We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wild Ginger

1401 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)
(206) 623-4450
Website
Menu
Update restaurant details
Ranked #58 of 3,390 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Third Avenue and Union Street
Reserve with OpenTable
Update
The time you selected has already passed.
Write a Review

897 reviews from our community

81% Recommend
    463
    266
    112
    45
    11
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

This place has a very interesting mix of dishes on its menu, and everything we ordered tasted very nice. Service was quick and friendly. The restaurant is very large, but has plenty of quiet corners. It was a bit dark, and the menu is written in rather small letters, but one of the waitresses helped us out with her reading... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Loved the 7 flavour beef & the lamb rendang special. Great authentic Asian flavours....a shame about the disappointing cocktails that tasted like they had artificial flavoured syrups added to them. Big letdown. The portion sizes were a touch on the small side too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Wild Ginger serves Asian fusion cuisine. They take the best of everything (Thai, Chinese, Japanese, etc.) and use local ingredients to make high-quality food at a reasonable price. They also are very good at serving you promptly - very important if you are attending a performance at Benaroya Hall next door and need to get there on time. There are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lynchburg, Virginia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Recommended by work associate and Seattle Sheraton concierge. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left the service and attention was excellent. Stella and her service team were on top of everything. Started with the Mekong hot and sour soup which was very tasty and flavorful. Siam lettuce cup for appetizer different but nice touch. Seven flavor beef... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

In town for a conference & came with a group of colleagues. Waitress made spot on suggestions. Scallops, halibut, prawns, duck and green beans were amazing. Great place to share plates! Basil, cucumber, vodka, lemonade cocktail lived up to its billing!

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Don't get me wrong, I did enjoy the food, and the service and atmosphere surely make it appear like a top restaurant. In addition, the food is reasonably priced, so you don't have to be a Rockefeller to fine here. However, the food isn't as outstanding as the context. I had some shrimp satay, which was lukewarm by the time... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We had been to Wild Ginger before in 2012 but brought our teenagers this time. The service was excellent. Aaron made it a night to remember. One of our daughters was having a birth day and he had dessert brough out to us gratis. We shared the lamb satays, beef satays, tofu satays, noodles and potstickers. Everything was exemplary. We... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Being Japanese, I appreciate well-prepared and innovative Asian food so have to say the food here is consistently wonderful. One of my favorite dishes is the Mongolian Noodles - it's delicious and flavorful every time I order it. The noodles are perfectly cooked. The Hanoi Tuna is yummy and different, though not in a bad way. That Laksa reminds me... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Anchorage, Alaska
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We visited during a busy lunch hour and were told only "bar area" seating was available (without a reservation). Were accepted the bar seats and my younger looking friend showed ID to the hostess, per state law I assume (even though we were not ordering alcohol). After sitting at our table, our waiter immediately requested proof of age again. I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Clinton WA
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I had lunch there during the special Seattle Menu week. so it was a three course meal. The dumplings were good but the entree was bland need something else. The dessert was very refreshing and the best part of the meal...Service was good. I have had better meals here, so I was disappointed..

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Wild Ginger also viewed

 

Been to Wild Ginger? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Wild Ginger, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing