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.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Plaka Estiatorio

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
5407 20th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4004
+1 206-829-8934
Website
Today
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Wed 11:30 - 21:00
Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 42: English reviews
Level Contributor
35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place warmed my heart! I love coming across gems like this place. It is a family run establishment, with the mother supplying the family recipes and culinary know-how, and the very capable daughter who waits tables and manages the books (from what I gather). The daughter (Mia, I believe) introduced herself to us because my dad is a regular... More 

Helpful?
Thank Aloisiks
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
195 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Nice setting with very friendly service. Menu is authentic with lots of choices. We had the smelt and lamb with lemon potatoes. Both were tasty, but not fantastic. Prices are a bit high for what you get ($26 for a fairly small plate of lamb with one small potato and some beans). We will go back, but will not make... More 

Helpful?
Thank TravelTalk2
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is our family go-to place. The food is simply amazing and more importantly, it's authentic! We have collectively had almost everything on the menu and have never been disappointed. From spot on skordalia to avgolemono to lamb to souvlaki, we always leave stuffed and happy. PS, the menu changes so its always a treat even for long time visitors.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank John E
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

This place has great food, at a good price. The staff is mostly Greek, and the food is traditional. Be sure to make a reservation.

Helpful?
Thank bfahl65
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
96 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

We have eaten here many times and we have never had a bad meal nor terrible service. The greeting is always warm and welcoming (even when they are very busy). I've never had a dish I did not like. I'm married to a Greek and have had fabulous family meals in Greece. I feel I'm there whenever I visit Plaka!

Helpful?
Thank lady58_11
Seattle, Washington
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is my go-to Greek restaurant in Seattle. After living in Greece as a young adult, finding the perfect Greek place is of utmost importance. The food is fantastic. We usually order a bunch of the small plates and share amongst the group. The main dishes are also fantastic. The staff makes you feel right at home.

Helpful?
Thank Roy A
Roscoe, Illinois
Level Contributor
101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

When ever we visit Seattle we always try to eat at Plaka. The menu has a wide variety of selections and the food is well prepared. It's a family run business and the make you feel comfortable. On our last visit there was a large birthday party and near the end of their celebration they served birthday cake to the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Duane B
Chilliwack
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

We always are on the lookout for Greek restaurants when we travel and based on other trip advisor reviews we tried Plaka on the weekend. The initial pita bread arrived burned on the face up side...picture about an 8/10 toast burn...why would you even serve this to a customer? The greek salad was good. The chicken souvlaki was a poor... More 

Helpful?
Thank Matta1
Level Contributor
65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Top-rate!! While on vacation in Seattle, we stumbled across this family owned restaurant which was fantastic! We asked for grape leaves which weren't on the menu & were served the most delicious ones we had ever tasted! My husband had the sea scallops with a spicy red sauce that had feta, peppers and onions. Never having had that before, he... More 

Helpful?
Thank Spufi10
OFallon
Level Contributor
130 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

This charming little restaurant has been in Ballard a long, long time and there's a reason it stays. Food is authentic Greek, owners are welcoming, feels like family. I brought my handicapped brother in and they were particularly friendly and made extra efforts to make him comfortable. Menu is large & everything I have tasted here has been outstanding.

Helpful?
Thank HappyTravlrInMO

Travellers who viewed Plaka Estiatorio also viewed

 

Been to Plaka Estiatorio? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5407 20th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107-4004
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-829-8934

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Plaka Estiatorio staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?