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Wild Ginger

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Wed., 01-23

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Satay is an Indonesian word meaning skewered and grilled. Our satays are grilled to order and served with a rice cake and pickled cucumbers.
Peasant's Chicken
Thai Prawns
Indonesian Lamb
Kom Pot Short Ribs
Kobe Beef
Lemongrass Tofu (Gluten Free, Vegan)
Market Vegetables (Gluten Free, Vegan)
Add any of the following to your salads:    chicken – 3.      prawns - 5.
Lobster & Prawn Dumpling Soup
House-made Maine lobster and wild Patagonian pink prawn dumplings served in a wonton style broth, scallions, fried shallots and coriander leaves.
Laksa Soup
A spicy seafood bouillabaisse from Malaysia. Fresh fish, sea scallops and local mussels are accompanied by cucumber, bean sprouts and rice noodles in a fish broth.
Chicken Chieu Salad (Gluten Free)
Thinly sliced cabbage, shredded chicken, red onion, carrot, peanuts and aromatic herbs are tossed with a slightly spicy Vietnamese dressing.
Papaya Salad
Shredded green papaya and carrot, aromatic Southeast asian herbs, fried shallot, garlic, peanuts and spicy thai chilies in a lemon-fish sauce dressing.
Siam Lettuce Cups (Gluten Free)
Seared sea bass with roasted peanuts, Thai basil, lime juice, chili, and tamarind with butter lettuce leaves.
Rayong Mussels (Gluten Free)
Fresh local mussels, wok fried in a spicy roasted chili paste with pineapple, red pepper, palm sugar & basil.
Chicken Potstickers (5)
Our house-made‏ chicken potstickers are a perennial favorite.  Served with a black vinegar dipping sauce.
Chicken Wings (6) (Gluten Free)
Wok fried‏ chicken wings tossed in sweet and tangy Vietnamese sauce.
Fragrant Duck
A house specialty.  Succulent fresh duck spiced with Sichuan Peppercorn and 5 spice.  Served with steamed buns, Sichuan peppercorn salt and sweet plum sauce.  Extra buns .50 each.
Seven Flavor Beef
A favorite from Vietnam: flank steak fragrant with the seven flavors of lemongrass, peanuts, chilies, hoisin, basil, garlic and ginger.
Black Pepper Scallops
A Hong Kong specialty. Hand selected scallops are quickly seared and coated with soy sauce and black pepper.
Angkor Wat Chicken
Wok fried chicken with aromatic herbs, spicy black beans, red and green bell peppers and onions.
Green Curry Chicken (Gluten Free)
A classic Thai curry rich in green chili and galangal.  Finished with a touch of coconut milk.
Nam's Lamb Chops
Marinated in cognac and Sichuan peppercorn then grilled and finished with hoisin, fresh toasted coconut and crushed peanuts in the wok.
Peanut & Fresh Herbs Sea Bass (Gluten Free)
Marinated in‏ house-made fish sauce, pan-fried and topped with aromatic Southeast Asian herbs and crushed peanuts.
Hanoi Tuna* (Gluten Free)
Fresh sashimi grade ahi tuna marinated with shallot, garlic, and turmeric, seared rare, and served with almonds and dill.
Princess Prawns
Patagonian pink prawns battered and wok glazed in sweet and sour sauce with crushed peanuts and chili.
Sayur Lodeh (Gluten Free, Vegan)
Javanese vegetarian curry with tofu puffs, chayote, eggplant, peppers, green beans, cabbage and okra, served with Pandan turmeric rice cake.
Thai Passion Tofu (Vegan)
Fried tofu, eggplant, soy sauce, kafir lime leaf and basil.
Chicken Pad Thai
A classic Thai noodle dish with chicken, fried tofu, egg, peanuts, chives and thin rice noodles.
Mongolian Noodles
House-made egg noodles wok-fried in a spicy Mongolian chili sauce with julienne vegetables, mushrooms and crushed peanuts. Topped with cucumber noodles. Add flank steak for 9.
seafood thai noodles (NOT AVAILABLE SUNDAYS)
Fresh wide rice noodles are wok-fried with scallops, prawns, squid and mussels in a light soy sauce with hints of basil and chili.
White Jasmine Rice
California Brown Rice
Sichuan Green Beans (Vegan)
Bok Choy (Gluten Free, Vegan)
With ginger & garlic
*Consuming raw or undercooked meat, seafood & egg may increase your risk of food borne illness.
US$31 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Asian, Thai
Delivery, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was a part of a group of 64 people. Within our group we had people with dietary restrictions and from different states and countries. The restaurant accommodated all of us with a smile. I have an unusual food allergy. The chef made dishes specifically...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank maryes2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

A large group of us visited Wild Ginger. The food came out family style, and the servers were helpful and fun. Much of the food was quite flavourful, however the fresh spring rolls were not served with a sauce and were very bland. Perhaps it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tarasm0m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place gets busy but you can book via the Trip Advisor App which means that you can easily make a reservation. This is in downtown Seattle and therefore an easy walk from most of the hotels. The menu is Asian, Thai dominated and makes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TonyC104
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here on a recommendation from a local we met at breakfast and had a 25th anniversary dinner here. Both the waiter and the sommelier went above and beyond to recommend food and wine pairings and the whole experience from appetizers to gluten free...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank drmark81
SorelleH1, Public Relations Manager at Wild Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you so much for choosing to dine with us here at Wild Ginger for such a special occasion. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you also for taking the time to write this review... it's...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have dined at Wild Ginger numerous times in the past including at the previous location 20+ years ago and then with groups. Most recently, I set up a corporate dinner in the private room that was well received. I decided this Seattle favorite was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LisaB595
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought the food was delicious. well presented, hot and generous portions. Prawn satay very good, lovely thai green curry and jasmine rice, and coconut ice-cream to die for, my husband had noodle dish which he liked. Would definitely go back - just a few...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 538debj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've enjoyed Wild Ginger for about 20 years and keep going back despite not entirely satisfactory meals- but tonight's meal ends our relationship. Twenty minute wait despite reservations and 35 minute wait between appetizer and main courses; and no rice, despite ordering this; and wait...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank caplow
SorelleH1, Public Relations Manager at Wild Ginger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to submit this feedback. I am SO sorry to hear that you had such a negative experience with us during your recent visit. I too would've been quite annoyed with the long wait time,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a reservation for 7pm with our open table app tonight. The restaurant was fairly busy, we had to wait a few minutes for our table. Our waitress was very friendly. We love Thai & Indonesian. My husband is Indonesian, we have eaten a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank juliamM2829AA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were here on the day before Thanksgiving, so it was not crowded. Everyone else was traveling, I guess. We were seated right away, and our waiter brought our drinks promptly. (The spicy mango soda is terrific!) We had several noodle dishes for lunch, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Zoe Z
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

You can usually count on Wild Ginger, not to be out of this world amazing, but to be reliable and flavorful and a well oiled machine. This visit let down by the service. The waitress was INATTENTIVE! She FORGOT one item. She brought the WRONG...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steves_Rickshaw
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August 3, 2017|
Response from Fariba M | Reviewed this property |
I love walking. Wild Ginger is within walking distance to Pike's Market, the ferry and the shops downtown . The prices range from $9 to $30 for appetizers and entree...Drinks are $7 (beer) to $14 (cocktails). If you go on... More
March 6, 2017|
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Response from Ron H | Reviewed this property |
The atmosphere is that of a trendy Asian restaurant. Modern and spacious, yet we were able to have an intimate dinner.
January 15, 2017|
Response from 678kenw | Reviewed this property |
The Wild Ginger has several different rooms for handling groups. I'm not sure exactly how many or what sizes. I held a dinner for about 15 people and they gave us a very nice, and very private room. Give them a call and I'm... More
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