JS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Had an outstanding time. Dinner was very good, just a little too sweet. Mussels were outstanding. Morgan are waitress was very attentive and explained the menu to us very well. This is our fourth time there. Yes, we recommend you to our friends.

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BW
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

Great food, service was slow and we arrived several minutes early on a Sunday evening with a reservation (obviously - Open Table). Modern décor, however very loud with an open echo very apparent. Seated by hostess, obviously too much on her hands based on the lack of staff that evening, didn't even ask if we would like to start with a beverage/cocktail... slow service throughout evening with entire meal coming out in stages... The only saving grace is the food which was very good. May consider another visit but would plan for a weekday meal hoping the service would be improved.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this restaurant, wife has celiac so there gluten free options make this our go too for a safe (allergy wise) and delicious dinner date.

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DC
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I would love to review this restaurant well, but we didn't get to eat there on this occasion.

On Sunday night I had a craving for dan dan noodles, and the wife and I decided Terracotta Red would be the closest place to get some. I jumped on my phone and made a reservation for an hour or so later. In fairness, I forgot that the reservation would need to be confirmed, but as it turns out, it wouldn't have mattered...my reservation for Saturday night was confirmed today...which is Wednesday. Not terribly helpful.

We arrived at the restaurant at our chosen time, and were told that they had no reservation for us. Once they found it, they said it had "just come in," and that they confirm all their reservations earlier in the day. No idea what they define as earlier. The hostess wasn't even nice about it.

Facing down at least another half hour of waiting, we decided to go elsewhere.

Today I got the reservation confirmation, so maybe they were trying to clear out their queue? Not sure why they bother with this service if they're not going to use it.

Long story short, I'm sure we'll be back at some point, but since I rarely know what I want to eat tomorrow night and Terracotta Red can't be bothered with same-day reservations, it'll be a while.

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OT
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite spot in Everett. Consistent good food every single time.

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MT
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Christine is amazing! Made the experience very special. Food was great.

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SW
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food and services. We love the Mongolian beef, but tried the drunken chicken as well. Large portions and good food!

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

New place to try

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CD
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was excellent! It was packed the night we were there but then it was a Sat evening. I’m so glad I made reservations.

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K
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always appreciate eating at Terra Cotta Red! Always wonderful food and service.

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BM
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Terracotta Red has some of the best food around. I do suggest having reservations as it is a busy.

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TP
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 1

The food and service were exceptional, definitely worth the $$$. However, the acoustics in the restaurant are terrible. The only reason we wouldn’t recommend you to a friend is the noise from the bar made me almost leave. We love the food and can see the potential of the restaurant being a great place for a lovely evening out. Thanks and hope this helps.

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j
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 1

Have been here many times and had great food and great service. But the Valentines evening dinner was not good at all. Beef was tough and flavorless, and rice was not completely cooked. Evening music took three breaks during a 1 hr dinner. Service did the best they could and where attentive. I would go back but never on a set menu evening.

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KI
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

I would most definitely recommend but maybe not use Open Table for reservation. For the second time now they did not have my reservation made on Open Table. Luckily they found a way to squeeze us in a table on a busy Saturday night.

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JH
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

We ordered everything Gluten free and the food was fantastic! It is great to find Asian food that caters to the gluten free crowd and does it well. However the service was very slow and our server was very short with us. They were busy but we waited for almost 30 minutes before being able to order food - the first 10 we waited for menus. Drinks also took a very long time to arrive after we ordered them. The only other comment is that it was very noisy. People weren't talking overly loud, but the acoustics are not great as everything is a hard surface and the sound just echos.

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k
Western NC
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Interesting take on Asian cuisine with lots of veggies, spices and great soups and Pad Thai. Flavored flank steak dishes were delicious even though the meat was somewhat tough. Good place for a table full of friends.

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OT
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great food and service, just a bit too loud. We fekt like we were having to talk above all the noise.

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SS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Fabulous food..great service..just a bit noisy but who cares!!! I’ll be back:)

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l
Seattle
62 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Our food was interesting, but not particularly tasty. Good presentation, but rather bland. Portions were quite large, and we easily could have split our meals. I would try it again in several months to see if they have tweaked their tastes.

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PP
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent food, service was ok, they seemed short staffed...but apparently got all the folks their food. Reasonably priced, tasty food.

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D
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We went for the first time and wife’s birthday. Was a little disappointed that we were sat in the bar having booked way in advance. The drinks were perfect though and the portion size are huge! Can easily share! Food tasted amazing. We will now be regulars!

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DK
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Nice asian fusion in downtown everett. Close to village theater

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BM
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Love the food, love the food love the food!! The noise level is a bit high for conversation, could use a little sound dampening on the walls, but we love eating there. Great food, especially the Drunken Chicken and the Mongolian Beef.

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MS
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Love the menu options, and delicious food, but always so loud that it is hard to have a conversation with more than a couple of people at the table. Great for 2-4 people, as long as they are not hard of hearing. Lunch is usually not as loud, and still great menu and food.

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SD
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very good food. Loved all the gluten free options only knock was the amount of time it took the server to process our check. We waited 10 minutes while she delivered two rounds of drinks to a table. It was a minor thing but we had somewhere to be and watching her do other stuff rather than “be right back” was annoying.

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