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Petra Mediterranean Bistro

#118 of 3,065 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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2501 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1437 (Wall St.)
+1 206-728-5389
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Today
16:30 - 21:15
11:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:15
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri 16:30 - 21:30
Sat 15:00 - 21:30
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out for dinner in a Saturday night. 20 minutes waiting was reasonable- no reservation. Food is average, too much rice on the entree dish and little meat. To pay almost $20 dolars for a plate of rice it's not my favorite entree. I got Ouzi that was very disappointing- as I said it was too much rice, almost... More 

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Thank Sorina A
London, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We visited this place around 6.30pm on a Friday evening, we were out near the space needle and I had spotted this place on my google map app. The place was practically empty, there were 2 couples eating. We were seated quickly, but right near the toilets, so we decided to move nearer the window. The waiter poured our water... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were in the mood for Middle Eastern and chose this place after reading many reviews on Yelp and Trip Advisor. The food could not have been worse. We had falafel and we have never had such bad falafel. The service was not good either. Maybe it was a bad night for them but we are definitely not going back.

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Thank Charu J
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A group of friends and I went here on a Saturday and were able to get a table for 6 right away without a reservation which was awesome. Our server was fantastic and very friendly even though we were probably being a bit loud and annoying. Haha. The cocktails were delicious but the highlight of the night was hands down... More 

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Thank sbehr710
Deerfield, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Petra offers one of the better values in Seattle. The food is good, the portions are large, the prices are reasonable, but what I really love about Petra is the warmth and friendliness of the staff. Bring your toddler and your tween, your fussy mother, your uncle who complains about everything, your gluten-free vegan sister, and the staff at Petra... More 

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Wilsonville, Oregon, United States
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126 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Thjis was our second visit to this bistro because our first visit was so memorable. They have a wife range of entrees and since there were four of us, we each had something different and each one of us marveled at the goodness of our entrees. The staff were very competent and skillful. After our cocktails were served and our... More 

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Thank Rbaird_12
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We had dinner here with 6 people. The service was very good, quick and accurate. The food delicious and well priced. I would come back for sure!!

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Thank Basts
Richmond
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Large open restaurant with everyone from young couples to large families. We had the Combo Kabob and Veggie Kabob. Both excellent. A belly dancer passing by the table with a sword balanced on her head was a bit of a surprise, but lots of fun.

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Thank John R
Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

After my last visit, and less than stellar review, I need to update on the basis of a visit last night. A friend suggested going there and I was game to give it another go. Very pleased with both the food and the service. This time I had the red lentil soup - a house specialty - and the combo... More 

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Thank Lowell S
Lake Country, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had the African Chicken for our anniversary dinner and it did not disappoint. Ordered it to go so we could eat in our hotel room and we were very happy with our meal. Large serving size and delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$39
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:15
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:15
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:15
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:15
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Saturday
15:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2501 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1437
    (Wall St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighbourhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-728-5389

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