Terracotta Red

4.4
309 reviews
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$30 and under
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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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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
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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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
2 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
61 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
San Francisco
2 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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HK
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my first visit, but I'd been wanting to check it out for some time. We had a small group, ordered drinks/appetizers/dishes. We tried a couple of the signature cocktails, the calamari and the Indonesian Corn Fritters. For our main dishes we tried: Mongolian Beef, Drunken Chicken, and the Lohan Delight noodles. Everything was delicious and large enough portions to take home a meal. The service was friendly, quick, and attentive. I will definitely dine here again and recommend it to others.

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WF
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food!

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M
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinner and ambiance

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H
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The food we ordered was delicious. Our favorites was the calamari appetizer.

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O
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Food & service were great. Staff attention was just right.

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J
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

This was a first time meeting for spouses. Overall a great place to eat and have a conversation. The only reason for a 4 in atmosphere is it is just a tad bit loud. Great food and excellent service.

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DR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

I visit the Everette area 2-4 times per year for over 8 years and we often go to Terra Cotta Red--mostly for dinner. This time the waitress that took care of us was so hyper we had to ask her to calm down. There was a larger party celebrating the Holidays but otherwise the restaurant was not that full. Her 'activity level' really detracted from the overall experience. Having said that, the food and drink was as good as always which makes us compelled to keep returning.

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JL
Seattle
10 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 1

Way too loud to talk to anyone. Staff was lovely but not enough of them. Food was really good but the experience was not something I would choose to repeat.

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LT
Seattle
16 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great menu with plenty of selections . I thought the prices were a good value for the quality . Nice servers

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LO
Seattle
21 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Celebrated a 60th Birthday. Love the food and service.

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