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Monsoon

#255 of 3,041 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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615 19thAve E, Seattle, WA 98112
+1 206-325-2111
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10:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would have given this restaurant five stars, but the service was terrible. I ducked in on a Wednesday afternoon for a quick bite and drink and was incredibly disappointed by the bartender's service. Despite there being only two of us at the bar and a table of four in the corner, he was inattentive, unfriendly, and managed to get... More 

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Thank Bruce M
Milwaukee
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410 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner during our recent trip to Seattle. Monsoon is one of our B&B hosts' favorite restaurants nearby, so of course we wanted to check it out. We arrived a bit early for our reservation, and had a happy hour drink while we waited for our table to be ready. We liked the small plates menu and... More 

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Thank John M
Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to admit.... But, I'm not really a big fan of Asian, Pan-Asian, or Asian-American cuisine. I've been luck enough to go to China twice and Japan once--so I've tried. Never been impressed....., 'til now. This is not just the best restaurant in an Asian tradition I've ever eaten in, but perhaps one of the dozen or so best... More 

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Thank Werner L
Bellingham, Washington
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were delighted with the excellent food and friendly service--nicely appointed dining room, too. Chic. They take the extra steps to serve food that is well about average in taste and presentation. Don't miss it!

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Thank Mi K
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had a lamb dish and a prawn curry dish as well as a few appetizers that were all very good. Sitting up at the kitchen bar offers an interesting perspective to see all of the food coming out. It's definitely worth checking out, although not quite the value it was priced at for me.

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Thank JerryBow
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

It is a Vietnamese restaurant with touches of other Asian foods and plenty of modern influence. Each single dish was very well presented and simply delicious!

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Thank aner g
New York City, New York
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Though I am a bit tired of Asian Fusion restaurants this spot was quite nice. The oysters were divine and the mignonette was delicious. Not at all spicy but an interesting mix of flavors. The drunken chicken and eggplant dishes were excellent.

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Thank ihgy
North Carolina
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113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The food and menu were varied and interesting, service was pleasant and efficient, the setting is casual and upbeat. My daughter and I ordered 5 appetizers and no entre and shared with our other two diners so we tried a lot of different foods. The rib appetizer was great, but it was all so good. It was a delicious and... More 

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Thank cafemom
Washington
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

One of our favourites and tonight was my wife's birthday fete shared with daughter and her partner. Soluritas (Monsoon's take on a margarita) were great as usual to start the evening off. We ordered the Dungeness crab and shrimp starter roll which was fried but not greasy with a light rice wine vinegar sauce. The Drunken Chicken was excellent as... More 

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Thank David G
San Francisco, California
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

There were three of us that shared a variety of dishes. The dishes were very different and is a cross between Chinese and Thai. Started with the Ahi roll which was nothing special. The crispy veggie roll with the sauce was very good and a must. We tried the drunken chicken which these fellow posters recommended and we were not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vietnamese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 19thAve E, Seattle, WA 98112
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-325-2111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?