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Terra Plata

4.6
4.6
3074 Reviews
$50 and over
Farm-to-table

Terra Plata is James Beard award winning 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.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Farm-to-table, Mediterranean, Spanish

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 4:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (206) 325-1501

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+, Women

  • Executive chef

    Tamara Murphy

  • 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! Please call 206.325.1501 or email info@terraplata.com for more details.

  • 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

  • Neighborhood

    Capitol Hill / First Hill

  • Cross street

    E. Pike Street

  • Parking details

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

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 3,074 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Seattle

    Outdoor Dining

  • Seattle

    Most Booked

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  1. c

    cindyg

    Seattle

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our first Visit..for our 34th Anniversary..love all the special touches..thanks for making it special..will be back for sure.

  2. J

    Joyi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We ordered a bunch of the food items and they were all delicious. They even customized the paper menu to add birthday wish which was a pleasant surprise.

  3. LC

    LeslieC

    Seattle

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Rooftop…great!!! Food, cocktails and service great as well!!! Fun evening!!

  4. r

    radical

    Seattle

    13 reviews

    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall4food3service4ambience5

    Great for rooftop ambiance, but food is overpriced and not inspiring.

  5. KA

    KarinA

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful!!

  6. TR

    TylerR

    Seattle

    39 reviews

    4.0

    39 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience5

    Difficulty with seating in limited space; likely short staffed with high demand for tables on a sunny day which impacted pacing of courses

  7. LC

    LindaC

    Portland

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    What a fun place to meet a friend for dinner - how did I now know about this place and its been here for 10 years? Will go back - interesting and creative menu

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This was my first time to Terra Plata and it won’t be my last! It was a great space for me and my girls to get together. The food was tasty, they had a full bar and extensive wine list, prices were very reasonable and the staff was extremely attentive. We had such a fun night out! Highly recommend!

  9. SR

    ShariR

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Such a great place to take my niece for her 21st Birthday. They even printed happy birthday at the top of our menus.

  10. JN

    JNic

    Hawaii

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Try Terra Plata's rooftop terrace! It is a lovely place to dine on a clear evening in Seattle.

  11. S

    Samantha

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This rooftop transcended me into another realm Also the risotto

  12. c

    croozinsoozin

    Seattle

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We tried the halibut, shishito peppers, and hand cut frites and they were all delicious. Service was friendly and efficient. We sat on the beautiful rooftop and enjoyed the sunshine.

  13. SG

    SherryG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Visiting from out of town and stumbled on this place. Not only was the food great, but everyone working there was helpful and friendly. The roof terrace was terrific too.

  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We have been to the restaurant numerous times, but never for Paella night. It was fantastic!! As a fan of this dish, they truly delivered. We will be back in the near future for another wonderful night.

  15. JP

    JoniP

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We specifically went on a Monday night to have paella. It was as good as any I’ve ever had in Spain! The service was excellent, and the rooftop garden is absolutely beautiful.

  16. d

    dianes

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Loved paella night … out on the roof, and the tri-color cauliflower was wonderful!

  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Father’s Day brunch

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food4service2ambience4

    Went here for Father’s Day lunch with wife and daughter. Noon reservation but not seated until 12:15pm. Ordered drinks and when they arrived ordered food (1 app and 3 entrees). 1 hour for the food to arrive! App came at same time as entrees. The server had checked in a couple times during the wait for food “how is it going?” I said ok, just waiting for the food. He said yah, they are slammed. For a place that requires a $50 deposit to hold a reservation, it sure looked like they booked too many seatings. Thankfully the food was quite good. They slightly messed up one of the entrees but we were too hungry to send back. This is my 3-4th trip here but the first time service was this slow.

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food3service4ambience4

    Father’s Day they bit off more than they could handle.

  20. TK

    TimK

    Seattle

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great food always here. A little busy on Father's Day, but the staff was always there to help and the experience was perfect.

  21. SM

    SaraM

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall2food2service2ambience2

    Ok, I get it, it was Father’s Day, but come on, it was Father's Day! We all knew what to expect so why wasn’t Terra Plata prepared? The kitchen problems and half assed reassurances from the servers were amateurish. The server kept trying to lower our expectations but there was no way to prepare for this. It wasn’t just that service was slow but the order in which the food came out was inexcusable. We got an order of plain scrambled eggs for one of the kids, 5 minutes before the bill came. And they charged us for it. A LOT! Plus, to make matters worse, I really really wanted to like this restaurant. I’ve been wanting to try it for years.

  22. HL

    HarryL

    Seattle

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Pro servers a pleasure to have Food totally the best. Decor pleasant and the roof top comfortable. Will be back many times.

  23. KJ

    KeallynJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service, incredible food, gorgeous rooftop atmosphere. We’ll be back again!

  24. DE

    DENISSEG

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wow! Incredible service and food! Thank you for making our anniversary so special. Looking forward to coming back again!

  25. IC

    IronChefMoosimoto

    Seattle

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Creative menu, outstanding preparation and great service!

  26. T

    Tina

    Seattle

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was fantastic! Started with the marinated olives - fabulous! Pan Roasted Chicken was top notch as well as trying my friends Taylor Shellfish Clams and Mussels, and Roast Pig. Clean Plate Club was fulfilled. We didn't get upstairs reservations so sat inside which was just as enjoyable. A wonderful restaurant and I will be back. Great ambiance. Easy walk to the Paramount Theater afterwards.

  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We informed them it was our anniversary on the reservation. They printed menus with our names on them and offered an appetizer and two glasses of champagne on the house! The food was amazing and beautiful. We were surrounded by greenery. The staff was very nice. It was lovely!

  28. HF

    HeidiF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Incredible food and drink! And a customized Anniversary Greeting on our menus and bubbly was SO special! Five stars all the way! Just wish it weren't SO expensive so we could come more often!

  29. HC

    HelenC

    Central Coast

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We were in town for a week and decided to stop here for dinner based on reviews. We were promptly seated and served quickly. We ordered shishito peppers, cauliflower, garlic scapes, pasta, halibut, mussels, and roast pig. It was just enough for the five of us. Over the food was good. The mussels were amazing, the broth flavored with Thai basil and parsley. The halibut was a little dry though the sauce was delicious. The pork and clam combination was brilliant. The shell pasta was obviously dry so nothing special though the pea tendrils that Came with it were really good. The cauliflowers were ok, made special by the hummus with hazelnut. Overall the food was good, nothing special.

  30. f

    felixpola

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    What a great place to celebrate these beautiful humans!

  31. K

    kristinK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful food, server and environment. Thanks for a great evening!

  32. D

    David

    Seattle

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food as always, especially the morel mushrooms!

  33. e

    elvis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The upstairs is lovely and the food is very nice.

  34. L

    Leslie

    Seattle

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3

    The food was delicious and unique. Our server was friendly but spread pretty thin. It's expensive, but a unique experience.

  35. AT

    AmyT

    Seattle

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    I am thankful Terra Plata kept our table, even though we were 15 minutes late due to unexpected traffic. The food and service were incredible, as always, and their rooftop patio is one of the best outdoor eating experiences in Seattle. The highlight of my meal was the espresso martini and the cauliflower though everything we ordered that night was great. (Steak, shishito peppers, chips, french fries, etc...)

  36. BM

    BienManger

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We loved the food, service and ambiance. We especially appreciated the Happy Birthday message on the menu. We will return to celebrate with friends!

  37. m

    mel2

    Seattle

    117 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    117 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great evening. The food was delicious and interesting. We were seated next to a huge gathering of people. It was so loud that we could not hear each other. So we moved to the bar where it was a bit quieter.

  38. s

    sharpelbows

    Seattle

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5

    Terra Plata was written up in the paper so we went. Our reservation was at 5:15, smart. The place got really busy about 6, 6:15 and the noise was crazy loud at that point. Mom couldn't hear at all. Food was very good, service a tiny bit slow but not awful. Heads up, don't sit too close to the door. It was left open at some point and I needed my coat for the rest of the meal. Not their fault summer hasn't arrived yet. Prices are the same as all Seattle restaurants, you know what to expect--$15 cocktails and all items ala carte.

  39. r

    rondap

    Los Angeles

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Beautiful outdoor garden patio for dining. Delicious!

  40. JH

    JenniferH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always a great evening! Thank you to the great staff for going out of their way to make our celebratory evening special. We will be back.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Terra Plata using the Order Online button.

Terra Plata is rated 4.6 stars by 3074 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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Delivery

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Google Map for Terra Plata

1501 Melrose Ave Seattle, WA 98122

Additional information

  • Cross street

    E. Pike Street

  • Neighborhood

    Capitol Hill / First Hill

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 4:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Farm-to-table, Mediterranean, Spanish

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

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

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Owned/operated by

    LGBTQ+, Women

  • Executive chef

    Tamara Murphy

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (206) 325-1501

  • 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! Please call 206.325.1501 or email info@terraplata.com for more details.

  • 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

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